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Mining News Pro - Platinum demand is set to fall by 7.2% globally this year, on the back of lower demand from the automotive and jewellery sector.

Mining News Pro - Global platinum demand is set to fall by 7.2% in 2020, with the covid-19 pandemic driving significantly lower demand from the auto and jewellery sectors, according to GlobalData, a UK-based data analytics firm.

Mining News Pro - The owners of a Russian-backed project to build Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum mine have held talks to sell a stake of at least 20% to Impala Platinum Holdings, according to people familiar with the matter.

Mining News Pro - Gold grabs the headlines and platinum less so but it is interesting to note that the platinum price has surged by a far bigger percentage than gold.

Mining News Pro - The hydrogen economy is elevating platinum as a precious metal with long-term store of value, the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) said today.

Mining News Pro - Researchers at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland have used an amorphous metal alloy composed of platinum, copper, nickel and phosphorous to make electrodes for plastic fibres.

Mining News Pro - Researchers from the Czech Republic and Russia have developed a new material that uses gold, platinum and chromium to generate hydrogen molecules from fresh, salt, and polluted water by exposure to infrared sunlight.

Mining News Pro - The rebound of car sales and heavy-duty vehicle sales in China bodes well for platinum group metals demand as the world’s coronavirus lockdowns ease.

Mining News Pro - As manufacturers report greater demand volumes and retailers having confirmed a steady increase in business in April and May, platinum marketing organisation the Platinum Guild International (PGI) reports that the Chinese jewellery industry is in the beginning stages of a V-shaped recovery following disruptions brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mining News Pro - Research done at Curtin University has developed a new method to extract platinum metal from ore, delivering an economically viable processing method for the Panton Sill platinum group metals (PGMs) deposit, in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - The Kimberley region of Western Australia could be rife with platinum resources that are yet to be developed by Panoramic Resources, according to a study that is supported by the state government.

Mining News Pro - As much of Europe prepares for a rapid green energy transition as part of the region`s Covid-19 recovery strategy, Germany, in particular, could be the gamechanger that makes widespread adoption of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) in Europe a reality, says the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC).

Mining News Pro - Manufacturers and retailers of platinum jewellery have begun working towards ensuring the recovery of the sector, as Covid-19 continues to heavily impact on the global economy, the Platinum Guild International’s (PGI’s) latest `Platinum Jewellery Business Review (PJBR)` states.

Mining News Pro - The Covid-19 pandemic is serving to highlight the vital role that platinum group metals (PGMs) play in the health sector.

Mining News Pro - The prevailing Covid-19 pandemic has brought research and innovations into recycling platinum-group metals (PGMs) from disused catalytic converts, led by two University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) MSc graduates Collins Saguru and Muofhe Singo, to a near standstill.

Mining News Pro - Platinum group metals mining company Northam Platinum has strengthened its liquidity position in response to Covid-19 by attracting R411-million of additional new long-term funding during the lockdown period as part of the completion of its R2.65-billion restructuring of its domestic medium-term note programme.

Mining News Pro - Industrial platinum users and jewellery platinum users in China have been taking advantage of the low platinum price to increase their stock levels.

Mining News Pro - The initial minting of the new South Africa platinum coin has been an instant success as demand for platinum coins skyrockets worldwide.

Mining News Pro - While the Covid-19 pandemic has had a major negative effect on the platinum market — including price, demand and supply — the results for the first quarter of 2020 show the net effect is less than feared, and the outlook for 2020 is better than expected, the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) said on Monday, when it published its platinum quarterly for the first quarter of 2020, which also includes a revised 2020 forecast.

Mining News Pro - President Cyril Ramaphosa must allow South Africa’s mines to run at full capacity as a national coronavirus lockdown risks crippling the industry, according to Sibanye Stillwater Ltd.

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