Previous Projects

The following table summarises some of the projects that Metallicon has been involved in.

CLIENTS
COMMODITY
PROJECTS
AREA
Anglo Platinum
PGM
PGM
PGM
PGM
- Optimisation PGM concentrators and implement "Two Concentrate" Process
- Development of fine grinding flow sheets and process design criteria
- Chrome from UG2 tailings spiral plant process design.
- PGM tailing re-treatment process design up to CBE
RSA, Eastern Limb
RSA
RSA, Eastern & Western Limb
RSA, Eastern Limb
Aquarius Platinum
PGM
- De-bottlenecking study and process review of a 220 000 tpm PGM and chromite concentrator
RSA, Western Limb
Ausenco
Chrome
- Spiral and DMS plant design reviews
RSA, Western Limb
Barrick Africa
PGM
- PGM concentrator test work and process design review
RSA, Western Limb
Confidential Client
Gold
- Managing test programme and conceptual design of a gold refinery
Mali
Discovery Metals
Base Metals
Base Metals
Copper, Nickel
- Managing of the pre-feasibility and feasibility studies for a 250 000 tpm base metal concentrator
- Management of metallurgical test programme
- Client representative for bankable feasibility study of a copper concentrator
Botswana
Botswana
Botswana
Eastplats
PGM
PGM
PGM
PGM
- Technical support & process optimisation of a 80 000 tpm PGM concentrator
- Pre-feasibility study of 150 000 tpm PGM concentrator
- Metallurgical characterisation of UG2 ore reserve
- Clients representative on bankable feasibility of a 180 000 tpm PGM concentrator
RSA, Western Limb
RSA, Western Limb
RSA, Western Limb
RSA, Western Limb

E&PC

Chrome
- Process design and equipment selection for a chrome plant
RSA
Confidential Client
Confidential
- Review and benchmarking of all roll players in platinum industry for potential investment
RSA
First Uranium
Uranium
Uranium
Uranium
- Competent person report on process plant design
- Option study and pre-feasibility study on two uranium plants
- Management of test programme
RSA, North West

Global Splash

Gold
- Gold plant metallurgical consulting
Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Golden Falls Mining
Diamonds
Diamonds
- Design review and optimisation of diamond plant
- Review of diamond plant metallurgical accounting
RSA, Northern Cape
RSA, Northern Cape

Graphit Kropfmuhl AG

Graphite
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-
Concentrator optimisation
Concentrator pre-feasibility
Zimbabwe,
Mozambique
Green Team International
Copper
Uranium
- Managing test work and pre-feasibility study of copper concentrator
- Owner's metallurgical team for Swakop Uranium Husab project bankable feasibility study
Namibia
Namibia

Hard Creek Nickel

Nickel
- Review of historical test work
Canada

Hernic Ferrochrome

Ferrochrome
- Process, SHE and engineering audit on a 300 tph ferrochrome slag jigging plant.
RSA, Western Limb

Impala Platinum

PGM
PGM
- Process audit and optimisation of PGM concentrator
- Third party design review of a new concentrator
RSA, Western Limb
RSA, Western Limb

K’Enyuka Projects

Nickel
Copper
Mineral Sands
- Review of Activox plant design and feasibility study
- Competent Persons Report (NI/43101) for copper concentrator
- Test work and feasibility study for heavy minerals concentrator
Botswana
Botswana
RSA, West Coast

Kentz

Gold
- Feasibility study of brownfields tailing treatment project for Harmony
RSA, Mpumalanga

Lonplats

PGM
PGM
PGM
PGM
Assay Laboratory
- Monitoring of off-gas treatment plant on smelter
- Commissioning and optimisation of NiSO4 circuit on a base metal refinery
- Head of independent peer review for smelter, BMR and PMR expansion
- Consultant on concentrator optimisation
- Time and motion study on assay laboratory
RSA, Western Limb
RSA, Western Limb
RSA, Western Limb
RSA, Western Limb
RSA, Western Limb

Manhattan Corporation

Lead/Zinc
Coal
- Independant reveiw of lead/zinc concentrator design
- Investigating coal processing opportunities
RSA, Northern Cape
Ethiopia

Matomo Projects

PGM
PGM
- Flow sheet verification and design checks for reagent facility
- Design checks and commissioning input for a range of installations including pebble crushing, chrome and PGM processing plants
RSA, Western Limb
RSA, Zimbabwe

Metanza

Chrome/PGM
Vanadium
Ferrochrome
Diamonds
Coal
 
Various
- Technical support on various chrome and PGM concentrators
- Conceptual design of vanadium project
- Conceptual design of ferrochrome recovery plant
- Design review of diamond recovery plant
- Design review of 200 ktpm metallurgical and thermal coal washing plant
- Design review of 200 ktpm export coal washing plant
- Test work support on Rados XRF ore sorter
RSA
RSA
RSA, Eastern Limb
RSA, Northern Cape
RSA, Mpumalanga
RSA, Mpumalanga
RSA

Metorex

Chrome
- Independent referee on chrome processing plant
RSA, Western Limb

Murray and Roberts

Coal
- Scoping study on 35Mtpa coal processing plants
RSA, Limpopo

Palabora Mining

Copper
Copper
Copper
- Order of magnitude estimate for brownfields and greenfields life of mine extension
- Review of historical test work and plant design
- Technical plant audit
RSA, Limpopo
RSA, Limpopo
RSA, Limpopo

Pan African Resources

PGM
PGM
- PGM recovery from chrome plant tailings process design
- Residue dump sampling and management of test word programme
RSA, Western Limb

Partners in Performance

PGM
- Independent concentrator operations audit
RSA, Western Limb

Rockwell Diamonds

Diamonds
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-
Operations audit and optimisation.
Process design of alluvial diamond plant
RSA, Northern Cape

RSV

Copper
- Competent persons report (JSE) on copper concentrator
Botswana

SRK

Zinc
- Due diligence on zinc operations
Namibia, RSA-Northern Cape

Standard Bank

Copper
- Due diligence on copper project
Zambia

Sylvania Resources

Chrome/PGM
Chrome/PGM
Chrome/PGM
- Process design of PGM and chrome plants
- Technical assistance in commissioning of PGM recovery from chrome tailings plants
- Operation and management of PGM recovery from chrome tailings plants
RSA
RSA
RSA

Tantalus Rare Earths

Rare Earth Elements
- Test work scope definition and test work management
Madagascar

Xstrata Chrome

Chrome
- Chrome from UG2 tailings process design criteria
RSA, Western Limb

Xstrata Platinum

PGM
PGM
PGM
- Design review on 250 000 tpm PGM concentrator
- Concentrator operation review and optimisation
- Mine and concentrator metallurgical accounting review and optimisation
RSA, Western Limb
RSA, Western Limb
RSA, Western Limb

Zincore

Lead
- Management of process design and metallurgical test work
Peru
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