Great Dyke platinum project takes shape The Herald

2018-8-31  Great Dyke, a joint mining venture between Russia and Zimbabwe, expects to produce up to 10 million tonnes of platinum group metals (PGMs) and 27 tonnes of gold per year.

Darwendale Platinum Project, Great Dyke, Zimbabwe

The Darwendale platinum project is an underground PGM mine being developed in the Great Dyke area of Zimbabwe. Image courtesy of James St. John. Darwendale is one of the biggest PGM deposits in the world. Image courtesy of NASA Earth Observatory. Mining for the project is expected to be started in 2021. Image courtesy of Kaupo Kikkas.

New Great Dyke platinum mine opens Nehanda Radio

2020-1-31  Great Dyke platinum project takes shape Aug 31, 2018 12,061 Great Dyke Investments is a joint venture between Russia’s Vi Holdings and Zimbabwe’s Landela Mining Venture (Pvt) Ltd.

Chrome-rich Great Dyke Area, Zimbabwe EJAtlas

2014-4-8  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.

GDI platinum mine opens Mining Zimbabwe

2020-1-31  Great Dyke Investments yesterday started mining on its Darwendale concessions after years of preparation. The first box cut, a single rectangular hole made in the surface of the earth was made yesterday and this serves as the opening of most

New Great Dyke platinum mine opens The Herald

2020-1-31  Great Dyke Investments is a joint venture between Russia’s Vi Holdings and Zimbabwe’s Landela Mining Venture (Pvt) Ltd. President Mnangagwa’s visit to Russia last year helped to unlock the

Great Dyke of Zimbabwe NASA

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

Ngezi Platinum Group Metals Mine, Zimbabwe

2021-3-6  Great Dyke reserves. Hartley and Ngezi are two of several platinum-bearing deposits hosted in Zimbabwe’s ‘Great Dyke’. The Great Dyke is a 450km-long mafic and ultramafic intrusive structure that runs through central Zimbabwe, with a maximum width of just 11km. Its platinum

Tagwirei swoops on US$500m platinum project

2019-10-24  Karo Mining Resources, driven by Tharisa Plc founder Loucas Pouroulis and his son Phoevos, was last year granted a platinum concession on the Great Dyke and expects to start developing a mine next

Great Dyke Investments Vi Holding

Darwendale deposit is a part of the Great Dyke and one of the world’s largest deposits of PGM resources. The deposit is 65 km away from the capital city of Harare. The Project is being implemented by Great Dyke Investments (Pvt) Ltd, a Joint Venture established on 50/50 basis between Russian and Zimbabwean companies — a subsidiary of Vi

Geochemistry and mineralogy of platinum-group

2003-1-23  The Great Dyke layered intrusion is of linear shape and trends over 550 km NNE at a maximum width of about 11 km, and cuts Archean granites and greenstone belts of the Zimbabwe craton (Worst 1960).Stratigraphically, the layered series of the Great Dyke is divided into a lower Ultramafic Sequence of dunites, harzburgites, olivine bronzitites and pyroxenites, with narrow layers of chromitite

REFLECTIONS ON SUPPORT DESIGN IN GEOTECHNICALLY

2021-3-26  sound mining practices. This research endeavours to analyse and improve the support systems used in geotechnically challenging ground conditions for Great Dyke platinum mines by analysing the current support systems and recommending effective support system thereof. Various techniques were used to determine the quality of ground conditions

Minerals Free Full-Text The Fate of Platinum-Group

Diverse studies were performed in order to investigate the behavior of the platinum-group minerals (PGM) in the weathering cycle in the Bushveld Complex of South Africa and the Great Dyke of Zimbabwe. Samples were obtained underground, from core, in surface outcrops, and from alluvial sediments in rivers draining the intrusions. The investigations applied conventional mineralogical methods

Platinum Exploration Projects Update New Large Funded

2015-11-13  extension of the Great Dyke known for platinum to the north in Zimbabwe and crossing into South Africa. JOGMEC can earn a 37% interest in the project by funding $3.2m in exploration expenditures over 4 years. Platinum Group Metals Ltd. will hold a 37% interest and a private South African BEE firm will hold a 26% interest.

Case studies of simultaneous mining & mineral

Presented at The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Platinum Conference 2012 By Steve Burks Whittle Consulting Case studies of simultaneous mining and mineral processing optimization applied to platinum and nickel operations Abstract This paper develops the themes explained at the previous SAIMM Platinum conference by Whittle and Burks 1.

