Glencore is one of the world’s largest globally diversified natural resource companies. Our presence in South Africa dates to 1974, when our marketing activities began. Mining started 14 years later, in 1988, and today we are among the largest producers of coal and ferroalloys in the country. We produce and market more than 60 commodities through about 150 assets and offices in over 35 countries, and are active at every stage of the commodity supply chain. Our workforce operates in more than 35 countries around the world, including South Africa, and is diversified, dedicated and driven at every level.