Opponents to mining projects in South Africa are often harassed, threatened and sometimes even killed, according to a report by a group of human rights advocates including Human Rights Watch.
Palladium Mining News
The device is capable of detecting 0.1 percent hydrogen in the air in less than a second.
After months of being ignored in favor of market darling palladium, platinum is finally getting some attention from investors.
But the iron ore price surge won't last says new survey of commodity analysts.
Prices for platinum, palladium and rhodium have all gained in recent months, boosting earnings for miners in top supplier South Africa.
Fundraising by unlisted funds for investment in natural resource reached a record $93 billion last year.
The metal hit an all-time high on March 21 after a massive rally that spurred predictions a reversal was inevitable.
Nornickel aims to ramp up nickel output and tap an expected boom in demand from electric vehicle makers.
The company says the acquisition of the St. Laurent project supports its strategy of exploring for battery and energy metals.
Wheaton exceeded production guidance for gold, silver and palladium by 5%, 9% and 41%, respectively.
The precious metal is up nearly 90% since August.
AMCU has been on strike at Sibanye-Stillwater's gold operations since mid-November in a pay dispute.
Fiat Chrysler’s recall of almost 862,520 gasoline-fueled vehicles could spur additional demand for the palladium market already reeling from shortages.
The shares, accounting for a 1.7% stake in the world's largest palladium producer, were bought predominantly by British-based investors, with Russian investors also buying a third of the shares.
Roman Abramovich’s sale of a stake in Russia’s biggest mining company shows investor appetite for the country’s assets is returning.
The Seagull Lake property is 90 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, and consists of 133 claim cells totalling approximately 2,128 hectares.
Even though demand for the precious metal is growing for first time since 2015.
The diversified miner's CEO Mark Cutifani earned $72,000 per day last year.
The threat of disruption has helped boost platinum and palladium prices this week.
Recyclers can recover about 90 percent of the metal from catalytic converters in junked cars for a fraction of the cost of mining it.
“We are of the view that AMCU is not acting in the best interests of workers, or the industry”- Anglo American Plc
The global palladium market deficit is forecast at 800,000 ounces compared with 600,000 ounces in 2018.
Palladium’s deficit-driven ascent has some analysts warning of the growing potential for a correction given the rapid sprint upward.
BHP, Anglo American touch one-year highs.
Tighter emissions rules are “outweighing the weakness in global auto sales and the growing threat from EV's.