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Smelting company kept busy with current projects

Designer and supplier of high-capacity electric submerged-arc smelting furnaces Tenova Pyromet will see the completion of various projects over the coming years. 

EIA report to determine the fate of tailings dam expansion

By: Beth Shirley A proposed expansion of the Dilokong mine's tailings dam, as part of increasing production for chrome producer ASA Metals, is undergoing rigorous environmental-impact assessment (EIA) before operations can proceed. The mine is located in Limpopo province. 

SA a preferred destination for Chinese mining investment

By: Keith Campbell IN terms of number of projects, South Africa currently ranks second equal among African countries regarding Chinese investment in mining. There are five mining projects in this country with greater or lesser degrees of Chinese investment. 

Dilokong chrome mine expansion project, Limpopo, South Afric

By: Sheila Barradas The project aims to increase current production of ferrochrome at the Dilokong chrome mine to 365 000 t/y. 

Chrome miner ASA appoints Tenova to build Dilokong ferrochrome furnaces

By: Leandi Kolver Charge chrome producer ASA Metals has commissioned Tenova Pyromet to design, fabricate and install two 66-MWA ferrochrome furnaces at its Dilokong chrome mine. “This is the largest project the company has done to date in terms of value and scope of work,” says Tenova Pyromet... 

Power crisis won’t hinder Dilokong chrome expansion, says COO

By: Leandi Kolver ASA Metals, a joint venture between Eastern Asia Metals Investment, of China, and the Limpopo Economic Development Enterprise, of South Africa is expanding its Dilokong chrome mine. 

Construction of R30m metal-recovery plant under way in Mpumalanga

By: Jade Davenport Construction of a R30-million metal-recovery plant has officially started at local ferrochrome producer ASA Metals’ Dilokong chrome mine, in Mpumulanga. 

Limpopo furnace contract awarded

Johannesburg-based smelting technology and equipment specialist, Pyromet Technologies, has been awarded the contract to design, construct and commission an additional submerged arc AC furnace at ASA Metals in Steelpoort, in Limpopo Province, as part of a R160-milion expansion. 


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