Lewes, DE -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/30/2014 -- South Africa is one of the major producers and exporters of precious metals, with production of 5.7 million ounces of gold, 128.4 metric tons (t) of platinum and 7.6 million carats of diamond in 2013. The precious metals industry is a major source of revenue generation, contributing ZAR2.1 trillion (US$0.2 trillion) during 2002–2012.
The 'Precious Metals Mining in South Africa to 2020' report comprehensively covers the country’s historical and forecast data on gold, platinum and diamond production, reserves and rough diamond trade to 2020. The report also includes drivers and restraints affecting the industry, profiles of major precious metals mining companies, information on the major active, exploration and development projects and regulations governing the industry.
- Gold deposits are mainly found in the Witwatersrand Basin and Free State Consolidated Goldfields, while platinum reserves are found in the Bushveld Igneous Complex in the Northern Province, Mpumalanga and Limpopo.
- South African rough diamond exports reached 6.9 million carats in 2013, mainly to the European community.
- The country has a well-organized and regulated taxation regime, regulated by the National Treasury and managed by the South African Revenue Service (SARS).
- Gold projects such as the Evander expansion project and the De Bron-Merriespruit project are expected to start in 2016 and 2018 respectively.
Spanning over 57 pages, 20 Tables and 12 Figures “Precious Metals Mining in South Africa to 2020” report covering Executive Summary, Precious Metals Mining In South Africa, Gold Mining in South Africa – Reserves and Production, Platinum Mining in South Africa – Reserves and Production, Diamond Mining in South Africa – Reserves, Production and Trade, Competitive Landscape, Fiscal Regime, Appendix. This report Covered These Companies - AngloGold Ashanti, Gold Fields Limited, Impala Platinum Holdings Limited, Anglo American Platinum Limited, Lonmin Plc.
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