Zinc, Lead and PGE Supply – Demand News

Posted Posted Tue, November 27, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Nov
27

USGS: Sources Of PGMs From South Africa, Russia Likely To Change

27 November 2012, 12:23 p.m. By Kitco News Source: http://www.kitco.com/reports/KitcoNews20121127DeC_USGS.html (Kitco News) – Sources of platinum group metal supplies from top producers South Africa and Russia are likely to change as current deposits are being depleted, said the U.S. Geological Service. USGS said the shallow Merensky deposits are being depleted, so miners are starting to [...]

Posted Posted Thu, November 15, 2012 at 11:23 am
Nov
15

Platinum Market Forecast To Be In Deficit In 2012

PLATINUM MARKET FORECAST TO BE IN DEFICIT IN 2012 SOUTH AFRICAN PLATINUM SUPPLY TO FALL TO LOWEST LEVEL SINCE 2001 LARGE PALLADIUM MARKET DEFICIT FORECAST FOR 2012 AUTOCATALYST DEMAND FOR PALLADIUM TO REACH RECORD LEVEL Press Release Issued by: Johnson Matthey Precious Metals Marketing – November 13, 2012

Posted Posted Fri, March 30, 2012 at 2:39 pm
Mar
30

A Precious Metal That Shines Brighter Than Gold

Source: The Globe & Mail – Friday March 30, 2012, B10

Posted Posted Wed, March 7, 2012 at 2:44 pm
Mar
7

The Case For Palladium

Shirley Won — INVESTMENT FUNDS REPORTER From Monday’s Globe and Mail Published Sunday, Mar. 06, 2011 7:10PM EST When it comes to precious metals, palladium may give investors more bang for their buck than its flashier cousins. The often-forgotten white metal is expected to outstrip gains of both gold and silver again this year, thanks [...]

Posted Posted Wed, February 1, 2012 at 8:20 pm
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1

Auto sales in January show unusual strength

By Deepa Seetharaman and Ben Klayman DETROIT | Wed Feb 1, 2012 8:20pm EST DETROIT (Reuters) – Auto sales rose more than 11 percent in January, a surprisingly robust showing that marked the strongest annualized sales rate for the industry in nearly two-and-a-half years. The surge in sales, led by Chrysler Group LLC and Volkswagen [...]

Posted Posted Wed, February 1, 2012 at 9:09 am
Feb
1

Salvage Team to Recover $3 Billion in Platinum From WWII Shipwreck

Jack O’Connell | Wednesday, February 1, 2012 The wreck of a World War II merchant ship has been found by a shipwreck hunter who plans to collect on the load of platinum onboard, now valued at 3 billion dollars. The vessel was torpedoed by a German U-boat off Cape Cod. This may now possibly be [...]

Posted Posted Tue, December 6, 2011 at 10:00 am
Dec
6

Bloomberg: Carmakers’ $7B Platinum Bill Shrinking Glut

Carmakers’ $7B Platinum Bill Shrinking Glut By Nicholas Larkin and Glenys Sim – Dec 6, 2011 6:42 AM ET Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-12-05/carmakers-7-billion-platinum-purchases-shrink-supply-glut-commodities.html Carmakers will use a record $7 billion of platinum in catalytic converters next year, diminishing a glut just as mine production declines for the first time since 2008. About 3.82 million ounces will go [...]

Posted Posted Fri, September 9, 2011 at 12:55 pm
Sep
9

Platinum giant loses mining rights in Zimbabwe under black empowerment laws

The Associated Press article can be found here: http://ca.news.yahoo.com/platinum-giant-loses-mining-rights-zimbabwe-under-black-183904764.html Platinum giant loses mining rights in Zimbabwe under black empowerment laws By The Associated Press | The Canadian Press – Wed, 7 Sep, 2011 HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe’s black empowerment minister says he is ordering the withdrawal of the mining rights for the country’s biggest platinum producer. Saviour [...]