platinum mining industry in south africa

the biggest platinum metal producers - the balance

nov 28 platinum production is highly concentrated with four of the top 10 largest refiners accounting for nearly 70 percent of production worldwide the assets of anglo american platinum limited amplats consist of 11 managed mines across south africa and in zimbabwe that together produce nearly 2 4

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marikana platinum mine rustenburg south africa - mining

as of june the mine's pgm attributable production was 51 oz which represents 12 of the group's production for the financial year this was a decline of three percent from the 52 oz produced the previous year cash costs were 1

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problems in the mining industry in south africa - ecdpm

the current turbulence in the mining industry in south africa has its roots in several different factors first the fall in global demand for platinum and other minerals due to recession second the consequences of the marikana disaster in destabilising labour relations and third the structural character of our mining industry

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pwc's perspective on trends in the platinum industry platinum on a

2 pwc 2 sa mine platinum on knife edge? contents introduction 3 price history 4 basket price 6 supply demand dynamics 7 sa supply prices 10 production position 11 processing capacity 19 alternatives to southern african mining supply 19 conclusion 19 contacts 20

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after the massacre life in south africa's platinum mining belt world

aug 15 today it is the heart of south africa's platinum mining industry which contributes more to the nation's gdp than gold and diamonds combined platinum and its associated elements are used as catalysts in a range of chemical reactions as well as being vital components of nearly every electrical device we

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the strike that brought south africa's platinum mining industry to

feb 7 south africa holds the lion's share of the world's known platinum reserves close to 80 percent and is the world's largest exporter of this precious metal in rustenburg a small city in south africa's north west province mining makes up 77 percent of the local economy people have been mining platinum

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mining of platinum in south africa - research and markets

mar 15 the south african platinum mining sector is one of the largest components of the country's mining industry in terms of both employment and export earnings it exported t of platinum worth us 4 4bn during and is a significant contributor to the south african economy although a number of junior

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after the massacre life in south africa's platinum mining belt world

aug 15 today it is the heart of south africa's platinum mining industry which contributes more to the nation's gdp than gold and diamonds combined platinum and its associated elements are used as catalysts in a range of chemical reactions as well as being vital components of nearly every electrical device we

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mining for data in a south african platinum mine - business insider

nov 23 sensors aid production at facility near pretoria as operations manager at a south african platinum mine percy french has faced huge challenges over the past few years because of volatility in commodity prices the price of platinum has dropped in half and at the same time the value of the south

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south africa girding for another platinum strike mining com

jul 10 in what seems like an annual event platinum mining companies in south africa are bracing for what could be another year of labour unrest the firms that mine the precious metal and the labour unions that represent their workers are in talks next week trying to hammer out a deal that could avert a strike of

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platinum - chamber of mines south africa

in the latter half of the 20th century the platinum sector in south africa was dominated by gencor jci and lonrho corporate actions eventually saw the mines in these groups housed under implats amplats and lonmin respectively the majors in the sector and responsible for producing up to 80 of the world's pgm

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miningweekly com mining sector news mining industry platinum

by reuters 15th december retaining jobs has to be a priority following sibanye-stillwater's takeover of platinum producer lonmin the south african mining minister said on thursday the stability and sustainability of the industry is key for the economy and the creation and retention of jobs in this sector is a

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platinum - chamber of mines south africa

in the latter half of the 20th century the platinum sector in south africa was dominated by gencor jci and lonrho corporate actions eventually saw the mines in these groups housed under implats amplats and lonmin respectively the majors in the sector and responsible for producing up to 80 of the world's pgm

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south africa's platinum miners start over - wsj

aug 12 one of these new projects is the platreef mine where ivanhoe mines sa pty ltd a subsidiary of ivanhoe mines ltd plans to start production in ivanhoe estimates production costs at the new mine will be per ounce of platinum group metalsplatinum palladium rhodium and otherstaking

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south africa girding for another platinum strike mining com

jul 10 in what seems like an annual event platinum mining companies in south africa are bracing for what could be another year of labour unrest the firms that mine the precious metal and the labour unions that represent their workers are in talks next week trying to hammer out a deal that could avert a strike of

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the strike that brought south africa's platinum mining industry to

feb 7 south africa holds the lion's share of the world's known platinum reserves close to 80 percent and is the world's largest exporter of this precious metal in rustenburg a small city in south africa's north west province mining makes up 77 percent of the local economy people have been mining platinum

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recent strikes in south africa's platinum-group metal mines - usgs

mineseffects upon world platinum-group metal supplies by thomas r yager yadira soto-viruet and james j barry the recent labor disputes over wages and working conditions that have affected south africa's three leading platinum-group metal pgm producers have affected an industry already plagued by

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mining industry of south africa - wikipedia

the world's platinum was produced in south africa along with 39 of the world's palladium over kilograms 5 ozt of platinum was produced in generating export revenues of 3 82 billion usd palladium is produced in two ways recovery and mining production

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mining industry of south africa - wikipedia

the world's platinum was produced in south africa along with 39 of the world's palladium over kilograms 5 ozt of platinum was produced in generating export revenues of 3 82 billion usd palladium is produced in two ways recovery and mining production

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mining of platinum in south africa - research and markets

mar 15 the south african platinum mining sector is one of the largest components of the country's mining industry in terms of both employment and export earnings it exported t of platinum worth us 4 4bn during and is a significant contributor to the south african economy although a number of junior

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south african platinum miners struggle as strikes intensify oilprice

jan 27 platinum miner lonmin saw its production drop 20 for the three months ending december as the company struggles to get its miners to work

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economic impact of south africa platinum mine strike - bbc news

the largest union in south africa's platinum sector has called a strike over pay - lerato mbele reports

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marikana platinum mine rustenburg south africa - mining

as of june the mine's pgm attributable production was 51 oz which represents 12 of the group's production for the financial year this was a decline of three percent from the 52 oz produced the previous year cash costs were 1

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the biggest platinum metal producers - the balance

nov 28 platinum production is highly concentrated with four of the top 10 largest refiners accounting for nearly 70 percent of production worldwide the assets of anglo american platinum limited amplats consist of 11 managed mines across south africa and in zimbabwe that together produce nearly 2 4

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platinum mining in south africa - projects iq

platinum mining in south africa is supported by the country possessing over 80 of the world's platinum group metal reserves along with russia platinum mining in south africa produces a total of 90 of the world's platinum demand which is about tonnes per year 6 of gold production per annum the merensky

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south african platinum miners struggle as strikes intensify oilprice

jan 27 platinum miner lonmin saw its production drop 20 for the three months ending december as the company struggles to get its miners to work

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wage strikes pose big challenge for south africa platinum miners

feb 2 it just adds a cloud over the south african mining industry in terms of negative perceptions south africa accounts for more than two-thirds of the world's primary production of platinum most of which is used in industry this is the first time its largest platinum miners have faced a formal wage strike at the

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sa's platinum industry unlikely to meet demand for supply in the

sa's platinum mining industry is unlikely to meet supply in the medium-term

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platinum mining in south africa - projects iq

platinum mining in south africa is supported by the country possessing over 80 of the world's platinum group metal reserves along with russia platinum mining in south africa produces a total of 90 of the world's platinum demand which is about tonnes per year 6 of gold production per annum the merensky

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south africa miners return to work after longest platinum strike

jun 24 marikana south africa reuters - tens of thousands of south african platinum miners returned to work on wednesday after wage deals ended the longest and most damaging strike in the country's history the five-month strike hit 40 percent of global production of the precious metal and has cost lonmin

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