R/€ = 15.68 Change: -0.04
R/$ = 13.45 Change: -0.02
Au 1267.72 $/oz Change: -0.38
Pt 878.00 $/oz Change: 13.83


Amplats procures energy storage system for Amandelbult

By: Anine Kilian     23rd April 2018 Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has contracted energy storage systems provider Primus Power to supply its Amandelbult mine, in Limpopo, with eight EnergyPod battery systems. The EnergyPods will provide Amandelbult with 200 kW of power and 1 000 kWh of energy. 

Mogalakwena gushes cash as Amplats modernises, studies growth, advances fuel cell 

By: Martin Creamer     19th February 2018 The Mogalakwena platinum mine lived up to its reputation of being the most profitable platinum group metals (PGM) mine on the planet when it gushed cash and elevated a modernising, community supporting, environment protecting, growth studying and fuel-cell marketing Anglo American Platinum... 

Bokoni closure contributes to lower Q4 PGMs output at Amplats

By: Creamer Media Reporter      25th January 2018 Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) produced 1.22-million ounces of platinum group metals (PGMs) in the fourth quarter of 2017, a 4% year-on-year decrease, as a result of the closure of unprofitable ounces at the Bokoni mine and the temporary closure of the Mototolo concentrator. PGM concentrate... 

Operational improvements continue across Anglo portfolio

By: Martin Creamer     25th October 2016 Operational improvements continue across the portfolio of Anglo American, which delivered an overall superior production performance in the three months to end September. On a copper equivalent basis, the London- and Johannesburg-listed diversified mining company beat previous third-quarter... 

Amplats, Northam deal boosts Zondereinde mine life

By: Martin Creamer     11th October 2016 A three-part transaction was announced on Tuesday when Northam Platinum and Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) each outlined a mix and match deal that involves R1-billion in cash for a large platinum mining resource area on the western limb of the Bushveld Complex, the exchange of surface rights... 

Amplats commissions quick-return chrome plant 

By: Martin Creamer     5th August 2016 A new chrome recovery plant has been commissioned at Anglo American Platinum’s (Amplats’) Amandelbult mine in Limpopo province. The chrome plant, which cost R400-million, should generate additional free cash flow at current prices of between R350-million and R400-million a year. (Also watch... 

Amplats records 1% production improvement in Q2

By: Ilan Solomons     20th July 2016 Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) lifted its production by 1% to 586 000 oz in the quarter ended June 30, compared with the 581 000 oz produced in the second quarter of 2015, as a result of improved performances at its Unki and Union mines, as well as its joint venture (JV) operations.   Amplats... 

Amplats refined production up 30%

By: Martin Creamer     28th January 2016 In the three months to December 31, Anglo American Platinum's (Amplats') production of refined platinum rose by 30% to 745 000 oz. The company said in a fourth-quarter (Q4) production report on Thursday that the return to normal after industrial action had also lifted refined palladium and... 

Amplats’ Q4 production rises 14% to 594 000 oz

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     28th January 2015 JSE-listed Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) delivered 594 000 oz of equivalent refined platinum in the quarter ended December 31. This was 14% higher than the 520 000 oz produced in the fourth quarter of the prior year, when 44 000 oz of production was lost owing to a strike by employees. 

Resources Watch 

11th September 2014 Mining law expert Hulme Scholes says South Africa’s legal framework is replete with problems. WorleyParsons consolidates EPCM offering iatits new head quarters. And, Amplats in final planning stages for new Amandelbult chrome plant. 

Amplats in final planning stages for new Amandelbult chrome plant 

By: Leandi Kolver     3rd September 2014 Platinum miner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) is in the final stages of getting a project under way to establish a new 600 000 t/y chrome smelter at its Amandelbult mine, in Limpopo, Anglo American precious and base metals Africa marketing head Jill Wolfe said on Wednesday. Speaking at the... 


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