South Africa is a country rich in mineral resources, one such mineral resource is foundry chrome sand. Optichrome foundry sand is a product designed to specifically to meet the stringent standards within modern foundries.
As Chinese authorities continue the clampdown on polluting industries to clean up local operations, the focus is shifting to magnesia processors. After the rapid downfall in magnesia prices out of China following the scrapping of the quota system, some suggest the downtrend may be reversed if the shutdowns lead to a supply shortage
South Africa's mining sector will face significant headwinds as the country's gold and platinum industry will continue to struggle from labour unrest, price weakness and retrenchment. Growth in the country's chrome, coal and iron ore sector will be modest, driven primarily by increasing domestic demand.