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Mining News Pro - The world’s No. 1 platinum miner said the price of the metal could climb more than 80% over the next four to five years as the global economy recovers and supply dwindles.

Mining News Pro - Eastern Platinum (Eastplats) reports that, during December, its subsidiary Barplats Mines delivered its first shipment of pressed filter cake PGMs concentrate under an existing offtake agreement between Barplats and Impala Refining Services.

Mining News Pro - A team led by researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in the United States designed a highly active catalyst that contains cobalt interspersed with nitrogen and carbon and, thus, doesn’t rely on platinum to spur the necessary chemical reaction.

Mining News Pro - Investment approval for the solar project at the Mogalakwena platinum group metals (PGMs) mine in Limpopo is expected in the first quarter of next year.

Mining News Pro - Platinum group metals miner Northam Platinum has acquired an additional 2.83-million preference shares in Zambezi Platinum.

Mining News Pro - Platinum jewellery performed well in the four key international platinum jewellery markets of China, India, Japan and the US in the third quarter, Platinum Guild International`s (PGI’s) Platinum Jewellery Business Review (PJBR) for the period has found,.

Mining News Pro - This week has seen the launch of the first-ever European Hydrogen Week from November 23 to 27, a series of events showcasing the key role hydrogen is expected to play in reaching the European Union’s (EU) “European Green Deal” objectives.

Mining News Pro - Despite strong quarter-on-quarter recovery in supply, the global platinum market is set to experience a second consecutive year of deficit at just over 1.2 million ounces in 2020, according to the World Platinum Investment Council’s (WPIC) latest quarterly report.

Mining News Pro - Platinum investment demand rocketed 291% in the three months to September 30, World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) reported on Wednesday, when it forecast a third consecutive annual platinum deficit next year on an initial projected 2021 deficit of 224 000 oz.

Mining News Pro - Gemfields has started a sales process for its 23.54% holding in Pallinghurst Ivy Lane Capital, which owns 27.64% of Sedibelo Platinum Mines (SPM), giving Gemfields an indirect interest in SPM of about 6.54%.

Mining News Pro - Bravura Holdings, owned by Nigerian billionaire Benedict Peters, has $1-billion available for the development of a platinum mine in Zimbabwe, its country manager said.

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.

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