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Amplats declares force majeure as it repairs converter plant

Anglo American Platinum, or Amplats, has declared force majeure to customers, suppliers of third-party purchase of concentrate and suppliers of tolling material following the temporary shutdown of the entire Anglo Converter Plant (ACP) at the Waterval smelter in Rustenburg.
Amplats

Natascha Viljoen to succeed Griffith as Amplats CEO

Natascha Viljoen will succeed Chris Griffith as Anglo American Platinum CEO, with effect from 16 April 2020, following Griffith’s decision to step down to pursue other career opportunities.
platinum

Amplats completes acquisition of prospecting rights

Amplats and Atlatsa have completed the acquisition and inclusion of the resources specified in the Central Block and Kwanda North prospecting rights.
amplats

Amplats resolves labour issue at Mototolo mine, ending strike

Amplats has reached a deal with the General Industrial Workers Union following a three-week-long negotiation process.
South Africa

Mining in South Africa on the rebound

Bulk commodity and base metal prices in South Africa have shown a recovery over the last two years from the long-term lows experienced in 2016.
innovation

Amplats and Siemens re-examine mining with digital and automation skills

Amplats and Siemens are at the forefront of rethinking how mining works with the development and implementation of digital and technological innovations.
sustainability

Amplats to reduce SO2 levels at Polokwane smelter by 96%

Construction of Anglo American Platinum’s SO2 abatement project at its Polokwane smelter got underway with a sod-turning ceremony held on Thursday.
platinum

Amplats: strong interim results with record performance from Mogalakwena

Amplats has reported a strong set of operational and financial results, reflecting management’s commitment to ensuring safe production and delivering value. 
anglo

Anglo American Platinum commits R2.6 billion to venture capital funding

Anglo American Platinum has commits to R2.6 billion venture capital funds managed by focused on increasing demand for PGMs.
platinum

Amplats accepts Royal Bafokeng Platinum offer

Anglo American Platinum has confirmed that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Rustenburg Platinum Mines Limited has accepted an offer from Royal Bafokeng Platinum to purchase its 33% interest in the Bafokeng Rasimone platinum mine joint venture totalling R1.863 billion.

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