UMK - United Manganese of Kalahari
“We enter into a covenant that we shall build a society in which all South Africans, both black and white, will be able to walk tall, without any fear in their hearts, assured of their inalienable right to human dignity, a rainbow nation at peace with itself and the world.” Nelson Mandela – Inaugural Address 1994

Welcome to United Manganese of Kalahari

United Manganese of Kalahari (UMK) is a South African company, mining manganese in the John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. The mine is situated 13km south of Hotazel, 42km north of Kathu and 80km north west of Kuruman.

UMK is strategically located with good access to rail infrastructure, and has a state of the art load out station to enable rapid train loading.

UMK sells its products in both the local and export markets.


Sustainability Envisioned Future

Vision

To become a leading empowerment mining company with an objective of establishing a legacy of sustainable mining and socio-economic development that is environmentally responsible and meets the core needs of its stakeholders.

Mission

Operating – to produce manganese ore of consistent quality in a safe and cost-effective manner based on international best practices.

Sustainable Development – to develop and ultimately leave behind an uplifted community in our mining area, mining in an environmentally responsible way whilst meeting required shareholder returns.

 

WARNING!
FRAUDULENT RECRUITMENT ACTIVITY.
SCAMMERS PURPORTING TO BE FROM UMK OR REPRESENTING UMK HAVE BEEN FRAUDULENTLY ADVERTISING VACANCIES ON THE INTERNET AND VIA SMS.

Please note that UMK applies its own recruitment practices which are governed by our Recruitment & Selection Policy. UMK is committed to fair and transparent recruitment, selection and placement practices that are in accordance with Labour Legislations and that will not in whichever way solicit any payment from prospective employees.

UMK endeavours at all times to utilise reputable media agencies to source applicants externally and all the advertisements will meet the following criteria:

External media job advertisements that do not meet the above criteria are not from UMK and not in line with the company's labour requirements. We will not accept applications or respond to enquiries regarding such vacancies that are distributed by faudulent companies or agencies.