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Mine employee shot at point blank range

Written by elsabe. Posted in Mining

BRITS POS – BRITS – At Lonmin’s Eastplat Mine (Shaft 3), a male employee (54), as he entered the turnstiles at the mine to report for duty, was shot four times at point blank range on Tuesday, 26 March 2019. The victim succumbed to his injuries.

To read the full story, read our 29 March 2019 issue.

First 10 000 t of chrome concentrate shipped

Written by elsabe. Posted in Mining

BRITS POS – BRITS - Eastern Platinum’s (Eastplats’) Barplats Mines subsidiary, has shipped the first 10 000 t of chrome concentrate from its newly built Zandfontein Upper Group 2 tailings chrome retreatment facility at the Crocodile River Mine in Brits.

To read the full story, read our 15 February 2019 issue.

Re-treatment facility at Crocodile River Mine

Written by elsabe. Posted in Mining

BRITS POS – BRITS – Eastern Platinum (Eastplats) announced that it would start producing first chrome from its Crocodile River operations outside Brits in the fourth quarter after reporting good progress year-to-date with the commissioning of a re-treatment facility.

To read the full story, read our 31 August 2018 issue.