Group performance

Operating statistics   Six months
to 31 December
2018
  Six months
to 31 December
2017
 
change 
Gross refined platinum production              
Platinum (000oz)   799.8   726.7   10.1
Palladium (000oz)   464.1   406.0   14.3
Rhodium (000oz)   106.2   98.8   7.5
Nickel (tonnes)   8 074   7 907   2.1
IRS metal returned (toll refined)              
Platinum (000oz)   0.7   115.7   (99.4)
Palladium (000oz)   1.6   55.0   (97.1)
Rhodium (000oz)     19.4   (100.0)
Nickel (tonnes)   1 749   1 765   (0.9)
Sales volumes              
Platinum (000oz)   773.4   648.8   19.2
Palladium (000oz)   485.5   369.7   31.3
Rhodium (000oz)   104.2   100.3   3.9
Nickel (tonnes)   5 949   6 283   (5.3)
Prices achieved              
Platinum (US$/oz)   829   940   (11.8)
Palladium (US$/oz)   1 035   930   11.3
Rhodium (US$/oz)   2 395   1 156   107.2
Nickel (US$/t)   13 399   10 334   29.7
Consolidated statistics              
Average rate achieved (R/US$)   14.18   13.42   5.7
Closing rate for the period (R/US$)   14.38   12.38   16.2
Revenue per platinum ounce sold (US$/oz)   2 124   1 935   9.8
  (R/oz)   30 118   25 968   16.0
Tonnes milled ex-mine (000t)   10 235   9 944   2.9
PGM refined production (000oz)   1 589   1 434   10.8
Capital expenditure (Rm)   1 707   1 904   10.3
Group unit cost per platinum ounce (US$/oz)   1 502   2 076   27.6
  (R/oz)   21 298   27 818   23.4
Group unit cost per platinum ounce stock adjusted (US$/oz)   1 602   1 707   6.2
  (R/oz)   22 715   22 866   0.7

Additional statistical information is available on the Company's website at www.implats.co.za