Jubilee Platinum plc (LSE:JLP) provided an operations update, noting that it has again extended the transactional end date for its acquisition of Platinum Australia Ltd. (ASX:PLA). The end date is now July 31, 2013.
Platinum Company News Directory
Mineweb reported that at the end of this week, Anglo American Platinum Ltd. (OTC Pink:AGPPY) will formally begin the process of cutting 6,000 jobs in South Africa. Some fear that the action will provoke unrest.
Colossus Minerals Inc. (TSX:CSI,OTCQX:COLUF) announced a bought deal with aggregate gross proceeds of C$25,000,000 -comprised of 15,625,000 common shares of the Company at a price of C$1.60 per Common Share - with GMP Securities L.P. on its own behalf and on behalf of Dundee Securities Ltd. (together with GMP) and a syndicate of underwriters (together with the Co-Lead Underwriters).
Colossus Minerals Inc. (TSX:CSI,OTCQX:COLUF) announced voting results from the annual and special meeting of shareholders held on May 21st, 2013, and J. Alberto Arias, John Frostiak, David Garofalo, Greg Hall, Mel Leiderman, Claudio Mancuso, Douglas Reeson, and John S.M. Turner were elected as directors of the Company.
AllAfrica reported that 83 percent of workers striking at Lonmin plc's (LSE:LMI) South Africa-based Marikana mine went back to work on Wednesday night. They had been ordered back to work earlier in the day by the president of the Association of Mine Workers and Construction Union.
Colossus Minerals Inc. (TSX:CSI,OTCQX:COLUF) provided an update on its Brazil-based, 75-percent owned Serra Pelada gold-platinum-palladium mine, commenting that the mine is on track to begin production of 250 metric tons per day in Q3 2013.
Ivanplats Ltd. (TSX:IVP) announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2013, commenting that the mineral resources at its Flatreef deposit, which is located at the company's South Africa-based Platreef platinum-palladium-gold-rhodium-nickel-copper project, have been expanded and upgraded by a new resource estimate.
Reuters reported that a wildcat strike at Lonmin plc's (LSE:LMI) South Africa-based Marikana mine has now been going on for two days. Moody's analysts have said that more violence could result in a credit downgrade for the country.
Anglo American Platinum Ltd. (OTC Pink:AGPPY) announced that its revised platinum business proposal involves cutting about 6,000 mining and processing jobs in South Africa, less than half of the 14,000 it originally suggested. The company's aim is to remain competitive and profitable without upsetting the South African government and unions in the country.
Jubilee Platinum plc (LSE:JLP) announced that some of the terms of the implementation deed regarding its acquisition of Platinum Australia Ltd. (ASX:PLA) have been amended.