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Gamsberg March 2019 Launch

Cutting the ribbon, officially opening Vedanta Zinc International's Gamsberg Mine in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. From left: Premier of the Northern Cape, Sylvia Lucas; Vedanta CEO, Srinivasan (Venkat) Venkatakrishnan; His Excellency, President Cyril Ramaphosa; Vedanta Chairman, Anil Agarwal; Vedanta Zinc International CEO, Deshnee Naidoo; Minister of Mineral Resources, Honourable Gwede Mantashe.
Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the official opening of Vedanta's Gamsberg MineCutting the ribbon, officially opening Vedanta Zinc International's Gamsberg Mine in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. From left: Premier of the Northern Cape, Sylvia Lucas; Vedanta CEO, Srinivasan (Venkat) Venkatakrishnan; His Excellency, President Cyril Ramaphosa; Vedanta Chairman, Anil Agarwal; Vedanta Zinc International CEO, Deshnee Naidoo; Minister of Mineral Resources, Honourable Gwede Mantashe.
President Cyril Ramaphosa on a tour of Vedanta Zinc International's new Gamsberg Mine
President Cyril Ramaphosa on a tour of Vedanta Zinc International's new Gamsberg Mine
Cindy Hendricks, Gamsberg electrical engineer, shows President Cyril Ramaphosa an augmented reality model of the Gamsberg open pit.
Cindy Hendricks and Wayne Hempel, electrical engineer and project engineer at Gamsberg, show President Cyril Ramaphosa an augmented reality model of the Gamsberg open pit. 
Vedanta Chairman, Anil Agarwal, speaking at the opening of Gamsberg 
President Cyril Ramaphosa on a site visit at the official opening of Gamsberg Mine.
Unveiling the plaque at the opening of Vedanta Zinc International's Gamsberg Mine in South Africa's Northern Cape Province: His Excellency, President Cyril Ramaphosa and Vedanta Chairman, Anil Agarwal.
President Cyril Ramaphosa and Minister Gwede Mantashe meeting some of the mining team at the Gamsberg site visit 
Cutting the ribbon, officially opening Vedanta Zinc International's Gamsberg Mine in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. From left: Vedanta CEO, Srinivasan (Venkat) Venkatakrishnan; His Excellency, President Cyril Ramaphosa; Vedanta Chairman, Anil Agarwal; Vedanta Zinc International CEO, Deshnee Naidoo; Minister of Mineral Resources, Honourable Gwede Mantashe.
Minister Gwede Mantashe's address at the Gamsberg Mine inauguration.

Gamsberg January 2019

V-Cut entry/exit, looking south               
Aerial view of Gamsberg 
Aerial view of Gamsberg plant and infrastructure 
Gamsberg concentrator main entrance evening
Aerial view of Gamsberg from N14 entrance 
Crushed ore stockpile
Gamsberg concentrator main entrance
East Pit looking South-east  
Aerial view of Gamsberg plant and infrastructure      V-Cut, looking south and merging into East Pit
Concentrate shed      
Tailings Storage Facility
Aerial view of Gamsberg plant and infrastructure

Gamsberg January 2018

Mining activity
Aerial view of Ball Mill
ROM Crusher area
Mining activity
Gamsberg Project plant construction
Tailings storage facility
Panoramic view Gamsberg Project
Pit activity
Access ramp
MV & LV substation construction
Stockpile reclaim tunnel & Stockpile feed conveyor
Continued Plant construction
Plant construction
South-Pit mining activity
Trucks-Pit activity
Gamsberg infrastructure development
ROM Crusher area
Gamsberg Project mining activity
Stockpile feed conveyor
V-Cut
Access ramp
Construction works
Aerial view Gamsberg Project
Aerial of Tailings storage facility
Plant construction

Gamsberg February 2018

ELB Laydown Area
Aerial The Gamsberg Project
Stockpile Feed Conveyor assembly
Gamsberg Project backdrop- ROM Crusher & Stockpile Feed Conveyor
Aggeneys Housing- Nuni, Kokerboom, Alwyn & Pella Street
Housing development construction
Mine activity
Access roads and Mine activity
Plant construction and Ball Mill
Nuni, Kokerboom, Alwyn & Pella Street-Staff housing construction
Substation contruction
Plant assembly
Flotation Tower Crane
Plant infrastructure construction
Close up of Stockpile Feed Conveyor
ROM Crusher area

