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Mimosa concludes indigenisation implementation plan

14 December 2012

Implats is pleased to announce that its 50% held subsidiary Mimosa Investment Holdings ("Mimosa Investments") has concluded a non­binding term sheet in respect of a proposed indigenisation implementation plan ("IIP") with the Government of Zimbabwe, as represented by the Ministry of Youth Development, Indigenisation and Empowerment.
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Zimplats committed to indigenisation

10 December 2012

In response to a misleading media report in Zimbabwe´s ´The Sunday Mail´ on 9 December 2012, Zimplats has reiterated its commitment to being a good corporate citizen and to working with the Government of Zimbabwe to implement an indigenisation plan that meets the Government´s objectives.
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Fist quarter production report

16 November 2012

There was one fatal accident during the first quarter of FY2013. Joseph Matatiele, a contractor with Triple M Mining, lost his life in a scraper winch related incident at 9 Shaft at Impala Rustenburg.
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Implats provides a boost for South Africa's R&D Hydrogen and fuel cell programme

31 October 2012

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) has announced its partnership with Implats, the world�s second largest Platinum producer, to utilize and build local skills in the development of hydrogen and fuel cell products.
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Implats calls for peace and stability in union/worker relationships

13 October 2012

Today, Saturday 13 October 2012, Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) received a memorandum from the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) at their head office in Johannesburg.
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Impala to give increase following wage review

27 September 2012

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) today announced that it is to implement a market adjustment for its employees which will add 4.8% to its wage bill.
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Implats labour relations update

11 September 2012

Implats is in the process of informing all stakeholders that the Company has received a wage demand from the Interim Workers Committee (IWC) at Impala Rustenburg..
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An extremely challenging year for Implats

23 August 2012

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) announced results for the full year ended 30 June 2012 today.
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Implats Statement - Union rivalry at Rustenburg

23 May 2012

Implats reported last week that during a clash between rival unions, a company employee was shot and wounded. The SA Police Services has confirmed last night that they have issued warrants of arrest for some of the alleged perpetrators of violence and started arresting people. Employees due to work night shift last night refused to proceed underground when they heard that some of their colleagues, essentially local “AMCU leaders” had been arrested.

The unprotected work stoppages have been extended this morning with most workers not reporting for duty at our Rustenburg operation......
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Implats Statement - Rustenburg union rivalry

22 May 2012

Implats reported last week that during a clash between rival unions, a company employee was shot and wounded. The SA Police Services has confirmed last night that they have issued warrants of arrest for some of the alleged perpetrators of violence and started arresting people. Employees due to work night shift last night refused to proceed underground when they heard that some of their colleagues, essentially local “AMCU leaders” had been arrested.

The unprotected work stoppages have been extended this morning with most workers not reporting for duty at our Rustenburg operation......
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Implats Statement - Rustenburg union rivalry

17 May 2012

Implats confirms that there were two incidences at its Rustenburg mine this morning involving a confrontation between rival unions....
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Implats Statement - Letter to the Editor of the Sunday Times

24 April 2012

Whilst Implats denounces in the strongest possible terms all acts of violence and intimidation during industrial action and welcomes the investigation of such incidents by the Human Rights Commission. The full response is contained below....
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Zimplats Indigenisation Update

14 March 2012

Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd (Implats) announces further clarification of the agreement reached with the Government of Zimbabwe on 13 March 2012....
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Zimplats Indigenisation Update

13 March 2012

Following a meeting between the Zimbabwean Minister of Youth Development, Indigenisation and Empowerment, and directors of Implats, the new Zimplats Indigenisation Implementation Plan presented to the Minister...
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Implats statement

7 March 2012

Implats has noted the Reuters report this evening with concern. Implats has not made an irrevocable offer to the Zimbabwe Government today. The company’s letter dated 6 March 2012 confirmed Implats’ “commitment to finding an equitable and mutually acceptable solution”’ to the matter....
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UPDATE ON WORK STOPPAGE AT IMPALA RUSTENBURG

2 March 2012

A further meeting was held this morning with the NUM and a delegation of the rock drill operators in order to clarify elements of the re hiring process. Leaders of the illegal work stoppage would be re-engaged on their previous benefits and conditions providing they were not implicated in violence and intimidation....
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UPDATE ON WORK STOPPAGE AT IMPALA RUSTENBURG

29 February 2012

Today at a meeting of Implats, the NUM and a delegation of rock drill operators, it was agreed to call an end to the illegal work stoppage. The company hopes that this also signals the end to the violence and intimidation....
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UPDATE ON WORK STOPPAGE AT IMPALA RUSTENBURG

