Fury over new Markman manganese facility

Businesses up in arms at appearance of ore-handling operation just a few hundred metres from city’s fresh produce market

Markman businesses are outraged by a new manganese ore-handling facility that has popped up at the entrance to the Gqeberha industrial zone, which has been under siege since the arrival of the industry three years ago.

The appearance of the facility at the entrance to Markman, just a few hundred metres from the city’s fresh produce market, seems to have caught not only Markman businesses by surprise but also the municipality’s economic development department...

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