Palladium Mining News

Palladium supply shortfall will worsen this year – Johnson Matthey

The rate of growth in secondary supplies is likely to be lower than in 2018, while primary shipments (of newly mined metal) are expected to be flat.

North American Palladium ramps up exploration program

A minimum budget of $16 million is set, $10 million of which was raised by a flow-through share offering made in December.

Balmoral extends known depth of Grasset deposit in Quebec

The junior explorer reported this week that Grasset’s H1 zone has now been intersected for 1,140 metres along strike.

Africa Mining Indaba: 'Let's talk,' Ramaphosa tells producers

Executives, investors and government officials meet in Cape Town this week at the African Mining Indaba, the continent’s biggest gathering of one of its most essential industries.

Palladium rally offers lifeline to buoy South African miners

Record palladium prices and a weaker rand are lifting the gloom enveloping South Africa’s platinum industry.

Anglo American rides out iron ore hitches in strong 2018

Copper production reached a five-year high, more than offsetting output declines at Minas Rio in Brazil and Kumba in South Africa.

The hawks surrender

They say that there are no atheists in fox holes. Recently it has also become clear there are no monetary hawks in bear markets.

Palladium reaches another record as JPMorgan sees more upside

Investors appear to be ignoring the fact that weak sales figures have been reported for all major auto markets in recent days.

The palladium play – part 1

Palladium is close to becoming the most “precious” of precious metals

The palladium play – part 2

Palladium’s fundamentals should remain strong for at least the next 24 months.

Cryptocurrencies vs precious metals – which are more energy-intensive to mine?

New research reveals that cryptocurrency mining expends significantly more energy compared to the mining of natural resources.

Palladium prices still aren’t high enough: David Fickling

Platinum’s lesser-known cousin keeps going from strength to strength

Palladium smashes another record with premium over platinum

Shortages of the metal used in autocatalysts for gasoline-fueled vehicles sent its price to yet another all-time high.

Year’s best major metal gains steam as supply eclipses trade woe

The price of palladium has more then doubled in the past three years.

Human activity creates 208 new mineral species

Study shows mining has sparked "unparalleled inorganic compound diversification" like rabbittite at Lucky Strike, Utah and a handful found on smelter walls

Russia's Nornickel terminates agreement with Botswana's BCL on asset sale

The termination of the agreement will also enable Nornickel to pursue its own strategy for the African assets.

NA Palladium signs development contract with Redpath

The expansion will double the capacity of the mine and mill to 12,000 t/d from 6,000 t/d.

Five themes to watch for European miners after humbling year

It all started so well in 2018.

Platinum price gets $6 billion shot in the arm

But short term pain will persist.

Anglo ending 2018 on high note, predicts higher output, lower costs

The diversified miner anticipates 2018 production to be 2% ahead of previous guidance and costs to be 5% below.

Palladium outshines gold for first time in 16 years

Parity with gold is fundamentally justified the market has been in sustained deficit and the effects of that are being borne out,” said Marcus Garvey, analyst at ICBC Standard bank

No. 2 platinum miner mulls purchases in low-cost asset shift

Chief Executive Officer Nicolaas Muller said Implats could return to profit by around 2020 by shutting older shafts at its Rustenburg mining complex.

Trade truce lights fire under mining stocks

Relief that an escalation in the trade war between the US and China has been avoided – at least for now – sparked a huge rally in mining stocks on Monday.

Nornickel aims to boost output to tap electric car boom

Nornickel’s current capex plan includes $6.5-7.5 billion for its base investment programme and $2.5 billion for its environmental programme.

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

Palladium prices are shattering record highs.