Mining Weekly | PGMs http://www.miningweekly.com/page/pgm Sat, 27 May 2017 04:29:36 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Low platinum price boosting platinum jewellery demand http://www.miningweekly.com/article/low-platinum-price-boosts-platinum-jewellery-sales-2017-05-26 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Fri, 26 May 2017 16:13:00 +0200 453652 1495842688 1495807980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000652347_resized_platinumjewelleryonlinepic.png Platinum jewellery sales up in US, India, Japan. 511 287 Implats finalises terms on dual bond offering http://www.miningweekly.com/article/implats-finalises-terms-on-dual-bond-offering-2017-05-26 Natasha Odendaal CORPORATE ACTIVITY Fri, 26 May 2017 10:21:00 +0200 453572 1495787753 1495786860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 SA Mint should review Mandela coin plans after Royal Mint blazes new platinum coin trail http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sa-mint-should-reveiw-mandela-coin-plans-after-royal-mint-blazes-new-platinum-coin-trail-2017-05-25 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Fri, 26 May 2017 07:00:00 +0200 453518 1495806516 1495774800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000652002_resized_platinumcoinonlinecartoon.jpeg This week's Mining Weekly cartoon on prospect of launching a platinum Mandela coin. 511 287 Despite glorious past, mineral processing innovation faces uncertain future http://www.miningweekly.com/article/breaking-self-inflicted-barriers-executive-level-paradigm-shifts-required-to-drive-minerals-processing-innovation-2017-05-26 Mia Breytenbach MINERAL PROCESSING Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452735 1495527310 1495749600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650982_resized_mounting.jpg 511 287 Local company progresses plans for nickel beneficiation plant http://www.miningweekly.com/article/thakadu-progresses-plans-for-nickel-beneficiationplant-2017-05-26 Mia Breytenbach NICKEL & BENEFICIATION Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452689 1495523593 1495749600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649889_resized_purenickelsulphate1022.jpeg MATERIAL PROVISION Thakadu will beneficiate the crude nickel sulphate stream and produce high-purity, battery-grade nickel sulphate at its purification plant 511 287 New company aims to be ‘unrivalled’ service provider http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-company-aims-to-be-unrivalled-service-provider-2017-05-26 Tasneem Bulbulia PGM - Platinum/Palladium Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451888 1495523592 1495749600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647924_resized_outsourcedminingserviceskomatsuandjoyglobal0420171022.jpg RETAINING FOCUS Newly renamed Komatsu Mining will continue to promote and invest in the Joy Global P&H, Joy and Montabert brands 511 287 Platinum market expected to be ‘broadly balanced’ this year http://www.miningweekly.com/article/platinum-production-decreases-6-y-o-y-supply-projected-to-decrease-2-in-2017-2017-05-26 Ilan Solomons PLATINUM-GROUP METALS Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452244 1495523593 1495749600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648875_resized_platinumringstubingsourceamplats120520171022.jpg COMPONENT FACTOR Automotive demand for 2016 and 2017 was revised upward by 45 000 oz, reflecting the revisions owing higher-than-expected global vehicle sales 511 287 Training academy deriving ‘incredible’ value from simulators http://www.miningweekly.com/article/training-academy-deriving-incredible-value-from-simulators-2017-05-26 Tasneem Bulbulia PGM - Platinum/Palladium Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451996 1495523592 1495749600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648111_resized_outsourcedminingservicesmurrayrobertscementationdrillrigoperatorstrainonthecyberminesimulator0420171022.jpg SIMULATED LEARNING The Murray and Roberts Training Academy provides training for an exceptionally diverse client base, including gold producer AngloGold Ashanti 511 287 Resources Watch http://www.miningweekly.com/article/resources-watch-2017-05-24 Creamer Media Reporter PLATINUM Thu, 25 May 2017 12:27:00 +0200 453216 1495708446 