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South Africa: Strike hits top platinum producers

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South Africa's platinum production has taken a hit after miners walked out at Anglo American Platinum Ltd., Impala Platinum Ltd. and Lonmin P.L.C., reports Reuters.

Amplats said the strike affected mining at some of its sites. Lonmin estimates losses at some 3,100 ounces of platinum a day, while Implats expects to lose around 2,800 ounces of platinum daily.

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