South32 Limited is a locally owned public company, deriving revenue from the mining and processing of base metals and coal. The company employs approximately 14,190 people, operates in Australia, Africa, South America, the United Kingdom and Singapore, and is administered from its head office in Perth.

South32 Limited is listed on the ASX under the code S32.

South32 Limited is involved in the mining and production of coal and other base metals. The company has production assets located in Australia, Africa and South America and operates in the following divisions:

Aluminium, Alumina and Bauxite:

  • Worsley Alumina - An integrated bauxite mine and alumina refinery in Western Australia.
  • Hillside Aluminium - An alumina smelter in Richards Bay, South Africa.
  • Brazil Aluminium - An integrated bauxite mine, alumina refinery and aluminium smelter at Mineralco Rio do Norte, Brazil.
  • Mozal Aluminium - An aluminium smelter in Mozambique.


  • South Africa Energy Coal - Open-cut and underground energy coal mines and processing operation in South Africa.
  • Illawarra Metallurgical Coal - Underground metallurgical coal mines in New South Wales.


  • Australia Manganese - Produces manganese ore in the Northern Territory through the Groote Eylandt Mining Company and manganese alloys with the Tasmanian Electro Metallurgical Company.
  • South Africa Manganese - Manganese ore and alloy production at the Hotazel mine.


  • Cerro Matoso - Operation of a laterite ferronickel mining and smelting complex in Colombia.
  • Cannington - A silver, lead and zinc mine located in Queensland.

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