A Vancouver native, Charlotte recently graduated from Simon Fraser University, where she majored in English and Humanities. During her time there, SFU’s Writing and Communications program caught her attention, and she began working towards a Certificate in Editing. After completing an editorial internship at Vancouver’s Western Living magazine in the fall of 2010, she knew that she wanted to pursue editing further.
Charlotte started working for the Investing News Network in the spring of 2012 and now specializes in writing about diamonds, precious metals, base metals and graphite. She received her Certificate in Editing in 2013.
Mining Weekly reported that according to mining magnate Robert Friedland, platinum is becoming an increasingly important metal in Japan. For instance, the country is building fuel cells that use platinum to provide clean electricity and heat, and plans to run the Tokyo Olypmics on fuel cells.
Reuters reported that Baroka Platinum has offered to buy Anglo American Platinum Ltd’s (OTCMKTS:AGPPY) stake in the Bokoni mine for $263 million. Baroka Platinum is part of the Baroka Tribal Mining business.
The amount of platinum stockpiled aboveground isn’t usually discussed, but the World Platinum Investment Council lays out the numbers in its inaugural quarterly platinum report. Here’s why investors need to pay attention to those stats.