Anglo American Platinum’s mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg. Photo: AFP Anglo American Platinum’s mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg. Photo: AFP
Anglo American Platinum’s mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg. Photo: AFP

South Africa’s platinum miners, reeling from years of curtailed investments, take blow from coronavirus pandemic

  • A series of mega open-cast projects in the traditional heartland of South Africa’s platinum belt risk being shelved
  • The future of 170,000 people employed by South Africa’s platinum industry is at stake as miners suspend capital expenditure

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Anglo American Platinum’s mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg. Photo: AFP Anglo American Platinum’s mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg. Photo: AFP
Anglo American Platinum’s mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg. Photo: AFP
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