importance of platinum mining

  • The history of platinum MINING

    Sep 5, 2013 Although it's almost as rare as gold, platinum is mined far less than its other precious metal cousins. Heavier, more ductile and dense than both

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  • Why is market development important for mining and platinum group

    We talk to Kleantha Pillay, Head of Market Development, Precious Metals, about market development and how important that is to ensure mine sustainability.

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  • Topic Platinum Mining Industry Mining Weekly

    By: Martin Creamer 17th July 2018 Platinum demand received a R2.6 billion boost of innovative and competitive technological uses of platinum group metals

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  • How important is mining to the SA Economy. It depends on how you

    May 29, 2013 SA mining is in crisis. And the travails of SA mining, more particularly those of gold and platinum mining are having a very negative impact on

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  • Platinum Minerals Education Coalition

    Platinum (element #78, symbol Pt) is a dense, silvery gray metal. Mineral Classification Uses. Platinum is used principally as catalysts for the control of automobile and industrial plant emissions, as catalysts to produce acids, organic

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  • Platinum Mining in South Africa PGM Mining Projects IQ

    Platinum mining in South Africa, also called PGM mining or Platinum Group Metals mining, is rife with South Africa holding over 80% of the world's platinum

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  • All About Platinum NorthernShield Resources INC.

    Platinum and palladium have the greatest economic importance and are found the other four are produced as by products of platinum and palladium mining.

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  • Platinum mines in SA the world's top producer are shrinking

    Mar 26, 2018 Producers in SA (which accounts for about 70% of the world's mined platinum) are closing shafts and cutting thousands of jobs as a stronger

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  • Platinum: The mineral native Platinum information and pictures

    Due to its rarity and value, it is not readily available to mineral collectors and is Russia is the most important producer of Platinum specimens, producing fine

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  • Platinum

    Platinum is a chemical element with symbol Pt and atomic number 78. It is a dense, malleable, . At Platinum, Alaska, about 17,000 kg (550,000 ozt) was mined between 1927 and 1975. Hexachloroplatinic acid mentioned above is probably the most important platinum compound, as it serves as the precursor for many

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