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.

Mining Elites in Africa 2021

Mining Review Africa is proud to present to you the latest edition of its annual publication – Mining Elites in Africa 2021 – which recognises the leaders and projects truly making a difference in the African mining sector.

Derrick Corporation: 70+ years of screening equipment success

Derrick Corporation is continuously in the forefront advancing the field of fine particle and solid-liquid separation technology.

Involving youth is key to addressing rampant unemployment rate

“The persistently high youth unemployment rate has long been one of the most pressing socio-economic problems in South Africa."

Commodity prices marching to inflation’s drum

It gave the world Covid and now it looks like China is giving the world inflation - they are both a threat and an opportunity for investors.

Desilting process ponds: Maintenance key to maximise efficiency

“The typical trend we are observing however is that the large majority of ponds contain up to 90% slurry, reeds and debris."

Global expansion as interest in Booyco PDS grows

Having recently made export development a strategic imperative, Booyco is seeing enthusiastic uptake of its home-grown technologies.

Redefining Efficiency and Performance in Mining Ventilation

"In optimizing mine ventilation, efficient, high quality Auxiliary and Booster fans can add as much value as surface fan installations.”

Congratulations Minister Gwede Mantashe!

In the midst of South Africa’s woeful Covid programme and rolling power cuts – we congratulate the minister on his latest achievement.

“South African minister is killing economy with regulations.”

"South Africa is plodding along while Minister Patel is regulating the economy to death." - Theuns du Buisson, Solidarity Research Institute.

Research study leads to better banana screen design

The company’s depth of mechanical and metallurgical expertise underpins its ability to apply what it learns from research and field testing.
green economy

Mining firms with higher ESG ratings outperform the market, says PwC

Mining companies with higher ESG ratings outperformed the broader market during the peak of the COVID-19 crisis, delivering 34% average total shareholder return over the past three years — ten percentage points higher than the general market index.

Latest Feature