Eastplats output declines

EASTERN Platinum Ltd posted a 10% decline in quarterly production at its Crocodile River mine, hurt by a slower-than-expected start up after its December break, but sees a recovery in the second quarter.

EASTERN Platinum Ltd posted a 10% decline in quarterly production at its Crocodile River mine, hurt by a slower-than-expected start up after its December break, but sees a recovery in the second quarter.

The mining company said its underground development was also hurt by the slow start in January, but that mining rates have improved to normal levels. Chrome production fell 5%. - Reuters

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