Timetric's 'Global Platinum Mining to 2020' report comprehensively covers global identified Platinum Group Metal (PGM) reserves, PGM reserves by country and metal grade, mine life and reserves of select key mines, the historical and forecast data on global platinum mine production and production by country, production by major operating mines by region and exploration and development projects by region. The report also includes platinum metal consumption, consumption by sector and major exporting countries together with demand drivers affecting the global platinum (PGM) mining industry and profiles of major platinum producing companies.
Global PGM reserves according to Timetric's global platinum report was 2.4 billion ounces in January 2015, with South Africa accounting for 91.4% of this total, followed by Zimbabwe, Russia and the US with 4.1%, 1.6% and 1.3% respectively. The Bushveld Igneous Complex in South Africa and the Great Dyke Mineral belt in Zimbabwe are two of the world’s largest sources of platinum.
The report provides information on the global platinum mining industry together with the key demand drivers affecting the industry. Further, it provides information about reserves, historic and forecast production and production by country, the competitive landscape and major active, exploration and development projects.
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Gain an understanding of the global platinum mining industry, the relevant demand drivers , reserves, historic and forecast production, production by major country, active, exploration and development projects and the competitive landscape.Key Highlights
Global PGM reserves were 2.4 billion ounces in January 2015, with South Africa accounting for 91.4% of this total, followed by Zimbabwe, Russia and the US with 4.1%, 1.6% and 1.3% respectively..
Global platinum mine production measured an estimated 6.3 million ounces in 2014, down by 4.3% compared with 2013, but it is expected to recover in 2015.
Production at the Impala mine was 709,200 ounces in 2013, while the Marikana mine produced 706,000 ounces. The Zimbabwean Zimplats mine produced 198,100 ounces.