Sishen Mine

Sishen: a flagship game changer

Kumba Iron Ore’s Sishen mine is an open-pit iron ore mine, 14 km in length, located in the Northern Cape, producing a leading-quality lump ore and a premium fine ore. The company now intends to extend the life cycle of the successful operation,...

Kumba taking bold steps to quell iron ore deluge

Anglo American unit, Kumba Iron Ore like many miners of the steelmaking ingredient is facing cost pressures as the iron ore price continues its downward spiral, dropping to a five year low this week. The Johannesburg-based iron ore producer, Kumba...

Total Kumba production and sales down

In its released production and sales report for the quarter ended 30 June 2013, Kumba Iron Ore shows a decrease in total production and total export sales volumes. However while total production of 11.3 Mt decreased by 1% compared to Q2 2012 it...
SISHEN CHUTES CHECK IN

Chutes for Sishen

Weba Chute Systems has commissioned 20 new Weba discharge chutes at the Dense Medium Separation (DMS) drum plant at Kumba Iron Ore’s Sishen mine in the Northern Cape, with four still to be installed. The order involves design, manufacture, supply...