Silico Manganese Suppliers In South Africa
In southern Africa, the producers of manganese ferroalloys are Metalloys and Assmang, silicomanganese Transalloys, Mogale Alloys, and Match Corporation.
What is manganese used for in South Africa?
Manganese is an important alloy used to improve steel or aluminum’s quality and strength. For example, major infrastructure such as hospitals, office towers, and bridges use steel that contains manganese to improve strength and resistance to corrosion.
Why is manganese valuable to South Africa?
Manganese is an important industrial mineral, with about 90% of its global output used in steel production (Roskill Information Services, 2008). There is no substitute for manganese in the production of steel.
Where does manganese come from in South Africa?
Our South Africa Manganese operation can be found in the manganese-rich Kalahari Basin, in the country’s Northern Cape, home to 80 per cent of the world’s manganese.