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

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.

Process plant optimisation driven by technology

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Limited mining and processing for Sibanye-Stillwater approved

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