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Zimbabwe may scrap local ownership rule on platinum, diamonds

23 Jan 2018 /  Antony Sguazzin and Godfrey Marawanyika, Bloomberg  
President Mnangagwa has lifted requirement on other metals.

Royal Bafokeng ordered to suspend mining at shaft

27 Oct 2017 /  Paul Burkhardt and Loni Prinsloo, Bloomberg  
The company was issued with a Section 54 notice for the entire shaft.

Palladium tops $1 000 for first time since ’01 on auto catalysts

UPDATE
16 Oct 2017 /  Ranjeetha Pakiam, Bloomberg  
Metal has risen more than three times faster than gold in 2017.

Protests test tribal authority on SA’s platinum belt

8 Oct 2017 /  Ed Stoddard, Reuters   1
A new power struggle is unfolding in South Africa's old homelands.

Implats says 2 500 jobs at risk, potentially more

19 Sep 2017 /  Warren Thompson   
Due to severe financial pressures at Impala Rustenburg.

Impala Platinum swallows a whale

15 Sep 2017 /  Warren Thompson    1
Takes R10.2 billion impairment on the chin.

Platinum set to suffer as diesel demand and jewellery sales soften

24 Jul 2017 /  Kevin Crowley, Bloomberg  
Biggest miner of precious metal sees 'subdued' prices ahead.

Shorts pile into cash-strapped Lonmin as platinum flounders

27 Jun 2017 /  Kevin Crowley, Bloomberg  
Lonmin is the 7th-most-shorted on the FTSE All-Share Index.

Platinum plunge ignites social unrest as villagers turn on mines

UPDATE
13 Jun 2017 /  Kevin Crowley, Bloomberg   2
Impala Platinum, Lonmin among miners with social disputes.

This year’s best commodity is one of the smallest metals markets

12 Jun 2017 /  Eddie van der Walt, Bloomberg  
Palladium is up 30% in 2017, reaching a 16-year high.

Platinum output grinds lower, but not fast enough to boost prices

17 May 2017 /  Jan Harvey and Zandi Shabalala, Reuters  
South African platinum output down 7% in 2016.

More SA mining jobs at stake on policy uncertainty – Amplats CEO

17 May 2017 /  Reuters   1
The embattled industry is waiting for the latest version of the Mining Charter .

Lonmin gives investors that sinking feeling

16 May 2017 /  Warren Thompson   4
The company can't catch a break.

Lonmin shares tumble after costs trigger loss, deeper cuts planned

15 May 2017 /  Zandi Shabalala, Reuters  
Hit by higher costs and lower production.

It’s Platinum Week, weaker, weakest as miners meet in London

12 May 2017 /  Eddie van der Walt and Kevin Crowley, Bloomberg  
Price of metal is lowest during industry gathering since 2005.
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