Platinum Mining News

Low platinum prices push jewellery demand

Diamonds may be a girl's best friend but for budget-conscious ring-bearers, the preferred material might be platinum.

Incredible platinum uses

How platinum is used in technologies from pacemakers to fibre-glass...

London Royal Mint launches its first ever platinum bullion products

The Royal Mint has timed its first entry into the platinum bullion market to coincide with London Platinum Week.

'When not if' palladium will top platinum price

New report says record autocatalyst demand, falling mine supply, will make palladium more valuable than platinum for the first time since 2001.

5 clean energy innovations that could transform our world

Innovations in energy storage, smart grid, and electricity generation technologies will affect every part of the source-to-consumer supply chain for powering the planet.

Compared to silver and platinum, gold is getting really expensive

Investors can make money in precious metals without predicting the direction of prices, says Bob Moriarty of 321 Gold, by paying attention to the gold-platinum and gold-silver spreads.

Lower gold price in rand hurts Sibanye Gold's Q1

A higher South African rand versus the U.S. dollar was to blame for lowering Sibanye Gold's (NYSE:SBGL) net operating profit in the first quarter.

INFOGRAPHIC: The numbers behind the world's closest trade relationship

Whether we’re discussing the ancient merchants that traversed the legendary Silk Road, or the transfer of goods across modern border lines, trade has always been about building close relationships.

Sibanye Gold investors OK $2.2bn acquisition of Stillwater

Shareholders voted overwhelmingly in favour of the cash takeover, which will make the South African firm the world's No.3 palladium producer and No.4 platinum group metals miner.

More iron ore comes to the market as Anglo’s output soars in Q1

Both iron ore and diamond output rose in the first quarter thanks to a continued ramping-up of the company's Minas Rio mine in Brazil and improvements in the gem market.

Iron ore, copper price plunge brings carnage to mining stocks

Worries about Chinese economy and rising tension surrounding North Korea brings fear trade to mining and industrial metals.

Buy precious, sell base (metals)…..

Precious metals expert Michael Ballanger explains why he believes base metals are overbought and precious metals, especially silver, are set to appreciate.

BC mining financing dropped 40% in 2016

The mining industry still received 29% of the Canadian province’s top-grossing corporate financing deals.

Top 50 biggest mining companies

Combined worth of $842 billion with 20% gains so far in 2017.

This firm may make coal’s future a lot brighter

Australia’s Dotz Nano has found a new use for coal that could be a welcome boost to the dying industry, particularly in the US.

Precious metals are in alignment for a major ascent

Precious metals expert Michael Ballanger discusses silver's recent price performance and why he believes precious metals are in alignment for a major ascent.

This precious metal has surged 32% in 2017

Rhodium jumps back above $1,000 an ounce for the first time in nearly two years.

How to build a mine

There are three key components to building a mine, starting with a competent, experienced management team.

Making the grade: understanding exploration results

The most exciting news from a mining exploration stock is a high-grade drilling result.

$5.5 billion private capital ready to invest in mining

"Investors are willing to back their positive sentiment towards natural resources with fresh capital commitments," says new study.

CHARTS: Hedge funds turn commodity bears at record pace

Large-scale futures speculators sour on commodity sector in a big way – bullish bets on gold price cut by nearly 50%, most since 2015.

Indian billionaire Agarwal goes after 12% of Anglo American

Deal would make of Volcan Investments Ltd., Agarwal's family trust, the second-largest investor in Anglo American.

Dieselgate hasn't hurt platinum price

Strong ETF inflows, rising autocatalyst demand despite Volkswagen emission scandal combined with falling mine supply to boost platinum price says new study.

Stillwater Mining takeover needs more study

US Foreign Investment Committee scrutinizing South African gold miner's $2.2 billion offer for the only US platinum, palladium producer.

The Joburg township where outlaws make the rules

t’s dangerous‚ often fatal‚ but illegal underground gold mining is pretty much all that sustains the economy of Lindelane‚ a sprawling township of tin shacks and shebeens near Benoni‚ to the east of Johannesburg.