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Coega perfectly poised to participate in lithium-ion battery industry – CDC

By: Simone Liedtke     23rd May 2018 The Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is at an advanced stage of setting up factories that will supply gigawatt factories with manganese, a key ingredient in most lithium-ion batteries. Coega Development Corporation (CDC) business development metallurgic sector manager Sadick Davids says the SEZ... 

N Cape manganese mine exports 2 Mt of ore to become among world’s largest

By: Natalie Greve     11th February 2015 Broad-based black economic-empowerment group Tshipi é Ntle Manganese Mining’s Northern Cape-based manganese mine, Tshipi Borwa, has become the fifth-largest manganese mine in the world after doubling its first-year production volumes to export two-million tons of semicarbonate medium-grade... 

TNPA offers glimpse into growth trajectory of SA’s coastal ports

By: Terence Creamer     8th May 2014 The face of South Africa’s coastal ports is expected to change materially over the coming 30 years, with the ports authority’s long-term plans containing not only the anticipated expansion of commodity and container terminals, but also a vision for a deeper integration of the harbours with the... 

Commodity lines to receive boost from R300bn Transnet plan 

By: Terence Creamer     10th April 2012 About one-third, or around R100-billion of Transnet’s R300-billion, seven-year rolling capital investment programme will be directed towards the upgrade and expansion of South Africa’s key commodity export corridors. It was confirmed on Tuesday that some R50-billion had been set aside for the... 

Moving manganese to Ngqura key to building E Cape into new minerals 'gateway'

By: Terence Creamer     16th March 2012 South Africa's newest deep-water harbour, Ngqura, was poised to integrate the Eastern Cape into South Africa's key resources sector and thereby incorporate it into the mainstream economy of the country, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday. Transnet, which built the R10-billion greenfield... 


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