Description: Richards Bay Minerals is proposing to mine heavy minerals from its approved Zulti South Mining Lease Area located along a 20km stretch of the KwaZulu-Natal coastline, south of Richards Bay and north of Port Durnford in KwaZulu-Natal.

Status: Tender

Type (Industry): Infrastructure

Region: KwaZulu-Natal

Sector: Private

Value: R 100 million+

Timing: 2013 onwards.

Notes: Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) has taken the first step towards extending its operations over a 20km strip of coastline south of the town in northern KwaZulu-Natal. This follows the signing of a land use agreement with the traditional authorities that represent the host communities that live on the land. The plan is for Zulti South to come online in phases to maintain production levels of 200 million tons a year.The first ton of ore should be delivered to the smelter in November next year. Zulti South phase one, which includes setting up new dry mining infrastructure in the Port Durnford area, is set to come on stream in the next few months and will extract about 2 500 tons of heavy minerals an hour. Zulti South phase two is set to start operating in 2021 at a lower production level of 1 250 tons an hour. Tenders for labour and services for various construction projects were distributed earlier this year.

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4 Responses

  1. Jonathan Greenway
    | Reply

    where can i get more info on this project?

    • Eldary Carpenter
      | Reply

      Good morning Jonathan

      Thank you for your valued enquiry.

      I have sent your details to a representative who will send you an e-mail shortly.

      Have a lovely afternoon.

      Kindest regards
      Eldary Carpenter

      • Natacha Lambert
        | Reply

        Hi There,

        Can you please also send me information about his project?

        Thank you.

        • Marlaine Andersen
          | Reply

          Thank you for your comment on the above Featured Project Blog. Please be advised that your company is subscribed to Private Projects, Patrick Dalton is the main user. So, if you log into the L2B website, and you search for PPA 10312, you will find the Zulti South Project.

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