Impala Platinum No 20 Shaft Project
Type: Shaft Sinking, Impala Platinum Mine
Construction Date: August 2005 - 2011
Location: Rustenburg, South Africa
S 25.422559° E 27.157152°
The Impala Platinum Shaft 20, situated close to Sun City started early 2005. During stabilization of the shaft rock face Vibrating Wire Strain Gauges were installed at various pre-determined positions. Strain Gauges were installed in a two dimensional rosette (horizontal and vertical) formation and embedded with shotcreet.
Impala Platinum Mine Instrumentation consists of the following:
Installed Instruments Specification:
Consulting Engineers: TWP Consulting
Contractors: Murray & Roberts, Grinaker LTA
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