Aquarius to double production

POSITIVE feasibility work on the Marikana platinum group metals project in South Africa will culminate in owner Aquarius Platinum soon bringing on its second mine and in so doing almost doubling its output to 220,000oz per annum of PGMs.

The company is now moving to secure funding for Marikana, which lies 8km east of its 45%-owned Kroondal mine in the Bushveld Complex.

Marikana will be designed to process 1.