Platinum miners seek to preserve cash as demand slows

2015-10-27 10:57

Problems are mounting for platinum miners as efforts to raise output are negated by sluggish demand and low prices for the precious metal, says Aquarius Platinum.

Zim's Mimosa platinum records rise in output

2015-07-28 15:08

Mimosa platinum mine, owned jointly by Aquarius Platinum and Impala Platinum, is on a strong footing after its quarterly production lifted by 5%, says the Aquarius CEO.

Temporary labour reprieve for SA miners in Zim

2015-02-25 08:40

A wage hike settlement agreed by Zimbabwean mineworkers and their employers has provided the miners with a temporary labour dispute respite.

Aquarius Platinum puts focus on improvements

2015-02-12 13:11

Aquarius Platinum has reported revenue of $113m for the half-year to December 31 2014 compared to the prior corresponding period.

Aquarius terminates China mine stake deal

2014-10-15 10:54

Aquarius Platinum says its planned sale of stakes in a small mine and project to a Chinese consortium for $37m is off, after it failed to get regulatory approval.

Aquarius Platinum's core earnings fall

2014-04-29 09:24

Aquarius Platinum, the world's fourth-largest platinum miner, has reported a fall in revenue and core operational earnings for the third quarter.

Aquarius flourishes in 'difficult' times

2013-07-24 10:20

Aquarius Platinum has boosted fourth-quarter production by 22% owing to improvements at its Kroondal mine, but warned of a still difficult and complex environment.

Aquarius Platinum production rises

2013-01-29 11:15

Miner Aquarius Platinum says quarterly production rose 10%, but cash generation for the precious platinum remains "constrained" at current spot prices.

SA platinum mines eye Zim

2012-11-19 10:19

Platinum mining companies are expected to ramp up operations in Zimbabwe after production dropped to an 11-year low in South Africa, according to a report.

Aquarius Platinum appoints CEO

2012-11-05 11:55

Aquarius Platinum has named Chief Operating Officer Jean Nel chief executive, a month after industry veteran Stuart Murray left the company.


Sibanye makes cash offer for Aquarius Platinum

2015-10-06 12:47

Sibanye Gold has announced a cash offer of R2.66 per share for the entire issued share capital of Aquarius Platinum, valuing Aquarius at R4bn.

NUM still struggling to win over members

2015-04-06 19:56

The once powerful National Union of Mineworkers is still battling to recover from its dramatic drop in membership on the platinum belt in the North West.

Mine expansion plans in Zim under threat

2015-02-18 18:35

Mine expansion plans for companies in Zimbabwe and the growth of the crucial industry is now under threat because of continued depressed metal prices.

Top platinum producers launch investment body

2014-11-18 12:07

Six of the world's biggest platinum producers have launched a dedicated body to promote the precious metal as an investment vehicle.

Aquarius Platinum reaches wage deals

2014-07-21 17:05

Aquarius Platinum says it has reached separate three-year wage deals with unions relating to members at its Kroondal operation.

Aquarius output up despite higher costs

2014-01-28 10:12

Aquarius Platinum, the world's fourth-largest platinum miner, reported a 7% rise in second-quarter output despite higher cash costs and a dip in platinum prices.

Aquarius shines on sterling Q3 output

2013-04-30 10:42

Shares of Aquarius have climbed more than 4% as the world's No. 4 platinum producer reported a 20% jump in third-quarter output year-on-year.

Aquarius, Lonmin maintain platinum rally

2012-11-20 15:50

Shares of Aquarius Platinum soared over 10% to a two-week high, whilst rival Lonmin also extended gains following approval of a $817m rights issue.

New Aquarius boss as sector struggles

2012-11-05 14:52

Platinum producer Aquarius Platinum says it has appointed a new CEO, the latest management shakeup in a sector crippled by labour unrest and falling profits.

Mimosa Platinum sees slight uptick

2012-10-15 11:03

Mimosa Platinum Mine, jointly owned by Impala Platinum and Aquarius Platinum, expects to produce 100 000 oz of platinum in its current financial year.

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