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High metal prices to boost AngloPlat earnings

Anglo Platinum, the world's largest platinum producer, says it expects to report increased first half earnings on the back of higher metal prices.

Ramaphosa takes seat at Lonmin board

Cyril Ramaphosa was appointed to Lonmin's board after a deal, in which Ramaphosa's Shanduka Resources bought a stake in Incwala Resources, was consummated.

Aquarius may lose 2,000 oz from Marikana

Aquarius Platinum said its 4 shaft at the Marikana mine near Rustenburg could be suspended for two weeks cutting output by up to 2,000 ounces.

Aquarius suspends output at Marikana

Aquarius Platinum has suspended production at its Marikana mine following the death of five miners contracted through Murray & Roberts.

NUM stands firm on Implats wage demands

A union at Impala Platinum says it will stick to its 15% pay rise demand in mediation talks next week but wants a quick end to the dispute.

AngloPlat still out in the cold

Anglo Platinum has still not converted any of its old order mining rights into new order mining rights more than two years after Anglo American CEO Cynthia Carroll reckoned the situation was sorted.

Aquarius shares dented by safety review

Shares in Aquarius Platinum are down more than 7% after the company said a safety review at its Blue Ridge Mine in Mpumalanga would have a negative impact on production in the short term.

Aquarius implements safety review at Blue Ridge

Aquarius Platinum has undertaken a critical and comprehensive review of the mine plan and safety procedures and practices at the Blue Ridge Platinum Mine in Mpumalanga following two fatal accidents that occurred at the mine in the past month.

Anooraq to change name

Platinum exploration firm Anooraq Resources on Friday announced that it planned to change its name to Atlatsa Resources Corporation to reflect the South African focus of the company.

Zimbabwe platinum poised for lift-off

Zimbabwe’s emerging platinum sector appears to be on the verge of a boom as Implats goes for the $500m second phase expansion at Ngezi and other potential mines wait in the wings.