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Southern Africa Site visit - November 2016

Iron ore and manganese

A unique iron ore footprint across South Africa and Brazil

Our business

In a world of declining quality iron ore supplies, our iron ore operations are positioned to supply premium products to our customers, helping meet ever growing demand.

We have large, high quality iron ore resources in South Africa and Brazil. In manganese we have a 40% share in both Samancor Holdings and Tasmanian Electro Metallurgical Company (TEMCO) in South Africa and Australia respectively.

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Our business

In South Africa, we have a majority share (c.70%) in Kumba Iron Ore, which supplies lump and fine ore; while, in Brazil, we have developed the integrated Minas-Rio operation, which supplies iron ore pelletfeed products. In manganese, we have a 40% share in Samancor Holdings in South Africa, Groote Eylandt Mining Company Pty Ltd (GEMCO) and Tasmanian Electro Metallurgical Company (TEMCO) in Australia.

leadership

Seamus French

CEO of Bulk Commodities – Coal and Iron Ore

B Eng (Chemical), CEO of Bulk Commodities, with responsibility for the Group's coal and iron ore businesses, .

22/05/1962

Seamus is a member of the Group Management Committee (GMC).

Seamus joined Anglo American in 2007 and held the position of CEO for Anglo American Metallurgical Coal between 2009 and 2013, and CEO of Coal until 2015.

He joined WMC Resources in Australia in 1994, in strategic planning and business development, before being appointed executive general manager of the Copper-Uranium division.

Seamus joined BHP Billiton as global vice-president Business Excellence following its takeover of WMC in 2005.

He has a Chemical Engineering degree.

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B Eng (Chemical), CEO of Bulk Commodities, with responsibility for the Group's coal and iron ore businesses, .

22/05/1962

Seamus is a member of the Group Management Committee (GMC).

Seamus joined Anglo American in 2007 and held the position of CEO for Anglo American Metallurgical Coal between 2009 and 2013, and CEO of Coal until 2015.

He joined WMC Resources in Australia in 1994, in strategic planning and business development, before being appointed executive general manager of the Copper-Uranium division.

Seamus joined BHP Billiton as global vice-president Business Excellence following its takeover of WMC in 2005.

He has a Chemical Engineering degree.

Themba Mkhwanazi

CEO of Kumba Iron Ore

B.Eng.Hons, CEO of Kumba Iron Ore, .

08/01/1970

Themba was appointed CEO of Kumba Iron Ore in September 2016. Prior to that, he held the position of CEO for Anglo American’s thermal coal business in South Africa. He has extensive experience in the resources industry, including 18 years in his native South Africa, as well as in the USA and Australia.

Themba was a Managing Director for Huntsman Tioxide in South Africa until 2007 when he was appointed COO of Richards Bay Minerals, a joint venture between Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton.

In 2011, Themba was seconded to Rio Tinto’s Australian coal business, before taking up the role of Regional General Manager for the Americas in 2012. Themba holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Chemical Engineering.

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B.Eng.Hons, CEO of Kumba Iron Ore, .

08/01/1970

Themba was appointed CEO of Kumba Iron Ore in September 2016. Prior to that, he held the position of CEO for Anglo American’s thermal coal business in South Africa. He has extensive experience in the resources industry, including 18 years in his native South Africa, as well as in the USA and Australia.

Themba was a Managing Director for Huntsman Tioxide in South Africa until 2007 when he was appointed COO of Richards Bay Minerals, a joint venture between Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton.

In 2011, Themba was seconded to Rio Tinto’s Australian coal business, before taking up the role of Regional General Manager for the Americas in 2012. Themba holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Chemical Engineering.

Highlighted assets
Sishan

sishen

One of the largest open pit mines in the world – some 14km long – and the heart of our South African iron ore business. Located in Northern Cape and 73.9% owned by Kumba Iron Ore.

Kolomela

kolomela

Located around 90km south of our Sishen mine, the name means to dig deeper. Kolomela lump iron ore is in demand because of its excellent physical strength and high iron content. Kumba Iron Ore has 51.5% effective ownership of Kolomela.

Minas-Rio

minas-rio

One of the world’s largest iron ore projects, when it was developed. Minas-Rio – in Minas Gerais state in Brazil – is a fully integrated export iron ore operation, with the mine, beneficiation plant, 529km slurry pipeline and dedicated export facility at the port of Açu. We own 100% of Minas-Rio, with exception of the port facility, in which we own 50%.

uses of iron ore and manganese

Of all the metals that make modern life possible, steel is the most widely used – and iron ore is its main ingredient.

Iron ore is needed for train tracks and other types of infrastructure, which is one reason for the great demand from emerging economies such as China and Brazil.

But it’s also used in medicine, cosmetics, engineering, construction, paint and a whole range of products we need for modern life.

Technology is demanding increasingly sophisticated forms of steel. Manganese is a vital component of stainless steel and many advanced alloys.

Contacts
Anglo American iron ore brazil

Rua Maria Luiza Santiago
200 – 60 andar – Santa Lucia
Belo Horizonte, MG,
Brazil

Tel: +55 11 2125 7555

Anglo American kumba iron ore

Centurion Gate
124 Akkerboom Street
Centurion, 0157
South Africa

Tel: +27 12 683 7000

For sales enquiries,please email: SalesandMarketing.Enquiries@angloamerican.com

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