[Ferro-Alloys.com] Comments at this year's Mining Indaba tell us that some miners and traders see manganese playing a bigger role in batteries, that Gabon is opening up, and that Glencore could be heading to the Kalahari, among other things.
Forward-looking miners and trading houses have been expanding their positions in manganese in the belief that the metal will play an increasingly important role in the development of more efficient batteries and could help to phase out lead batteries. • Manganese ore price performance still depends on South Africa’s logistical constraints. If the problems are resolved, manganese ore will be cheap and oversupplied.
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