Data released by Statistics South Africa shows that gold output fell by 32.2% in volume terms in November 2012, highlighting the impact of illegal strikes.
Posted: Tuesday , 15 Jan 2013
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) -
South Africa‘s gold output fell by 32.2% in volume terms in November, highlighting the impact of illegal strikes, while total mineral production rose 1.1% compared with the same month last year, data showed on Tuesday.
Production of non-gold minerals was 4.5% lower, Statistics South Africa said. Production of platinum group metals climbed 3% in November.
MINEWEB is an interactive publication, with rolling deadlines through each day, commencing in the Sydney morning, and concluding, 24 hours later, in the Vancouver evening. If you believe your side of an issue deserves inclusion, but has failed to meet one of our deadlines, you are invited to notify the Editor in Chief in Johannesburg, and we will include you in our editing and expanding on our stories. Email him at email@example.com
"A Golden Opportunity for Precious Metals and Gold Investors"