'Favorable' market boosts South32 YTD manganese ore output to record high, production guidance raised

South32 has reported record year-to-date manganese ore output in the current ‘favorable’ market and has increased its 2019 annual production guidance by 4% in both Australia and South Africa.

The miner reported 4.25 million tonnes of total manganese production for the nine months of the 2019 financial year beginning in June 2018, up 1% year on year. For the January-March third quarter, production dropped by 5% to 1.36 million tonnes, compared with the previous quarter. Production guidance for the rest of the financial year in...

Published

Janie Davies

April 18, 2019

15:40 GMT

London