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PGM PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum announces PlatAfrica 2019 winners

Anglo American Platinum announced the winners of the 20th annual PlatAfrica jewellery design and manufacturing competition last night during a prestigious awards ceremony at the Inanda Club in Johannesburg. The competition was presented in association with Platinum Guild International (PGI) India and Metal Concentrators.

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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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NORNICKEL: Accident at Nornickel’s Taimyrsky claims three lives

  • Date: 23-10-19
  • Category: NORNICKEL
  • Source: Mining Technology

At least three people were killed and several more were injured in an accident that occurred at Russian company Norilsk Nickel’s (Nornickel) Taimyrsky mine.

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FUEL CELLS: Superior Fuel Cell Catalysts Found

  • Date: 23-10-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Advanced Science News

Fuel cells are devices that generate electricity by harnessing chemical potential energy. All fuel cells possess the same basic configuration, two electrodes (more accurately, a cathode and anode) and electrolyte, however, differ in terms of reactions taking place.

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NORNICKEL: Nornickel says workers died at mine due to lack of oxygen - TASS

  • Date: 23-10-19
  • Category: NORNICKEL
  • Source: Mining Weekly

MOSCOW – The deaths of three workers in an accident at Norilsk Nickel's mine in Siberia were caused by a lack of oxygen, TASS news agency cited the company as saying on Wednesday.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum production report for Q3 2019

  • Date: 22-10-19
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: Anglo American Platinum

Total PGM production from own managed mines increased 1% to 642,500 ounces (platinum production increased by 1% to 296,800 ounces and palladium production increased 1% to 225,900 ounces), due to higher production from Mogalakwena and Unki, partly offset by decreased production from Amandelbult and Mototolo.

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ZIMBABWE: Great Dyke wraps up platinum project financing

  • Date: 22-10-19
  • Category: ZIMBABWE
  • Source: Herald

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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