Laut Aussage des Unternehmens hat sich am gestrigen Morgen ein Unfall ereignet, bei dem ein Minen-Arbeiter zu Tode kam. Damit steigt die Zahl der Todesopfer im südafrikanischen Minen-Sektor in 2011 auf 92 Personen.
Phoenix Platinum Project includes the production of platinum group metals (PGMs) from mines located in the Northwest province of South Africa. Modikwa Platinum Mine, South Africa. The Modikwa platinum mine lies along the border between the Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces, around 15km north-west of Burgersfort.
In 1924, Hans Merensky discovered platinum in the Bushveld Igneous Complex. On June 3, 1967 the first mine blast was undertaken north of Rustenburg, resulting in an initial annual capacity of 100,000 ounces of platinum.
Union Mine, Rustenburg (Rustenburg District), Western ... Union Mine, Rustenburg (Rustenburg District), Western Bushveld Complex, Bojanala Platinum District, North West Province, South Africa : A platinum mine.
South Africa’s Impala Platinum (JSE:IMP), the world's second largest miner of the precious metal, revealed Monday it had begun talks with authorities and unions that could see at least 2,500 workers laid-off at its Rustenburg operations west of Johannesburg.
By the early 1990s, Impala had become the world's second largest platinum producer. In 1990, Implats acquired an effective interest in Western Platinum and Eastern Platinum (collectively Lonplats). A full merger agreement with Lonplats was attained in 1995, but was subsequently blocked by the European Union.
The Impala Platinum group has announced in a statement that four miners have died in an underground fire in a platinum mine near Rustenburg, about 120km from Johannesburg. “The four employees were overcome by fumes while they were trying to find their way to safety,” Impala said.
Acquiring that extra output could be achieved if Sibanye reaches out across its boundary at RPM to Implats’ shaft one in its Rustenburg Lease Area. Sibanye Gold also has a 50% share in Kroondal Platinum Mines, which is now shares in joint venture with Amplats, following its R4bn takeover of Aquarius Platinum earlier this year.
New access line for Impala Platinum, Rustenburg (Shaft 5). Earthworks done by sub-contractor consisting of 12 300m3 of fill, of which 10 400m3 is backfilling of old open cast mining area over a length of 120m. Trackwork consisting of 1,3km of track, 3 turnouts and 30m of track in concrete slab. Total value R3.9m.