Low chrome prices have forced the closure of small mining companies and reduced output from others, opening the way for consolidation in the industry, says Tharisa COO Michelle Taylor.

Tharisa is a chrome and platinum group metals (PGM) miner, with a mine near Brits in SA’s North West province, and two prospects in Zimbabwe, one of which is chrome and which the company plans to bring into production provided it makes sense in a low price environment, Taylor said...

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