Doornbosch

Key features

Location: Limpopo Province, 8km north of the town of Steelpoort
Ownership: 100% Sylvania Platinum
Comprises: Chrome tailings re-treatment plant recovering chrome concentrate and a PGM flotation plant recovering PGM concentrate
Safety record: Last Lost Time Injury in June 2012 – achieved 30 months LTI-free in December 2014
Access and infrastructure: Short dirt road, through the town of Steelpoort, connecting complex to the R555 regional highway; national railway grid in close proximity
Feed sources: Doornbosch chrome tailings dump and current arisings from the nearby Doornbosch Plant
Production capacity: 25,000 tpm of combined dump material and current arisings
PGM prill split: Pt=60.0%, Pd=29.0%, Rh=10.5%, Au=0.0%
First year of full operation: 2011

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