Question NW1784 to the Minister of Transport

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30 August 2021 - NW1784

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Boshoff, Dr WJ to ask the Minister of Transport

How many tonnes of manganese ore are the Ports of (a) Ngqura (Coega) and (b) Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha) planning to export this year; (2) By what date will the manganese-quay of the Port of Port Elizabeth be closed down; (3) What is the rail tariff per tonne of manganese ore (details furnished); (4) Whether he will make a statement on the matter?


  1. The Ports of Ngqura has budget for 2 150 000 tonnes and Port Elizabeth bulk terminal handle 5 002 321 million and Multi-purpose terminal 1 3040 735 tonnes of manganese a year.
  2. The Port Elizabeth manganese terminal will be closed by 2025/27
  3. Rail tariff is R474 per tonne of manganese ore


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