Our platinum mining operations are in South Africa, in the country’s North West, Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces.
Platinum's South African operations are in the Rustenburg area of the North West province where the company conducts underground mining at Khomanani, Bathopele, Siphumelele, Thembelani and Khuseleka mines, and Amandelbult Section’s two mines, Tumela and Dishaba. Underground mining is also carried out at Bafokeng-Rasimone, Kroondal and Marikana joint ventures.
Operations on the eastern limb of the Bushveld Complex include
the Modikwa and Mototolo joint ventures, with African Rainbow
Minerals and XK Platinum Partnership respectively. UG2 is one of
the two main platinum-bearing reefs in the Bushveld Complex; the
other is the Merensky Reef.
Further to the north is Mogalakwena, an open cast operation, and
Lebowa Platinum. Platinum is also in a joint venture at Pandora
(42.5%) and has 50:50 pooling and sharing agreements with Aquarius
Platinum covering the shallow reserves of the Kroondal and Marikana
mines and portions of the reserves at Thembelani and Khuseleka.