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Muscat, Oman

Monday, June 3 to Wednesday, June 5



We are happy to confirm that the International Manganese Institute (IMnI) conference in Oman is scheduled from Monday, June 3 to Wednesday, June 5.

Each IMnI Member gets a free delegate registration for the second registered delegate!


Two optional technical visits on Thursday, June 6 from 7am to 6pm, are also open for registration:
  1. Jindal Shadeed’s new SiMn smelter and steel mill at Sohar port (day visit by coach)
  2. Trust Mining Manganese Mines in Ras Al Hadd (day visit by coach)

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AUTLÁN is a Mexican company engaged in several markets of MANGANESE and ENERGY, among other industrial sectors.  The company was founded in 1953 and has been recognized as a reliable supplier because of its high-quality products and commercial service.


Regarding manganese, Autlán is the largest producer of manganese ferroalloys in the Americas, the most important producer of manganese ore in North and Central America and one of the few producers of Alkaline EMD in the western world.


Autlán is focused on fulfilling the manganese needs from the steel industry as well as the specialized manganese requirements from the alkakine & dry battery, ceramic and micronutrient producers. The company owns three manganese mining units and three ferroalloy plants in Mexico, as well as an EMD plant in Spain.

Autlán sponsored the IMnI 2023 Annual Conference which was held in Bangalore, India.Autlan logo

Jindal Shadeed SiMn smelter and steel mill

 Sohar Steel is adjacent to the seaport of Sohar. It is equipped with advanced facilities like a Bendotti Walking Beam Reheating Furnace and Automatic Tension Control. Sohar Steel produces 700,000 tons per annum of high-quality steel products including 8 mm to 32 mm regards, billets and the proposed new products wire rodes ranging between 5.5 mm to 16 mm.Jindal Shadeed PlantJSIS priorities decarbonisation by reducing the industry’s carbon footprint. With a careful selection of advanced technologies, JSIS have become one of the lowest carbon-emitting steel manufacturers.Delegates of the IMnI 2024 Annual Conference, have the possibility to sign up for the visit of JSIS plant.

Trust Mining Company, a Manganese producer

Trust Mining manganese mines are located in Ras Al Hadd. It is the only working Manganese site in Oman. Trust Mining produces all grades of Manganese % until 40 % with high silica. Their site includes tippers, excavators, trucks and a labour team for all mining processes.The delegates of IMnI 2024 Annual Conference will see the processes of mining and Trust Mining’s new unit of upgrading Manganese according to physical properties by using different sizes.Trust Mining manganese mines