Our mission

The IPA is a non-profit association representing the interests of the leading mining, production and fabrication companies of the global platinum group metals (PGMs) industry.

We provide a platform to address issues of common concern and to jointly engage with stakeholders at the international level.

Our Association represents over 80% of the global PGM industry.


  • to generate and promote factual information on PGMs;
  • to represent the common interests of PGM mining, production and fabrication companies worldwide;
  • to encourage and assist continuous progress in the healthy, safe and environmentally sound production and processing of PGMs;
  • to define and communicate industry's views on issues related to PGM production, use, and recycling;
  • to liaise with other institutions of interest to the Association and its members; and
  • to monitor trends and developments, identify opportunities and risks.