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Bakubung to hit full production 26 months early

Wesizwe’s Bakubung Platinum Mine will achieve full production 26 months earlier than planned, following an optimisation study approved by the board on 12 March. The initial 230 ktpm production level is now planned for October 2020, as opposed to...

Platinum woes see Bakubung go mechanised

Wesizwe’s Bakubung Platinum Mine will switch to partially mechanised mining, reducing the number of employees at steady state by 235 to 3 135. This is one of the main outcomes of the optimisation study approved by the Wesizwe board on 12 March....

Wesizwe approves Bakubung optimisation plan

The Bakubung Platinum Mine optimisation study was approved by the Wesizwe board on 12 March, it has reported. COO Paul Smith told an investors and media briefing that 17% of the total project had been completed to date, with the main and...