Gamsberg March 2018

Plant construction
Flotation area
ROM Crusher with 8. Stockpile Feed Conveyor & Reclaim tunnel
Gamsberg Mining activity aerial view
Aerial view of concentrator plant, plant construction and Mine offices
The Gamsberg Project- Mining activity at the V-CutROM crusher area
Aerial view V-Cut
Nuni, Kokerboom, Alwyn & Pella Street staff housing development
Continued housing construction
MRSS transformer
EOT Crane structure erection
Tailings storage facility construction
Sag Mill girth gear erection
Tailings storage facility construction
 Flotation SFR tanks
Raw water line from Horseshoe dam
LV Substation construction
Tailings storage facility 
Tailings storage facility construction
LV Substation
Stockpile Feed Conveyor & Reclaim tunnel
Staff housing
MH Substation
Ball & Sag Mill assembly
Mill feed convertor & Pebble crusher
Zinc and Tailings thickener & Filter building
Stockpile Feed Conveyor
Nuni, Kokerboom, Alwyn & Pella Street

Gamsberg April 2018

Flotation building construction
N14 crossing of tailings & waterlines
Aerial view of Gamsberg mining activity
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Assay laboratory
Aerial-East Pit &  north access ramp
Overall concentrator view
Aggeneys housing development
Loading operations in West Pit
N14 crossing of tailings & waterlines
Pebble crusher feed conveyor
Stockpile tunnel
Main receiving substation
Tailings storage facility
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Flotation area and LV + MV substations
Aggeneys housing development
LV + MV substations
Drill block in East Pit
Flotation area

Gamsberg May 2018

Stockpile feed conveyor
ROM building
 South pit
MV & LV substation and EOT crane structure
Stockpile tunnel and Mill feed conveyor
Assay laboratory
MRSS yard 45MVA transformer
Stockpile feed conveyor construction
Overall view of the Gamsberg project
Raw water dam and pump station
Overall plant view
Mill feed and pebble crusher feed conveyors
MRSS yard
Tailings thickener
ROM construction in progress
EOT crane structure and Ball & SAG Mill
Neighbourhood and staff housing development
Water & tailing line
ROM pad
Gamsberg project offices
Fitter building and assay laboratory
Newly built staff housingAccess road to south pit
Tailings storage facility

Gamsberg June 2018 (updated)

Adjacent tailings storage facility
V-cut 1
West pit and access roads
Plant infrastructure (evening view)
Gamsberg mountain, mining and plant infrastructure
Dry chemical store
Main receiving sub-station
Run of mine (ROM) pad and stock pile feed conveyor construction
Light duty vehicle (LDV) refuel bay19
Plant infrastructure and main receiving sub-station
West pit
Waste rock dump aerial view
Inside the tailings thickener
Mining offices and semi autogenous grinding mill (SAG) feed conveyor belt
Bright Beginning pre-school extension construction
V-cut 2Transformer bays behind low voltage (LV) sub-station
Housing construction 2
Construction- run of mine (ROM) pad and of stock pile feed conveyor
Tailings thickener
Plant infrastructure and raw water dam
Aerial view- construction of entrance road
Plant construction (evening view)
Sodium cyanide and lime plant
Tailings storage facility
Diesel refuel tanks in bunded area
Ball mill discharge end
Stock pile feed conveyor
Run of mine (ROM) pad (crusher) construction
Housing construction 1
Waste rock dump storm water pond
Run of mine (ROM) pad and stock pile feed conveyor
Heavy mobile equipment (HME) refuel bay
Material handing's (inside sub-station)
Stockpile tunnel and semi autogenous grinding mill (SAG) feed conveyor
East pit

Gamsberg June 2018

East pit (facing north east) and Run of mine (ROM) pad
West pit, footwall
Main receivers substation
Raw water dam & pump station
North access ramp (NAR) Run of mine (ROM) pad and crusher
Housing construction 2
Plant infrastructure (looking north to N14)
De-watering area
East pit (looking east)
The Gamsberg Project
Filter building
West pit with Pella mountains in the horizon
Plant Infrastructure-North access ramp (NAR), Run of mine (ROM) pad and mining complex
Assay laboratory
Stock pile feed conveyor and stock pile tunnel
Gamsberg mountain, associated mine and plant infrastructure
V-cut (facing north)
Flotation and reagent area
Housing construction 1
Aerial view of flotation, reagents and de-watering
Run of mine (ROM) crusher under construction
V-Cut (looking north east) and view point
West pit with Aggeneys mountains in the horizon
Semi-Autogenous Grinding (SAG) mill feed conveyor belt infrastructure
Plant construction workforce
Aerial view of concentrator plant
Run of mine (ROM) construction

