Taurian Resources Mining Manganese Ore In Ivory Coast

steelguru.com | Sunday, 06 Jul 2008

Bloomberg reported that Indian mining company Taurian Resources is is exploring for manganese ore in Ivory Coast and is considering building a ferromanganese plant.

Mr Ansu Bajla director of projects for Africa in an interview in the commercial capital Abidjan said that they began shipping manganese ore earlier this year on a pilot project basis from the eastern Bondoukou region, while feasibility studies are being conducted for two other sites.

Mr Bajla said that they expect to produce at least 1 million tonnes of manganese a year once the mines are fully developed.