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    Manganese is the twelfth most abundant element on the Earth’s crust and the fourth most traded metal globally, owing to its role as a critical raw material in multiple industries. By far the biggest consumer of manganese is the steel manufacturing sector, which accounts for around 90%...

A low iron ore price is not bad news for everyone. For Gulf Minerals Corporation Limited (ASX: GMC) it presents an opportunity to develop a manganese alloy smelting operation with low overheads and good margins. Built in Kupang, the capital city of West Timor in...