Gamsberg July 2018

Plant infrastructure aerial view
House - Murchison street
Aerial view of Gamsberg mining activity
Plant infrastructure construction
Tailings storage facility
Run of mine (ROM) pad
Stockpile feed conveyor
Aerial view of Sonstraaltjie early learning centre (ELC)
Mining activity
Aerial view - Bright Beginnings ELC extension
Plant infrastructure
Birdseye view of Gamsberg
Plant storm water dam construction
Panoramic view of Gamsberg
V-Cut
Medium Voltage (MV) substation
Stockpile feed conveyor
Bright Beginnings early learning centre (ELC)
Flotation 
Tailings thickener

Gamsberg August 2018

Construction activities at plant site
Plant infrastructure construction
Reservoir infrastructure at Pella
Looking towards Aggeneys from the V-Cut
East Pit looking north through V-Cut
Pella pump station
Storm water catchment dam
Bright Beginnings ELC extension construction
Feed conveyor to plant
North Access Ramp
East pit
New view point
Plant infrastructure - Thickener
Reservoir infrastructure at PellaLooking back into the mountain from the V-Cut
Storm water catchment dam
Birdseye view - Gamsberg
South pit
West pit

Gamsberg September 2018

ROM Pad building
Aerial view of permanent road construction
Drilling Activities in the East Pit
Tailings Storage Facility
Birdseye view, South Pit
Loading using back-hoe excavator, West Pit
Stockpile feed conveyor
View of stockpile feed conveyor towards mountain
Mining Offices 
Mining reservoir
East pit, looking North
V-cut, looking North
Plant flotation area
Mining ActivitiesGamsberg mine aerial view (waste rock dump, looking east)  
Storm water catchment dam
Permanent road construction from N14
West Pit     
ROM Pad, looking west

Gamsberg October 2018

Dewatering area
Crushed ore stockpile 
Ball mill
Wet-end of plant, Assay laboratory, LV and MV substation
Reagent mixing area
Aerial view of Gamsberg
Main receiving substation 
Top view of flotation 
Aerial view of Gamsberg mining area
Crushed ore stockpile
Flotation and dewatering area 
Pebble crusher area
Aerial view of Gamsberg
Aerial view of Gamsberg mining area 
Plant view at dawn

Gamsberg November 2018

Concentrate Shed
Gamsberg Operations looking south. Included is the N14 highway, Gamsberg Mountain with associated mining development and Process Plant Infrastructure
Tailing Storage Facility
South Pit ore mining activities
Mine looking east, showing V-Cut Exit Waste Rock Dump
Dump truck loaded with ore approaching the crush tipping point
New housing back of Duiker Street
New housing Steinkopf & Duiker Street
Operations Main Entrance
Birds-eye view of the Gamsberg Mountain looking eastwards showing mining infrastructure 
V-Cut development showing drilling activities
Dewatering Area
ROM (Run-Of-Mill) Pad showing ore material stockpile along the crusher  
N14 Entrance Construction
New housing Nuni Street
East Pit and V-cut development     
Mine entrance looking south through the V-cut

Gamsberg December 2018

Concentrate Shed
Gamsberg Operations looking south. Included is the N14 highway, Gamsberg Mountain with associated mining development and Process Plant Infrastructure
Tailing Storage Facility
South Pit ore mining activities
Mine looking east, showing V-Cut Exit Waste Rock Dump
Dump truck loaded with ore approaching the crush tipping point
New housing back of Duiker Street
New housing Steinkopf & Duiker Street
Operations Main Entrance
Birds-eye view of the Gamsberg Mountain looking eastwards showing mining infrastructure 
V-Cut development showing drilling activities
Dewatering Area
ROM (Run-Of-Mill) Pad showing ore material stockpile along the crusher  
N14 Entrance Construction
New housing Nuni Street
East Pit and V-cut development     
Mine entrance looking south through the V-cut

Gamsberg April 2017

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Gamsberg May 2017

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Gamsberg June 2017

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Gamsberg July 2017

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Gamsberg August 2017

Overview of Gamsberg mine development
Open pit mine development
Crusher civil foundation works
Temporary construction camp
Crusher civil foundation works
Open pit mine development
Site earthworks
Open pit mine developmentCrusher civil foundation works
Open pit mine development
Overview of Gamsberg mine development
Concentrator civil works
Open pit mine development
Crusher civil foundation works
Open pit mine development

