Mooinooi ROM

Key features

Location: North West Province, 27 km east of the town of Rustenburg
Ownership: 100% Sylvania Platinum
Comprises: Chrome beneficiation plant treating run of mine material from the MG2 chrome seam of which chrome lumpy and concentrate is recovered followed by a PGM flotation plant for PGM recovery.  An underground MG2 mine is operated by Samancor Chrome, while Sylvania operates both Chrome and PGM beneficiation plants.
Safety record: Refer to Mooinooi Dump statistics as both plants are situated on the same premises
Access and infrastructure: Tar roads, through the towns of Rustenburg, Mooinooi and Brits connecting complex to the N4 national highway
Feed sources: ROM material from the Samancor Mooinooi MG2 shaft
Production capacity: 60,000 tpm of MG2 ROM material
PGM prill split: Pt=64.3%, Pd=25.1%, Rh=10.2%, Au=0.3%
First year of full operation: 2012

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