Power outages and low chrome prices made for a tough quarter.
Sylvania Platinum has boosted its profit in financial year 2019 and plans to double its dividend.
Reconfiguration and optimisation work paved way for better second half
Half-year financials to be hit by lower prices and output volumes, higher costs
Strong performance set to continue as DCM ramps up and PlatCro PGM starts production
Nickel and ferrochrome forecasts also reduced
Miner on track to meet its Vision 2020 targets
PGM production strong, helped by acquisitions, DCM plant commissioning
Bank cautiously optimistic about Africa's mining sector
Commodity exports comprised 25% of SA's total R1.25 trillion export sales
PlatCro Minerals' chrome beneficiation assets acquired for US$10.5M
Higher than expected full-year dividend declared