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PLATINUM: Minerals Council’s national platinum strategy targets real potential

  • Date: 06-02-19
  • Category: PLATINUM
  • Source: Mining Weekly

CAPE TOWN (miningweekly.com) – The Minerals Council South Africa on Wednesday launched a national platinum strategy, which aims at sustaining a million jobs and contributing R8.2-trillion to South Africa’s economy by 2050.

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PLATINUM: Spend on platinum marketing rather than mining more, Amplats boss urges

  • Date: 04-12-18
  • Category: PLATINUM
  • Source: Business Day

The best way for SA’s embattled platinum industry to save itself from prolonged difficulties is to switch focus to intensive marketing and spending on creating demand rather than trying to lower costs and mining more metal, says Anglo American Platinum CEO Chris Griffith.

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PLATINUM: Platinum demand surplus to top 500,000 oz in 2018 as jewellery disappoints

  • Date: 28-11-18
  • Category: PLATINUM
  • Source: Mining MX

There would be a demand surplus in platinum of 505,000 ounces in 2018 as consumption of the metal in jewellery failed to fire and despite slightly lower overall supply.

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