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JEWELLERY: Platinum Guild International Leads Platinum Jewellery Industry Transformation in China

  • Date: 04-11-19
  • Category: JEWELLERY
  • Source: Yahoo

In October 2019 Platinum Guild International (PGI®) hosted the two-day 2019 Platinum Jewellery Business Forum in China's jewellery manufacturing hub of Shenzhen, which received widespread attention within the platinum and jewellery industry. The Business Forum was attended by leaders and distinguished guests along with other top figures and experts both from China and overseas. The theme for the forum revolved around future trends for China's platinum jewellery.

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ESKOM: Low chance of load shedding after ‘significant progress towards full recovery‘

  • Date: 03-11-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Douglas Digital Daily

Eskom says it is does not expect to have to institute rotational power cuts this week, after making “significant progress towards full recovery” with several generating units now again operational.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Moody’s changes SA’s outlook to negative from stable

  • Date: 02-11-19
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Eye Witness News

JOHANNESBURG - Ratings agency Moody’s has kept the country one notch above investment grade but has changed the outlook from stable to negative.

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ESKOM: Ramaphosa to sign R59bn Eskom bailout bill

  • Date: 02-11-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: IOL

Cape Town - The Special Appropriations Bill, that has given a bailout of R59billion to Eskom, has been sent to President Cyril Ramaphosa to be signed into law.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Northam buys a further R997.5m worth of Zambezi shares

Precious metals miner Northam Platinum has reached an agreement to acquire additional Zambezi shares for R997.5-million, following which Northam will hold 22.94% of all Zambezi shares.

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SOUTH AFRICA: NUM member shot dead in Marikana as Platinum Belt tensions heat up

  • Date: 01-11-19
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Daily Maverick

Kaizer Lungisa Madiba, a member of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Sibanye-Stillwater employee, was shot and killed on Friday morning in Marikana, by unknown assailants, NUM has confirmed. This suggests tensions are rising again on the Platinum Belt.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Implats reports a 53.88% drop in platinum production

DURBAN – Impala Platinum (Implats) has reported a 53.88 percent decline in production in refined platinum from its own mines to 83 000 ounces, down from 180 000 ounces compared to the same quarter last year, negatively impacted by a mill failure at Mimosa and scheduled maintenance and metallurgical challenges at Two Rivers.

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PGM PROJECTS: Arctic Palladium’s delegation studies Nornickel’s experience to organize work in Arctic

CHITA, November 1. /TASS/. A delegation of the Arctic Palladium Company, which Nornickel and Russian Platinum have organized for implementation of a new project in the Norilsk industrial district, visited the Bystrinsky Mining and Processing Plant (a part of Nornickel) in the Trans-Baikal Region’s south-east. The Bystrinsky plant is Nornickel’s most advance asset, the plant’s press service told TASS on Friday.

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