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.