Nelpan Sand and Clay Project

OWNERSHIP
MR S Chetty (Owner of S&J Mining and Consortium) owns 50% of Nelpan (Pty) Ltd. 

 

PROJECT LOCATION
The project is situated on Portion 13 of the farm Doornrug, Highveld, Witbank Mpumalanga

 

RESOURCE
2 Mining permits was granted by the DMR on a 3ha portion for the mining of sand and Clay

 

MINING METHOD
Opencast - selective Mining
The Mine will be supported by sophisticated geological models and mine planning systems that combine to produce detailed, optimised schedules to ensure customer expectations of quality and quantity are consistently met in a timely manner

 

PRODUCT
The Nelpan / Doornrug is a deposit of sand, clay and coal which can be exploited by opencast extraction. The sand includes a lower grade of Silica Sand (Quality ranging from 82% to 92%) which would be introduced to the market

 

TARGET DEVELOPMENT
Currently the Joint Venture is still in negotiation related to commencement of mining and sales activities, and mining will commence upon finalization of the agreement reached between the parties.

 

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Development will commence 2014,
  2. Two Mining Permits was granted by DMR on a 3ha mining area
  3. Environmental Authorization was granted on Portion 13
  4. Approved EMP
  5. Water use license application was submitted
  6. Application for Prospecting Right was submitted to the DMR