Eastern Platinum is gradually restarting cash flow by leaving its core mining assets untouched and using peripheral deposits to make money, most notably turning tailings dumps into revenue streams.

Eastplats, a JSE- and TSX-listed Canadian company, stopped its sole operating asset, the Crocodile River mine and plant near Brits in North West province in 2013 when platinum group metal prices were low.

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