Medgate has been chosen by BHP Billiton’s Manganese business to manage Occupational Health and Occupational Hygiene across its entire operation with implementations in both South Africa and Australia. Manganese is the fourth BHP Billiton business to adopt Medgate, joining the Energy Coal, Iron Ore, and Diamond and Specialty products divisions.

BHP Billiton Manganese is the world’s largest integrated producer of manganese units and is ranked number one in the world in seaborne supply of manganese ore and in the top three global producers of alloy.

Some 80 per cent of the Company’s products are exported to alloyers and steelmakers across the globe. The key markets for ore are China, Japan, South Korea, India and the EU, while the key markets for alloy are North America, EU, Japan and the Middle East.