ARTICLES RELATING TO PLATINUM

Implats aims for smaller Rustenburg operation

2015-02-26 10:26

Impala Platinum aims to modernise its Rustenburg mines, the centre of labour unrest in recent years, into "smaller, more concentrated mining" operations.

Craig Brewer: Realism, getting back to basics set mining industry tone for 2015

2015-02-19 07:49

Craig Brewer and Alec Hogg unpack the tone for the mining industry in 2015, looking back at Mining Indaba trends for the year ahead.

Lonmin sees no let-up for belt tightening

2015-02-11 13:08

The days of more volume giving benefits are gone, supply discipline is key and loss-making must stop, sayd Lonmin CEO Ben Magara at the Mining Indaba.

Zim to keep 15% tax on raw platinum exports

2015-02-03 09:57

Zimbabwe will keep a 15% levy on unrefined platinum for now because mines have failed to provide a roadmap for setting up a local refinery, says a minister.

Northam Platinum miners call off strike - union

2015-01-20 16:50

The National Union of Mineworkers claims striking workers have agreed to return to work, ending a week-long work stoppage at Northam Platinum's biggest mine.

NUM to hold mass meeting on Northam strike

2015-01-15 10:17

The National Union of Mineworkers will hold a mass meeting with its members who are on a wildcat strike at Northam Platinum.

Sibanye, Northam vying for Anglo's Union mine

2014-12-04 14:18

Precious metals mining firms Sibanye Gold and Northam Platinum are among a group of suitors interested in Anglo American Platinum's Union mine.

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.

Lonmin results dominated by strike impact

2014-11-10 13:36

The five-month strike in the platinum sector has caused a loss of 391 000 saleable ounces over the last financial year, mining company Lonmin reports.

Eastern Platinum announces trading halt

2014-11-07 12:06

Eastern Platinum has requested the voluntary suspension in trade of its ordinary securities on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

 

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.

SA-owned Zim mine on course for platinum refinery

2015-02-04 20:15

Impala Platinum-owned Zimplats is on course to operationalise its base metal refinery by June next year, according to chief executive Alex Mhembere.

Lonmin maintains output target, cuts spending

2015-01-29 09:50

Lonmin says it would maintain its annual production target, but cut capital expenditure as it battles with low metal prices.

Mining output slips

2015-01-20 12:16

Mining production decreased by 0.4% year-on-year in November 2014, Stats SA said in a statement after releasing its mining results for production and sales.

Protracted strike hits Implats earnings

2014-12-09 09:34

Impala Platinum is expecting its earnings to be 20% lower primarily due to lower production from its Rustenburg operations.

Amplats expects earnings to drop

2014-12-01 09:27

Anglo American Platinum expects full-year earnings to fall by at least 20% due to a record five-month strike that hit its South African operation.

New body to boost platinum investment demand

2014-11-11 16:35

An industry body to promote investment demand for platinum should be set for launch early 2015 as producers try to boost sales in the face of falling prices.

Lonmin posts $326m loss after strike

2014-11-10 10:15

Lonmin has met analysts' forecasts with a $326m annual pre-tax loss, hurt by a five-month mining strike.

Canada miner sinks $70m into new Zim shaft

2014-11-03 13:01

Toronto-listed Caledonia Mining is to sink a new shaft at its Blanket gold mine in Zimbabwe at a time when other mining investors are treading carefully.

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