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EXPOPEDIA2018 Mooinooi, North West Province Mooinooi is a mining town situated in the North West Province of South Africa. The town is located between Rustenburg and Brits and makes up part of the North West’s platinum belt. Mines in the town not only produce platinum but also chrome with Lonmin mine and Western Chrome mine the main mines in Mooinooi, among others. Venue: Mooinooi Golf Club Date: 26 September 2018 Time: 13:00 to 17:00 • • • • Lonmin mainly deals with exploring, mining, smelting, refining and marketing platinum. Although platinum is the main product at Lonmin, the mine also has chrome which is a saleable by-product produced from the mine’s PGMs. Lonmin’s main mining operation is Marikana, which accounts for 95% of Lonmin’s output. Exhibitors Automation, fall of ground management, track maintenance and fatigue management exhibitors are all welcome. Other exhibitors we would like to see include those involved with hopper maintenance, dust suppression, noise reduction and conveyor belt cleaning technology. Companies that supply equipment or products to the platinum mining industry are also welcome. Western Chrome mine comprises of three underground mines comprising two surface beneficiation plants and two tailings re-treatment plants. The mine uses two underground methods namely conventional scraper mining and trackless mechanised mining. The main products of the mine are metallurgical and chemical concentrates. Name of operation Lonmin Platinum mine Western Chrome mines Eland Platinum Hernic Ferrochrome Samancor TC Smelter Tharisa mine Type of operation Underground Underground Underground Processing Processing Open cast Owner of operation Lonmin Samancor Glencore South Africa Hernic Ferrochrome Samancor Tharisa Minerals Visitors • Lonmin Platinum mine • Western Chrome mine Operation information Eland Platinum mine Hernic Ferrochrome Samancor TC Smelter Tharisa mine Iron ore handling at Western Chrome mine. www.mteexpos.co.za/expopedia 33