Platinum Group Metals

The platinum-group metals, more commonly known as PGMs, are iridium, osmium, palladium, platinum, rhodium, and ruthenium. Platinum group metals incorporates, mining, exploration, processing, precious metals. Electric vehicles use both palladium and rhodium, as well as platinum for use in the manufacture of the catalytic converter. Platinum and palladium are used in jewelry manufacture. PGMs are usually mined in deep level, narrow reef mines, where safety is of utmost concern.

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Radical change in global mining is imminent

The mining sector has been relatively immune to the disruption felt by other industries in the past decade but now it is poised for a major shake-up.
South Africa

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9% increase in platinum demand in 2019

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Court applications from Greater Lonmin Community dismissed

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avesoro

Royalty streaming: a golden funding opportunity for Africa

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Sibanye-Stillwater

Sibanye-Stillwater: Grounded in gold, flourishing in PGMs

Through a series of strategically smart acquisitions Sibanye-Stillwater has established itself as a truly unique and global precious metals miner.
platinum

Eastplats pleased with Court decision regarding directors

"The company is pleased with the court’s ruling and looks forward to furthering its retreatment operations and other opportunities in South Africa."
amplats

Amplats completes acquisition of prospecting rights

Amplats and Atlatsa have completed the acquisition and inclusion of the resources specified in the Central Block and Kwanda North prospecting rights.
adu

Six focus areas to be addressed at ADU 2019

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