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.

Weir

Plant optimisation: Proactive technology needed

“Mining companies should approach process optimisation proactively as it is recognised as an important activity to be conducted during recession periods."
platinum

COVID-19 impact on platinum market less than expected

While the COVID-19 pandemic has had a major negative effect on the platinum market, the outlook for 2020 is better than expected, according to the World Platinum Investment Council.
Minerals Council COVID-19

COVID-19: Implats to suspend operations at Marula

Implats has confirmed that following stringent protocols, a cluster of positive COVID-19 cases have been detected at and around its Marula operation.
Vibramech

Vibramech: customized designs optimize minerals processing

The range of custom designed mineral processing equipment from Vibramech caters for the variables that may affect the feed rate across these processes.
Magnis Energy afdb coal

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...
coronavirus covid-19 aeci

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.
minerals council

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.
Loesche technology

Get fit for the future – dry ore communition technology

Modern mining is continuously looking to improve capital expenditure, operating costs, flexible process systems through the use of available technology.
mining charter

Mining Charter review hearing held – judgment reserved

Judge President Mlambo, Judge Vally and Judge Van Der Schyff reserved judgment. There is no further information on when judgment is to be delivered.
FLSmidth Automation

Laboratory automation beneficial for plant efficiency

Automation delivers detailed and accurate data in real time so plant adjustments are effective in boosting the bottom line.

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