Sinai Manganese Co.
Sinai Manganese Co. SMC was founded on May, 18th. 1957, to exploit the manganese deposits in Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. The company succeeded to replace the British Sinai Mining Company which ceased its operations in June 1960 the mandate of SMC was expanded to include exploration of other economic mineral sources such as Kaolin, Gypsum, Bentonite, Silica Sand, Quartz & Manganese ore. Sinai For Manganese is the first and the largest producer of manganese ore in Egypt. SMC produces the high and low grades of manganese ore. SMC operates a 36000 MTPA electrical furnace at Abu-Zinima Sinai, Egypt, producing the high carbon Ferro Manganese. There is no other competitor in the Middle East producing such Ferroalloy.