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Implats CEO Nico Muller.
Implats commits R50bn capex to mines, beneficiation, energy, decarbonisation
1st September 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGM) company Implats, which generated free cash flow of R28.8-billion in the 12 months to June 30, said on Thursday that it had allocated R4.3-billion over the next five... 

Implats acquires a further 1.36m RBPlat shares
31st August 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Platinum group metals miner Impala Platinum (Implats) has concluded agreements to acquire a further 1.36-million shares in fellow PGMs miner Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat). This will increase... 

Northam Platinum CEO Paul Dunne.
Northam constructing, commissioning solar plants, securing wind energy
26th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The renewable energy plans of the Booysendal platinum group metals (PGMs) mine of Northam Platinum have been detailed quite extensively in the company’s 95-page sustainability report that will be... 

Northam Platinum CEO Paul Dunne.
Northam forecasts R5.4bn capex as growth projects progress
26th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals company Northam, which refined 9.7% more metal than the prior year in the 12 months to June 30, on Friday forecast capital expenditure (capex) of R5.4-billion for the current... 

Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman
Sibanye-Stillwater strategising energy solution involvement
25th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Energy solutions that reverse climate change are on the list of strategic differentiators that Sibanye-Stillwater has under scrutiny, Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman said on Thursday, when the... 

Sibanye-Stillwater's Kroondal platinum group metals mine.
Sibanye-Stillwater declares R3.9bn half-year dividend
25th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Precious metals and green metals company Sibanye-Stillwater on Thursday declared a cash dividend of R3.9-billion for the six months to June 30. The Johannesburg- and New York-listed company, headed... 

Implats, Patel conclude framework agreement for RBPlat acquisition
24th August 2022 By: Donna Slater

JSE-listed platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Impala Platinum (Implats) has concluded a framework agreement with Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel regarding its proposed... 

Merafe CEO Zanele Matlala and Merafe FD Ditabe Chocho.
Plans progressing for 744 MW energy for alloys business – Merafe
23rd August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Construction of the Swedish Stirling plant that converts off-gas to electricity will take place at the Lion ferrochrome smelter near Steelport starting in the second half of this year, Merafe... 

Sasscal executive director Dr Jane Olwoch.
Green hydrogen atlas to be officially launched before year-end – Sasscal
22nd August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

With close to 90% of all the datasets for the Southern African green hydrogen atlas having been collected, its official launch will definitely take place before year-end, Sasscal executive director... 

Call for applications for funding for developing the hydrogen economy in South Africa.
South Africans called on to apply for funding to build South Africa’s hydrogen economy
19th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A call for funding applications to be submitted for the development of the hydrogen economy is made in an advertisement placed today by South Africa’s Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), an entity... 

Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman.
Sibanye-Stillwater signals half-year earnings decline
17th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Precious and future-facing metals mining company Sibanye-Stillwater on Wednesday advised of an upcoming half-year earnings decline in a trading statement and operations update for the six months to... 

Eastplats lifts second-quarter revenue, production
15th August 2022 By: Donna Slater

The revenue of JSE- and TSX-listed platinum group metals (PGM) miner Eastern Platinum (Eastplats) increased by 2.5% year-on-year to $20.5-million in the second quarter, taking year-to-date revenue... 

The Sibanye-Stillwater US platinum group metals panel is (clockwise from bottom left) Neal Froneman, James Wellsted, Wayne Robinson, Richard Stewart, Charles Carter, and Pieter Henning.
Stillwater repositioned for delivery through commodity cycle
12th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Prevailing macro-environment challenges and changing palladium market conditions have prompted a strategic revision of Sibanye-Stillwater’s United States platinum group metal (PGM) operations,... 

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PGMs miner emphasises female representation
12th August 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Impala Platinum’s (Implats’) Gender Equity forums have made progress in advancing gender mainstreaming activities and the company is working towards achieving 15%... 

Royal Bafokeng, Amplats agree to extend concentrate purchase agreement
11th August 2022 By: Donna Slater

Rustenburg Platinum Mines (RPM) – a wholly-owned subsidiary of Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), has agreed to extend its disposal of concentrate agreement (Doca) with Royal Bafokeng Resources... 

