Lichtenburg – North West
Sephaku Cements Aganang Quarry and Clinker plant, have been in operation since 2017. TMS is responsible for mining approximately 250 000t per month of limestone from 5 different pits to the clinker plant. Mining is done using 100t Caterpillar 992 front end loaders and 90t 777 haul trucks.
Opencast mining of sand overburden and phosphate ore. Other services – feeding ROM into material sizer, removal of tailings, rehabilitation and dewatering. The mining volumes will peak at 1,250,000m3 per month during month 29 of the contract. This project is situated in a highly sensitive coastal environment and requires special mining and rehabilitation methods so as to minimize the impact of the operation on the surrounding environment.