ferrochrome

Glencore releases Q1 production report

Diversified miner Glencore has released first quarter results announcing that copper production was down 9% to 350,700 tonnes, reflecting grade reductions at Alumbrera and Antamina due to mine sequencing and a planned maintenance shutdown at...

Glencore Xstrata starts trading on the JSE

Glencore Xstrata’s ordinary shares started trading on the main board of the JSE on 13 November 2013, writes Vicky Sidler. “Our listing on the JSE is a significant step for Glencore. It not only deepens our relationship with South Africa, it...
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Fuelling ferroalloys

The market for local beneficiation of chromite ore at South Africa’s ferrochrome smelters has mushroomed recently, thanks to the volume required to make stainless steel (18%) and the country’s vast chromite reserves, the largest in the world. An...