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Very positive long-term outlook for platinum – Hinkly

By: Martin Creamer The outlook for platinum demand in the next five years is very positive, Anglo American Platinum executive head marketing Andrew Hinkly said on Monday. Speaking at the 2016 Investing in African Mining Indaba, Hinkly said that the continued requirement for clean vehicle emissions would continue... 

Ivanhoe awards DRA feasibility study contract for Platreef

By: Natalie Greve Multidisciplinary engineering group DRA has been awarded the contract to undertake a feasibility study (FS) on TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines subsidiary Ivanplats’ Platreef platinum-group metals, gold, nickel and copper project, in the Bushveld Complex. The award of the feasibility study followed DRA’s... 

Ivanhoe Mines challenges media report alleging coercive tactics in S Africa

By: Henry Lazenby South Africa-focused project development Ivanhoe Mines on Monday lashed out at journalists at one of Canada’s premier national newspapers for publishing a story on Friday alleging the company used illegal coercive tactics to obtain the necessary permits for its Platreef polymetallic mine, near... 

Ivanhoe signs up more than 650 employees for Platreef project site work

By: Henry Lazenby Africa-focused Ivanhoe Mines has employed more than 650 men and women at its flagship Platreef project, on South Africa’s Bushveld Igneous Complex’s Northern Limb, in Limpopo, with residents of Mokopane holding more than 500  jobs, representing 78% of the total workforce. After starting site... 

Ivanhoe appoints Platreef project MD

By: Leandi Kolver Africa-focused project developer Ivanhoe Mines on Thursday announced the appointment of community relations VP Dr Patricia Makhesha as MD of the company’s 64%-owned subsidiary Ivanplats, which was advancing the development of the Platreef platinum-group elements, nickel, copper and gold project... 

Ivanhoe entrusts 26% of Platreef to 20 host communities in BBBEE deal

By: Henry Lazenby Africa-focused project developer Ivanhoe Mines, which is planning to build its $1.7-billioin flagship Platreef platinum group elements project in South Africa, on Thursday announced that it had finalised a broad-based black economic-empowerment (BBBEE) deal, giving 20 local communities a 26%... 

Ivanplats renamed Ivanhoe Mines

By: Creamer Media Reporter TSX-listed Ivanplats has changed its name to Ivanhoe Mines, effective immediately. The original Ivanhoe Mines was established in 1999 and took its name from the private venture capital and project finance firm Ivanhoe Capital Corporation, which was formed by Ivanplats chairperson Robert Friedland. 

Ivanplats grows resource base at two of its largest African projects

By: Henry Lazenby Ivanplats significantly adds to African projects’ resources Africa-focused project developer Ivanplats said last week it had significantly increased the resources at two of its largest African projects and added that it was moving to finalise its mining-right application at the South African... 

Ivanplats’ Africa confidence, new Botswana kimberlite, mining, farming coexistence

By: Martin Creamer Ivanplats is moving to finalise its right to mine South Africa’s platinum- and coproduct-rich Platreef; TSX-V-listed explorer Pangolin Diamonds reports the discovery of new kimberlite in Botswana;and Australian case studies show how mining and agriculture can work together. 

Ivanplats significantly adds to African projects’ resources

By: Henry Lazenby Africa-focused project developer Ivanplats on Wednesday said it had significantly increased the resources at two of its largest African projects and added that it was moving to finalise its mining-right application at the South African Platreef project this quarter. Toronto-based Ivanplats, the... 

08/02/2013 (On-The-Air)

By: Martin Creamer A Canadian company plans to build a new long-life low-cost platinum mine in Limpopo, where platinum products will be manufactured onsite, workers will receive high pay, the new State mining company will be asked to participate and black empowerment will be the broadest South Africa has ever seen;... 

Ivanplats expands South African project

By: Henry Lazenby Africa-focused project developer Ivanplats on Wednesday said three step-out drill holes at the Platreef project, on the northern limb of South Africa’s Bushveld Igneous Complex, have confirmed a significant expansion of its Flatreef platinum/palladium/gold/rhodium/nickel/copper deposit.... 

Ivanplats closes C$300m IPO, shares listed on TSX

By: Henry Lazenby Africa-focused Ivanplats on Tuesday successfully closed its C$300-million initial public offering (IPO) and the company’s shares started trading on the TSX main board. Ivanplats, which has projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Africa, said it had issued total equity to the... 

Ivanplats files final prospectus for IPO

By: Henry Lazenby Ivanplats executive chairperson Robert Friedland and president and CEO Lars-Eric Johansson announced late on Tuesday Ivanplats had filed a final prospectus in Canada for its initial public offering (IPO) of Class A common shares to raise about C$300-million ($307-million). Under the IPO,... 


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