Corporate Responsibility Report 2007

Corporate Responsibility Report 2007

Glossary

Glossary of terms and acronyms

ABET
Adult Basic Education and Training
AIDS
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
ART
Antiretroviral therapy
BEE
Black economic empowerment
CBO
Community–based organization
CO2
Carbon dioxide
CSI
Corporate social investment
dB
Decibels – unit of measurement for sound
DME
Department of Minerals and Energy, South Africa
DWAF
Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, South Africa
EIA
Environmental Impact Assessment
EMP
Environmental Management Programme
EMS
Environmental Management System
ESOP
Employee Share Ownership Programme
ESP
Electrostatic precipitator
Exco
Executive Committee, Implats
FIFR
Fatal injury frequency rate (expressed per million manhours worked)
FOG
Fall of ground
FY
Financial year (to 30 June)
GJ
Gigajoules – unit of measure for energy
GRI
Global Reporting Initiative
HDSAs
Historically disadvantaged South Africans
HIV
Human immuno–deficiency virus
H2SO4
Sulphuric acid
ICDT
Impala Community Development Trust
IDP
Integrated Development Plan
ILO
International Labour Organization
Impala Platinum
Impala Platinum Limited, comprising the Rustenburg operations and the Refineries in Springs
Implats
Impala Platinum Holdings Limited
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
LTIFR
Lost–time injury frequency rate (expressed per million manhours worked)
Marula
Marula Platinum (Pty) Limited
Mimosa
Mimosa Platinum (Private) Limited
Mining Charter
Broad–based Socio–economic Empowerment Charter
MPRDA
Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 28 of 2002, which came into effect in South Africa on 11 May 2004.
MQA
Mine Qualifications Authority
MW
Megawatt
NGO
Non–governmental organisation
NIHL
Noise–induced hearing loss
Nm³
Normal cubic metre of gas
Nm³/s
Normal cubic metre of gas measured under standard conditions
NUM
National Union of Mineworkers, South Africa
PGMs
Platinum group metals
ppm
Parts per million
SEP
Stakeholder Engagement Programme
SETA
Sector Education and Training Authority
SHE
Safety, health and environment
SHEQ
Safety, health, environment and quality
SLP
Social and Labour Plan
SMME
Small, medium and micro enterprises
SO2
Sulphur dioxide
STI
Sexually transmitted infection
TB
Pulmonary tuberculosis
Teba
An institution owned by the South African mining industry through which the industry has historically recruited labour but which now fulfils a broader social role in addition to its recruitment function.
UASA
United Association of South Africa
VCT
Voluntary counselling and testing
WHO
World Health Organization
WIM
Women in mining

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited – Corporate Responsibility Report 2007