Note: The operation of overseas entities of the Arrium Group, principally the Moly Cop business, should remain largely unaffected by the Voluntary Administration process.
Arrium Mining Consumables is a leader in the supply of certain products that are critical to businesses undertaking minerals processing and minerals extraction activities within the global mining industry.
The Moly-Cop business has two key products that underpin its success in the mining industry. In grinding media, Moly-Cop is the largest supplier of grinding balls and grinding rods in the world supplying approximately 1 million tonnes of product to the market each year. In Railway Wheels & Forge, Moly-Cop houses the Comsteel line of products for freight and passenger applications that include industry leading rail wheels in terms of wear performance.
Moly-Cop is a global market leader in the production and supply of grinding media and has built a strong reputation over many years for outstanding service, industry knowledge and trusted supply. Moly-Cop produces high quality products with maximum durability, designed to resist wear and deliver exceptional performance to mining assets. These businesses supply direct to mining companies and manufacturing suppliers to the mining industry.
Moly-Cop’s nine grinding media operations are strategically located around the world to service the growing global mining industry particularly in copper, gold and iron ore sectors. Moly-Cop’s locations are in Chile, Peru, Mexico, USA, Canada, Indonesia and Australia.
The Railway Wheels & Forge business is an industry leader in high performance rail wheels, axles and wheel sets, and has the ability to deliver its Comsteel range of products to both domestic and international markets.
These businesses supply direct to mining companies and manufacturing suppliers to the mining industry.
AltaSteel is a scrap-based mini-mill operation located in Canada. The plant has both melting and casting facilities and a production capability of over 350,000 tonnes of steel billets annually.
The AltaSteel business is a world leader in the manufacture of heat-treated grinding rod, which is sold to the Moly-Cop businesses direct to mining operations. AltaSteel also manufactures feedstock for the manufacture grinding balls for th e Moly-Cop businesses. This business also makes a variety of round, flat, and square bar shapes for use by downstream manufacturers in the mining, oil and gas, automotive, construction and agricultural industries.