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 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.
technology

Leveraging collaboration for technology transformation

With bulk commodity prices continuing to rise from their lows the mining industry is turning to technology to cut costs and improve efficiencies.
amplats

Amplats ramps up ACP plant to restart refined PGM production

Amplats has successfully completed the repair of the Anglo Converter Plant Phase B unit. Processing operations expect to be operational from 12 May 2020.
Endeavour Mining covid-19

Mines ordered to implement standard operating procedure for COVID-19

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy welcomes the legal certainty provided by the order granted in the Labour Court on 1 May 2020.
caterpillar

Caterpillar achieves 2 billion tonnes hauled with autonomous trucks system

Caterpillar is hitting a significant milestone in autonomous haulage—achieving 2 billion tonnes hauled using Cat MineStar Command for hauling.
amplats

Implats to reduce excess processing stockpiles to secure cash flow

The emergence of the coronavirus pandemic has heralded a time of unprecedented uncertainty which will require new ways of thinking and innovative solutions.
pdac

Over 23,000 attendees flocked to PDAC 2020

PDAC is one of world’s premier industry events, bringing together investors, analysts, mining executives, geologists, students, and government officials.
Schauenburg

Schauenburg commits 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.
tharisa caledonia

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.

Latest Feature