Kumba Iron Ore Limited is a Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed minerals company that focuses its business (iron ore mining and exploration) in the Northern Cape province of the Republic of South Africa.
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The Sishen mine is located 30km away from the town of Kathu in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. It is one of the largest openpit mines producing iron ore in the world. Mining at Sishen is carried out as part of Anglo Americans Kumba Iron ore operation. The mine accounts for the majority of Kumbas iron ore production.
We produce a highgrade iron ore that is one of the minerals that society needs to develop and prosper. Iron ore is the key component in steel, the most widely used of all metals. It is used in the construction of buildings and bridges, and manufacturing of vehicles and many household appliances. Our production process
The bulk of our iron ore production comes from Sishen mine, with most of it being exported. We mine by opencast methods and then transport the ore to the beneficiation plant where it is crushed, screened and beneficiated. We beneficiate our products through dense media separation and jig technology.