Precious little going for it

15 March 2012 By Kevin Allison

Impala Platinum’s cave-in over control of a Zimbabwe mine is bad news for an already-struggling industry. Labour strife, deadly mines and spiralling costs make it hard for producers to earn reasonable returns on the white metal, despite high prices and an effective oligopoly.

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