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Booysendal mine

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The Merensky Operation at Booysendal Platinum is the second main producer of the PGM Group of metals and is situated a north west of the main UG2 shaft.

Contract miners at Booysendal mine on strike

Platinum miner Northam confirms that approximately 750 employees at its Booysendal mine in Mpumalanga Province, have embarked on an unprotected work stoppage. The strike commenced on Monday night, 26 March 2018. The striking employees belong to...

Northam Platinum gets credit rating upgrade

Platinum miner Northam Platinum announced last week that its short term credit rating has been upgraded from A2 to A1 by credit rating agency, Global Credit Rating (GCR). This credit upgrade reaffirms the company’s long...

Northam Platinum settles medium-term capital note

Northam Platinum announced the full capital redemption of the R2 million domestic medium term note (DMTN) programme on Friday 4 September 2015, the maturity date of the notes. The fully capital redemption amount of R1.37...

Northam Platinum’s Booysendal mine ramps up despite depressed market

In the face of declining metal prices and the simultaneous weakening of the rand, Northam Platinum chief executive Paul Dunne says the company will continue to focus on containing the unit costs of producing...