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Top Projects: Platinum Projects

Zimbabwe-based miner expands operations

By: Anna Moross     10th December 2021 With Zimbabwe’s extensive resources, platinum group metals producer Zimplats intends to expand its mining operations, exhausting the southerly parts of the mine area and focusing on the northern mining blocks, says Impala Platinum Holdings (Implats), Zimplats’ holding company, group executive of... 

Commissioning of PGMs plant announced

10th December 2021 Canada-based platinum-group metals (PGMs) company Eastern Platinum in October announced the successful commissioning of its PGMs main plant circuit B following the completion of the refurbishment and upgrade work, which began in May. Construction and pre-commissioning were completed in September... 

Local project shows significant progress

10th December 2021 Diversified miner Jubilee Metals, a “leader” in metals processing, with operations in Africa, in November provided an operational and corporate update on its Inyoni platinum group metals (PGMs) project in South Africa, “following a period of significant progress”.  

Suppliers partner to deliver project

10th December 2021 Industrial equipment supplier Verder Pumps South Africa, a market leader in advanced industrial pumping solutions, announced that it had been selected as one of the preferred pump suppliers for platinum producer Anglo American Platinum’s (Amplats’) new modular fines flotation pilot plant and had... 

An image of the feed pump to the modular pilot plant for the main plant
VERDERFLEX PUMPS The pumps selected for this project included the Verderflex VF65, Dura 25, Dura 35 and Dura 45

Miner provides update on Waterberg project

By: Anna Moross     10th December 2021 TSX-listed mine developer Platinum Group Metals in October provided an update on the Waterberg project, a bulk underground palladium and platinum deposit located in the northern limb of the Bushveld Complex in the Limpopo province.  

Sedibelo set to transform green mining landscape with game-changing technology

10th December 2021 Platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Sedibelo Platinum Mines is setting a high bar for green mining globally at its Pilanesberg Platinum Mines (PPM), in the North West, where it will soon start construction of its revolutionary Kell processing plant. “When you look at the future and the impact... 

Sedibelo Platinum Mines logo

Company highlights importance of phased development

By: Anna Moross     10th December 2021 Diversified miner Ivanhoe Mines’ palladium/rhodium/platinum/gold/nickel/copper Platreef project is well under way, with the company pursuing a phased-development approach for the project, says Ivanhoe technical services executive VP Pierre Joubert. 

An image of the development of the Platreef Project
PLATREEF PROJECT The preliminary economic assessment envisaged average production of 109 000 oz/y of platinum, palladium, rhodium and gold

Implats continues ramp-up despite pandemic disruptions

By: Cameron Mackay     11th December 2020 Multinational platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Impala Platinum’s (Implats’) 2018 strategic review highlighted that restructuring lossmaking operations at its Rustenburg mining complex and positioning it on the lower half of the cost curve were strategically crucial. These strategic imperatives,... 

SIDE-STEPPING COVID DELAYS
Gains in productivity, safety and efficiency have resulted in an upward revision to the planned production profile at Implats’ Rustenburg operation
SIDE-STEPPING COVID DELAYS Gains in productivity, safety and efficiency have resulted in an upward revision to the planned production profile at Implats’ Rustenburg operation

PGMs miner focused on Waterberg mine project

11th December 2020 As reported by Mining Weekly last month, platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Platinum Group Metals is focused on advancing the palladium dominant Waterberg project, located on the northern limb of the Bushveld Complex in South Africa. The project is planned as a fully mechanised, shallow, decline... 

R. MICHAEL JONES
Platinum Group Metals’ near-term objectives are to achieve the grant of a mining right for the palladium dominant Waterberg Project and complete construction
R. MICHAEL JONES Platinum Group Metals’ near-term objectives are to achieve the grant of a mining right for the palladium dominant Waterberg Project and complete construction

Transport system linking mining areas now operational

11th December 2020 As part of an expansion programme at local platinum miner Booysendal Platinum’s Booysendal concession platinum project, multinational ropeway manufacturer Doppelmayr Transport Technology has been awarded a contract for the construction of a second RopeCon system. Once finished, this second... 

IN TOTAL ORE
For the expansion of the Booysendal mine, Booysendal Platinum opted for a RopeCon system to tackle the challenge of transporting 909 t/h of platinum ore
IN TOTAL ORE For the expansion of the Booysendal mine, Booysendal Platinum opted for a RopeCon system to tackle the challenge of transporting 909 t/h of platinum ore
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