Out of South Africa

For the past five days, London has been focusing on PGM as it has been platinum week. Any focus on platinum...


22 MAY 2009

Lonmin sells shares to slash borrowings

Platinum producer Lonmin plc will raise US$457 million through a rights issue following a lacklustre...


15 MAY 2009

Lonmin launches US$457 million rights issue

Lonmin plc, the world's third biggest platinum producer, unveiled a US$457 million rights issue on Monday...


11 MAY 2009

Aquarius Platinum swings to Q3 profit

Aquarius Platinum Ltd, the world's fourth-biggest producer of platinum, said on Tuesday it swung to a...


21 APRIL 2009

Aquarius Platinum to raise up to US$251 million

Aquarius Platinum Ltd plans to raise up to US$251 million in a share placing, rights issue and convertible...


26 MARCH 2009

Commodity matters

There was a clear accord between mood and commodity at the recent Mining Indaba in Cape Town. The metals...


20 FEBRUARY 2009

Aquarius Platinum to make US$90 mln bid for Ridge

Aquarius Platinum Ltd plans to make an all-share bid for Ridge Mining plc valuing the firm at £63.9...


18 FEBRUARY 2009

Northam Platinum drops 43% in first half

South Africa's Northam Platinum Ltd boosted first-half output but said earnings per share fell 43% to...


05 FEBRUARY 2009

Aquarius Platinum slips into deficit in first half

South Africa-focused miner AquariusPlatinum Ltd said on Thursday it fell to a net loss in the first half,...


05 FEBRUARY 2009

Zimplats posts fourth-term loss as metal prices dip

Impala Platinum's Zimbabwe unit Zimplats Holdings Ltdsaid on Tuesday higher costs and lower metal prices...


03 FEBRUARY 2009

Implats, Mvela and Northam call off platinum merger

THE dire state of the world economy has scuttled another mining merger, with Impala Platinum Ltd (Implats)...


16 JANUARY 2009

Impala pulls out of takeover talks

Impala Platinum will not proceed with a R22 billion (US$2.17 billion) cash-and-shares deal to buy rivals...


14 JANUARY 2009

Tye Burt pulls out of Norilsk board election

Tye Burt has withdrawn his candidacy for election to the board of directors of OJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel....


12 DECEMBER 2008

Gilbertson ensures Platmin survival with investment

SOUTH African platinum company Platmin Ltd has signed an agreementwith Pallinghurst Resources and the...


12 DECEMBER 2008

Fresnillo relegated, Randgold rises on FTSE 100

FRESNILLO plc, the world's largest silver producer, has fallen from the FTSE 100, to be replaced by rising...


12 DECEMBER 2008


Crowflight Minerals Inc commenced trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Mike Hoffman, president...

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05 DECEMBER 2008