1495708020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651720_resized_rw1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69105_2017-06-02_rw280_-_lio-hd_web.mp435555178Implats trial of safety packed drill rig imminent KZN coal mine supplying communities’ water needs and mulls output expansion And, Golden Arrow, Silver Standard JV ‘a match made in heaven’ as explorer turns producer Implats trial of safety packed drill rig imminent KZN coal mine supplying communities’ water needs and mulls output expansion And, Golden Arrow, Silver Standard JV ‘a match made in heaven’ as explorer turns producer Implats launches dual convertible bond offerings http://www.miningweekly.com/article/implats-launches-dual-convertible-bond-offerings-2017-05-25 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Thu, 25 May 2017 11:15:00 +0200 453376 1495706666 1495703700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651624_resized_nicomuller310101022duane.jpg Implats CEO Nico Muller 511 287 Lonmin says re-starts two S Africa shafts after protests halted http://www.miningweekly.com/article/lonmin-says-re-starts-two-safrica-shafts-after-protests-halted-2017-05-24 Reuters PLATINUM Wed, 24 May 2017 11:55:00 +0200 453235 1495624018 1495619700 1498255200 Reuters 0 0 Thos Begbie’s global quality status boosted by on-the-spot Dekra http://www.miningweekly.com/article/thos-begbies-global-quality-status-boosted-by-on-the-spot-dekra-2017-05-23 Martin Creamer QUALITY ASSURANCE Tue, 23 May 2017 14:10:00 +0200 453115 1495546914 1495541400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651072_resized_martincreameredwindreyerjohangerber110220517duane.jpg Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer (centre) with Dekra’s Johan Gerber (right) and Martin Creamer left. 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69037_2017-05-16_thos_begbie-edit2_-_lio-hd_web.mp450110961Engineering News Online’s Martin Creamer talks to Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer and Dekra’s Johan Gerber. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Engineering News Online’s Martin Creamer talks to Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer and Dekra’s Johan Gerber. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Pallinghurst share price leaps on value unlock outline http://www.miningweekly.com/article/pallinghurst-share-price-leaps-on-value-unlock-outline-2017-05-19 Martin Creamer DIVERSIFIED MINERS Fri, 19 May 2017 16:06:00 +0200 452896 1495284360 1495202760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650568_resized_arnefrandsenbriangilbertsononlinepic.jpeg Arne Frandsen (left) and Brian Gilbertson at Pallinghurst's listing on the JSE ten years ago 511 287 Northam Platinum hunting for quality South African mines to buy http://www.miningweekly.com/article/northam-platinum-hunting-for-quality-south-african-mines-to-buy-2017-05-19 Reuters PLATINUM Fri, 19 May 2017 11:33:00 +0200 452853 1495186562 1495186380 1497823200 Reuters 0 0 Inflated base case prices could dent confidence in mine development http://www.miningweekly.com/article/inflated-base-case-prices-could-dent-confidence-in-mine-development-2017-05-19 Henry Lazenby PRICE ASSUMPTIONS Fri, 19 May 2017 01:17:00 +0200 452793 1495174072 1495149420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650197_resized_copperbloomberg.jpg 511 287 Alcohol, education longterm solution to abuse http://www.miningweekly.com/article/testing-and-education-long-term-solution-to-alcohol-abuse-2017-05-19 Simone Liedtke PGM - Platinum/Palladium Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451123 1495184552 1495144800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646159_resized_onsitetesting042017alcosafe1022.jpg EFFECTIVE TESTING Testing needs to be carried out every single day as part of the mine’s standard health and safety policy to be effective 511 287 AMCU to continue pressuring mining houses to pay ‘living wages’ http://www.miningweekly.com/article/workers-day-rally-conveys-message-of-solidarity-potential-for-new-labour-alliance-2017-05-12 Ilan Solomons INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450963 1494853185 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645854_resized_amcumaydayrally301052017ilanjpg1022.jpg RAISING THEIR VOICES AMCU will “intensifying the struggle” for the betterment of the working conditions of mineworkers in South Africa 511 287 Jubilee