GOLD 1293.05 $/ozChange: 3.00
PLATINUM 1414.00 $/ozChange: 4.00
R/$ exchange 10.62Change: -0.04
R/€ exchange 14.69Change: -0.06
We have detected that the browser you are using is no longer supported. As a result, some content may not display correctly.
We suggest that you upgrade to the latest version of any of the following browsers:
close notification
powered by
Advanced Search
Bushveld Complex

Platinum strike slashes Amplats Q1 output by 39%

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

Ironveld pig iron project, South Africa Restricted

The plan is to build a pilot smelter as a precursor to a far larger pig iron plant, which will be fed with magnetite from the Ironveld project.
18th April 2014

Jubilee enters final phase of Mpumalanga ops revamp

Leon Coetzer Aim- and Altx-listed Jubilee Platinum’s commissioning of the third ARC furnace at its Middelburg smelter operations, in Mpumalanga, this month has marked the final phase of its four-phase, two-year renewal programme. The mine-to-metals...
14th April 2014

Pallinghurst bringing in new tech to boost platinum business Video Available

Mining Weekly Online interviewing Pallinghurst's Brian Gilbertson and Arne Frandsen. In sharp contrast to South African mining’s deep dark and dangerous reputation, the JSE-listed Pallinghurst is rolling out a shallow, safe and sassy platinum alternative spiced with potentially game-changing technology. The platinum division of...
10th April 2014

Tin mining revival Video Available

Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the revival of tin mining in South Africa's Bushveld Complex.
3rd April 2014

Tin mining set to return to South Africa after quarter-century break Video Available

Bushveld Minerals CEO Fortune Mojapelo Tin mining is poised to be resuscitated in South Africa 25 years after the tin price collapsed and forced South Africa’s once resplendent Zaaiplaats and Rooiberg tin flagships to close. Currently, no tin is mined in South Africa, but a restart...
2nd April 2014

Atlatsa sees stronger y-on-y performance

An improved operating performance at the Bokoni platinum mine, together with the material financial impact of the group’s restructuring plan has strengthened Atlatsa’s year-on-year financial performance, lifting revenue generated for the 2013...
1st April 2014

Amplats declares force majeure on Rustenburg suppliers

Strike-hit platinum major Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has declared a force majeure on a long list of suppliers to its Rustenburg operations. Mining Weekly Online can today disclose that Anglo Platinum Management Services has sent out...
31st March 2014
Editorial Insight

Iron project in northern Bushveld, platinum mine builder cuts risk, diamond mine coming on stream

Ironveld to produce pilor-plant pig iron on the northern limb of the Bushveld Complex from mid-2014; Wesizwe Platinum cutting coat according to cloth; and Gem Diamonds gearing for commercial production from Ghaghoo in Botswana in the second half...
28th March 2014


Jinchuan Group chairperson Yang Zhiqiang speaks during an interview in Hong Kong this month. Yang said in an interview that the price of nickel would rise as a result of China’s focus on environmental protection, which would force more than half...
28th March 2014

Resources Watch Video Available

Amplats’ has $100-million in firepower for platinum metals development; AMD pumps are installed at the Witwatersrand Central Basin; and, multicommodity projects are being rolled out on Bushveld’s rich northern limb.
27th March 2014

Jubilee narrows loss, increases revenue, gross profit

Aim- and AltX-listed mining exploration and development company Jubilee Platinum narrowed its loss a share by 61% during the six months ended December 2013 to 7.41c, as the company focused on using its smelter processing infrastructure to drive...
26th March 2014
Topic Multimedia
View all
Resources Watch Video
Worrying technical corner-cutting needs to be... Video
Resources Watch Video
Gemfields rolls out ‘the art of colour’ Video
Campaign under way to pay unclaimed R5bn to 200... Video
No platinum surge despite 400 000 oz... Video
Gemfields doing ‘De Beers-equivalent’ in... Video
New growth path for gold junior Video
Pallinghurst bringing in new tech to boost... Video
View all
Underground coal gasification has key... Audio
WDC hopes to resolve Zim diamonds... Audio
Anooraq focusing on doubling output... Audio
Tanzania's Jengo wants mine listings... Audio
Wits Gold plans to move De Bron into... Audio
London Mining expects iron-ore prices... Audio
Tungsten-miner Malaga mulls 2nd mill,... Audio
Kebble R1bn unlocked as... Audio
Geovic confident on Cameroon cobalt... Audio