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.

MRA Elites 2021

Mining Elites in Africa 2021: Nominations now open

Nominations for the Mining Elites in Africa 2021 publication, produced by Mining Review Africa are now open. Submit your nominations for the leaders and projects truly making a difference in the African mining sector.
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Quick installation brings mine up to speed with PDS regulations

Booyco Electronics has equipped another South African platinum mine with its latest Level-9 Ready proximity detection safety system.
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Booyco boosts in-house engineering team

Booyco Electronics is investing heavily in its expertise by actively growing its engineering department in the coming months.
MINING PRODUCTION

SA mining production down 28.2% in June

South Africa’s mining production was down 28.2% year-on-year in June 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown regulations, which have had an extensive impact on economic activity.
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Jubilee has entered into a third-party ROM chrome ore offtake agreement

“Jubilee continues to aggressively drive its expansion across both its South African and Zambian operations," says Leon Coetzer.
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Fraser Alexander: Striving to empower women on all fronts

of gender inclusivity in the organisation. To this end, the company strives to increase female representation at all levels in its business.

Minerals Council notes Gwede Mantashe’s withdrawal of appeal to SCA

The MCSA and the Minister have long expressed the hope that this entire matter can be resolved through engagement rather than through the courts.
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Weba Chutes take Africa in their stride

With its custom-designed transfer point solutions at mines across Africa, Weba Chute Systems has proved its chutes in several commodities.
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Substation construction at Bakubung on schedule

COENG is on track to complete its 2 x 40 MVA plant substations at platinum miner Wesizwe Platinum's Bakubung mine, in South Africa.
Martin Engineering

Conveyor service contracts: Reduce downtime and operating cost

Mining operators are increasingly turning to outside contractors to take advantage of consistent maintenance schedules and expert service.
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Mining Elites in Africa 2021: Nominations now open

Mining Review Africa editor-in-chief Laura Cornish announces the opening of nominations for Mining Elites in Africa 2021 and shares the exciting news...

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