Assore Ltd. is a mining holding company, which engages in the ventures involving base minerals and metals. It operates through the following segments: Joint Venture Mining and Beneficiation, Dwarsrivier, Marketing and Shipping, and Other Mining Activities. The Joint Venture Mining and Beneficiation segment consists of iron ore, manganese ore and alloys, and charge chrome divisions. The Dwarsrivier segment refers to the owned mine, producer, and beneficiator of chrome ores. The Marketing and Shipping segment focuses on the joint-venture arrangement with Assmang, Assore, and certain of its subsidiaries, which are responsible for the marketing and shipping of Assmang's product. The Other Mining Activities segment contains the chrome operations, on care and maintenance, pyrophyllite and ceramic operations, and necessary adjustments. The company was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.