Jupiter Mines Limited (ASX:JMS)
Jupiter Mines Limited (ASX:JMS) is an independent mining company based in Perth, Western Australia. Its flagship project is the Tshipi manganese mine in South Africa. Jupiter also has two iron ore development projects in the Yilgarn region of Western Australia.
Tshipi Ntle Manganese Mining Proprietary Ltd (Tshipi) operates the Tshipi Borwa mine, an open pit manganese mine in the Kalahari Manganese Field (KMF) located in the Northern Cape of South Africa.
Approximately 80% of the world's economic manganese resources are believed to be contained in the Kalahari manganese field in South Africa. The open-cut mining operation is located just north of Sishen and is adjacent to the large open-cut Mamatwan mine of South 32 (ASX:S32) that has been operating for decades.
Jupiter's Tshipi manganese ore is shipped to customers around the world and has been a highly sought-after product in the market place.
More information about the Tshipi project can be found at the Tshipi website.
Central Yilgarn Iron Ore Project
The Central Yilgarn Iron Ore Project (CYIP) is located 110km northwest of Menzies and provides Jupiter with exposure to several iron ore exploration prospects in close proximity to established road and railway infrastructure. The CYIP covers approximately 490 square kilometres and consists of two project areas; Mount Ida and Mount Mason.