Where can I mine chrome in South Africa?

Who is the biggest ferrochrome producer in South Africa?

The local chromite mining sector is the world’s largest producer and during 2015, 15Mt of chromite, representing 49% of the global total, was produced. The country also contains reserves of 200Mt, which is more than 41% of the world’s total.



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Where does mining take place in South Africa?

Coal

Mine Product(s) Associated town
Mafube joint venture (JV)2 Coal Mpumalanga
Iyanda mine Coal Mpumalanga
Exxaro reductants Coal Limpopo
Arnot mine Coal Mpumalanga

Who is the biggest ferrochrome in the world?

China also has limited choices in regards to chromium imports — the US Geological Survey’s most recent report on chromium shows that only five countries produced the metal in 2020. South Africa is home to the vast majority of the world’s chromite deposits and is the largest ferrochrome and chromite ore producer.

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