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Power shortage costs local mines millions every day - economist

It was estimated that the South African mining industry was losing about R330-million in turnover a day, while operations were halted owing to lack of security of power supply from State-owned power provider, Eskom, T-Sec economist Mike Schussler...
28th January 2008
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Real Economy Report Video Available

Creamer Media's Real Economy Report (21/11/2007) Our top stories this week: Eskom commits to local content in big power station push; BHP Billiton explains the thinking behind its Rio Tinto integration bid; Demand still outstripping supply in world platinum market; New undersea cable to reduce...
21st November 2007

Platinum price may hit $1 575/oz - Johnson Matthey Audio Available

Johnson Matthey GM for marketing Jeremy Coombes Platinum could trade as high as $1 575 during the next six months, precious metals refiner Johnson Matthey forecast on Tuesday, when it released its Platinum 2007 interim review. The company expected the market into 2008 to remain "pretty tight",...
13th November 2007

Platinum: auto offtake still rising, but jewellery declining

THIS year could very well be another record year for sales of platinum to the global automotive industry, predicts Johnson Matthey in its Platinum 2004 report.
11th June 2004
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China platinum demand seen soft on sky-high prices

Soft demand for platinum is expected this year from China, the world's biggest market for platinum jewellery, as global prices hover near 24-year highs.
5th March 2004
Breaking News

Platinum seen firm in 2003, palladium weak – report

Platinum demand and prices will remain strong in 2003, in contrast to ever weaker prices for its sister metal palladium, precious metals refiner Johnson Matthey (JM) said yesterday.
20th May 2003
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