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PLATINUM

Platinum strike slashes Amplats Q1 output by 39%

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Beleagured platinum miner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has posted an unsurprising narrowing of production for the first quarter ended March 31, as a strike that has forced the temporary closure of several of its mines enters its third month....
24th April 2014
 
 
LABOUR

Platinum wage talks continue

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Talks to end the protracted wage strike in the platinum sector will continue behind closed doors at an undisclosed location in Johannesburg on Thursday, the Chamber of Mines said. Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), Impala Platinum (Implats) and...
24th April 2014
 
 
PLATINUM

Platinum strike highlighting huge potential opportunity loss for economy

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The prolonged strike of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union in the platinum belt is highlighting the colossal potential opportunity loss to the South African economy should the country lose out on its platinum patrimony, which...
23rd April 2014
 
 
LABOUR

Platinum talks resume as miners prepare for mass meeting

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Talks aimed at ending a crippling three-month strike in South Africa's platinum sector resume on Wednesday after the world's top producers and he Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU)  spent Tuesday haggling over an offer...
23rd April 2014
 
 
PLATINUM

Solidarity declares platinum belt partial disaster area

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Labour union Solidarity has declared the platinum belt a partial disaster area and sent in its helping-hand organisation to assist its non-striking members in the towns of Rustenburg, Brits and Mooinooi. “Non-strikers also lose a substantial...
22nd April 2014
 
 
LABOUR

SA platinum talks resume in bid to end 3-month strike

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Joseph Mathunjwa Chief executives of the world's top platinum producers were to again meet the leaders of the AMCU union on Tuesday for wage talks in a bid to find an agreement to end the longest and most costly strike on South Africa's mines in living memory....
22nd April 2014
 
 
Diversified miners

Norilsk’s Botswana mine reports stable sales, group optimistic about market trends

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Russian major mining group MMC Norilsk Nickel (Norilsk), the world number one producer of nickel and palladium and a major producer of copper and platinum (with cobalt, gold, iridium, rhodium, ruthenium, selenium, silver, sulphur and tellurium as...
18th April 2014
 
 
PLATINUM-GROUP METALS

Two palladium ETFs list on JSE within one week

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PRECIOUS METALS INVESTMENT
Investors are also constantly aiming to diversify their portfolios and investing in precious metal commodities helps facilitate this
An increase in demand for precious metal exchange-traded funds (ETFs) from institutional investors has resulted in the listing of two palladium ETFs on the JSE in one week.
18th April 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
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