Commodities > Pgms

Innovation and technology give Tharisa the upper hand

Mining platinum group metals in South Africa is not for the faint hearted – falling platinum prices, union and labour issues and low profitability are just some of the issues – but Tharisa Minerals, a junior PGM and chrome producer operating its namesake mine near Rustenburg, is turning this perception on its head.

Commodities > Pgms

Innovation and technology give Tharisa the upper hand

Mining platinum group metals in South Africa is not for the faint hearted – falling platinum prices, union and labour issues and low profitability are just some of the issues – but Tharisa Minerals, a junior PGM and chrome producer operating its namesake mine near Rustenburg, is turning this perception on its head.

Innovation and technology give Tharisa the upper hand

Big ambitions: Tharisa aims to produce 200,00ozpa of PGM concentrate and 2Mtpa of chrome concentrate by 2020