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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Metso and Outotec Oyj set for merger

Metso Corporation and Outotec Oyj have received an unconditional merger control clearance from the European Commission for the combination of Metso’s Minerals...
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Amplats confirms zero COVID-19 cases

Amplats sets the record straight - no employees or contractors have tested positive for COVID-19 at any of its operations in South Africa and Zimbabwe.
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DMRE gazettes COVID-19 guidelines for public comment

The DMRE has issued - for public comment - a guideline for the compilation of a mandatory code of practice for the mitigation and management of COVID-19.
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Mining Charter review hearing held – judgment reserved

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Laboratory automation beneficial for plant efficiency

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Amplats ramps up ACP plant to restart refined PGM production

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Mines ordered to implement standard operating procedure for COVID-19

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Caterpillar achieves 2 billion tonnes hauled with autonomous trucks system

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