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Martin Creamer

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Amplats targeting largest fuel cell truck, mulling renewable energy

22nd July 2019 Platinum group metals mining and marketing company Anglo American Platinum, which recorded a spectacular 120% increase in half-year headline earnings per share, is screening the opportunities to use fuel cell trucks in its fleet. The cash-rich company has declared an interim dividend of... 

Amplats declares R3bn interim dividend as earnings soar 82%

22nd July 2019 Platinum group metals (PGM) mining and marketing company Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) on Monday declared an interim dividend after achieving another strong financial performance in the first half of the year on back of robust market fundamentals and an 82% surge in earnings before interest... 

Mining VP outlines capacity to intensify efficiencies, strengthen services through wider diversity of skills

19th July 2019 Following the incorporation of Jacobs’ energy, chemicals and resources (ECR) business into the rebranded Worley, Creamer Media’s Mining Weekly interviewed Robert Hull, the new VP of the Worley mining, minerals and metals division for Africa, which provides advisory, project management and... 

Platinum-linked fuel cell business accelerating at rapid rate, say experts

18th July 2019 South Africa is continuing to gather top-tier insight into fuel cell technology as it navigates the electric vehicle market’s growing links to this country’s globally unparalleled platinum group metals industry. Expert after expert at this week’s Nedbank CIB’s Market Research conference outlined... 

South Africa positioning itself within platinum-rich hydrogen economy

17th July 2019 Nurturing new forms of economic activity brought about by the green economy was important, President Cyril Ramaphosa’s economic advisor Trudi Makhaya emphasised on Wednesday. Speaking at the fuel cell conference organised by Nedbank CIB Market Research, Makhaya said a point of rupture had been... 

Fuel cell developments poised to transform PGM, manufacturing sectors

17th July 2019 Global developments in the fuel cell sector, which have begun to move at a far faster pace than expected after decades of build-up, are poised to transform South Africa’s platinum group metals and manufacturing sectors, a well-attended fuel cell conference heard on Wednesday. Speakers at the... 

Platinum helping California’s fuel cell cars to fill up with hydrogen

16th July 2019 Thousands of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) in California obtain their hydrogen with the help of platinum from a growing number of hydrogen refuelling stations that have been established with effective government help. Independent hydrogen consultant Dr Jose Lopez Gallego, who is in South... 

Fuel cell electric vehicles set to make strong entry – visiting experts

15th July 2019 There is simply no doubt that fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs), which use platinum group metal catalysts, will make a very strong global entry in the next decade, global experts said on Monday. Speaking to Mining Weekly Online on the eve of Nedbank’s FCEV conference in Cape Town, Professor Dr... 

On-The-Air (12/07/2019)

12th July 2019 Platinum received a massive boost this week when Toyota backed a fund created by South Africa’s PIC and Anglo American Platinum. The world will descend on Cape Town next week to hear how fuel cells can inject huge new life into South Africa’s mining and manufacturing sectors. West Rand police... 

Fuel cells presenting mining, manufacturing with compelling opportunity – Isondo

11th July 2019 If South Africans make use of their superior sunlight and their prime wind, they can generate a lot of carbon-free electricity at a cost potentially cheaper than when Eskom burns coal and pollutes the air. That, in itself, is in line with the world’s decarbonisation demands. But there is more.... 

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