A record of assimilation preserved by exotic minerals

2019-1-1  1. Introduction. Platinum-group element (PGE) mineralisation in layered intrusions typically occurs as stratiform reefs in the lower to central portions of an intrusive body, following some degree of magmatic differentiation (e.g. Maier, 2005; Naldrett, 2004).Stratiform PGE deposits hosted exclusively in the lowermost, least evolved peridotitic or pyroxenitic portions 1 of a layered intrusion

Tonderai CHIKANDE Mining Engineer Master of

A study was done to evaluate the adequacy of tendon support used at a Great Dyke platinum mine in anisotropic jointed rockmass. A comprehensive analysis of the geotechnical data collected was done

Mr Tawanda Zvarivadza Midlands State University

25th International Mining Congress and Exhibition of Turkey (IMCET2017). April 11-14, Antalya-Turkey, pp. 322 332. Chikande, T and Zvarivadza, T. (2017). Comparative study of ANFO versus Emulsion use in anisotropic jointed rock mass: A case study of platinum mining on Zimbabwe Great dyke.

Zimbabwe Leans Forward PMI

2021-3-1  Zimbabwe faced more than its share of challenges even prior to the global pandemic. Its currency had collapsed and inflation had surged to more than 700 percent. The country's efforts to curb damage from COVID-19 were further hampered by drug short-ages and strikes by nurses and other public workers. Yet, by the tail end of 2020, major projects in mining, agriculture, energy and

David Brown Chairman Of The Board Great Dyke

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GENERAL ASPECTS OF THE GREAT DYKE OUP

The Great Dyke is a linear intrusion of mafic and ultramafic rocks that cuts across the Zimbabwe Craton (Fig. 1). The Craton comprises dominantly Archaean rocks and is bounded by the Zambezi metamorphic belt in the north, the Mozambique belt to the east and the Limpopo belt to the south. The Great Dyke, aligned approximately NNE, is 550 km in

REFLECTIONS ON SUPPORT DESIGN IN GEOTECHNICALLY

2021-3-26  sound mining practices. This research endeavours to analyse and improve the support systems used in geotechnically challenging ground conditions for Great Dyke platinum mines by analysing the current support systems and recommending effective support system thereof. Various techniques were used to determine the quality of ground conditions

Minerals Free Full-Text The Fate of Platinum-Group

Diverse studies were performed in order to investigate the behavior of the platinum-group minerals (PGM) in the weathering cycle in the Bushveld Complex of South Africa and the Great Dyke of Zimbabwe. Samples were obtained underground, from core, in surface outcrops, and from alluvial sediments in rivers draining the intrusions. The investigations applied conventional mineralogical methods

Characterizing and recovering the platinum group

2004-9-1  Most platinum minerals are associated with the copper sulfides and palladium with the nickel sulfides. The ore also contains less than 1% quartz but significant amounts of talc and serpentine (MgO). Platinum was long known to exist in the arsenide form (sperrylite, PtAs 2) in

Case studies of simultaneous mining & mineral

Presented at The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Platinum Conference 2012 By Steve Burks Whittle Consulting Case studies of simultaneous mining and mineral processing optimization applied to platinum and nickel operations Abstract This paper develops the themes explained at the previous SAIMM Platinum conference by Whittle and Burks 1.

A record of assimilation preserved by exotic minerals

2019-1-1  1. Introduction. Platinum-group element (PGE) mineralisation in layered intrusions typically occurs as stratiform reefs in the lower to central portions of an intrusive body, following some degree of magmatic differentiation (e.g. Maier, 2005; Naldrett, 2004).Stratiform PGE deposits hosted exclusively in the lowermost, least evolved peridotitic or pyroxenitic portions 1 of a layered intrusion

Mr Tawanda Zvarivadza Midlands State University

25th International Mining Congress and Exhibition of Turkey (IMCET2017). April 11-14, Antalya-Turkey, pp. 322 332. Chikande, T and Zvarivadza, T. (2017). Comparative study of ANFO versus Emulsion use in anisotropic jointed rock mass: A case study of platinum mining on Zimbabwe Great dyke.

Zimbabwe Leans Forward PMI

2021-3-1  Zimbabwe faced more than its share of challenges even prior to the global pandemic. Its currency had collapsed and inflation had surged to more than 700 percent. The country's efforts to curb damage from COVID-19 were further hampered by drug short-ages and strikes by nurses and other public workers. Yet, by the tail end of 2020, major projects in mining, agriculture, energy and

Thesis Other bibliographies Cite This For Me

2020-6-18  Translating mitigation measures proposed in environmental impact statements into planning conditions: Promises and practices by multinational platinum mining firms along the Great Dyke of Zimbabwe. Environmental Science & Policy, 57, pp.10-21.

Phoscorite-Carbonatite Pipe Complexes Johnson

2021-4-28  The background to a project in Brazil is described that has found promising concentrations of platinum group elements (PGEs) in phoscorite-carbonatite complexes. Further geochemical and mineralogical research is underway to determine their potential as ore deposits. The well-established industrial demand and current level of prices for the platinum group metals have encouraged the