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Thabazimbi Information

  • Status 2015-07-20
    Kumba Iron Ore has started a Section 189 consultation process with unions regarding the closure of its Thabazimbi mine, in Limpopo, which will affect about 800 employees and 360 contractors.
  • General 2015-05-10
    Thabazimbi mine has been operating since 1931 and is situated approximately 250km north of Johannesburg in the Limpopo province. Current mining activities take place in three pits using conventional opencast methods (including blasting, drilling, loading and hauling), and ore is processed through a single processing facility.

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  • Amplats, Northam deal boosts Zondereinde mine life 2016-10-11
    A three-part transaction was announced on Tuesday when Northam Platinum, Anglo American and Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) each outlined a mix and match deal that involves R1-billion in cash for a large platinum mining resource area on the western limb of the Bushveld Complex, the exchange of surface rights above part of the area and the swopping of small resources described as "strategic". Northam is the payer of the R1-billion to Amplats for a large adjoining resource in the Amandelbult mining right area, which has the potential to extend the economic life of Northam’s Zondereinde mine to beyond 30 years.
  • Amplats offloads Amandelbult resources 2016-10-11
    Anglo gets rid of further platinum assets
  • Amplats offloads Amandelbult resources 2016-10-11
    Anglo gets rid of further platinum assets
  • Amplats, Northam deal boosts Zondereinde mine life 2016-10-11
    A three-part transaction was announced on Tuesday when Northam Platinum, Anglo American and Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) each outlined a mix and match deal that involves R1-billion in cash for a large platinum mining resource area on the western limb of the Bushveld Complex, the exchange of surface rights above part of the area and the swopping of small resources described as "strategic". Northam is the payer of the R1-billion to Amplats for a large adjoining resource in the Amandelbult mining right area, which has the potential to extend the economic life of Northam’s Zondereinde mine to beyond 30 years.
  • Northam Platinum CEO, Paul Dunne, confident Booysendal will hit stride with 160,000/oz year run-rate. http://www.miningmx.com/top-story/27801-northam-upbeat-booysendal-will-deliver-160000-ozyear/ … 2016-08-11

    Northam Platinum CEO, Paul Dunne, confident Booysendal will hit stride with 160,000/oz year run-rate. http://www.miningmx.com/top-story/27801-northam-upbeat-booysendal-will-deliver-160000-ozyear/ …

Thabazimbi News

  • Kumba starts Thabazimbi closure procedures, 1 200 jobs on the line 2015-07-16
    Kumba Iron Ore has started a Section 189 consultation process with unions regarding the closure of its Thabazimbi mine, in Limpopo, which will affect about 800 employees and 360 contractors. The mine was more than 80 years old and its closure had been postponed six times over the past 15 years through mine life extension plans.

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    Curtain finally brought down on 7-year odyssey of litigation and acrimony after Kumba's SIOC wins 100% to Sishen, http://www.miningmx.com/top-story/28207-sioc-awarded-100-sishen-rights-conditions-cost-r100m/ …

  • Curtain finally brought down on 7-year odyssey of litigation and acrimony after Kumba's SIOC wins 100% to Sishen, http://www.miningmx.com/top-story/28207-sioc-awarded-100-sishen-rights-conditions-cost 2016-10-13

    Curtain finally brought down on 7-year odyssey of litigation and acrimony after Kumba's SIOC wins 100% to Sishen, http://www.miningmx.com/top-story/28207-sioc-awarded-100-sishen-rights-conditions-cost-r100m/ …

  • Anglo American sells Brazil niobium, phosphate assets for $1.7bn 2016-10-03
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