Platinum’s Hernic project to reach design capacity of 45 000 t/m by next month http://www.miningweekly.com/article/platinum-miner-advances-new-business-development-2017-05-19 Mia Breytenbach PLATINUM-GROUP METALS Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452157 1494853186 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648596_resized_leoncoetzer107081022duane.jpg LEON COETZER Our new business development is advancing at an encouraging pace 511 287 Legislation plays ‘big role’ in uptake of healthcare services http://www.miningweekly.com/article/legislation-plays-big-role-in-uptake-of-healthcare-services-2017-05-19 Simone Liedtke PGM - Platinum/Palladium Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451152 1494923349 1495144800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646586_resized_0308be.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68795_2017-05-05_sos_-_lio-hd_web.mp438869153 International SOS medical director Dr Charl van Loggerenberg speaks about 'Duty of Care' and the company's services and products. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva International SOS medical director Dr Charl van Loggerenberg speaks about 'Duty of Care' and the company's services and products. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Strong stance on employee safety required – miner http://www.miningweekly.com/article/strong-stance-on-employee-safety-required-miner-2017-05-19 Simone Liedtke PGM - Platinum/Palladium Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452803 1495175290 1495144800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650243_resized_impalarustenburg10608duane1022.jpg TOP PRIORITY Safety needs to be respected and prioritised above all other tasks 511 287 Time to get PDS-ready is now http://www.miningweekly.com/article/time-to-get-pds-ready-is-now-2017-05-19 Simone Liedtke PGM - Platinum/Palladium Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450941 1494853184 1495144800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645807_resized_proximitydetectionsystempds042017booycoelectronics1022.jpg PROXIMITY DETECTION SYSTEMS The Booyco PDS warns when pedestrians enter the area around a machine 511 287 New cost-slashing platinum technology gaining impressive momentum http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-cost-slashing-platinum-technology-gaining-impressive-momentum-2017-05-18 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Thu, 18 May 2017 16:09:00 +0200 452774 1495135286 1495116540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650157_resized_martincreamerbriangilbertsonarnefrandsen110220414duane.jpg Pallinghurst chairperson Brian Gilbertson (centre), Pallinghurst CEO Arne Frandsen (right) in an earlier discussion with Martin Creamer on the new platinum technology. 511 287 Coins, reserve currency on the cards to boost platinum demand http://www.miningweekly.com/article/coins-reserve-currency-on-the-cards-to-boost-platinum-demand-2017-05-18 Creamer Media Reporter PLATINUM Thu, 18 May 2017 14:15:00 +0200 452617 1495116285 1495109700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650009_resized_stmw1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68996_2017-05-17_second_take_mw_-_hd_web.mp473042539Coins, reserve currency on the cards to boost Platinum demand. Coins, reserve currency on the cards to boost Platinum demand. Shadow Minerals Minister warns of ‘disastrous’ mining outlook http://www.miningweekly.com/article/shadow-minerals-minister-warns-of-disastrous-mining-outlook-2017-05-18 Martin Creamer LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK Thu, 18 May 2017 11:43:00 +0200 452697 1495183686 1495100580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649911_resized_jameslorimeronlinepic.jpeg Shadow Mineral Resources Minister James Lorimer 511 287 Zimbabwe plans $200m platinum refinery with Australia's Kelltech http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zimbabwe-plans-200m-platinum-refinery-with-australias-kelltech-2017-05-17 Reuters PLATINUM Wed, 17 May 2017 15:22:00 +0200 452623 1495027505 1495027320 1497650400 Reuters 0 0 Platinum output grinds lower, but not fast enough to boost prices http://www.miningweekly.com/article/platinum-output-grinds-lower-but-not-fast-enough-to-boost-prices-2017-05-17 Reuters PLATINUM Wed, 17 May 2017 15:20:00 +0200 452621 1495075069 