South32 Limited is a mining and metals company headquartered in Perth, Western Australia. It was spun out of BHP Billiton on 25 May 2015.
The company is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange with secondary listings on the Johannesburg and London Stock Exchanges.
The company is a producer of alumina, aluminium, manganese, silver, zinc, lead, nickel, metallurgical coal (for steelmaking), and thermal coal (for power stations).
Traded as: ASX: S32
Industry: Metals and Mining
Predecessor: BHP Billiton
Founded: May 25, 2015; 5 years ago
Headquarters: Perth, Australia