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Implats and RBR announce sustainable BEE transaction

14 December 2005

Implats and RBR, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Royal Bafokeng Nation Development Trust, announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding a proposed empowerment transaction that will see RBR ultimately gaining a stake of approximately 9% in Implats. Full release...

 
   

Implats withdraws from Ambatovy Project

01 December 2005

Following a meeting in London on 30 November 2005 between Dynatec Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation and Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) Implats advises that pursuant to its review of the Ambatovy Project, it has delivered a formal notice of withdrawal under the shareholders agreement. 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

Joint press release: Implats withdraws from Ambatovy Project

01 December 2005

Following a meeting in London on 30 November 2005, among Sumitomo Corporation, Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) and Dynatec Corporation, Implats has delivered a formal notice of withdrawal under the Shareholders Agreement. Full release...

 

Cautionary announcement pertaining to Black Economic Empowerment Transaction

25 November 2005

Shareholders are advised that Implats is in the process of finalising a broad-based black economic empowerment (“BEE”) ownership transaction. Full release...

 

Implats appoints new Executive Director

24 November 2005

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) is pleased to announce the appointment of Shadwick Bessit as an executive director to the Implats’ board with immediate effect. Mr Bessit is currently Operations Executive at the Rustenburg operations of Impala Platinum, Implats’ major operating arm. Full release...

 

Zimplats operations in Zimbabwe

23 September 2005

An article appeared in the ’Independent’ newspaper in Zimbabwe on 23 September 2005, which is headed ’Zimplats Threatens Closure’ Full release...

 

Aquarius Platinum and Impala Platinum Holdings Limited announce approval for low capital cost expansion at the Mimosa Platinum Mine

21 September 2005

Aquarius Platinum Limited and Impala Platinum Holdings Limited are pleased to announce an approved low capital cost expansion to increase annual production capacity to 168,750 PGM ounces (86,500 platinum ounces in concentrate) at the Mimosa Platinum Mine in Zimbabwe Full release...

 

Implats reports sales revenues of R12.5 billion and headline net profit of R2.9 billion

26 August 2005

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) today (26 August 2005) reported results for the year ended 30 June 2005. Both the company’s annual and corporate responsibility reports are being published today. Full release...

 

Implats settles with NUM and UASA

11 August 2005

Implats confirms that it has reached and signed an agreement with National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and United Associations of South Africa (UASA) with respect to wages and other issues Full release...

 

Sumitomo Corporation to acquire 25% of Ambatovy Project

11 August 2005

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited, Dynatec Corporation and Sumitomo Corporation today announced that Dynatec and Sumitomo have entered into an agreement, confirmed by Implats, whereby Sumitomo will acquire a 25% interest in the Ambatovy Nickel Project in Madagascar Full release...

 

For the record: Response to statements in the media attributed to the NUM

21 July 2005

Impala Platinum is committed to applying best operational and safety practice. As part of this, we provide employees with all the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) and tools, as well as other facilities which are required in the various occupations Full release...

 

2005 Wage negotiations

24 June 2005

Representatives from management at Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) and its major operating subsidiary Impala Platinum Limited (Impala), the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the United Associations of South Africa (UASA) met on 21 June 2005 for a preliminary relationship-building session to resolve outstanding issues between the parties. Full release...

 

Expansion of Underground Mining Operations at Zimplats

20 June 2005

The Board of Directors of Zimplats has approved capital expenditure of US$46 million to extend the existing underground mine at Ngezi as part of the company’s transition from opencast operations to underground mining. Full release...

 

Reuters Mining Summit Telephonic Interview with Keith Rumble

09 June 2005

The company participated today by telephone in the Reuters Mining Summit in New York. The salient points made in response to questions are set out below for the purposes of confirming the information provided Full release...

 

ARM and Implats to proceed with Two Rivers Platinum Project

07 June 2005

African Rainbow Minerals Limited (ARM) and Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) today announced that the companies will proceed with the 220 000 oz per year platinum group metals (PGM) project, Two Rivers Platinum (Pty) Limited (Two Rivers) on the Eastern Limb of the Bushveld Complex Full release...

 

Response to statements by MDC

05 June 2005

Implats is aware of certain statements attributed by the media to the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) of Zimbabwe concerning the signing of the bi-lateral accord between South Africa and Zimbabwe and related to various companies currently operating in and negotiating deals in Zimbabwe Full release...

 

New Bonus Plan to replace Share Incentive Scheme

16 May 2005

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) has approved a new bonus plan for qualifying employees to replace the existing Share Incentive Scheme approved by shareholders. Full release...

 

Implats Signs Agreement With Dynatec to Participate in the Ambatovy Nickel Project in Madagascar

26 April 2005

Johannesburg and Toronto, (May 26, 2005): Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) and Dynatec Corporation today announced that they have entered into an agreement for the joint progression of the Ambatovy Nickel Project in Madagascar. Full release...

 

Senior appointments at Implats

19 April 2005

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) is pleased to announce two senior appointments within the company Full release...

 

Appointment

31 March 2005

With effect from 01 April 2005, Bob Gilmour has been appointed to head up the internal Investor Relations function for Impala Platinum Holdings Limited. He will report to Cathie Markus. Full release...

 

Solid operating performance with headline profit of R1.06 billion for six months

17 February 2005

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) reported today (17 February 2005) headline production (excluding the once-off ounces processed on behalf Lonplats during the 2004 interim period) was marginally higher at 880 300 ounces of platinum for the six months to 31 December 2004 compared with production for the six months to December 2003. Full release...