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Precious Metals and Diamond Mining in South Africa to 2020
Mining is one of the largest industries in the country and employed 510,099 people in 2014, albeit down by 3.0% over 2013. The platinum group metals (PGM) industry accounted for a little over 37% of the mining industry’s total employment, equivalent to 191,261 people in 2013. In 2014, South Africa had the world’s largest reserves of platinum at 63,000t, the world’s second-largest gold reserves at 6,000t and the fourth-largest diamond reserves at 70 million carats (Mct).
- The report contains an overview of the South African precious metal (gold and platinum) and diamond mining industry together with the key factors affecting the industry and demand for the commodities.
- It also provides information about reserves, reserves by region and grade, the historic and forecast data on South African gold, platinum and diamond production, historic and forecast production of gold, platinum and diamond by selected mines, the competitive landscape and active, exploration and development precious metals and diamond projects.
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- Gain an understanding of the South African precious metal (gold and platinum) and diamond mining industry, its reserves, grade, historic and forecast production, historic and forecast production by selected mines, demand driven by end-use sectors, active, exploration and development projects, the competitive landscape and the country's fiscal regime.
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