The transaction would create the world’s No.2 platinum producer as Lonmin is the world’s third-largest while Sibanye-Stillwater is the fourth.
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Europe's second-largest copper producer also posted its best quarterly results in the last three years, with revenue rising by PLN 1.2 billion (about $312 million).
The new vessel is expected to add about 500,000 carat a year of production capacity to Debmarine Namibia, a 50/50 joint venture between De Beers and the African nation's government.
Approval is subject to conditions, including the protection of national park water resources and endangered ghost bats.
SailingStone Capital, the second largest shareholder in Rio Tinto- controlled Turquoise Hill is expected to vote against the re-election of the Canadian miner’s board members this week.