platinum Tag

Anglo American has reported a 6% year-on-year production rise for the second quarter of 2018, driven by higher copper and metallurgical coal output. Copper production increased by 12% to 158,000 tonnes, driven by higher grades, while coking coal soared by 33% to 5.3 million tonnes, but...

Anglo American has released positive third quarter results including an increase in production guidance for its Kumba Iron Ore subsidiary. The world’s fifth-largest miner has lifted Kumba’s production guidance by an additional 1 million tonnes (Mt) to between 42-44Mt for 2017. The overall rise is based on...

South Africa-focused miner Lonmin (LSE:LMI) will move its head offices from Johannesburg to its Marikana operations in a cost-cutting strategy. The platinum producer reported a half year operating loss of US$199 million, compared to a loss of $21 million the previous year, as the firm was...

Shareholders of Sibanye Gold have approved the company’s US$2.2 billion buyout of US-based Stillwater Mining, which was agreed back in December 2016. Following a recent shareholder meeting, the South African miner announced that 82% of the firm’s shareholders voted in favour of the deal. This conclusive vote...

Anglo American (LSE:AAL) has reported a 9% rise in its overall output for the first quarter of 2017, compared with the same quarter last year, but a 3% fall in copper output. The drop in copper production has been attributed to poorer quality ore in Chile,...

Sibanye Gold Ltd (JSE:SGL) said it might increase the size of a planned share to sale to US$1.3 billion, almost double the original figure for the sale, in order to fund the purchase of Stillwater Mining Co (NYSE:SWC). The $2.2 billion acquisition of Stillwater, a Montana-based...

Zimbabwe’s largest platinum miner Zimplats (ASX:ZIM) will triple its reserves thanks to a new platinum mine in the country. Zimplats’ holding company Impala Platinum (JSX:IMP) announced the go-ahead for the US$264 million Mupani mine. The new underground mine will replace production from the Rukodzi and Ngwarati...

Lonmin (LON:LMI) has purchased Anglo American Platinum’s 42.5% stake in the South African Pandora mine. The world’s third largest platinum producer will pay between R400 milllion and R1 billion for the interest and will result in Lonmin holding 92.5% of the project with North Platinum (JSE:NHM)...