KZN Sands, South Africa
KZN Sands mineral sands operation is situated at Empangeni in KwaZulu-Natal. The operation, which employs about 700 people, consists of Fairbreeze Mine near Richards Bay, and the Central Processing Complex in Empangeni. Fairbreeze Mine, which opened in 2016, uses hydraulic mining to mine slurry for the primary wet plant at the mine site. The product of the primary wet plant is a heavy minerals concentrate that is transported to a Mineral Separation Plant (MSP) at the Empangeni Smelter Complex.
KZN Sands remains committed to developing and sustaining a culture that supports the highest performance in occupational health and safety by encouraging behavior and implementing processes, creating a sustainable, healthy, and safe environment for all stakeholders.
KZN Sands 6 Monthly Environmental Report