Mining – Groote Eylandt


Groote Eylandt Mining Company (GEMCO) is a manganese mining operation located in the Northern Territory, Australia. South32 Limited owns 60 per cent of GEMCO and Anglo American Plc holds the remaining 40 per cent.

GEMCO is currently one of the largest and lowest-cost manganese ore producers in the world.

GEMCO is an open-cut strip mining operation, which includes crushing, screening, washing and dense media separation. It produces lump and fines products with a 4.8 Mtpa capacity (100 per cent basis). GEMCO produces high-grade ore and is located in close proximity to Asian export markets, with port facilities located only 16km from mining operations at Milner Bay.

View more information about GEMCO on the South32 Website