Visual Capitalist posted an infographic on the history of platinum. It is the first in a series that will include two further parts.
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Bloomberg reported that the CEOs of the world's biggest platinum companies, leaders of other South African mines, union heads and South Africa's deputy president met to try to smooth over union rivalry that has caused unrest — including deaths — over the past year.
At last week's World Resource Investment Conference in Vancouver, Andrew Topf, senior editor at the Investing News Network, spoke with David Franklin, market strategist at Sprott Asset Management, about the markets for platinum and palladium.
Bloomberg reported that as platinum miners limit supply, demand for the metal is increasing. It is expected to end the year at $1,690 per ounce, up 16 percent from its current price.
Corporation Exploration Iledor (TSXV:ILE) announced the closing of the acquisition of a direct property interest from Bertrand Brassard of 37 mining claims in the Sterret property and 232 mining claims in the Coleraine property.
Bloomberg reported platinum prices dropped in South Africa after two-month strikes ended.
Reuters reported platinum is expected to ramin in a deficit through the next few years, pushing prices higher.
Eastern Platinum Limited (TSX:ELR,LSE:ELR,JSE:EPS) announced financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2012.
Bloomberg reported Xstrata Plc (LSE:XTA) says it will consider a revised offer for Lonmin Plc (LSE:LMI) after the platinum-miner rejected its initial offer.
Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE:SWC,TSX:SWC.U) announced platinum group metals are essential to continuing manufacturing as the International Platinum Group Metals Association celebrated 25 years.