PROPOSED WESTERN PLATINUM KTD1 TAILINGS RESIDUE STOCKPILE REMINING IN NORTH WEST PROVINCE.
The applicant (Western Platinum (Pty) Ltd) is applying for a waste management license (WML) for the remining of the existing KTD 1 Tailings residue stockpile ( KTD1 Tailings Storage Facility – KTD1 TSF). The KTD1 TSF is a dormant residue stockpile containing historical PGM and Chrome tailings, the residue stockpile will be remined using hydro mining and mechanical remining. The project aims to extend the Life of Mine (LOM) by processing a new feed source which includes the recovery of fine chrome and platinum group metals. No new infrastructure is proposed as part of this application, it is only for the remining activity itself.
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