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Investors waking up to platinum after metal trades at biggest discount...

THERE would be a narrowing in the platinum deficit to 345,000 ounces following a significant pulse this year in demand for platinum in exchange...

Northam raises R1.35bn under note programme, makes further in-roads into debt

NORTHAM Platinum said it had completed the private placement of domestic term notes worth R1.35bn in a book-build that was oversubscribed. The funds raised would...

RBPlat fine tunes 2018 PGM output to top-end of 280,000 oz,...

ROYAL Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) nudged down the top end of its full-year platinum group metal (PGM) production for its 2018 financial year to no...

Palladium hits record $1,600/oz after Russian bans scrap exports

PALLADIUM reached a record $1,600 per ounce on Tuesday after Russia announced it was planning to ban exports of precious metals scrap, said Reuters. “There...

Amplats fires 643 at Mototolo Mine amid eight-day unprotected strike

ANGLO American Platinum (Amplats) said today it had dismissed 643 employees at Mototolo Mine in the Limpopo province following unprotected strike action which began...

Cash flush platinum miners still have their reasons for striking a...

THE Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union's (AMCU's) expectations of a new wage deal for its platinum miners significantly over inflation will be high...

Implats bets big time on palladium price with R11.4bn cash swoop...

IMPALA Platinum (Implats) has bet big time on the palladium market following an announcement today of an R11.4bn cash offer for North American Palladium...

AMCU appeal against Lonmin takeover to be heard on April 2,...

AN appeal by the Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union (AMCU) against the proposed takeover of Lonmin by Sibanye-Stillwater would be heard in the...

PTM, Implats extend study into Waterberg JV in effort to boost...

IMPALA Platinum (Implats) has been given an additional four to five months before making an investment decision on whether to proceed with the Waterberg...

AMCU opening wage demand unlikely to win support of PGM producers

SOUTH African platinum group metal (PGM) producers were unlikely to agree to the R17,000 per month minimum wage asked by the Association of Mineworkers...