Articles Tagged "South Africa"

PGM Producers Getting Serious about Mechanization, Ukwazi

In an article from mining weekly, Ilan Solomons spoke with midtier mining consultancy Ukwazi Group director Hugo Tukker, who said that PGM producers who formerly opted for conventional mining methods that created thousands of jobs in South Africa are now looking to mechanize their mines.

Platinum Group Metals Files NI 43-101 Technical Report for South African Projects

Platinum Group Metals Ltd. (TSX:PTM,NYSEMKT:PLG) announced that it has filed the NI 43-101 technical report associated with its June 12, 2014 announcement regarding an increase in the estimated inferred mineral resource at its Waterberg joint venture and adjacent Waterberg Extension, both located in South Africa.

South Africa Miners Return to Work

Reuters reported that workers at South African platinum mines owned by Anglo American Platinum (LSE:AAL), Impala Platinum (JSE:IMP) and Lonmin (LSE:LMI) cheered as they returned to work this week following the end of a five month strike. As Reuters wrote, the strike has so far cost the companies an estimated over $1 billion in revenues.