The Salvage Yard was formally introduced to manage the waste stream on Two Rivers Platinum Mine in accordance to environmental and other legislation.
The main focus is to reduce the cost of production by re-introducing refurbished items into the supply stream of the mine, and to dispose of all waste in a profitable and environmental friendly manner.
We constantly strive to up-cycle or repurpose items in the waste stream in an effort of creating value to the mine.
An on-site management services was introduced, owned and operated by local community members. Damara Masha JV as the on-site service provider.
Another community project was also established by the name Boikgafo. They fabricate demarcation pipes as well as S-Hooks and Charging sticks.
A bailer as well as composting machine was provided for Boikgafo. They started bailing plastic bottles and paper and the bails gets sold to a recycling company outside Steelpoort – Compost was also made and sold, these initiatives reduced the waste to landfill by approximately 30% .
All remaining scrap material is sold on a monthly tender.