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PGM PROJECTS: PTM says market remains strong while it awaits Waterberg mining right grant

  • Date: 18-05-20
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Mining Weekly

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – TSX- and NYSE-listed Platinum Group Metals (PTM) has reiterated that it expects the South African Department of Mineral Resources and Energy to grant its Waterberg platinum/palladium joint venture (JV) project a mining right during June, as lockdown measures start to ease in the country.

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PGM PROJECTS: PTM says SA Govt. could make decision on Waterberg JV mining licence application in June

A MINING licence could be awarded to Platinum Group Metals’ (PTM’s) palladium project, the Waterberg Joint Venture in South Africa, as early as June, said PTM president and CEO, Mike Jones.

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PGM PROJECTS: Clean Air Metals Advancing two Ontario PGE-Nickel-Copper projects

  • Date: 14-05-20
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Resource World

Clean Air Metals Inc. is the new corporate entity created from the former Regency Gold Corp. shell company. Noting the drive for carbon-free transportation, the new management team is focused on two platinum-palladium-nickel-copper exploration projects in northwestern Ontario.

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PGM PROJECTS: No worse place for a mine

Sulfide-ore mining for copper, nickel and other metals in the United States has a flawless environmental record—meaning that a perfect 14-of-14 operating mines (representing 89 percent of U.S. copper production) were found to have released toxic contaminants via accidental releases such as pipeline failures, tailings dam spills, water treatment failures and seepage into groundwater supply.

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PGM PROJECTS: Legally-binding contract protects pristine rivers and quality of life in rural Montana

  • Date: 08-05-20
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Laurel Outlook

May 8, 2020, marked the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Good Neighbor Agreement, a legally-binding contract overseeing an expansive mine operation in Montana. The contract was negotiated between the Stillwater Mining Company (now Sibanye-Stillwater Mining Company) and three community organizations – the Northern Plains Resource Council and two of its affiliate groups, the Cottonwood Resource Council and Stillwater Protective Association.

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PGM PROJECTS: Groups, businesses sue over environmental review of Twin Metals mineral lease renewal

  • Date: 06-05-20
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Grand Forks Herald

DULUTH — A coalition of environmental groups and canoe outfitters sued the Trump administration on Wednesday, May 6, arguing federal agencies failed to conduct a thorough environmental review ahead of the renewal of key leases to Twin Metals, the proposed copper-nickel mine within the same watershed as the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

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PGM PROJECTS: Making the case for a Marathon palladium mine

  • Date: 07-04-20
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Northern Ontario Business

A final economic study will soon begin on the cost to build and operate an open-pit palladium mine and processing near the North shore of Lake Superior.

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PGM PROJECTS: Tharisa: Developing a future in Zimbabwe

  • Date: 04-04-20
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Mining Review

In a bid to diversify its asset base and revenue stream from its PGM and chrome asset in South Africa, JSE-listed Tharisa has done so by acquiring low-risk entry options in two projects – Salene Chrome and Karo Platinum – both of which are located the within the mineral-rich Great Dyke in Zimbabwe.

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