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The environmental costs of platinum–PGM mining and ...

Apr 01, 2010 · The growing popularity of platinum group metals (or PGMs, including platinum and palladium) for a wide range of applications leads to some interesting issues for mining and sustainability. The uses of PGMs includes catalytic converters for air pollution control in vehicles, growing jewellery use, catalysts for various purposes (especially petroleum and chemicals …

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Productivity in Platinum Mining | Johnson Matthey ...

Previous articles in this journal have described the discovery and the geology of the Merensky Reef (3, 4, 5) and the mining, extraction and refining of the platinum metals (6, 7, 8, 9, 10), while over the years the expansion of output by Rustenburg Platinum has been reported frequently as capacity has been increased to about one and a quarter million ounces of platinum a year. …

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XRF Helps Meet the Platinum Group Metals Mining Challenge

Most PGM mining takes place in South Africa’s Bushveld Complex and in Russia, with small amounts produced in Canada, the United States, and Zimbabwe. Platinum and palladium occur in the highest quantities and are the most widely used. The other four PGMs are mined as by-products of platinum and palladium.

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Platinum Archives - MINING.COM

MINING.COM Digests. ... 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 …

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Platinum Mining Companies - Wealth Daily

Jun 25, 2008 · Platinum mining at the Mimosa complex has a long history. The deposit was exploited briefly in the 1920s, and trial mining was undertaken by Union Carbide Zimbabwe (private) between 1966 and 1975....

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Platinum, palladium and rhodium in short supply - mining.com

Platinum, palladium and rhodium used by the auto industry to filter emissions from engine exhausts were all in short supply last year, data from specialist materials firm Johnson Matthey showed on ...

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The Top Platinum Producing Countries In The World

Apr 25, 2017 · It has two mines from where the platinum is derived. These are the Stillwater Mine, located in Nye, Montana, and the East Boulder Mine, which is located by Big Timber, Montana. 4. Canada (7,200 kg, 4.47% of world's platinum) Canada …

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Cabinet clears amendments to mining law - The Economic Times

New Delhi: The government cleared amendments to the mining law to remove restrictive end-use conditions on captive mines and resolve legacy issues, unlocking more blocks for auction. These changes will allow the auction of more than 500 mines for gold, diamond, platinum, copper, zinc and lead among others, and are expected to attract big-ticket investment from mining giants.

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Mining and ‘community’ struggles on the platinum belt: A ...

Abstract The rapid expansion of platinum mining into rural communal land in the former ‘homeland’ areas of South Africa has caused intensive intra-community struggles. To date, however, there has been limited empirical focus on the character of …

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US climate change drive bodes well for platinum, says WPIC

Vowing to ‘build back better’, US President Joe Biden has placed climate change high on his administration’s agenda, with plans to achieve 100% clean energy and …

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