First quarter production report for the period 1 July to 30 September 2014.
CEO Terence Goodlace commented: "This has been a challenging quarter, post the five-month strike, with gross platinum production down 25.5% to 280 000 ounces on the comparable quarter last year, impacted mainly by the ramp-up at Impala Rustenburg. Production volumes at Zimplats and Marula were also lower due to the safety closure of the Bimha mine and labour and safety impacts at Marula."
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Results for the twelve months ended 30 June 2014.
Implats’ CEO, Terence Goodlace, said: 'It has been a challenging year for Implats. Lower
than expected platinum group metal prices together with escalating cost pressures and the
unprecedented five month industry strike at I
mpala Rustenburg severely impacted
performance. Despite this, the operations outside the Rustenburg area, Zimplats, Mimosa,
Marula and Two Rivers, all performed well and delivered good safety and operational
Throughout the strike period, deliverie
s continued to key customers and, in
particular, to the local South African market that remained adequately stocked during the
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