1495027200 1497650400 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649776_resized_platinum1022reuters.jpg 511 287 More South African mining jobs at stake on policy uncertainty – Amplats CEO http://www.miningweekly.com/article/more-south-african-mining-jobs-at-stake-on-policy-uncertainty-amplats-ceo-2017-05-17 Reuters PLATINUM Wed, 17 May 2017 08:07:00 +0200 452547 1495009925 1495001220 1497650400 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649570_resized_chrisgriffith307111022duane.jpg Amplats CEO Chris Griffith 511 287 Eastplats investigation nearing completion http://www.miningweekly.com/article/eastplats-investigation-nearing-completion-2017-05-17 Henry Lazenby PLATINUM Wed, 17 May 2017 02:01:00 +0200 452537 1495007840 1494979260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Thakadu progresses nickel beneficiation plant plans http://www.miningweekly.com/article/thakadu-progresses-nickel-beneficiationplant-plans-2017-05-16 Mia Breytenbach NICKEL Tue, 16 May 2017 11:03:00 +0200 452440 1494925824 1494925380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649376_resized_purenickelsulphate1022.jpeg 511 287 Solid operational performance drives Tharisa’s H1 earnings higher http://www.miningweekly.com/article/solid-operational-performance-drives-tharisas-h1-earnings-higher-2017-05-16 Megan van Wyngaardt PLATINUM Tue, 16 May 2017 09:42:00 +0200 452416 1495120979 1494920520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649322_resized_phoevospouroulisceotharisa21022.jpg Tharisa CEO Phoevos Pouroulis 511 287 PTM appoints advisory firm as it seeks offtake options for Waterberg project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ptm-appoints-advisory-firm-as-it-seeks-offtake-options-for-waterberg-project-2017-05-15 Megan van Wyngaardt PLATINUM Mon, 15 May 2017 16:13:00 +0200 452347 1494859608 1494857580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Atlatsa revenue impacted by lower Q1 production http://www.miningweekly.com/article/atlatsa-revenue-impacted-by-lower-q1-production-2017-05-15 Megan van Wyngaardt PLATINUM Mon, 15 May 2017 16:08:00 +0200 452343 1494859732 1494857280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Platinum misses out on clean air push for vehicles http://www.miningweekly.com/article/platinum-misses-out-on-clean-air-push-for-vehicles-2017-05-15 Reuters PLATINUM Mon, 15 May 2017 14:06:00 +0200 452316 1494850980 1494849960 1497477600 Reuters 0 0 Royal Mint launches first ever platinum products http://www.miningweekly.com/article/royal-mint-launches-first-ever-platinum-products-2017-05-15 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Mon, 15 May 2017 12:36:00 +0200 452304 1494906828 1494844560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649055_resized_platinumcoinonlinepic.jpeg Platinum coins 511 287 Lonmin buys remaining Pandora stake http://www.miningweekly.com/article/lonmin-buys-remaining-pandora-stake-2017-05-15 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Mon, 15 May 2017 08:21:00 +0200 452258 1494906747 1494829260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648920_resized_benmagaraportraitpic1022.jpg Lonmin CEO and COO Ben Magara 511 287 Evenly balanced year for platinum in 2017, supply deficits to continue http://www.miningweekly.com/article/evenly-balanced-year-for-platinum-in-2017-supply-deficits-to-continue-2017-05-15 Ilan Solomons PLATINUM GROUP METALS Mon, 15 May 2017 07:00:00 +0200 452231 1494876017 1494824400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648833_resized_platinumringstubingsourceamplats120520171022.jpg 511 287 Platinum-boosting coin, reserve currency plans being revisited http://www.miningweekly.com/article/coin-reserve-currency-plans-to-boost-platinum-demand-being-revived-2017-05-12 Martin Creamer EDITORIAL INSIGHT Fri, 12 May 2017 16:20:00 +0200 452241 1494827813 1494598800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648882_resized_platinumingotonlinepic.jpg Dust being taken off plans to instate platinum as a reserve currency, mimicking gold 511 287 Eastplats to undertake further assessment work at Mareesburg http://www.miningweekly.com/article/eastplats-to-undertake-further-assessment-work-at-mareesburg-2017-05-12 Natasha Odendaal EXPLORATION Fri, 12 May 2017 10:12:00 +0200 452169 1494632791 1494576720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0