KMR is one of South Africa’s newer manganese mining company situated in Hotazel. Mining operations officially launched in May 2012 with 100 000 tons of bulk sampling.
Current annual manganese production is about 2 million tons from York and Hotazel operations.
The operation consists of two open-pit mines, York and Hotazel, a processing plant and various support infrastructure. Production is supported by a Loadout Station with a loading capacity of more than 4 million tons.
Kudumane Manganese Mine is located in the John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality (“JTG”), about 1 kilometre from Hotazel town, which is approximately 60 kilometres from Kuruman.