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 2012 financial year, Implats produced 1.45Moz of platinum (approximately 25% of global supply) and 3.02Moz of PGMs. The group employs approximately 63,000 people (including contractors) across its operations and is one of the most efficient and lowest cost primary platinum producers in the world.
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