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Twin Metals' owner has a history of environmental disaster in ...
Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Twin Metals, a Minnesota company owned by Chilean mining titan Antofagasta Minerals, has dreams of striking valuable copper, nickel, and platinum near Ely. But the Obama administration last year delivered a lethal blow to that plan, denying Twin Metals ... ...

Exxaro CEO appointed Chamber of Mines president - Citizen
Wed, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
He has served as an executive head of coal at Exxaro and as its executive head of operations, responsible for the base metals and industrial minerals commodity business of Exxaro. Steve Phiri, the chief executive of Royal Bafokeng Platinum, was elected...and more ...

Mining to generate $3 billion this year - The Herald
Sun, 21 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Last year the mining sector experienced a four percent growth in revenue to about $2 billion, eight percent growth in volumes driven by gold, platinum group metals, base metals and others. Speaking at the Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe annual conference...and more ...

EDITORIAL COMMENT: Refinery to bring full beneficiation solution ...
Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Equipped with the plant, the three local platinum miners would be able to refine the mineral rather than exporting it unprocessed. It would separate base metals; nickel, cobalt and copper from the precious metals; platinum group metals and gold. Its ... ...

EU car demand for Platinum remains solid
Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The European Union is the worlds third-largest car market. It is especially important to platinum, since the diesel-powered vehicles popular on the continent require platinum for catalysts, whereas gasoline-powered ones can use palladium.

Palladium not likely to trade above Platinum on sustained basis
Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Standard points out that palladium did trade above platinum back in the early 2000s, when there was supply shortages of palladium from Russia and auto-catalyst manufacturers were stockpiling the metal.

Platinum likely to outperform Palladium over next six quarters
Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
TD Securities said that it is expected platinum outperforming palladium in the months ahead. While worries about Federal Reserve rate hikes may create headwinds for platinum group metals and other precious metals for a while, real rates are likely to remain low and global central-bank monetary policy is likely to remain easy, supporting metals.

Royal Mint launches first ever bullion Platinum Coins and Bars
Mon, 15 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Monday will see the launch of The Royal Mints 500g and Kilo platinum bars on the platform, which will be followed in the next few weeks by a 100g and 1oz platinum bar, and a 1oz Queens Beasts Lion of England coin the first platinum coin to be launched in the popular heraldic series.

Infographic: The Cathode is the Key to Advancing Lithium-ion ...
Mon, 15 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
May 15, 2017 Platinum is used mainly in autocatalysts, but it also has many other exciting uses. Check out this infographic from BullionVault to learn more.

China announces plans to create a 'base' on an asteroid - Daily ...
Wed, 10 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The celestial objects are thought to be loaded with tonnes of precious metals and minerals, including pricey platinum, worth quadrillions on Earth. A 98-page report from the banking investment company claims that mining asteroids for precious metals in ...and more ...

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