Steelpoort

Key features

Location: Mpumalanga/Limpopo provincial border, 5km north of the town of Steelpoort
Ownership: 100% Sylvania Platinum
Comprises: Chrome tailings re-treatment plant recovering chrome concentrate and PGM flotation plant recovering PGM concentrate
Safety record: No serious safety incidents since commissioning – achieved 7 years LTI-free in November 2014
Access and infrastructure: Short dirt road connecting complex directly to the R555 regional highway; national railway grid in close proximity
Feed sources: Old Steelpoort chrome tailings dumps
Production capacity: 25,000 tpm of dump material
PGM prill split: Pt=53.0%, Pd=32.0%, Rh=15.0%, Au=0.0%
First year of full operation: 2008

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