Tswelopele pelletising and sintering plant
During the 2012 year the Tswelopele pelletising and sintering plant was completed on schedule and within budget with the R900 million plant being hot commissioned on 7 October and reaching its designed production capacity within two months of operation. In addition, we congratulate the project team on its outstanding safety record with over 1.6 million man hours being worked on the project without any lost time injuries.
Lion II ferrochrome plant
The 360 000 tonnes per annum (tpa) Phase II of the Lion ferrochrome plant (Lion II) has increased the Glencore-Merafe Chrome Venture’s total installed capacity to over 2.3 million tpa. This smelter, based on the energy efficient Premus technology.