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Zimbabwe's mega platinum project takes off

9-2-2015The joint-venture, Great Dyke Investments (GDI) based in Darwendale 62 km west of Harare, will produce at least one million ounces of platinum annually. GDI board chairperson, Hesphina Rukato said the project is was expected to create more than 15 000 jobs in the next decade when the firm starts operating, according to local newspaper the Herald.

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INTRODUCTION TO MINING

had a greater impact than any other discovery until dynamite was invented by Alfred Nobel in 1867. Mining technology,like that of all industry,languished during the Dark Ages. Notably,a political development in 1185 improved the standing of mining and the status of miners,when the bishop of Trent granted a charter to miners in his domain.

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Major Mines Projects

Mimosa is located on the Wedza Geological Complex on the Zimbabwean Great Dyke 20 kilometres west of the town of Zvishavane, 150 kilometres east of Bulawayo. The Great Dyke is a layered complex similar to that of the Bushveld Complex. It extends for 550 kilometres and has a

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Nigerian oil billionaire bags Zimbabwe platinum deal

Zimbabwe on Thursday signs a platinum development agreement with Bravura Holdings, a company owned by Nigerian energy billionaire Benedict Peters. Bravura, the resources arm of Peters' energy firm Aiteo, is to develop the Serui Concession, just south of the Hartley complex on the Great Dyke.

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South Africa's Tharisa May Join $4.2 Billion Zimbabwe

31-5-2018SOUTH Africa: Tharisa Plc, the platinum and chrome miner run by the Pouroulis family, is considering investing in a $4.2 billion platinum project in Zimbabwe being developed by another company founded by the family. Tharisa would join Karo Resources, founded by mining entrepreneur Loucas Pouroulis

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Environmental impact of mining

Environmental impacts of mining can occur at local, regional, and global scales through direct and indirect mining practices. Impacts can result in erosion, sinkholes, loss of biodiversity, or the contamination of soil, groundwater, and surface water by the chemicals emitted from mining processes.

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Case studies of simultaneous mining and mineral processing

personnel from the geology, mining, metallurgy, transport, procurement, projects, and finance departments of the operation itself, as well as several equivalent representatives from head office. Optimization principles were discussed and explained, the current business plan of the operation was

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Engineering News

Zimplats holds extensive mineral rights on the Great Dyke and the company intends to participate further in these in the longer term. Implats' other strategic investment in the region is its 35% stake in ZCE Platinum, of Mauritius, which owns Mimosa Mining, the operator of an underground mine on the southern portion of the Great Dyke.

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Platinum Group Metals Ltd Technical Report on the

Coffey Mining (South Africa) Pty Limited (Coffey) has been requested by Platinum Group Metals RSA (Pty) Ltd. (PTM), on behalf of Platinum Group Metals Ltd, the issuer, to complete an Independent NI 43-101 Technical Report on exploration at the Waterberg Extension Project.

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Infomine is becoming Glacier Resource Innovation Group

InvestmentMine is finding a new home on the recently relaunched MINING.COM. All of the great features from InvestmentMine will be heading over to MINING.COM Markets. You can continue to use InvestmentMine until all features are ready on the new site.

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Platinum Group Metals

Platinum and other platinum group metals (PGMs) enable catalytic converters to strip pollutants from car exhaust gases, and demand for PGMs from the car industry continues to grow as emissions regulators become ever more stringent. Platinum has a great range of other uses in the

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Great Dyke Archives

2-7-2018Privately-owned mining company African Chrome Fields is proving its commitment to Zimbabwe by expanding its already impressive alluvial chrome mining operations along the Great Dyke of the Southern African country with the aim of establishing a long and prosperous future.

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Tharisa will consider equity partner for giant PGM

8-10-2018THARISA, the UK-listed chrome and platinum group metal (PGM) producer would consider taking on an equity partner for its Zimbabwe platinum group metal (PGM) project as one of several financing options. "It's certainly an option," said Phoevos Pouroulis, CEO of Tharisa. "We have a lot of synergy and co-operation with all the

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Zimbabwe's mega platinum project takes off

9-2-2015The joint-venture, Great Dyke Investments (GDI) based in Darwendale 62 km west of Harare, will produce at least one million ounces of platinum annually. GDI board chairperson, Hesphina Rukato said the project is was expected to create more than 15 000 jobs in the next decade when the firm starts operating, according to local newspaper the Herald.

