What does Glencore mine in South Africa?

Glencore, a multinational commodity trading and mining company, has several mining operations in South Africa. Some of the commodities that Glencore mines in South Africa include:

  1. Coal: Glencore operates several coal mines in South Africa, including the Goedgevonden coal mine in Mpumalanga and the Tweefontein coal mine in the same province.
  2. Platinum group metals: Glencore is a major producer of platinum group metals (PGMs) in South Africa through its 44.6% ownership of the Mototolo joint venture with Anglo American Platinum. The Mototolo mine is located near Burgersfort in Limpopo province.
  3. Nickel: Glencore owns the Murrin Murrin nickel mine in Western Australia, but the company’s South African operations include a nickel refinery located in Mpumalanga.
  4. Ferrochrome: Glencore operates several ferrochrome plants in South Africa, including the Rustenburg plant in North West province and the Wonderkop plant in Limpopo province.
  5. Zinc: Glencore owns and operates the Rosh Pinah zinc-lead mine in Namibia, which is located near the South African border.

It’s worth noting that Glencore’s mining operations in South Africa cover a range of other commodities as well, including copper, cobalt, and vanadium.

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