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Creating long-term growth by delivering sustainable returns

What we do

A global leader in Platinum Group Metals, from resource to market, for a better future for all.

Anglo American Platinum is the world’s leading primary producer of Platinum Group Metals (PGMs). We provide a complete resource-to-market service, supplying our network of global customers with a range of mined, recycled and traded products. Our business is at the heart of the broader South African economic and social landscape and we are committed to working towards a safe, sustainable, competitive and profitable business that benefits our country, our communities, our people, and our shareholders.

Anglo American Platinum operates across the entire value chain to produce the complete range of PGMs including platinum, palladium, rhodium, iridium, ruthenium and osmium, with different sites dedicated to each stage, as you can see below.

High profile uses of PGMs include jewellery, auto catalytic converters, fuel cells, air and water purification units, heart pacemakers, computer screens, hard disk and fertilisers. In recent years the high value of PGMs has seen platinum become a prime investment commodity alongside gold.

The platinum value chain

We explore, we mine, we concentrate, we smelt, we refine and we market. As a result, we have an in-depth knowledge of PGM production and markets. Using this knowledge, we invest in developing sustainable markets for PGMs, partnering directly with research institutions as well as customers in the industrial, jewellery and investment sectors.

Surface exploration

Conducted on 7 mining operations and 15 prospects.


8 own mines, 7 joint venture mines and 2 projects


12 concentrators


Four smelting furnaces, one slag cleaning furnace and two converters


One base metals refinery refining nickel and copper

One precious metal refinery refining platinum, palladium, rhodium, iridium, ruthenium and gold


Investing in developing sustainable markets for PGMs

Marketing and Sales operations in London, Johannesburg and Singapore

Real Mining. Real People. Real Difference.