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Zimbabwe investment breakthrough! London

15-6-2018(Bloomberg) – Tharisa Plc, the platinum and chrome miner run by the Pouroulis family, is considering investing in a $4.2 billion platinum project in Zimbabwe being developed by another company founded by the family. Tharisa would join Karo Resources, founded by mining

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Risk identification, assessment and management in the

Risk identification, assessment and management in the mining and metallurgical industries or target groups are examined, they should be ranked on the basis of their net benefits where only one project is examined the estimated rate of return should be compared with the likely rates of return in other sectors of the economy. Risk

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Chrome

Most of Zimbabwes ferrochrome deposits lie in the Great Dyke, a mountain range that runs the length of the country, rich in ferrochrome, platinum and gold deposits. Zimasco company has mined ferrochrome on the Great Dyke since the early 1900s and has been owned by local businesses, Union Carbide Corp. and Rio Tinto Plc.

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Army Puts Backers Off Multibillion

15-5-2019A plan to build Zimbabwe's biggest platinum mine at a cost of about $4 billion is floundering because a military stake in the project has deterred potential backers, known as Great Dyke Investments, through Pen East (Pty) Ltd., This wouldn't be the first time military involvement thwarted a mining project.

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Mines

Zimbabwe: start of a major platinum production project in 2020 Great Dyke Investments (GDI) announced on Tuesday that it is about to close the funding of darwendale, the largest metal project in Zimbabwe's platinum group. The Russian-Zimbabwe joint venture plans to start the construction of the mine in the first quarter of 2020.

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Platinum mines in south africa

History of mining in South Africa The key events. May 20 2019The first mine to be constructed in what is now South Africa began operations in 1852 a copper project that would go on to form the cornerstone of the town of Springbokfontein today Springbok in the Northern Cape province Commercial coal mining began 12 years later with the

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SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH PROGRAMME

mining application process, so that we can mobilise public opinion and encourage good practice in mining activities. In the next phase of the project we aim to advocate for change by engaging with the state, running educational initiatives in mining-affected

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Great Dyke of Zimbabwe

The Great Dyke of Zimbabwe is a layered mafic intrusion of igneous, metal-bearing rock that has been dated to approximately 2.5 billion years old. The dyke (or dike in American English) intrudes through the even older rocks of African craton, the core of oldest rocks forming the continent of Africa.

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China, e

19-8-2019Something needs to be done so that Responsible Mining, of all minerals but certainly including "battery" minerals such as nickel, cobalt, and rare-earth ores, can be the norm, and contribute to, not stand in the way of, a green technology future which helps the global realization of climate and sustainable development goals.

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Group Ten Metals Completes Drill Program at Platinum

1 Group Ten also holds the high-grade Black Lake-Drayton Gold project in the Rainy River district of northwest Ontario and the Kluane PGE-Ni-Cu project on trend with Nickel Creek Platinum's Wellgreen deposit in Canada's Yukon Territory. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Michael Rowley, President, CEO Director

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Improving recoveries of platinum and palladium from

Platinum concentrations fluctuate around the 24 h values. The oxidized PGE ores of the Great Dyke in Zimbabwe constitute a significant potential for future mining as soon as metallurgical problems have been solved and rates of recovery reached levels at which mining becomes economic.

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UPDATE 1

21-10-2019(Adds detail, background) HARARE, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Russian-Zimbabwean joint venture Great Dyke Investments (GDI) said on Tuesday it required a further $500 million for the first phase of its Zimbabwean platinum mining project and was in advanced talks with Russian and South African lenders for syndicated financing.

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Zimbabwe Eyes Platinum

1 A second $4 billion project is being developed by Great Dyke Investments, a venture between Russia's Vi Holding and Zimbabwean investors. Great Dyke has appointed African Export-Import Bank to raise $500 million to fund the first phase of a mine that will produce 290,000 ounces of platinum

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Group Ten Metals Completes Drill Program at Platinum

1 Group Ten also holds the high-grade Black Lake-Drayton Gold project in the Rainy River district of northwest Ontario and the Kluane PGE-Ni-Cu project on trend with Nickel Creek Platinum's Wellgreen deposit in Canada's Yukon Territory. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Michael Rowley, President, CEO Director

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$4.2 billion investment for Zimbabwe platinum mining

14-11-2018bullionbypost.uk Cypriot mining company Karo Resources, also known as Karo Mining Holdings, is to begin a platinum mining operation in central Zimbabwe, with an expected investment of $4.2 billion in order to assess the land, establish the mine, and begin operations. The company already operates around the Great Dyke area

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Tharisa pays $4.5m for stake in Zimbabwe platinum

13-6-2018Tharisa, a London-listed chrome producer, has paid $4.5m for a stake in a Zimbabwean platinum resource, as the country opens up to foreign mining following the downfall of Robert Mugabe. The 26.8 per cent stake in Kato Holdings will give Tharisa access to

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