Nkomati optimises

The Nkomati nickel mine in South Africa wanted to achieve a major reduction in unplanned breakdowns and an increase in plant availability and reliability. Here’s how the mine achieved its goals

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A panoramic shot of the Nkomati nickel mine

A panoramic shot of the Nkomati nickel mine

The Nkomati nickel mine, established in 1997, is located in Machadodorp within the mineral-rich area of South Africa’s Limpopo Province. In 2007, Norsk ARM, the world’s third-largest copper producer...

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