Our Business

Mining

1. Marico Chrome Corporation

Joint venture with Samancor Chrome
  • Historically a 50:50 JV with Samancor Chrome
  • Recently empowered the local Tribal Authority with a 15% shareholding as part of Mining Rights Conversion
  • Producing 25 000 tons per annum Metallurgical Grade and 18 000 tons of Refractory Grade
  • Refractory Grade has very good Fe:Cr ratio
  • Life of Mine minimum 15 years

2. Verref Minerals

Hammanskraal Operation
  • Hammanskraal operation mining HCC ( 42% Al ) north of Pretoria
  • Output 12 000 tonnes per annum but can be increased with further calcining capacity
  • Life of mine minimum 25 years
Rietfontein Operation
  • Rietfontein operation mining lower grade clays which are used uncalcined in Verref extrusion products
  • Fireclay - 38/40% Al for High Duty Brick/Holloware
  • Plastic Clay - 35/37% AL for High Duty and Acid Resistant Brick
  • Rietfontein Shale - Used in Regular Duty Brick
  • Life of mine minimum 30 years


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