About Implats

Company profile

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) is in the business of mining, refining and marketing of platinum group metals (PGMs), as well as nickel, copper and cobalt.

In the 2013 financial year, Implats produced 1.58Moz of platinum (approximately 22% of global supply) and 3.23Moz of PGMs. The group employs approximately 57,000 people (including contractors) across its operations.

Implats’ mining interests are found on the two most significant known platinum group mineral-bearing orebodies in the world:

The Bushveld Complex in South Africa:

On the western limb - Impala Platinum and the Leeuwkop project

On the eastern limb - Marula Platinum and Two Rivers Platinum


Where we operate

The Great Dyke in Zimbabwe

The Great Dyke in Zimbabwe where Implats operates Zimplats and has an interest in Mimosa Platinum.

Impala Refining Services (IRS) uses Impala’s excess smelting and refining capacity to process the concentrate and matte produced by the various mine-to-market group operations as well as material purchased from third party companies. Toll-refining is also undertaken on behalf of other companies.

Implats is listed on the JSE Limited (IMP). The company may also be traded via a sponsored level 1 ADR programme (IMPUY) on the NYSE.