The first concentration unit of NGM, corresponding to phase 1, has an annual capacity of 300,000 tonnes of manganese at an average content of 42%. NGM plans to launch the second phase of the project at the end of 2017 with a view to producing, by 2019, an annual total of 1.7 million tonnes of concentrate with the construction of a second plant (Phase 2 Project) with a capacity of 1.4 million tonnes.