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Communities benefit as miner reduces freshwater usage

This was achieved in three ways: re-using water on site; embarking on projects to use less water; and using poor quality water.
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Amplats closes ACP Phase B again amid ongoing water leaks

Anglo American Platinum, or Amplats, has made the pre-emptive decision to close the Anglo Converter Plant (ACP) Phase B unit, following a series of water leaks.
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Amplats transfers R2 billion in settlement community share scheme

The Lefa Le Rona Trust in South Africa now holds unencumbered shares in Anglo American Platinum with a value of c.R2 billion at vesting.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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