South32 Mamatwan Mine

Mamatwan Mine is part of the Hotazel Manganese Mines consortium operated by South32.

Our purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people’s lives now and for generations to come. We are trusted by our owners and partners to realise the potential of their resources.

The open-cut Mamatwn mine started operating more than half a centure ago, with the underground Wessels mine following a few years later. Mamatwan mine is a surface operation using the terrace mining method.

The ore is beneficiated using:

  • Dense Medium Separation
  • Sinter process