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Implats appoints two new non-executive directors

09 December 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd (Implats) has announced the appointment of Sifiso Dabengwa and Lex van Vught as additional independent, non-executive directors to the Implats board with effect from 1 January 2004 Full release...

 
   

Trading statement and cautionary announcement

02 December 2003

This trading statement and cautionary announcement is issued in accordance with the revised JSE Securities Exchange South Africa Listings Requirements, which became effective on 1 September 2003 Full release...

 
   

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Investor contacts

investor@implats.co.za

Johan Theron
Investor Relations Executive
Tel: +27 11 731-9013
Johan.Theron@implats.co.za

Alice Lourens
Group Corporate Relations Manager
Tel: +27 11 731-9033
Alice.Lourens@implats.co.za

Mining operations to be suspended at Crocodile River

24 November 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) has advised today, 24 November 2003 that the Board of Barplats Investments Limited (Barplats) has resolved to suspend current mining operations at the Crocodile River mine Full release...

 

Further Cautionary Announcement

31 October 2003

Shareholders are referred to the cautionary announcement issued by the Company on 18 September 2003 regarding the potential disposal of the Company’s 27,1% shareholding in Eastern Platinum Limited and Western Platinum Limited Full release...

 

NUM and Impala reach settlement

31 October 2003

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Impala Platinum Limited (Impala) are pleased to announce that they have reached a two-year settlement Full release...

 

Cautionary Announcement

18 September 2003

Shareholders are referred to the joint announcement of today’s date by Implats and Lonmin Plc regarding Implats’ 27,1% stake in Eastern Platinum Limited and Western Platinum Limited Full release...

 

Implats sells 27.1% stake in Lonplats at a value of US$800 million

18 September 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) has announced today (18 September 2003) that it has entered into a non-binding conditional Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Lonmin Plc (Lonmin) in terms of which Implats will sell its 27.1% stake in Eastern and Western Platinum Limited (together Lonplats) to a combination of Lonmin and Historically Disadvantaged South Africans (HDSAs). Full release...

 

Implats agrees with Lonmin the sale of Implats 27.1% in Lonplats companies and the facilitation of empowerment process

18 September 2003

Lonmin Plc (“Lonmin”) and Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd (“Implats”) announced today that they have signed a non-binding conditional Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) for the sale by Implats of its entire 27.1% holding in Western Platinum Ltd. and Eastern Platinum Ltd. (together referred to as “Lonplats”) Full release...

 

DImplats’ stake in Zimplats at 82.5%

15 September 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd (Implats) has announced that as of the close of business on 12 September, it had increased its shareholding in Zimbabwe Platinum Mines Limited (Zimplats) to approximately 82.5% Full release...

 

Zimplats’ shareholders can sell on market to Implats

03 September 2003

Minority shareholders of Zimbabwe Platinum Mines Limited (Zimplats) can sell their shares to Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) on market until Thursday 11 September Full release...

 

Solid operational performance; growth in line with objectives

28 August 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) reported a solid operational performance for the year ended 30 June 2003, with growth in line with the company’s stated objectives. Full release...

 

Les Paton appointed Implats Executive Director

28 August 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats), has announced the appointment of Les Paton as Executive Director Full release...

 

Implats’ offer reaffirmed as Barbican offer recedes

21 August 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) has reaffirmed its $4.08 per share cash offer to the minority shareholders of Zimbabwe Platinum Mines Limited (Zimplats) will remain open until August 29. Full release...

 

Zimplats’ independent directors recommend shareholders accept Implats’ offer

30 July 2003

Independent directors of mining company Zimbabwe Platinum Mines Limited (Zimplats) are recommending that shareholders accept a A$4.08 per share cash offer by South African-based Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats). Full release...

 

Implats to acquire Absa’s stake in Zimplats

30 June 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) announced today (30 June 2003) that the company intends to acquire ABSA Bank’s 14.82% indirect interest in the issued shares of Zimplats Platinum Mines Limited (Zimplats), for a consideration of R142 million ($19 million). Implats currently holds approximately 35.71% of Zimplats. Full release...

 

Implats firm intention to make an offer to acquire shares in Zimbabwe Platinum Mines Limited (“Zimplats”) at A$4.08 per Zimplats share

30 June 2003

Investec Bank Limited is authorised to announce Implats’ firm intention to make an offer to the shareholders of Zimplats, other than Impala Platinum Zimbabwe (Proprietary) Limited (“Impala Zimbabwe”), (“the Zimplats minority shareholders”) to acquire all of their Zimplats shares for a cash consideration of A$4.08 per Zimplats share (“the Zimplats minority offer”). Full release...

 

Implats makes an offer to Zimplats minority shareholders

30 June 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) announced today (30 June 2003) that the company will make an offer to Zimplats’ minority shareholders to acquire all of their Zimplats shares for a cash consideration of A$4.08 (R20.40 *) per share Full release...

