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​Iron Ore and Manganese (IOM)



​Iron Ore and Manganese

The Export Iron Ore & Manganese Business Unit focuses on the rail transportation of Iron Ore and Manganese Ore.


The Business Unit consists of the following areas: Saldanha, Sishen, Postmasburg, Kimberley and Port Elizabeth. Iron Ore is transported from mines in the Northern Cape to the Port of Saldanha. Manganese Ore is transported to various destinations for domestic and export markets. Export Manganese is transported from Mines in the Northern Cape to Port Elizabeth and Durban Harbours. Manganese for domestic usage is transported to, amongst others, Meyerton, Fairview, Clewer, Nelspruit and Cato Ridge.

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General Manager Contact Details Operational Area

    General Manager

    Russell Baatjies

  • Cape Town

  •  Contact Details

    - Executive Manager Sales
    011 584 1162
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  • Operational Areas

    and Port Elizabeth

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 Export Iron Ore and Manganese Business focuses on the transportation of:

  • • Export Iron Ore line
  • • Manganese


  • The Business Unit’s Top 5 Customers are:

  • Kumba
  • Assmang
  • Samancor Manganese
  • United Manganese Kalahari
  • Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium