Lonmin PLC (LMI.L)
** Mining stocks, battered by a rout in commodity prices, get hefty boost from activist investor Carl Icahn disclosing a stake in diversified miner & energy producer Freeport-McMoRan
* To cut output by 100,000 oz per year by end-2017 (Adds CEO comments)
Aug 27 - Platinum producer Lonmin Plc expects full-year underlying cash costs to stay below its guidance of 10,800 rand ($826) per ounce, the company said on Thursday.
LONDON/JOHANNESBURG, July 30 - Platinum producer Lonmin is facing its deepest crisis to date, hurt by a downturn in the metal and haunted by a mixture of bad luck and debatable management choices that are putting its survival at risk.
* GRAPHIC-Asset returns: http://link.reuters.com/dub25t (Updates prices, adds comment)
* CEO says sees no risk to mining licence after Marikana probe (Updates with shares, CEO call, background)
JOHANNESBURG, July 24 - Platinum producer Lonmin said on Friday it was planning to close or mothball several mine shafts, putting 6,000 South African jobs at risk, because of depressed metal prices.
July 24 - South Africa's Lonmin Plc, the world's fourth-largest platinum producer by value, said it would close two of its shafts, affecting about 6,000 workers including contractors.
LONDON, June 26 - Shares in London-listed platinum producer Lonmin dropped to their lowest level in 3-1/2 months on Friday, after an inquiry into the killing of 34 miners during a 2012 strike put some of the blame on the company.
** Platinum miner down c.4 pct, one of the top percentage losers on the FTSE mid-cap index