Our processing plant in Phalaborwa upgrades magnetite produced as a by-product of the phosphate mining process at Foskor. This is done by magnetic separation and fine milling.
Magnetite is supplied to the coal industry as a heavy separation medium (for coal washing).
Idwala Magnetite: Phalaborwa
c/o Foskor Mine
Mill 1 and 2 commissioned.
Transvaal Magnetite took over the operation of the plant from Foskor.
Name changed to Alpha Magnetite.
Resulting from the MBO Alpha Magnetite name changed to Idwala Magnetite.
ISO 9001: 2008 registered on 14 December 1999.
Mill 4 commissioned.