Results for: "Mines - Platinum" in "Midrand, South Africa"

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54 Maxwell Drive

Woodmead North Office Park

Maxwell Drive

Midrand

1685

Gauteng

South Africa

-26.042504

28.105215

37 New Rd

Rosen Office Park

New Rd

Midrand

Gauteng

South Africa

-25.978422

28.118482

33 Sloane St

Knightsbridge Manor Block C2

Sloane St

Sandton

2021

Gauteng

South Africa

-26.03994

28.02085

Mines – Platinum

South Africa is blessed with many minerals and a host of other natural resources. Mines can be found scattered all around the country and they produce various minerals including platinum, gold, diamonds and coal to name a few.

Platinum mines deal with one of the world’s most expensive precious metal which is produced for both commercial and industrial uses. This is one of the reasons it is highly demanded both in South Africa and abroad. The process platinum mines go through to remove this precious metal from the ground is extremely technical and labour intensive. Now that this precious metal can’t be found in open pits on the earth’s surface, it is mined in a system of tunnels and excavations underground. Platinum is mostly used for making jewellery of all kinds, from rings and bracelets to high end watches. This silvery-white metal is popular due to its great properties, platinum is malleable and extremely ductile, it does not fade or tarnish and it is non-allergenic. Platinum is extremely versatile as it has many industrial uses, from the automotive industry to the chemical industry it is used. The chemical industry uses platinum as a catalyst to produce various chemicals because of its high melting point and the way it reacts with certain chemicals.

Platinum mines are extremely important to providing this valuable precious metal. Not only do they contribute greatly to the economy but they also supply many industries with a raw material they need in order to produce their goods.

Mines – Platinum

South Africa is blessed with many minerals and a host of other natural resources. Mines can be found scattered all around the country and they produce various minerals including platinum, gold, diamonds and coal to name a few.

Platinum mines deal with one of the world’s most expensive precious metal which is produced for both commercial and industrial uses. This is one of the reasons it is highly demanded both in South Africa and abroad. The process platinum mines go through to remove this precious metal from the ground is extremely technical and labour intensive. Now that this precious metal can’t be found in open pits on the earth’s surface, it is mined in a system of tunnels and excavations underground. Platinum is mostly used for making jewellery of all kinds, from rings and bracelets to high end watches. This silvery-white metal is popular due to its great properties, platinum is malleable and extremely ductile, it does not fade or tarnish and it is non-allergenic. Platinum is extremely versatile as it has many industrial uses, from the automotive industry to the chemical industry it is used. The chemical industry uses platinum as a catalyst to produce various chemicals because of its high melting point and the way it reacts with certain chemicals.

Platinum mines are extremely important to providing this valuable precious metal. Not only do they contribute greatly to the economy but they also supply many industries with a raw material they need in order to produce their goods.
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