Manganese is a metal with important industrial uses, particularly in steel.

Manganese improves the strength of steel and can be added to aluminium for the same reason.

High-rise buildings and major infrastructure, such as hospitals, office towers and bridges, use steel that contains manganese.

South32 has manganese ore and alloy operations in Australia with our Groote Eylandt Mining Company and Tasmanian Electro Metallurgical Company, and in South Africa Africa with our South Africa Manganese operations.