Tronox Granted Water Permit For Fairbreeze Mine In South AfricaSep 16, 2013 - Press Releases
“Granting of the water use license marks a major milestone for Tronox. It means that we can commence building the required operational infrastructure to have Fairbreeze up and running in 2015. This is great news for the region, our employees and business partners, and all the stakeholders who will benefit from Fairbreeze’s tremendous economic potential. As we enter this next phase, we remain steadfast in our commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability, and look forward to our continued role as an active and responsible citizen in the local community,” said
The Water Use License is the last environmental permit necessary for
Titanium ore, zircon and other minerals mined at Fairbreeze will replace ore from the Tronox KZN Sands Hillendale mine that will cease production at the end of this year. Arran noted that
The new mine will bring significant economic benefits to the KwaZulu-Natal region of South Africa. The mine will preserve more than 1,000 permanent and contractor positions and generate an additional 1,000 indirect jobs.
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