We began marketing activities in South Africa in 1974, and mining in 1988. Glencore has a strong presence in both the coal and ferroalloy sectors and is a major contributor to the local, provincial, and South African economies.

Our approach to sustainability is underscored by our commitment to protect the wellbeing of our people, our host communities and the natural environment, while sharing lasting benefits with the regions where we work and society as a whole. We are committed to the development of the country and contribute to employment, infrastructure development, training and education and other development initiatives dedicated to the advancement of communities near our operations. 

As a responsible operator, our approach to sustainability reflects our commitment to operate transparently and responsibly.

Read more about our commitment to operate transparently and responsibly.

2017 South Africa map