Platinum

Risk of platinum wage strike raised as AMCU’s Mathunjwa renews Sibanye-Stillwater...

THE Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union (AMCU) president, Joseph Mathunjwa, waded into familiar territory today, raising the prospect of strike action in South Africa’s...

Nkwe embarks on rights fightback

Nkwe Platinum says it will prove its security of title over the Bushveld Complex projects, as a legal bid starts to clarify land ownership of the properties in question.

Implats to assess $260 Zimplats project in November

IMPALA Platinum (Implats) reported a one fifth leap in production in the September quarter compared to the June quarter and said it would seek...

Only protracted Zimbabwe crisis would disturb platinum market

THE political crisis in Zimbabwe had almost no impact on the price performance of either platinum or palladium as production of the metals from the...

Under seige Amplats axes 12,000 jobs

As strike contagion spreads to its Amandelbult and Union mines, Anglo American Platinum finally brings the axe down on 12,000 workers at its Rustenburg units.

RBPlat glides to one third profit lift

Royal Bafokeng Platinum produced stable operating figures in a torrid period for most of the South African platinum sector.

Palladium takes off on fears of US sanctions against Norilsk Nickel

The palladium price has jumped during the past week over the possibility that the world’s top producer - MMC Norilsk Nickel ...

Platinum mines finally taking drastic action – PwC report

Profit margins on South African platinum mines dropped to 8.5% in 2016 from 9% in 2015 remaining at levels too low to be sustainable...

Lonmin sinks as restructuring fails to inspire

Pressure on Lonmin's share price continued apace with analysts saying its restructuring would fail to make it cash flow positive without a higher metal price.

Amplats’s Griffith: “Let’s learn from gold’

Miners operating in platinum have much to learn from their peers in gold, according to Anglo American Platinum CEO Chris Griffith.