Samancor Chrome Mines, South Africa Mining Technology. With low electricity prices, South Africa has been able to expand chromite and ferrochrome production more or less continuously since the AOD process was.
In December, IFM's creditors agreed unanimously to sell the company's ferrochrome smelting and chrome ore assets to another South African producer Samancor Chrome, for Rand 720 million. The Rustenburg settlement "has eliminated the uncertainty surrounding the supply agreement and accordingly will assist the asset sale process currently .
Helena mine, South Africa Workers are on strike at three South African chromes mines owned by Glencore Xstrata Plc (LSE: GLEN), the fourth largest miner in the world. Job action started with 200 workers Tuesday at the Helena mine and then spread to the Mgareng and Thorncliffe mines, reports Bloomberg.
Samancor Chrome Mines, South Africa Mining Technology With low electricity prices, South Africa has been able to expand chromite and ferrochrome . Overall capacity is approximately /y of runofmine ore.
South Africa's chromite mines are operated by a number of smaller companies that focus on the production of chromite and a few integrated ferrochrome producers, notably the GlencoreMerafe Chrome Venture, Samancor Chrome, and Hernic Ferrochrome.
Afarak's FerroAlloys business is located in southern Africa and consists of the Stellite chrome mine, the Mecklenburg mine and the Mogale Alloys processing plant in South Africa and the Waylox mine development project in Vlakpoort.