Volspruit

The Volspruit project covers two adjacent ore bodies that will be mined for PGMs and other base metals, such as copper and nickel, via two open-cast pits. At full production, Volspruit is planned to feed three 100,000tpm-capacity plants.

Key features

Location: Limpopo, 15km south of the town of Mokopane (Potgietersrus)
Ownership: Sylvania Platinum
Resources:
Measured: 1.1 million PGM oz, 87.8 million Ni lbs, 25.5 million Cu lbs (Please refer to Appendix 14 of the latest Venmyn Competent Personís Report)
Indicated/Inferred: 2.4 million PGM oz, 174.8 million Ni lbs, 51,5 million Cu lbs (Please refer to Appendix 14 of the latest Venmyn Competent Personís Report)
Mining method: Two open pits
Mining rights status: Application for a Mining Right has been submitted to the Department of Mineral and Resources
Access and infrastructure: Project in close proximity to N1, N11 and R101 major highways, and the north/south line of the national rail grid
Developments: Geology completed by IGS
Pit designs completed by SRK
Bulk sample mined and milled and float metallurgy testing completed by Mintek
EIA currently in progress
Feasibility study currently in progress





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