Anglo American Platinum sustainable impact head Stephen Bullock.
Environmental, social and governance elevating to safety-equalling status, mining webinar hears
11th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The shift from linear to circular value chains has the potential to impact all aspects of mining and requires a rethink, Anglo American Platinum sustainable impact head Stephen Bullock has told a... 

RBPlat's Rotshidzwa Manenzhe.
Royal Bafokeng looking to R1.6bn off-balance-sheet spend on 98 MW solar plant
10th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGMs) mining company Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) is looking to off-balance-sheet capital expenditure of R1.6-billion for a 98 MW solar power plant. The photovoltaic (PV)... 

Barrick CE Dr Mark Bristow.
Barrick takes lead in holistic ESG integration amid ‘greenwashing’ scepticism
8th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Gold and copper mining company Barrick has taken the lead in integrating the various aspects of environmental, social and governance (ESG) to ensure holistic and objective measurement, Barrick CEO... 

Implats’ earnings to decline on lower sales revenue, inflationary pressures
5th August 2022 By: Donna Slater

Platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Impala Platinum (Implats) expects its basic earnings for the financial year ended June 30 to decrease by between 29% and 35% year-on-year, to between... 

Platinum-based fuel cells key for heavy-haul industry – WPIC
4th August 2022 By: Donna Slater

The World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) reports that interest in using hydrogen fuel cells in the heavy-haul industry is growing rapidly, with several interesting developments currently under... 

Anglo launches start-up incubator programme across its operations’ communities
3rd August 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Diversified miner Anglo American South Africa has launched an incubator programme through its enterprise development arm, Zimele, aimed at turning 500 start-up businesses in rural communities into... 

Eastplats promotes Hanson to COO
3rd August 2022 By: Donna Slater

JSE- and TSX-listed midtier platinum group metals miner Eastern Platinum (Eastplats) has promoted former South Africa GM Hannelie Hanson to the position of group COO. She has more than 24 years of... 

Anglo American CE Duncan Wanblad.
Anglo’s big on-site solar, off-site wind plan lays foundation for green hydrogen
3rd August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The planned construction by Anglo American of on-site solar plants and off-site regional wind farms is designed to create a renewable energy ecosystem that reduces Scope 2 emissions and lays the... 

RBPlat buyout essential to keep Implats’ Rustenburg mining going, hearing hears
2nd August 2022 By: Donna Slater

Platinum miner Impala Platinum (Implats), through law firm Group 621, reports that, without its proposed large-scale merger with Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat), it will not be able to continue... 

Royal Bafokeng Platinum CEO Steve Phiri.
Royal Bafokeng applauds President’s energy plan, nears decision on solar
2nd August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Royal Bafokeng Platinum CEO Steve Phiri on Tuesday applauded President Cyril Ramaphosa’s energy plan, which involves the introduction of new generation capacity to the grid as quickly as possible... 

Royal Bafokeng Platinum declares conservative R711m interim dividend
2nd August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Taking into consideration the declining basket price, the uncertain demand fundamentals, global recession fears and the continuing uncertainty brought about by the M&A activity, the board of Royal... 

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President Ramaphosa’s got it right, says ex-Eskom CEO on new energy plan
1st August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

African Rainbow Energy and Power CEO and former Eskom CEO Brian Dames concurs fully with the energy plan unveiled by President Cyril Ramaphosa. “I think he’s got it right,” was Dames's summing up... 

Marginal decrease in ICMM members’ mining fatalities globally in 2021
29th July 2022 By: Donna Slater

Organisation for safe, fair and sustainable mining and metals the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) reports that South African member companies accounted for 51% of the 43... 

RBPlat warns of half-year earnings decline
28th July 2022 By: Donna Slater

Despite platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Royal Bafokeng Platinum’s (RBPlat’s) production for the six months ended June 30 having increased by 4.5% on the back of a strong performance at the... 

Sylvania dump operations increases output by 19% in the fourth quarter
28th July 2022 By: Donna Slater

Aim-listed platinum group metals (PGM) miner Sylvania Platinum’s dump operations achieved a 19% year-on-year increase in production to 18 837 oz for the fourth quarter ended June 30. This took... 

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