Uncertainty around the Mining Charter and ownership levels have deterred investment in a sector that accounts for 8% of the country's economic output.
Rhodium Mining News
Precious metal is up 114% or $880 an ounce in 2017 as above-ground stocks are "bled dry".
David Morgan uncovers supply and demand fundamentals on mining, cost of production, utility, and ratios in Proven and Probable interview.
The specialty chemicals company said the overall market "could be (worth) more than $30 billion (in) sales when battery electric vehicle penetration increases to around 10 percent.
New report says record autocatalyst demand, falling mine supply, will make palladium more valuable than platinum for the first time since 2001.
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.
Rhodium jumps back above $1,000 an ounce for the first time in nearly two years.
Strong ETF inflows, rising autocatalyst demand despite Volkswagen emission scandal combined with falling mine supply to boost platinum price says new study.
World's top carmaker says first vehicles using new catalyst technology that reduces PGM loads by 20% will leave assembly line later this year.
He envisions people living in big glass-carbon fiber domes on the surface, with additional areas mined out below the surface by robots for "industrial" uses.
They are all located in just three countries: Norway, Russia and Canada.
The world's most valuable substance? It sells for a cool $27 million per gram.
Year to date gold is one of the better performers, but rhodium comes off worst.
Space Agency in search of potential business partners as US government denies further funding.
Selected names will be etched on a microchip aboard the spacecraft headed to the asteroid Bennu in only two years.
A researcher from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics says there are likely 'few' ore-bearing asteroids.
Simon Scott is acting CEO
The South African police service has arrested some 37 miners for public violence near the Kroondal mine operated by miner Xstrata.
Scientists from France's Ecole Polytechnique have developed a remarkable new technology which extracts trace amounts of gold from industrial waste water.
New catalyst uses plentiful cobalt and graphene
Three protestors are dead and 20 are injured at Aquarius Platinum's Kwezi shaft when 200 disgruntled former contractors, some carrying petrol bombs, forced their way onto the company's property.
Prophecy Platinum added 2.5% on Friday on double usual trading volumes, after announcing results of a full spectrum analysis of PGMs on the first batch of samples from its PGM-Ni-Cu wholly-owned Wellgreen project, in the Yukon, Canada.
The South African government has ok'd a $443-million platinum mine located north of Rustenburg.
Aquarius Platinum CEO, Stuart Murray, announced frustration with the platinum industry due to strikes, regulatory hurdles and PGM oversupply.
St-Georges Platinum and Base Metals Ltd. (CNSX:SX)(BERLIN:85G) is pleased to provide updates on the second phase of its drilling program carried out on the Villebon property located 45 km southeast of Val d'Or in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt of Quebec.