R/€ = 15.91 Change: -0.26
R/$ = 13.57 Change: -0.14
Au 1267.20 $/oz Change: -0.90
Pt 867.50 $/oz Change: 3.33


Smokey Hills operations temporarily suspended

6th May 2016 South African platinum producer African Thunder Platinum (ATP), owned by global resource investment corporation Aberdeen International, has to temporarily suspend mining operations at the Smokey Hills platinum-palladium mine, in Limpopo, to focus on the planning and permitting required to... 

Platinum Australia and Jubilee mull merger

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     17th December 2012 Embattled platinum miner Platinum Australia was in merger discussions with fellow South African miner Jubilee Platinum regarding a possible merger. Under the proposed merger, Jubilee would acquire all the ordinary shares on issue in Platinum Australia in a share exchange. 

Jubilee inks toll processing MoU with Platinum Australia

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     9th October 2012 Aim- and JSE-listed mine-to-metal specialist Jubilee on Tuesday said it had entered into an agreement for the toll processing of 800 000 t of Dilokong chrome mine platinum-bearing tailings using the concentrator at Platinum Australia’s Smokey Hills mine. Jubilee said newly formed subsidiary... 

Platinum Australia settles with disgruntled contractor

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     26th July 2012 The administrators of embattled Platinum Australia this week reported that a settlement had been reached between the platinum miner’s subsidiary and mining contractor Redpath Mining. The dispute centered around an underground mining contract at the Smokey Hills mine, in South Africa, which was... 

Platinum Australia reviews Smokey Hills

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     25th June 2012 ASX-listed Platinum Australia went into a trading halt on Monday on news that it was reviewing its Smokey Hills operation, in South Africa, in light of deteriorating operating conditions. In a statement to the ASX, Platinum Australia said that difficult operating conditions have prevented the... 

Panoramic buys WA project from Platinum Australia

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     7th May 2012 ASX-listed Platinum Australia has sold its Panton platinum-group metals (PGM) project, in Western Australia, to fellow listed Panoramic Resources for A$5.25-million and a net smelter return of 0.5%. The project is estimated to contain a resource of some 14.32-million tons grading 2.19 g/t... 

Company Announcement: Smokey Hills Production Update

26th March 2012 Platinum Australia Limited is pleased to provide an update on the progress made since initiating the transition from contract mining to Owner Operator in January 


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