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PGM PRODUCERS: Sibanye-Stillwater reports successful ongoing trials at Montana mines with Sandvik Artisan A4 battery electric LHD

  • Date: 18-12-20
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: International Mining

Trials with all battery-electric underground equipment are ongoing with a number of major mining groups worldwide from Vale to Codelco and Barrick. At Sibanye-Stillwater’s US PGM mining complex in Montana, which includes the Stillwater and East Boulder mines, the company recently told IM it is currently trialling an Artisan Vehicles (part of Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology’s Load and Haul division) A4, 4 t payload (1.5 m3/2 cubic yard capacity) LHD. This is an updated version machine as an i

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PGM PRODUCERS: Amplats moves smartly to avert converter shutdowns

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) is rolling out smart solutions to reduce the risk of another shutdown of converter plants at its metals-processing unit.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Tharisa Settles Four-Year Wage Agreement At Mine With Workers' Unions

(Alliance News) - Tharisa PLC on Monday announced that it had concluded a four-year wage agreement with the main unions at its Tharisa Mine just west of Rustenburg.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum – operational outlook and guidance update

  • Date: 11-12-20
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: Anglo American Platinum

Anglo American Platinum provides an update on its operational outlook and guidance, to coincide with the Anglo American plc market update.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum safely completes the ACP Phase A rebuild

  • Date: 07-12-20
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: Anglo American Platinum

Anglo American Platinum has safely and successfully completed the rebuild of the Anglo Converter Plant (ACP) Phase A unit, with first converter matte ready to dispatch to our Base Metals Refinery for the next stage of processing. The ACP Phase A is now in ramp-up and on track to be operating at full capacity by the end of the year.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum closes ACP Phase B resulting in temporary build up in work-in-progress inventory

  • Date: 05-11-20
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: Anglo American Platinum

Anglo American Platinum has made the pre-emptive decision to close the Anglo Converter Plant (ACP) Phase B unit, following a series of water leaks, to ensure an ongoing safe operating environment, protect employees and protect the integrity of the plant and surrounding processing assets.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Northam increases its Zambezi Preference shareholding to approximately 70%

  • Date: 15-10-20
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: Northam Platinum

Johannesburg, Wednesday 15 October 2020. Northam is pleased to announce that it has acquired an additional 37 179 697 Zambezi preference shares for a total cash consideration of approximately R3.5 billion. This brings Northam’s preference share holding in ZPLP to approximately 70%.

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PGM PRODUCERS: South African platinum mine tenders for 10 MW of solar

The Marula Platinum Mine in South Africa wants a 10 MW solar plant after claiming the unreliable electricity supply from financially-troubled state-owned utility Eskom has affected production.

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