Arkein Capital Partners

2nd Floor, North Tower

90 Rivonia Road

Sandton, 2057

South Africa

Tel: +27 (0) 11 684 1286

Tel: +27 (0)10 286 1172

Arkein Capital Partners

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About Us

In 2011, Arkein International identified a titanium bearing slag owned by Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium (, a subsidiary of Evraz Plc ( located in South Africa and appointed Hatch ( to conduct feasibility studies aimed at developing a viable business model to extract the titanium and produce a coated rutile titanium pigment.  Nyanza Light Metals (Pty) Ltd is company that was set up jointly by Arkein International (80%) and Evraz (20%) to develop the titanium pigment project.

Key Highlights

  • Project Country– Republic of South Africa.
  • Current project stage – concluded scoping study (FEL1) and now at an advanced pre-feasibility stage (FEL2).
  • Secured resource size of 10 million tons of an available 35 million tons.
  • Life of project on secured resource of 40 years (> 100yrs on available resource).
  • Production target at steady state of 50,000 tons per annum of titanium pigment.
  • Long term titanium pigment price forecast of US$3,800 – 4,000 per ton  (
  • Forecast Steady state revenue of US$ 300 million per annum.
  • Total feasibility costs – US$ 9.5 million (2% of Project funding).
  • Project total funding at financial close – US$400 million.
  • Ungeared project internal rate of return (IRR) above 40%.
  • Construction date  – 1st Quarter 2016.
  • Commissioning date – 1st quarter 2018.

“Arkein Capital is a dynamic place with interests across the continent. Managing the money in a fast moving, entrepreneurial and pan african business is not for the faint hearted. It keeps you on your toes and always up to date with legislation across different jurisdictions! I wouldn’t trade it for the world.”

– Ian Cameron, Chief Financial Officer @ Arkein Group

Our Achievements

Through targeted investments and partnerships, Arkein aims to make a meaningful difference on the continent, thereby assisting in the stimulation of economic growth and value addition, ultimately leading to the improvement of the lives of its inhabitants.

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