|Operating and projected platinum mines in/near Sekhukhune (Continued)|
|Mine||Controlling company||Local Municipality|
|Loskop||Boynton||Elias Motsoaledi LM|
|Kliprivier||Nkwe||Within 30km of GSDM|
|Tinderbox||Placer Dome||Elias Motsoaledi LM|
|Berg||Platfields||Within 30km of GSDM|
Source: Goode, R and Granville, A (2006). Mining expansion and employment in Sekhukhuneland:
Expectations and impediments..
In addition to the list above, there are also a number of other PGM prospects in or around the Sekhukhune District area.
(b) Prospects for the future
Much attention has been given recently to the anticipated platinum mining explosion in Sekhukhune. There are 3 areas where the new platinum mines will be concentrated:
√ The Lebowakgomo District (South).
√ Groblersdal – Cluff mining.
√ The Dilokong or Burgersfort/Steelpoort corridor (Techso, undated).
The Sekhukhune District recently commissioned an investigation into potential global demand for the key minerals found in its jurisdiction. The results are presented in the table below.
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