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Platinum Group Metals News

R6,5m contracts to platinum mines

By: System Author     25th February 2000 Motors, drives and mechanical power transmission 

Increasing gold demand through jewellery design

By: System Author     25th February 2000 With more than 85% of the world’s gold used in the manufacture of jewellery, gold producers have to become more involved in the downstream gold industry to ensure the future marketability of their product. 

Big new platinum-mine: greenfield, black-empowered

By: System Author     18th February 2000 Feasibility studies and estimates have been completed for the brand-new R1,35-billion platinum project in Mpumalanga being pursued by Amplats together with black-empowerment partners. 

The platinum rush is on

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Platinum-group metals 

Joint research makes PGM recoveries shine

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Platinum-group metals 

Platinum industry proves its mettle

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Platinum-group metals 

SA has talent, labour to make platinum-jewellery trade shine

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Platinum-group metals 

Russia no challenge at present

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Platinum-group metals 

US producer to increase production to 1,2-m oz

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Platinum-group metals 

Pumping up safety at platinum mine

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Pumps 

Jewellers relying on stolen gold?

By: System Author     11th February 2000 A portion of the South African jewellery trade is probably relying on a feedstock of stolen gold. 

Platinum headgear being upgraded

By: System Author     19th November 1999 The headgear upgrade at Impala Platinum No 11 shaft is progressing well, with manufacturing already under way. 

40% capacity leap under way

By: System Author     19th November 1999 Amplats 

R&D discovers ways to b oost UG2 ore recoveries

By: System Author     19th November 1999 Amplats 

R67m saved by owner-mining

By: System Author     19th November 1999 Amplats 

Search on for more water

By: System Author     19th November 1999 Ampalts 

Sky-high Y2K achievement

By: System Author     19th November 1999 Amplats 

Russian supply set to slip lower

By: System Author     19th November 1999 Amplats 

$25m-a-year in market development

By: System Author     19th November 1999 Amplats 

Novel hoppers tip on move

By: System Author     19th November 1999 Amplats 

Some planning software for all mines

By: System Author     19th November 1999 Amplats 

Limited diamond edition

By: System Author     5th November 1999 In an aggressive move to promote the global sale of diamonds, diamond-mining giant De Beers has teamed up with jewellers around the world to increase the sale of diamonds at the turn of the century. 

Impala Platinum, South Africa

By: System Author     22nd October 1999 Mine 

Another big platinum decline being planned

By: System Author     15th October 1999 There are some big mining and metallurgical projects on the verge of approval at buoyant platinum producer Impala, which is situated near Rustenburg in the North West Province. 

Kroondal XV becomes Kroondal XI

By: System Author     1st October 1999 Kroondal Platinum Mines has reduced their management team to only 11 or a soccer team. 

Platinum outsourcing opportunity

By: System Author     1st October 1999 Contract Mining & Outsourcing 

SA jewellery spirit is willing but the flesh needs strengthening

By: System Author     1st October 1999 South African–Italian workshops on jewellery machinery have been held in Johannesburg and Cape Town in an effort to reduce the acknowledged gap between Italian and South African jewellery manufacture. 

Eastern Platinum Mine, South Africa

By: System Author     1st October 1999 Mine 

R600m a year for platinum

By: System Author     17th September 1999 The world’s second-largest platinum producer, Implats, is planning to up its capital expenditure to R600-million a year over the next few years as it prepares for production growth. 

Messina platinum to begin Jan 2000

By: System Author     17th September 1999 Development of the Messina platinum-mine in the Northern Province will begin in January next year, following the signing of a deal between Canadian listed SouthernEra Resources and Impala Platinum (Implats). 

Nkomati Mine, South Africa 

By: System Author     17th September 1999 Mine 

Africa’s platinum people get set for the Platinum Century

By: System Author     10th September 1999 The amazing story of the Bafokeng and the world’s most promising precious metal. 

The precious metal that has given a nation its finest hour

By: System Author     10th September 1999 The majority of the 300 000-strong Royal Bafokeng Nation still live in their traditional national area, north of the Magaliesberg, near Rustenburg in what is now the North West Province of South Africa. 

Law proves to be Bafokeng’s strongest traditional weapon

By: System Author     10th September 1999 Although the relations of the Royal Bafokeng Nation with the mining companies can today be 

Gold and lions to strengthen each other

By: System Author     10th September 1999 Gold and lions will come together at the Johannesburg zoo at a new lion enclosure costed at R6-million, which will include a gold and lion shop featuring South African designed and manufactured gold jewellery. 

Platinum producer prepares

By: System Author     3rd September 1999 The world’s leading platinum producer, Amplats, has recommitted itself to a further 350 000 oz expansion programme by 2003 as it prepares for the ‘platinum century’. 

Nike, watch out . . .

By: System Author     3rd September 1999 . . . here come the branded precious metals and minerals 

Rustenburg Platinum Mines, South Africa

By: System Author     3rd September 1999 Mine 

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