Eramet manganese ore, alloy production in H1 2019 sets new record

Eramet produced record half-year volumes of manganese ore and alloy in the first six months of 2019, the mining and metallurgical group said on Thursday July 25, adding that it was negatively affected by lower prices for manganese and nickel.

Manganese ore volumes transported during the period rose by 9% year on year to a record 2 million tonnes, while external sales hit 1.6 million tonnes, also up 9%.

The group said manganese ore prices declined by 13% year on year, reducing operating income by €45 million ($50 million), but described the market as remaining at a high...


Janie Davies

July 25, 2019

15:52 GMT