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Pt 901.50 $/oz Change: -9.36


Amplats capitalising mechanised mines, may spend R100bn to 2024  

By: Martin Creamer     21st July 2014 Strike-hit Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) was capitalising its mechanised mines and might spend up to R100-billion on them plus Amandelbult in the next ten years, Amplats CEO Chris Griffith said on Monday. Speaking at the company’s announcement of highly acceptable financial results in the... 

Implats taking platinum recycler to US court

By: Martin Creamer     29th August 2013 South African miner Impala Platinum (Implats) has initiated court proceedings against a US recycler for $182-million, Implats CFO Brenda Berlin said on Thursday. The US company A-1 Specialised Services and Supplies Inc has been one of the world’s leading recyclers of autocatalyst materials... 

Implats wiping out mining’s fall-of-ground fatality scourge

By: Martin Creamer     29th August 2013 South Africa’s second-largest platinum-mining company, Impala Platinum (Implats), is eliminating what has for long been the scourge of South Africa’s underground mines – fall-of-ground fatalities. Impala Platinum CEO Terence Goodlace said at the company’s presentation of results on Thursday... 

Union branch leader condemns mine hostel system as ‘barbaric’ 

By: Martin Creamer     13th August 2013 A National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) leader, who chairs a branch in the hostile platinum belt where the tragic Marikana killings took place a year ago this week, has called for the eradication of South Africa’s mine-hostel system, which he condemns as “barbaric”. NUM branch chairperson Papi... 


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