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Phoenix chrome tailings retreatment plant, South Africa Restricted

The project entails the construction and commissioning of a chrome tailings retreatment plant on International Ferro Metals’ Lesedi mine, in the Bushveld Complex.
3rd December 2010
 
FERROCHROME

IFM expects ferrochrome demand to strengthen

Ferrochrome-producer International Ferro Metals (IFM) said on Tuesday it expected ferrochrome demand to strengthen over the next quarter, supported by an anticipated rise in stainless steel demand and seasonal production cuts by South African...
20th July 2010
 
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Phoenix chrome tailings retreatment plant, South Africa Restricted

Production of platinum-group metals at the chrome tailings plant is expected to be about 15 000 oz/y. The project has an expected life of about 17 years.
11th June 2010
 
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Chrome retreatment plant, South Africa Restricted

The project entails the construction of a chrome retreatment plant, which will be used to extract chromite from tailings from the upper group 2 concentrator.
19th March 2010
 
FERROALLOYS

IFM aiming for twofold-plus production increase to 665 000 t/y over five years

South Africa-focused International Ferro Metals (IFM) said at its half-year results that the ferrochrome market had “greatly improved” over the last three months, reflecting increased demand, not only from China, but also from the US and...
5th March 2010
 
FERROCHROME

IFM aims to double production capacity as demand strengthens

South Africa-focused International Ferro Metals (IFM) said on Tuesday that the ferrochrome market had "greatly improved" over the last three months, reflecting increased demand, not only from China, but also from the US and Europe. IFM CEO David...
23rd February 2010
 
FERROCHROME

IFM inks chromite deal with Angloplat

London-listed International Ferro Metals (IFM) has entered into an R150-million agreement with Anglo Platinum subsidiary Rustenburg Platinum Mines (RPM) for the supply of chromite to feed its two furnaces in South Africa for the next decade. IFM...
17th February 2010
 
Editorial Insight

New explosives code to come into effect, World Diamond Council warns Zimbabwe, higher ferrochrome production returning

New standards are being introduced for mining explosives. The South African Bureau of Standards is drafting the new code in collaboration with the explosives industry.
29th January 2010
 
FERROCHROME

IFM sees strong demand for ferrochrome, output jumps 85%

IFM CEO David Kovarsky London-listed International Ferro Metals (IFM) on Thursday reported that its second-quarter ferrochrome production was up by 85%, compared with the previous corresponding period. The company produced 57 942 t of ferrochrome from its operations in...
21st January 2010
 
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Daily podcast – November 13, 2009 Audio Available

IFM CEO David Kovarsky The sacked directors of JSE-listed platinum junior Wesizwe withdraw their urgent court application; and International Ferro Metals will cogenerate its own electricity at a fraction of the proposed new Eskom tariffs.
13th November 2009
 
FERROCHROME

IFM to cogenerate at fraction of proposed new Eskom tariff

London-listed South African ferrochrome junior International Ferro Metals (IFM) is all set to cogenerate its own electricity at a fraction of the proposed new Eskom tariffs. IFM CEO David Kovarsky said on Thursday that the company might be able...
12th November 2009
 
ENERGY CONSERVATION

SA's electricity system tight but manageable – Eskom

A dramatic slowdown in global economies slashed commodity demand, leading to the temporary closing of metal alloy smelters across South Africa. However, with demand once again on the increase, especially from Asian markets, mining companies are...
25th September 2009
 
 
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