South Africa

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Sibanye-Stillwater is a multinational mining and metals processing group with a global footprint. They offer a diverse portfolio of operations, projects, and investments across five continents. 

  • PGE Metals: Sibanye-Stillwater is one of the world's largest primary producers of platinum group metals (PGMs), including platinum, palladium, and rhodium. These metals are used in various catalytic processes within the chemical industry.
  • Nickel and Cobalt: They also produce and refine nickel and cobalt, essential components in lithium-ion batteries, a growing sector with applications in the chemical industry.
  • Lithium: Currently used in the synthesis of the cathode of lithium-ion batteries (LIBs).

Beyond core products:

  • Sustainability: Sibanye-Stillwater emphasizes its commitment to sustainable practices. They strive to minimize their environmental impact throughout the mining and processing lifecycle. This could be attractive to chemical companies seeking responsibly sourced materials.
  • Innovation: The company highlights its dedication to innovation, potentially leading to developments in metal production processes that benefit the chemical industry.
  • Global Presence: Their vast network across continents allows for potential supply chain security and diverse sourcing options.

While Sibanye-Stillwater doesn't directly manufacture chemicals, their focus on PGMs, nickel, cobalt, and sustainability aligns with the interests of some chemical companies, particularly those involved in:

  • Catalysis
  • Battery technology
  • Sustainable chemical production processes

Keliber has joined Sibanye-Stillwater

Subsequent to Sibanye-Stillwater securing an effective controlling interest of approximately ~80% in Keliber Oy (Keliber), Keliber is now a subsidiary of the Sibanye-Stillwater Group.