The world number two platinum group metals (PGM) supplier Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) will have its mines back to about 90% of production before the end of the year as it returns to operations with the easing of SA’s Covid-19 lockdown.

The government ordered a hard shutdown of the economy on March 27, bringing mines, industries and businesses to a halt. It has since eased lockdown conditions and mines started to return to full operations since May.

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