A joint venture of Nornickel and African Rainbow Mine rals, Nkomati is the only South African producer of nickel concentrate located 300 km east of Johannesburg. Nkomatis performance is reflected in Nornickels financial results using a proportional consolidation method based on its 50% ownership.
The Nkomati mine is a large mine in the north east of South Africa near Machadodorp in Mpumalanga. Nkomati represents one of the largest nickel reserves in South Africa having estimated reserves of 408.6 million tonnes of ore grading 0.33% nickel . 1
Commodity: Nickel Moolmans was awarded the contract for Nkomati open cut mining operations by the Nkomati JV in December 2013, with five year contract beginning in July 2014. Moolmans provides a full mining service, including bush clearing, top soil stripping, drilling and blasting, loading and hauling of ore and waste, and re handling operations.
Nkomati Mines plan to scale down ahead of care and maintenance continues to progress. Final production has been delayed to February 2021, mainly as a result of the lockdown and mining optimisations which have extended production marginally.
Nkomati Nickel Mine 547 followers on LinkedIn. Nkomati Nickel Mine is a mining amp; metals company based out of South Africa.
Unique features: Nkomati is the only primary nickel producer in South Africa. It is a low cost producer and, in the 1998/99 financial year, operated at an average cash cost of 84c/lb nickel net of...