Cyclones in Australia have limited effect on manganese ore exports - producers

The extreme weather that hit Australia over the past week will cause some delays but should have no impact on total deliveries of manganese ore for April, according to producers that mine high-grade material in areas affected by the cyclones.

Consolidated Minerals, which owns the high-grade manganese ore Woodie Woodie mine in Western Australia via its Pilbera Manganese subsidiary, said Cyclone Veronica had created transportation problems but should not affect total exports for delivery next month.

“The haulage delays will be a little longer than originally anticipated,” a spokesman for Consolidated Minerals said on Thursday March 27. “We don’t...


Jon Stibbs

March 28, 2019

16:54 GMT