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’s is the world’s largest producer of manganese ore with operations in Australia with our Groote Eylandt Mining Company and Tasmanian Electro Metallurgical Company and in Africa with South Africa Manganese.