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PGM PRODUCERS: Coarse Particle Rejection trial plant set for Anglo’s Mogalakwena North platinum concentrator

  • Date: 18-02-20
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: International Mining

A major focus in Anglo American’s FutureSmart Mining approach to innovation and sustainability has been so called Coarse Particle Recovery (or Rejection depending on how it is used) using flotation. CPR essentially allows the flotation of particles at sizes two to three times larger than normal which can achieve significant gangue rejection ahead of primary flotation. In its 2019 results, Anglo Platinum has stated that a new CPR trial plant is to be built at the Mogalakwena North platinum concen

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PGM PRODUCERS: Record-performing Amplats applying for 75 MW solar power at Mogalakwena

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Platinum group metals (PGMs) mining company Anglo American, which has reported record safety, record financials and the highest dividend in 15 years, has submitted an application to be allowed to self-generate 75 MW of solar power at its Mogalakwena mine where the world’s largest hydrogen fuel cell haul truck is being developed.

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ESKOM: Amplats shows the effects of Eskom blackouts

  • Date: 17-02-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Business Live

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) gave an insight into what the devastation Eskom is causing for not just companies but the state as rolling blackouts become a factor of life.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Sibanye swings to big profit on the crest of strong metal prices

JOHANNESBURG - Sibanye - Stillwater on Friday reported that it had swung to a R433 million* ($30m) profit in the year ended December 2019 compared to a R2.5 billion ($191m) loss in 2018 on the windfall from strong metal prices.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Sylvania Platinum Going Strongly As CEO McConnachie Steps Down

(Alliance News) - Sylvania Platinum Ltd on Monday reported the departure of long-serving boss Terry McConnachie after an "excellent" first half.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Chris Griffith resigns as CEO of Amplats on day firm pays mammoth R14.2bn dividend

CHRIS Griffith, CEO of Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), called time on his seven year stint as CEO of the firm saying it had represented “the pinnacle” of his career.

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SUBSTITUTION: Market in the foothills of platinum recovery as automakers turn minds to substitution

THE market might be in the foothills of a platinum price recovery as automakers had “started to do some work” on how the metal could be used as a substitute for palladium, the dollar price of which had improved 48% in 2019.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum profits soar in company’s first fatality-free year

  • Date: 17-02-20
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: Mining Technology

South African platinum giant Anglo American Platinum has announced that its net profit for 2019 more than doubled over 2018 on the back of higher platinum group metals (PGMs) prices, as the company recorded its first-ever fatality-free year. The annual results were published the same day CEO Chris Griffith announced he will step down as CEO and executive director in April 2020.

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