Our diversified portfolio of products optimises end-to-end value. By fuelling industries, fostering innovation, and meeting consumer demands, our products play a vital role in driving sustained economic growth worldwide.

Our commodities

Iron ore

Iron ore is mined in the Northern Cape province in South Africa in open-pit operations. The Khumani Iron Ore Mine is located near Kathu and the Beeshoek Iron Ore Mine is located outside Postmasburg. The ore produced is sold both on the export market and locally.

Manganese ore

Various grades of manganese ore are mined at the Nchwaning and Gloria mines, located in the Black Rock area of the Northern Cape province of South Africa.

Manganese alloys

High-Carbon ferromanganese is produced at Cato Ridge, KwaZulu Natal in South Africa and at Sakura in the Sarawak province of Malaysia.

Medium-carbon ferromanganese is produced by Cato Ridge Alloys at the Cato Ridge smelting works

Chrome ore

Chrome ore is mined at the Dwarsrivier Chrome Mine.

The mine is located near Lydenburg and Steelpoort in the Limpopo province of South Africa. The bulk of chrome ore mined worldwide is converted to ferrochrome and utilised in the production of stainless steel.


Pyrophyllite is mined at the Wonderstone mine located just outside Ottosdal in the North-West Province of South Africa.

The group has been mining pyrophyllite from the mine since 1937. Pyrophyllite is volcanic in origin and displays unique heat holding, insulation and pressure-resistant properties.

Our leadership

Our leaders have significant experience in all aspects of the mining sector and contribute diverse and complementary skills to driving Assore’s strategic targets in a way that aligns with our values.

Our history

Since 1928, we’ve been developing and contributing to industries, communities and economies worldwide.


Our approach to sustainable development is aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which defines global priorities and aspirations for 2030 and beyond.


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