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