South African chromite production falls in October

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Friday, 27 January 2017

Monthly production of chromite with 44-48% Cr2O3 content was down both on a sequential and year-on-year basis, as reduced mining capacity is denting overall sales volumes.

South African output of high-purity chromite fell in October after a surge in the previous month, while the latest output remained some 15,000 tonnes below the same time in 2015, government data provided to IM shows.

Total production of chromite with 44-48% Cr2O3 content stood at 181,847 tonnes in...

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