• A Safe and Sustainable future
  • A new kind of resources company
  • High quality metals and mining operations
  • Our Company

    South32 is a resources company built around a single idea: that in a rapidly-changing world, we have an opportunity to make a difference, from the ground up.

A Portfolio of High-Quality Assets

Assets Map

Illawarra Metallurgical Coal, Coal

Illawarra Coal, which is 100 per cent owned by South32, owns and operates three underground metallurgical coal mines,

South Africa Aluminium, Aluminium

The Hillside Aluminium smelter, fully owned and operated by South32, is located in Richards Bay in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal.

Mozal Aluminium, Aluminium

Mozal Aluminium smelter was set up in Mozambique in July 1998 by a consortium of investor companies that were lead by BHP Billiton.

Brazil Aluminium, Aluminium

Alumar is an integrated alumina refinery/aluminium smelter.

Cannington, Copper, Silver

Cannington is a fly-in fly-out mining and processing operation located in north-west Queensland, Australia. It has grown to become the world’s largest and lowest cost producer of silver and lead.

Worsley Alumina, Aluminium

Worsley Alumina Pty Ltd has been mining, refining and exporting alumina since 1984.

South Africa Manganese, Manganese

The Hotazel Manganese Mines (HMM), are located in the Manganese rich Kalahari Basin

TEMCO, Manganese

TEMCO, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GEMCO, is a manganese alloy plant located in Tasmania, Australia.

GEMCO, Manganese

GEMCO is a manganese mining operation located in the Northern Territory, Australia. GEMCO is 60 per cent owned by South32.

Cerro Matoso, Nickel

Cerro Matoso is a pioneer company of the industrial mining business in Colombia

South Africa Energy Coal, Coal

Energy Coal South Africa, an Asset of South32 produces energy coal for both the South African domestic and export markets.

  • Sharing Value With Our Communities

    We monitor the external environment for opportunities to create shared-value for the communities we may impact, while maintaining a focus on the wellbeing of future generations. We want to help make our communities great places to live and work.

  • A Focus on Sustainability

    We aim to be a business that lives by its values, is socially and environmentally responsible and provides a better future for South32’s host communities.

  • Empowering Our People

    Across our local and global teams, we grow and develop through diversity, creativity, collaboration, energy and encouragement, and by being rewarded for great results.

  • Meet Our Leadership Team

    Our Board and management team have a broad range of mining, commercial, exploration and financial experience and reflect a range of geographical backgrounds.