The management of the Zondereinde division of Northam Platinum Limited (Northam) confirms that the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has declared a dispute with the company.
Platinum Group Metals Mining News
Bloomberg reports that platinum group metals dipped today as concerns over the European debt crisis grow.
Stillwater Mining, the only platinum and palladium producer in the U.S., announced on Monday that it will acquire Peregrine Metals for US$487.1 million. Peregrine Metals is a publicly-traded exploration and development company with gold and copper projects in Argentina and Peru. The company is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Three-liquid-phase extraction and one-step separation of platinum, palladium, and rhodium in the system composed of diisoamyl sulphide (S201), polyethylene oxide-polypropylene oxide random block copolymer (EOPO), Na2SO4, and H2O were investigated.