history of platinum mining

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  • Mining industry of South Africa

    In 2014, platinum industry workers went on a strike that lasted five months It was the longest strike in the history of South African mining In 2019, a high court in Johannesburg approved the historic compensation deal for the miners who contracted the fatal silicosis disease when they ,...

  • How Much Platinum is in the World?

    Other nation platinum mine production in the blue line is the total platinum mine ore coming from all other nations combined (not much in totality) Source In the following platinum supply vs demand chart, you can likely see how the annual platinum supply has kept a steady pace with ongoing platinum demand fabrications...

  • History of PGM

    History of PGM Mining Glossary Image gallery History of PGM Early occurrenc Although the modern history of platinum only begins in the 18th century, platinum has been found in objects dating from 700 BC, in particular the famous Casket of Thebes (see image) This little box is decorated with hieroglyphics in gold, silver and an alloy ....

  • David van Wyk on the Platinum Mining Industry in SA

    Oct 12, 2016· David works with the Bench Mark Foundation which monitors and advocates the effect of the mining industries in Southern Africa Here he talks about the role of Platinum mining ,...

  • Anglo American PLC

    Anglo American became one of the world's largest mining and natural resources companies, with an array of interests in gold, platinum, and diamonds, and an central presence in coal, base and ferrous metals, industrial minerals, and forest products...

  • history of gold production

    Gold production has grown to 2274700 Kg in 2016, up from 2002300 Kg from the preceding value, a change of 1360% The highest level history of gold production was reached in 1999 at 2711400 Kg, the lowest level in 2008 at 357900 Kg You will find here below the latest values, and you can add the following graph into your website by inserting the html code located below the graph...

  • Platinum Prices

    Platinum Prices - Interactive Historical Chart Interactive chart of historical daily platinum prices back to 1985 The price shown is in US Dollars per troy ounce The current price of platinum as of March 30, 2020 is $72384 per ounce...

  • Mining industry of South Africa

    In 2014, platinum industry workers went on a strike that lasted five months It was the longest strike in the history of South African mining In 2019, a high court in Johannesburg approved the historic compensation deal for the miners who contracted the fatal silicosis disease when they worked in the min Politics...

  • Production

    Zimbabwe's oldest platinum mine is the Mimosa operation, located in the southern part of the Great Dyke on the Wedza Geological Complex Ownership is currently split 50:50 between Impala Platinum and Aquarius Platinum Mining at Mimosa has a long history: the deposit was exploited briefly in the 1920s, and trial mining was undertaken by Union ....

  • history of platinum production

    Platinum production has declined to 9399100 ounces in 2014, down from 13702400 ounces from the preceding value, a change of -3141% The highest level history of platinum production was reached in 1996 at 18863600 ounces, the lowest level in 1977 at 000 ounc You will find here below the latest values, and you can add the following graph into your website by inserting the html code ....

  • The 10 Biggest Platinum Producers

    Nov 20, 2019· The world's largest platinum producer, Anglo Platinum, accounted for nearly 40% of all primary refined platinum and roughly 30% of total global production Read on to learn who are the globe's top platinum producers, according to Metalary, an industry website that tracks metal production and prices worldwide...

  • Goodnews Bay Platinum

    History Platinum was first discovered in the Goodnews Bay area in 1926, and small-scale placer mining by various operators began soon afterwards In 1937, a large commercial operation, the Goodnews Bay Mining Company, began operations and continued to mine in the area until 1979...

  • history of gold production

    Gold production has grown to 2274700 Kg in 2016, up from 2002300 Kg from the preceding value, a change of 1360% The highest level history of gold production was reached in 1999 at 2711400 Kg, the lowest level in 2008 at 357900 Kg You will find here below the latest values, and you can add the following graph into your website by inserting the html code located ,...