Gamsberg Launch March 2019

Cutting the ribbon, officially opening Vedanta Zinc International's Gamsberg Mine in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. From left: Premier of the Northern Cape, Sylvia Lucas; Vedanta CEO, Srinivasan (Venkat) Venkatakrishnan; His Excellency, President Cyril Ramaphosa; Vedanta Chairman, Anil Agarwal; Vedanta Zinc International CEO, Deshnee Naidoo; Minister of Mineral Resources, Honourable Gwede Mantashe.
Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the official opening of Vedanta's Gamsberg MineCutting the ribbon, officially opening Vedanta Zinc International's Gamsberg Mine in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. From left: Premier of the Northern Cape, Sylvia Lucas; Vedanta CEO, Srinivasan (Venkat) Venkatakrishnan; His Excellency, President Cyril Ramaphosa; Vedanta Chairman, Anil Agarwal; Vedanta Zinc International CEO, Deshnee Naidoo; Minister of Mineral Resources, Honourable Gwede Mantashe.
President Cyril Ramaphosa on a tour of Vedanta Zinc International's new Gamsberg Mine
President Cyril Ramaphosa on a tour of Vedanta Zinc International's new Gamsberg Mine
Cindy Hendricks, Gamsberg electrical engineer, shows President Cyril Ramaphosa an augmented reality model of the Gamsberg open pit.
Cindy Hendricks and Wayne Hempel, electrical engineer and project engineer at Gamsberg, show President Cyril Ramaphosa an augmented reality model of the Gamsberg open pit. 
Vedanta Chairman, Anil Agarwal, speaking at the opening of Gamsberg 
President Cyril Ramaphosa on a site visit at the official opening of Gamsberg Mine.
Unveiling the plaque at the opening of Vedanta Zinc International's Gamsberg Mine in South Africa's Northern Cape Province: His Excellency, President Cyril Ramaphosa and Vedanta Chairman, Anil Agarwal.
President Cyril Ramaphosa and Minister Gwede Mantashe meeting some of the mining team at the Gamsberg site visit 
Cutting the ribbon, officially opening Vedanta Zinc International's Gamsberg Mine in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. From left: Vedanta CEO, Srinivasan (Venkat) Venkatakrishnan; His Excellency, President Cyril Ramaphosa; Vedanta Chairman, Anil Agarwal; Vedanta Zinc International CEO, Deshnee Naidoo; Minister of Mineral Resources, Honourable Gwede Mantashe.
Minister Gwede Mantashe's address at the Gamsberg Mine inauguration.

Gamsberg September 2017

Gamsberg Mining Activity
Expansion of housing development
Gamsberg Mining Activity
Access roads
Access roads to open pit mine development
6. Recently completed staff housing
New site housing development
Gamsberg Open pit
Access roads
Moolmans workshop
Assembled trucks at open pit mine development
Open pit mine development
Near completion staff house
Open pit min development
Open pit mine development
Overview open pit mine development
Biodiversity Quiver tree (Kokerboom)Aerial view housing development
Mine access roads
Open mine pit excavation
Access roads
Carport installations and staff houses
Gamsberg Mining progress

Gamsberg October 2017

Mining atop Gamsberg
The BMC Vision
Reservoir infrastructure at Pella
Aerial mining activity
Construction at Gamsberg
Construction and HDPE lined tailings
38 Km water pipe line
Gamsberg aerial
Aerial overview  Gamsberg housing
Aerial access ramp
Civil works Construction at Gamsberg
Gamsberg HDPE lined tailings
Construction at Gamsberg
Mining progress
Continued construction of Staff housing
Plant assembly
Access ramp progress
Steel works
Recently installed power line
Construction at Pella reservoir 2
Finalising water pipe line
All roads lead to Gamsberg
Access ramp opposite view
38 Km water pipe line 2HDPE lined tailings
Concentrator civil works
Construction at Pella reservoir
Staff housing development
Ground level access ramp

Gamsberg November 2017

Housing construction
Access road
Housing unit
TSF Tailings Dam Peripheral Drain
Orange street Housing site
Civil works Thickeners Tailings and Zinc
Mining activity at Gamsberg
MV & LV substation
Housing construction site
ELB on-site-camp
Orange street, Aggeneys housing construction
Plant construction
Bracken street Housing site
Aerial view of plant
TSF Liner works aerial
Civil works SAG Mill
TSF Liner works
Mining activity at Gamsberg
B & K Civil works Horseshoe Reservoir 2
Construction at Gamsberg South village
Run-of-mine (ROM) crusher
Ball mill installation
Plant construction activity

Gamsberg December 2017

Concentrator Plant construction
Mining Activities Gamsberg Aerial View
Concentrator Plant construction activities
Concentrator Plant construction activities
TSF Liner works
Aerial Mining Activities
Concentrator Plant construction activities
Pipeline Progress
Tailings storage facility activities
Pipeline Progress
Concentrator Plant construction activities
Brake Test Ramp
Mining Activities
Concentrator Plant construction activities
Mining Activities

Gamsberg 2016

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