Manganese is an essential part of modern steel production. With the international steel consumption forecasted to rise constantly, so will the demand for manganese. This leads to further development in prospecting potential manganese sources and the revaluation of known resources. With its economy on the rise again, companies are interested in investing in Brazil’s mining sector leading to opportunities for smaller projects such as the Espigão project in Rondônia, Brazil.
This paper displays the enrichment of manganese ore utilizing jigging technology, discusses the advantages of jigging over other separation methods and highlights the application of the alljig® in the Espigão project in Brazil.