Implats Q1 Palladium Output Down 12% Y/Y

- November 17th, 2011

Reuters Africa reported Impala Platinum (JSE:IMP) said first-quarter gross palladium production declined by 12 percent to 388,000 ounces.

Reuters Africa reported Impala Platinum (JSE:IMP) said first-quarter gross palladium production declined by 12 percent to 388,000 ounces.

As quoted in the market news:

Implats said around 8,000 ounces were lost during the quarter as a result of safety-related stoppages. Three of the company’s employees were killed in the quarter.

It also said 34,000 ounces of once-off Lonmin toll material was processed in the previous comparable quarter which comprised the bulk of the fall in production.

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