 

Implats awarded first place in Financial Mail’s Top Companies survey

25 June 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd (Implats) is delighted to have been awarded first place in the Financial Mail’s Top Companies Survey for the second year running. Full release...

 

Changes to Implats Board

20 June 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) today announced the appointment of Mr Thabo Mokgatlha as a director on the Implats Board. This follows the resignation of Kgosi Leruo Molotlegi. Full release...

 

Implats opens R65 million Sulfacidâ„¢ plant

12 June 2003

Implats subsidiary Impala Platinum today announced the official opening of a R65 million Sulfacidâ„¢ plant at its Rustenburg smelter operations. The plant, which will significantly reduce the levels of sulphur dioxide in smelter gas, is an important aspect of Impala’s air quality management programme in North West Province Full release...

 

Ex-Gencor shareholders welcomed as shareholders of Implats

10 June 2003

Following the unbundling of Gencor, ex-Gencor shareholders are able to trade as Implats shareholders with effect from today (10 June 2003). Full release...

 

Impala Platinum achieves ISO 14001 certification

05 June 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) announced today that its Impala Platinum Rustenburg operation was granted ISO 14001 certification on 2 June 2003 Full release...

 

Management changes at Implats

13 May 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) advises the following management changes Full release...

 

Joint research venture by platinum producers

10 April 2003

Leading platinum producers, Anglo Platinum, Impala Platinum, Lonmin Platinum and Northam Platinum, together with the CSIR are pleased to announce two independent jointly funded research ventures to address some of the South African platinum mining industry’s common technological challenges Full release...

 

Work stoppage has ended

31 March 2003

The work stoppage at Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) has ended, with employees having returned to work with effect from the night shift on 30 March 2003 Full release...

 

Dispute with Aquarius resolved

31 March 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) and Aquarius Platinum Limited (AQP) have announced today (31 March 2003) that supplies of concentrate to Impala Refining Services (IRS) have resumed following the satisfactory resolution of the dispute between IRS and Aquarius Platinum (South Africa) (Pty) Limited (a subsidiary of AQP). Full release...

 

Response to queries: Mineral and Petroleum Royalty Bill

27 March 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) is very concerned at the possible implications of the proposed Mineral and Petroleum Royalty Bill released for comment last week Full release...

 

Work stoppage at Implats - update and financial implications

27 March 2003

Good progress has been made with discussions with employee representatives at Impala Platinum where about 18,000 of the company’s 28,000 employees at operations on the Impala Lease Area have been engaged in an unprotected and illegal work stoppage Full release...

 

Response to Aquarius Announcement

26 March 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) has noted the announcement issued by Aquarius Platinum Limited referring to a dispute between Aquarius Platinum South Africa (Pty) Limited and Impala Refining Services (IRS) Full release...

 

Impala Work Stoppage Update

25 March 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) confirmed today (25 March 2003) that the unprotected and illegal work stoppage at its operations on the Impala Lease Area is continuing. Full release...

 

Update on work stoppage at Impala

25 March 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) confirms that some 3,000 employees reported for duty today 25 March 2003. Another 15,000 employees remained on an unprotected and illegal work stoppage at its operations on the Impala Lease Area. Full release...

 

Update at Impala

20 March 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) confirms that the work stoppage at its operations on the Impala Lease Area in North West Province has continued today (20 March 2003) Full release...

 

Response to queries: Work stoppage continues at Impala

19 March 2003

The work stoppage at Impala Platinum continues today (19 March 2003) Full release...

 

Work stoppage extends to all underground employees at Impala

18 March 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) has confirmed that the unprotected work stoppage at the company’s north shafts has continued, and has now been extended to the southern shafts, at the company’s operations on the Impala Lease Area in North West Province Full release...

 

Work stoppage at some Impala Platinum shafts

17 March 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) has confirmed that there is an unprotected work stoppage at the north shafts (shafts 6, 7A, 7, 8, 12 and 14) at the company’s operations on the Impala Lease Area in North West Province. Full release...

 

Implats interims results FY2003

12 March 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) reported turnover of R6.4bn (US$635m) and attributable income of R2.0bn (US$200m) for the six months ended December 2002 Full release...

 

Barplats interim results FY2003

12 February 2003

Barplats Investment Holdings Limited (Barplats) which is 83% held by Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) turned in a disappointing performance for the six months ended 31 December 2002 Full release...

 

Consortium acquires rights to 25% stake in Two Rivers Platinum

17 January 2003

Two Rivers Platinum (Pty) Limited (Two Rivers) is pleased to announce that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with a new partner consortium, to be managed by TISO Capital (Pty) Limited (TISO), to acquire up to 25 percent of Two Rivers. Full release...

 

NUM dispute with Implats re benefits

09 January 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited wishes to place on record accurate information in respect of the dispute declared by the NUM against Impala Platinum Limited’s Rustenburg operations regarding funeral benefits. Full release...

 

Implats initiates sponsored ADR Programme

07 January 2003

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) is pleased to announce the initiation of a sponsored Level I American Depositary Receipt (ADR) programme Full release...