Gulf Manganese Corporation (formerly Gulf Minerals Corporation) has its head office in Perth, Western Australia. The company, through its fully owned subsidiary International Manganese Group (IMG), is developing an ASEAN-focused manganese ore and alloy producer.
The facilities based in the West Timor capital of Kupang will take advantage of the low cost of ore, labour and power being the majority of operating costs.
Production will be a premium quality 78% manganese alloy resulting from the unique qualities of the Indonesian high-grade low impurities manganese ore blended with imported ores to enhance iron content producing a cost premium quality alloy.
In September 2021, Gulf Manganese went into administration.