Elkem Ferroveld Joint Venture
The Elkem Ferroveld plant was established in 1974 as a joint venture between Samancor Chrome and Highveld Steel & Vanadium. In 2007, Elkem Carbon bought 50 per cent of the company forming a new joint venture with Samancor Chrome
The Elkem Ferroveld electrode paste plant is located in the town of eMalahleni, in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, a location which enables the plant to be within 250 km radius of the majority of its customers.
Elkem Ferroveld produces Söderberg electrode paste, and provides services mainly to the ferrochrome, manganese and platinum industries in Southern Africa.