South32 is a mining and metals company headquartered in Perth, Western Australia. It was spun out of BHP Billiton on 25 May 2015. The company is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange with secondary listings on the Johannesburg and London Stock Exchanges.
|Founded||May 25, 2015|
|Revenue||US$6,948 million (2015)|
|US$1,001 million (2015)|
|US$575 million (2015)|
|Total assets||US$11,035 million (2015)|
|Total equity||US$12,247 million (2015)|
Number of employees
South32 has operations in Australia, South Africa, Mozambique, Colombia and the United States, and has a minority partnership (36%) in an alumina refinery in Brazil.
- Worsley Alumina at Worsley, Western Australia (86% owned) is a bauxite mine and alumina refinery. A portion of the alumina is exported to South32's African smelters for conversion into aluminium.
- Illawarra Metallurgical Coal near Wollongong, New South Wales operates two underground metallurgical coal mines;
- Australia Manganese (60 per cent interest); GEMCO mine on Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory;
- Cannington Mine silver, lead and zinc mine, 200 km southeast of Mount Isa, Queensland;
- Cerro Matoso nickel mine and smelter in Northern Colombia (99.94%)
- Hillside aluminium smelter in South Africa at Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal;
- Mozal aluminium smelter (47.1%) in Mozambique
- The Wessels underground and Mamatwan opencut manganese mines at Hotazel in the Northern Cape.
- Metalloys smelters at Meyerton, Gauteng in South Africa.
- Hermosa, a mineral resource development option located in Arizona
- Ambler Metals (50%), a mineral resource development option located in Alaska
- "South32 Demerger Implemented". bhpbilliton.com. Archived from the original on 1 November 2015. Retrieved 23 October 2015.
- "The commodities we bring to society". South32. Retrieved 30 June 2021.
- "South32 debuts as Australia's third-biggest miner with market value of $11.3b". 18 May 2015. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
- "Australia Region". South32. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
- "Africa". South32. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
- "Completion of South Africa energy coal divestment" (PDF). South32. 1 June 2021.