FACTBOX-South African platinum producers

Mon Nov 8, 2010 1:31pm GMT
 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - South African junior miner Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPJ.J: Quote) made a strong start on its market debut on Monday, after raising $440 million in South Africa's second-largest initial public offering this year. [ID:nLDE6A607B]

RBPlat shares traded at 65.32 rand at 1315 GMT, 8 percent above the 60.50 rand issue price.

Below is a list of platinum miners in South Africa:

ANGLO PLATINUM

Anglo Platinum (Angloplat) (AMSJ.J: Quote), the world's top producer of the metal, targets its 2010 output at 2.5 million ounces of refined platinum.

Angloplat sales of refined platinum rose 16 percent to 2.58 million ounces in 2009 due to refinery improvement even though underlying mine production was almost unchanged, and boosted by shipment of 164,000 ounces of platinum early in the year.

Refined production of palladium rose 3 percent to 1.36 million ounces, following expansion at Mogalakwena mine, while rhodium output rose 17 percent to 350,000 ounces.

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