Anglo American Platinum Ltd (JSE:AMS)
Anglo American Platinum (JSE:AMS) is the world’s leading primary producer of Platinum Group Metals (PGMs). The company provides a complete resource-to-market service, supplying its network of global customers with a range of mined, recycled and traded products. The company's business is at the heart of the broader South African economic and social landscape and it is committed to working towards a safe, sustainable, competitive and profitable business that benefits its country, its communities, its people, and its 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.
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.