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EXPOPEDIA2018 Amandelbult, Limpopo Venue: Amandelbult Recreation Club Date: 8 November 2018 Time: 13:00 to 17:00 Key suppliers engaging with engineers from Amandelbult Mines. Dishaba Mine, located 40km south of Thabazimbi and 15km north of the town of Northam in South Africa’s Limpopo province, produces platinum group metals (PGM). Dishaba is one of the nine South African platinum mines wholly owned by world's largest platinum producer, Anglo American Platinum. The mine has operated as a stand-alone unit since 2009 after Anglo Platinum's Amandelbult section was split into two mines, namely Tumela and Dishaba. The Tumela mine consists of three vertical and four decline shafts and has two production areas: the Tumela Lower mine and Tumela Upper mine, which are operated at depths ranging from 160m and 850m beneath the surface. The mine is operated under a mining right that covers a total area of 31km² in the north-western section of the Bushveld Igneous Complex (BIC), the richest source of PGM worldwide. Operation information Dishaba Mine became a stand-alone operational entit