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.

Schauenburg

Schauenburg commitments to South African manufacturing

Schauenburg's facility was created in order to meet the requirements of the Mining Charter to increase local content of products.
Eastplats

Eastplats allowed to restart chrome tailings retreatment project

Eastern Platinum, or Eastplats, has been allowed to restart its chrome tailings retreatment project in South Africa at a reduced rate, during the country’s 21-day lockdown.
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Anglo American provides COVID-19 support to where it’s most needed

Anglo American has provided an update on how it is supporting its employees, host communities and countries of operation in its response to COVID-19.
sandvik ai

Artificial Intelligence needs visionaries

While it is still early days for the adoption of artificial intelligence in mining, the uptake is expected to grow at an exponential rate.
Oklo Resources northam

Northam acquires 16.7 million Zambezi shares for R1.27 billion

Northam now holds a total of 53 376 850 Zambezi preference shares representing approximately 33.38% of all Zambezi preference shares in issue.
DMRE

DMRE says COVID-19 adherence a mixed bag

The DMRE found that three coal mines in Mpumalanga are not at the same level in terms of their state of readiness to respond to COVID-19.
MIP Industries

MIP Industries: New name, same industry-leading offerings

MIP has been restructured into four divisions in 2019. These are MIP Global, MIP Environmental, MIP Process Equipment and MIP Projects.
eskom merafe south africa

Mining in South Africa: Industry challenges in 2020

The mining industry in South Africa is complex and extensively governed by legislation and controlled by regulation but challenges remain.
tharisa

Tharisa: Developing a future in Zimbabwe

Tharisa has acquired low-risk entry options in two projects – Salene Chrome and Karo Platinum –located the within the mineral-rich Great Dyke in Zimbabwe.
Wits

Wits researchers unravel mystery that has plagued geologists for years

Researchers at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa, have found the answer to an enigma that has had geologists scratching their heads for years.

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