Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) sees a small window of just a few years to take advantage of high platinum group metal (PGM) prices to advance its new projects and to prepare its mines for a downswing, says CEO Natascha Viljoen.

The world’s second-biggest source of mine-to-market PGMs is studying a big project at its opencast Mogalakwena mine — which analysts describe as the world’s most profitable PGM mine — in Limpopo and it has a potential second project at its aged Mototolo mine to begin extracting PGMs in unexploited ground next door...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as exclusive Financial Times articles, ProfileData financial data, and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now