Platinum

Jubilee bags R230m in funding for PGM surface projects

JUBILEE Platinum has finalised its fund-raising of R230m through debt and share placements for two surface platinum-processing projects. The first project, a chromite recovery section...

Sibanye platinum bids win Competition Tribunal approval

SOUTH Africa's Competition Tribunal gave its vote of approval to Sibanye's proposed takeover of Rustenburg Platinum Mines from Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) as well...

AMCU comes out swinging at Sibanye’s takeover of Lonmin

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has attacked the proposed takeover of Lonmin by Sibanye-Stillwater threatening the kind of action in conjunction...

Newsmakers of 2017: Sibanye-Stillwater CEO, Neal Froneman

EVEN by Neal Froneman's merger and acquisition standards, the last 12 months have been astonishing for the Sibanye-Stillwater boss. In December 2016, he unveiled one of...

Bauba Platinum shares surge as firm reopens chrome mine

SHARES in Bauba Platinum leapt 160% in the first hour of trade on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange on January 5 after the chrome and...

Decade long platinum slide will help us: Dunne

Paul Dunne, CEO of Northam Platinum, said massive under-investment in South Africa's primary production would underpin a price recovery by 2020.

Pouroulis family launch third pass at platinum

Tharisa Minerals is the latest company to roll off the conveyor belt of the Pouroulis family, led by patriarch, Loucas Pouroulis

Northam Platinum reckons the metal will boom again

South Africa’s mines will produce perhaps 4 million ounces (moz) of platinum in total this year compared with a peak output of 5.5m oz...

PTM asks Amplats for indicative offer as considers Maseve sale

ONE of the strategic options considered by Toronto-listed miner, Platinum Group Metals (PTM), regarding its struggling Maseve platinum mine in South Africa's Bushveld Complex...

RBPlat bemoans 13% price slide, fatalities

Royal Bafokeng Platinum said a slide in the average rand basket price and cost increases hurt the bottom line whilst it went back to basics on safety after deaths.