Tharisa’s R1bn Vulcan plant on track for production by year end
Facility expected to improve chrome recoveries by 20 percentage points to 82%, leading to lower production costs
Chrome and platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Tharisa has begun extensive testing of its R1bn Vulcan ultrafine chrome recovery plant, which remains on track for its first saleable production by the end of 2021.
JSE and London-listed Tharisa operates a mine near Brits in the North West and has two plants to recover chrome and PGMs, Voyager and Genesis. Its research & development team has developed a process to catch fine particles of chrome that pass through conventional chrome-processing circuits...