Platinum

Nkwe Platinum says Garatau ‘meets parameters’

Garatau, an eastern bushveld project owned by Nkwe Platinum had met expectations, according to project owner Nkwe Platinum.

Amplats ices projects in R6bn cost saving drive

Anglo American Platinum unveiled a second wave of cost saving in which it would cut capital R600m and delay projects while keeping to output targets.

Northam working again

Northam Platinum has recommenced mining operations after reaching an agreement to resolve an unprotected strike which has cost the miner R192m in revenue.

Sibanye cuts platinum reserves at RPM, Kroondal

SIBANYE Gold reduced estimated mineral reserves at its newly acquired platinum (4E) operations by some 12.5 million ounces of which about half were at...

Tough quarter for Anooraq

Anooraq's production dropped in the March quarter but the worst should be behind the junior platinum producer now that it has completed the labour restructuring programme.

DMR task team to review safety stoppages

Government, industry and organised labour have established a task team that will review how safety stoppages ‒ known as Section 54s ‒ are applied to the mining industry.

Zimbabwe to bring curtain down on indigenisation ownership rules for platinums

ZIMBABWE is to abandon regulations that require platinum firms to sell control of their assets to local investors, known as indigenisation, said Bloomberg News...

Implats vs. Sibanye: who did the better palladium deal, part II.

IMPALA Platinum's (Implats') bid to buy North American Palladium (NAP) is the second time a South African platinum group metal (PGM) company has sought...

Sibanye-Stillwater agrees refining deal with Amplats, softens impact of PGM force...

SIBANYE-Stillwater said it had "largely offset" the impact of breakdowns in Anglo American Platinum's (Amplats') refining facilities after agreeing to process platinum group metals...

‘We will kill them if they go to work’

Impala Platinum has agreed to re-employ 17,200 workers who were dismissed for striking illegally, but the company has yet to resolve the underlying reasons for the strike.