Tag Archives: Platinum

South Africa: Huge Deposit Boost for SA Platinum

A huge mineral deposit recently discovered in Limpopo province is even bigger than previously thought, and represents “enormous good news” for the future of platinum mining in South Africa, the head of Canadian company Ivanplats announced at the Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town on Wednesday.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201302070386.html

Platinum Australia, Jubilee Platinum in merger discussions to create top five platinum producer

Platinum Australia is in advanced discussions with Jubilee Platinum regarding a proposed merger via a scheme of arrangement under which Jubilee would acquire all of the shares in Platinum.
If it goes ahead, the merger would create a mining group with the potential to become one of the world’s top five platinum producers.

http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/37399/platinum-australia-jubilee-platinum-in-merger-discussions-to-create-top-five-platinum-producer–37399.html

Prophecy Platinum Reports Updated Shakespeare Mine East Zone Mineral Resource

Prophecy Platinum Corp. (NKL.V) announced an updated Mineral Resource estimate for the Shakespeare Deposit Underground East Zone prepared by P&E Mining Consultants Inc. of Brampton, Ontario.

 

http://community.nasdaq.com/News/2012-09/prophecy-platinum-reports-updated-shakespeare-mine-east-zone-mineral-resource.aspx?storyid=172440

Laterite Ore Processing

Some of the world class Nickel Laterite ore deposits have Cobalt, Copper and PGE values. Recovering all these metal values in a single refining step is a major challenge. Carbonyl Vapor Metallurgical process is a viable technology to over come this challenge, and also Feasibility Study shows better economics in refining laterite ore via Carbonyl Technology. The technology is a better option for low grade laterite ore as well.

 

CVMR Carbonyl Process