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around 75 percent of the world’s known
reserves and resources of platinum group
metals or PMGs, South Africa has a
commanding position in the world economy. Now, researchers at UCT are working to
capitalise on these natural advantages, by promoting and developing value-adding
processes, within the constraints of environmental concerns, and shift the country
from a resource-based to a knowledge-based economy.