CRUSHING & SCREENING
Crushing and screening of ROM for various clients – <35mm. Building of product stockpiles and loading on-highway trucks. 50,000t/mth and operation of weighbridge.
Crushing of coal to ESKOM specifications > 40mm – 120 000 t/mth. Building and testing of product stockpiles.
Crushing of manganese ore to specification – 130 000 t/mth
The mine has been operational since 1993, and includes underground mining of Merensky and UG2 reefs at an average depth of 1,750 metres and surface operations which include a Merensky and UG2 concentrator plant, a smelter and base metals removal plant. Trollope Mining Services has been involved in materials handling around the concentrator plant and smelter. Work commenced in 1988. Materials handling around processing plant – clearing ROM, feeding various ROM bins, waste handling, hauling concentrate – various civils and crushing work. Total tonnage – 220 000 T/MTH.
DRILLING & BLASTING
TMS conducts Drilling & Blasting on various contracts where the client does not perform this function. This involves utilizing a combination of our in-house drilling capacity and subcontracting various blasthole drilling suppliers. Explosives and accessories are supplied by the major players in this service.
delivering a superior service
Traditionally operations were predominantly based in the coal sector, current operations have extended into platinum, andalusite, gold, phosphate, manganese, limestone and diamonds with strategic intent being to diversify into other mineral sectors and grow our geographical footprint into Africa.