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Global Platinum production falls far less than prices since 2011
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Global platinum production has fallen only 5% since 2011 even though prices have fallen some 50%. Companies have maintained their output largely as a result of cutting total cash costs, said Metals Focus.

Ukraine: PFK trying to operate without anthracite
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
In the current washing season Amur artel has already yielded 605 kg of alluvial platinum. The artel opened the season on May 6 and in the first month of operation has washed 170 kg of the precious metals. The results for June were 299 kg. Amur washes for platinum at the Konder deposits in Khabarovsk

Russia: coal exports from Rosterminalugol up in H1 2017
Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Three people were killed as a methane blast rocked the Zapolyarny copper and nickel mine of Norilsk Nickel, the company said in a statement on July 7 citing preliminary data. According to preliminary data, vapors of methane exploded during construction works. Preliminary data show that three workers died at the site of the blast and

Kyrgyzstan: plant in Ak-Tyuz launched after strike
Mon, 03 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Anglo Asian Mining PLC (AAM), a producer of gold, copper and silver in Azerbaijan, targets to produce up to 72,000 gold equivalent ounces in 2017, said the companys CEO Reza Vaziri at an annual meeting. These excellent financial and production results reflect the ongoing success of the AAMs long-term plan of sustainability and cost reduction,

Russia: Polyus sets SPO guidance at $66.5 per share
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
BASF and PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) announced that they had signed a Memorandum of Understanding and entered exclusive negotiations to cooperate on the supply of raw materials for future battery materials production for lithium-ion batteries in Europe. BASF intends to invest up to 400 million euro in a first step to build industry-leading productio

Roskill Predicts Tantalum Prices Will Reach $80
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
June 29, 2017 In a new report, the World Platinum Investment Council addresses concerns that platinum demand will fall on the back of slowing diesel car sales in Europe.

European diesel implications for Platinum demand
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Concerns on emissions from European diesel vehicles (15% of demand) underpin the market opinion that platinum demand will fall, according to World Platinum Investment Council.

7 Renewable Energy Stocks on the TSX
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
June 22, 2017 Palladium prices have continued to rise at a faster rate than platinum prices in 2017. But will that trend continue Experts have different perspectives.

Union Stillwater miners negotiate 5 percent pay increase with ...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The increases are based on a contentious deal signed in February 2016, when miners accepted no pay increases after metals prices fell off a cliff and Stillwater was losing money. Miners had twice rejected that four-year deal, which was backdated to ... ...

Gold, Silver, Platinum prices may rally by year-end
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Commerzbank looks for gold prices to rise to $1,300 an ounce by year-end, platinum and silver to also rally but palladium to give up some of its recent strength.

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