Platinum and PGM flotation plants.


Consulmet's team of process engineers have considerable expertise in platinum and PGM's, and are frequently engaged by AngloPlatinum's various facilities.

Complete process plants

We can provide a complete processing solution for platinum from full scale production plants to pilot and demonstration plants. Sample Consulmet plants include:

→ Northam Platinum
→ Tweefontein

Applicable Production Ready Solutions

The following modules from Consulmet's Production Ready Range are applicable to platinum:


We provide customers with a full suite of project and study services for platinum projects, including:

  • project, study & construction management
  • process engineering
    • testwork programme design & management
    • flowsheet design
    • conceptualisation, mass and water balances, process flow diagrams, and detailed piping & instrumentation diagrams
    • equipment selection
    • plant audits
    • commissioning
  • multidiscipline design
    • mechanical and piping engineering
    • electrical and instrumentation engineering
    • civil and structural engineering
    • engineering design and certification to international standards
    • plant layout design
    • 3D draughting & modelling
  • project support services
    • estimating & scheduling
    • procurement & expediting
    • spares procurement & management
    • logistics (customs and quarantine clearances, freight and shipping)
  • → project infrastructure
    • power, water & fuel solutions
    • tailings storage facilities/dams
    • accomodation camps
    • air strips
    • access roads
    • earthworks & drainage
    • telecommunications & information technology
    • security
  • → plant upgrades and expansions
  • → plant operation, maintenance and training.