Palabora Mining Company (PMC)

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Palabora Mining Company (PMC) : Lift II Project (Ongoing)

Darner Engineering is awarded the contract to Engineer and Commissioning all Control Software on PCS7 with APL for both Surface and Underground operations on the Lift II Project. This includes :

  • Pre-Engineering
  • I/O Lists
  • Functional Design Specifications
  • PLC and SCADA Engineering on PCS7 with APL
  • Factory Acceptance Test
  • Site Acceptance Test
  • Cold Commissioning
  • Hot Commissioning
  • Optimization
  • Hand-Over

The sections included in this project is the following :

Surface Operations :

  • Auto Mills Plant
  • Secondary Milling Plant
  • New Flotation Plant

Underground Operations :

  • Plant Room 2
  • Bulk Air Cooler 5
  • Bulk Air Cooler 6
  • Condenser Spray Chamber No. 2
  • Switch Back and Footprint de-watering plants
  • Ventilation Doors
  • MV and HT Reticulation
  • Underground conveyors systems from Crushers to Service
  • Temporary Crusher
  • Crusher 5
  • Crusher 6


PMC Underground : Underground Operations Canary Historian and Topview SMS Reporting


Darner Engineering engineers, implements and commission a Historian - SMS solution to inform key personnel when production parameters is about to go about of bounds.