Bloomberg reported the world’s largest platinum producers are discussing combining wage talks to help curb violent strikes that killed 46 people in the past five weeks.
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Globe and Mail reported South African officials led a talk between unions and platinum producers after a violent strike at Lonmin's (LSE:LMI) mine left 44 people dead.
Reuters reported less than 7 percent Lonmin's (LSE:LMI) 28,000-strong South African workforce reported for duty on Thursday while the company met with unions.
Bloomberg reported Anglo American plc. (LSE:AAL) said platinum output fell 24 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier after it shut a plant for maintenance, with fewer safety stoppages stemming the drop.
Reuters reported platinum rallied for the fifth day giving South African stocks the push they needed to rebound.
Mining Weekly reported Sylvania Platinum (ASX:SLP,LON:SLP) is moving forward with its plans to dispose of its iron ore assets.
Bloomberg reported Impala Platinum (JSE:IMP) said it is willing to rehire 15,000 or the 17,200 miners who have been on strike for four weeks in an effort to resume production at the Rustenberg mine.
Bloomberg reported OAO GMK Norilsk Nickel (LSE:MNOD) says platinum group metals may be a better investment than gold.
Mining Weekly reported Anglo American Platinum (JSE:AMS) says productivity at its joint venture operations tends to be higher.
Bloomberg reported Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai said the country’s “warped” policy eroded confidence and delayed investments.