Assembly has started for the first of the two RopeCon installations for the transport of platinum ore at the Booysendal concession. The South African mining company Booysendal Platinum, a subsidiary of Northam Platinum, will access the platinum ore deposit Booysendal South – nearly 5 km from the main process plant.

This article first appeared in Mining Review Africa, Edition 4 2018. It will be published online on 25 May 2018.

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