Palladium Mining News

China's fight against smog makes palladium 2018's best metal

Palladium prices are shattering record highs.

Wheaton Precious Metals shares drop after reporting third quarter results

Adjusted net earnings were $35 million, a 49% drop from $67 million in net earnings in the third quarter of 2017.

Group ten metals – On the search for platinum group metals in Montana

Michael Rowley, president and CEO of Group Ten Metals Inc. interview with Maurice Jackson.

South Africa’s mining industry growth hindered by precious metals performance — PwC

Yet, capital expenditure for the sector recovered from the lowest levels in ten years to reflect a 19% increase.

Sibanye -Stillwater, Lonmin still committed to merger after competition watchdog decision

Sibanye and Lonmin said in a joint statement they remained fully committed to the deal, which is expected to close by the end of the year.

Russia's Potanin returns 2 pct in Norilsk Nickel to Abramovich -sources

The original sale of the stake was disputed in a London court by aluminium producer Rusal, which owns a stake in Nornickel.

Mining exploration spending in Australia jumps to 5-year high

Drilling at new projects up 57% as spending on gold exploration reaches 21-year high.

Luxembourg’s mining-focused Space Agency ready to lift off

Unlike US space agency NASA, Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) will not carry out research or launches. Its purpose is to boost exploration, mining and commercial utilization of resources extracted from near earth objects.

Lonmin's largest shareholder backs takeover by Sibanye-Stillwater

Lonmin has been the biggest casualty in South Africa's platinum mining industry.

Special Report: The platinum opportunity – part 1

Over the past six months, platinum’s price has continued its multi-year decline, falling below $800 – close to its lowest level in a decade.

Quebec miner looking for cobalt and precious metals

Manganese X Energy now wants a taste of the cobalt market.

Kremlin aide wants top firms to invest more rather than pay windfall tax

Kremlin aide Andrei Belousov said on Friday he would like major Russian firms to invest in social projects rather than pay higher taxes.

Western Australia junior gets 'conerstone' funding from Chinese battery manufacturer

Advancing a nickel-copper-PGE sulphide deposits and gold in Western Australia.

Stellar rhodium price rally could be coming to an end

Price for scarce precious metal rhodium is up 270% in two years.

Wheaton closes streaming deal with gold miner Sibanye

The Canadian streaming firm has bought all of Stillwater's gold production for the life of the mine and, initially, also 4.5% of its total palladium output.

Lakes, rivers near abandoned mine sites likely source of antibiotics

Canadian researches came to such conclusion after spending years examining waterbodies located within five kilometres of abandoned mine sites.

Wheaton buys all gold, some palladium from Sibanye US mines

Streaming deal involves production from Sibanye's Stillwater and East Boulder mines, located in Montana.

South Africa mines minister delays finalisation of draft mining charter

Uncertainty around the charter has deterred investment into a sector that accounts for 8 percent of gross domestic product in the world's top platinum producer.

CHARTS: Halfway through 2018 and the mining rally is over

“China’s buoyant mood is giving way to concerns around tightening credit and a slowing manufacturing sector."

Commodities face a twin threat, Morgan Stanley says

Amid the warnings, copper was listed as the top pick after palladium.

Platinum price plunges to 14-year low

Platinum prices drops 5% on Monday to lowest since July 2004 as US–Europe car trade spat adds to precious metal's woes.

Germany's Heraeus to open $100 mln precious metals recycling plant in China

China is the world's biggest car market and produces only a fraction of the platinum and palladium it consumes.

Tharisa expands Zimbabwe exposure with $4.5 million platinum deal

It gives the company access to 23,903 hectares of land in the country Great Dyke, which has a potential for 96 million ounces of platinum and palladium.

Scientists develop technique to reduce cost, environmental impact of mining precious metal

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame invented a new class of molecules whose shape and size enable them to capture and contain precious metal ions.

Thomson Reuters publishes GFMS Platinum Group Metals Survey 2018

Are the dark days for platinum set to last?