South32 is a mining and metals company headquartered in Perth, Western Australia. It was spun out of BHP Billiton on 25 May 2015.[1] The company is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange with secondary listings on the Johannesburg bourse and the London market.[1]


The company is producer of alumina, aluminium, manganese, silver, zinc, lead, nickel, coking coal and thermal coal.


South32 has operations in Australia, South Africa, Mozambique and Colombia, and has a minority partnership (36%) in an alumina refinery in Brazil.[2]


  1. ^ a b "South32 Demerger Implemented". bhpbilliton.com. Retrieved 23 October 2015. [dead link]
  2. ^ "South32 debuts as Australia's third-biggest miner with market value of $11.3b". Retrieved 2015-06-16. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Australia Region". South32. Retrieved 24 June 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "Africa". South32. Retrieved 24 June 2015.