South32 quarterly manganese ore output rises 10% in 'favorable conditions'

South32 increased manganese ore production by 10% quarter on quarter in the three months to September 30, the miner announced on Thursday October 17.

Total manganese ore production reached 1.42 million tonnes for the quarter, South32’s first financial quarter of 2020.
The total represented a 2% reduction from the first financial quarter of 2019.

The quarterly rise was attributed to increased production at the miner’s Australia Manganese operation, where heavy rains that had affected the previous quarter's output subsided and a circuit...

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Janie Davies

October 17, 2019

12:44 GMT

London