METALS & MINERALS

Mantle's experienced Team has worked on several projects abroad and in Africa in their personal capacity throughout their careers with leading mining companies. Mantle boasts a diversified portfolio of some of the world's largest steel and other metals companies. Mantle seeks to help clients make critical decisions about investment in Africa, performance improvement and organization. Mantle is at the forefront of promoting successful investment into mining expansion and trade growth in Zimbabwe, Regionally and Africa.

MANTLE HAS A NETWORK OF METALS AND MINING EXPERTS ACROSS DEVELOPED AND EMERGING ECONOMIES. OUR PROJECT FACILITATION SPANS A WIDE RANGE OF ISSUES, INCLUDING MINING INVESTMENT, TRADE DEALS, TURNAROUND PROGRAMS, OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENT AND MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS. MANTLE’S EXPERIENCE SPANS THE ENTIRE PRODUCTION CYCLE, FROM UPSTREAM MINING AND RAW MATERIAL INPUTS TO PRIMARY METAL PRODUCTION, FABRICATION AND DISTRIBUTION.

We work with our clients on a wide range of business issues including: Investment and Trade Deals - Facilitation of investment into start up mining operations, facilitation of resuscitation of Mining operations and Offtake Agreements within the mining sector are amongst Mantle's core businesses. Mine Management and Project Coordination, commodity sourcing and distribution services are readily available. Mantle has earned a reputation for reliably acquiring, marketing and moving commodities. Mantle sources from areas of surplus and supplies to those with greatest demand, primarily in the chrome Sector.

Business Growth strategy - In the face of current industry pressures, shifting profit pools, commodity volatility, disparate regional production capacity and consumption trends, evolving technologies, innovation and regulation, and continued industry consolidation. Mantle helps its clients to build sound strategies, explore expansion and adjacent business opportunities, define their core business, and develop a repeatable business model for enduring growth.

Mergers and acquisitions - Growing bigger and more diverse has been and will remain a key driver of success in many metals and mining markets. Mantle experts have extensive experience in due diligence, mergers and acquisitions planning, and integration to help mining and metals companies build scale and diversify their portfolios regionally helping to stabilize price volatility and improve competitive position.

Performance improvement - Metals and mining companies stand to realize significant throughput improvements and cost reductions by de-bottlenecking, improving equipment and labor productivity, optimizing manufacturing and shop floor operations, reducing process complexity, and by building a lean and flexible supply chain. Mantle helps clients achieve near term productivity improvements and build the tools necessary for continuous improvement to sustain the results.

Organization - Mantle has comprehensive experience to help companies and government to address organizational design and decision difficulties and other organizational barriers to performance. And we work with clients to improve their performance problems and safety issues by focusing talent, leadership and culture efforts.

IT and technological innovation - Information technology and process innovation is a key part of the mine, plant and manufacturing plant of the future. Our experts provide an objective, independent perspective to help companies realize the full potential of their IT resources and innovation investments in the broader context of our client’s business.

Results delivery - Managing change effectively is a source of competitive advantage, yet few organizations do it well. Our approach to Results Delivery focuses on predicting, measuring and managing risk associated with the change from day one.