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PGM PROJECTS: Former Implats CEO, David Brown, backs Darwendale to take its place in PGM industry

THE proposed Darwendale project had the potential to become “a major” part of the world’s platinum group metal (PGM) industry, said David Brown, the former CEO of Impala Platinum (Implats) who was appointed chairman of the company behind the venture.

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PGM PROJECTS: Karo Resources given Zimbawe SEZ designation

JOHANNESBURG - Zimbawe has placed platinum concessions belonging to Karo Resources - a company in which JSE-listed Tharisa has a significant shareholding - under a Special Economic Zones (SEZ) designation, which gives the project special economic benefits.

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PGM PROJECTS: Russia-Zimbabwe platinum venture needs $500 million for first phase

HARARE (Reuters) - Russian-Zimbabwean platinum venture Great Dyke Investments (GDI) requires a further $500 million for the first phase of its Zimbabwean mining project and is in advanced financing talks with Russian and South African lenders, it said on Tuesday.

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PGM PROJECTS: Zimbabwe: Great Dyke Wraps Up Platinum Project Financing

Great Dyke Investments (GDI) says it is wrapping up financing for its Darwendale platinum group metals project and expects to begin construction next year.

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PGM PROJECTS: Tharisa Has Right to All of $4.2 Billion Zimbabwe Platinum Mine

Tharisa Plc, the publicly traded South African platinum and chrome miner run by the Pouroulis family, has the right to take over a platinum mine project in Zimbabwe that could ultimately cost $4.2 billion.

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PGM PROJECTS: Ivanhoe looks to 'unlock value' from Platreef basket

  • Date: 17-10-19
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Mining Journal

Palladium's price run to record levels and elevated global nickel and PGM corporate interest has Ivanhoe Mines considering "a number of options that can help us unlock Platreef's incredible value for the benefit of all of Ivanhoe's stakeholders", co-chairman Robert Friedland has said.

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PGM PROJECTS: Platinum Group Metal Cowboys in Montana

  • Date: 15-10-19
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Streetwise Reports

There is a 30-mile long geologic slice of layered magmatic intrusion cutting through the Beartooth Mountain range in south-central Montana that closely resembles one of the world's most productive mining regions in South Africa. The Stillwater Igneous Complex encases tens of millions of ounces of valuable platinum group metals, along with nickel, copper, cobalt and other commodities.

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PGM PROJECTS: Waterberg DFS pegs 45-year mine life for Platinum Group Metals

  • Date: 04-10-19
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Northern Miner

With palladium prices touching all-time highs of nearly US$1,700 per oz., Platinum Group Metals (TSX: PTM) tabled its definitive feasibility study for the Waterberg PGM project in South Africa’s Bushveld Complex outlining a significant boost in palladium, platinum, gold and...

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