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Platinum market may see first surplus

Written by elsabe. Posted in Mining

BRITS POS - BRITS - The platinum market could return to surplus for the first time in six years in 2017 as lower autocatalyst loadings and weakness in Chinese jewellery buying pull demand lower, refiner Johnson Matthey said in a report.

To read the full story, read our 10 February 2017 issue.

Jubilee to deliver chromite concentrate in a fortnight

Written by elsabe. Posted in Mining

BRITS POS - BRITS - Mine-to-metals specialist Jubilee Platinum’s commissioning of chromite recovery and platinum group metals (PGMs) plants at its Hernic ferrochrome operation in Brits is progressing to schedule, with the first chromite concentrate product targeted within the next two weeks.

To read the full story, read our 3 February 2017 issue.

Sibanye to hit DMR with R26-m claim

Written by elsabe. Posted in Mining

BRITS POS - KROONDAL - Simanye is to issue SA’s department of mineral resources (DMR) with a R26-million legal claim following the application of a number of Section 54 closures at Kroondal Platinum Mine last year, according to market speculation.

To read the full story, read our 20 January 2017 issue.