28 February 2012

Following the meeting with NUM and Cosatu on Friday and the decision to re-hire discharged workers on their previous benefits and conditions of service, Implats is encouraging workers to return to work as soon as possible.....
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UPDATE ON WORK STOPPAGE AT IMPALA RUSTENBURG

25 February 2012

Implats announces that following a meeting with the NUM and COSATU on Friday afternoon, 24 February 2012, in Johannesburg, the parties have agreed on a way forward......
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Zimplats Indigenisation update

24 February 2012

Further to the Government of Zimbabwe’s requirement to submit an Indigenisation Implementation Plan (“IIP”), Zimbabwe Platinum Mines (Private) Limited (“Zimplats”), an indirect 87% subsidiary of Implats, submitted its revised plan in November 2011.....
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UPDATE ON WORK STOPPAGE AT IMPALA RUSTENBURG

24 February 2012

Implats is deeply concerned to note that in further incidents of violence overnight, six employees of the company were brutally assaulted. They are all being treated in the mine hospital and their families have been contacted and arrangements made for them to travel to the hospital.....
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Mimosa Indigenisation update

24 February 2012

Further to the Government of Zimbabwe’s requirement to submit an Indigenisation Implementation Plan (“IIP”), Mimosa Holdings (Private) Limited (“Mimosa”), a 50% subsidiary of Implats, submitted its revised plan in November 2011....
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Implats update on work stoppage

22 February 2012

The rehiring process continued today and to date 8,368 workers have been re-engaged, of which 1,074 are rock drill operators. The total Rustenburg employee complement is now 24,168.....
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UPDATE ON WORK STOPPAGE AT IMPALA RUSTENBURG

21 February 2012

Implats is pleased to report that there were no incidents and no injuries during the night of 20 February. There is still a strong SAPS presence on the ground, with a joint operations centre in Phokeng, keeping in contact with Implats and the NUM.....
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UPDATE ON WORK STOPPAGE AT IMPALA RUSTENBURG

20 February 2012

The work stoppage at our Rustenburg operations is now into its fifth week. The more management observes the situation and interacts with the NUM and some of the workers, the more apparent it is that the strike is not about wage demands. In fact, to date, no formal wage demands have been tabled by the NUM which represents the vast majority of workers on the mine, or any other representative body....
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Implats' stake in Mimosa Platinum

20 February 2012

Implats notes with concern the statements made by the Zimbabwean Minister of Youth Development, Indigenisation and Empowerment, Mr Saviour Kasukuwere to the media on Sunday, 19 February 2012 with regard to Implats’ stake in Mimosa Platinum (Pvt) Limited (“Mimosa”).
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Implats delivers good operational performance in difficult operating environment

16 February 2012

Implats CEO David Brown says “The first half of FY2012 has been characterised by a good operational performance in a difficult operating environment as a result the issuance of a high number of Section 54 safety stoppage notices. Despite the loss of 33 000 ounces of platinum due to these interventions, mine-to-market or managed production was virtually unchanged at 738 000 ounces of platinum.
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Update on work stoppage at Impala Rustenburg

14 February 2012

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) wishes to confirm that a meeting did take place between the company and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Friday 10 February 2012. The focus of the meeting was to encourage dismissed employees to reapply for their positions. Both parties agreed to work together towards the achievement of this objective.......
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Refutal of allegations made by the NUM/COSATU

3 February 2012

On the 12th January 2012, the Rock Drill Operators (RDO’s) at Impala Rustenburg’s 14 Shaft embarked on a work stoppage. The RDO’s raised concerns regarding their salaries and were adamant that their issues be addressed without the involvement of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM).......
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Trading statement

3 February 2012

Shareholders are advised that a reasonable degree of certainty exists that Implats’ headline earnings per share (HEPS) and basic earnings per share (EPS) for the six months ended 31 December 2011 are expected to be between 552 cents and 587 cents which is between 60% and 70% higher than that of the six months ended 31 December 2010 (EPS and HEPS of 345 cents)....
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Update on work stoppage at Rustenburg

1 February 2012

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) wishes to advise that the majority of the mining workforce at its Impala Rustenburg operation failed to report for duty this morning, Wednesday 1 February 2012. Incidents of intimidation have been reported across the property....
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Work stoppage at Rustenburg

30 January 2012

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) wishes to advise that the majority of the mining workforce at its Impala Rustenburg operation have failed to report for duty today, Monday 30 January 2012. This follows on a work stoppage by the operation’s rock drill operators (RDO’s), who participated in an illegal work stoppage last week....
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SECOND UPDATE: Work stoppage by rock drill operators at Impala Rustenburg

26 January 2012

Implats wishes to advise that the rock drill operators (RDO’s), who participated in an illegal work stoppage and who failed to report for duty on Tuesday, 24 January 2012 have been dismissed.....
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FIRST UPDATE: Work stoppage by rock drill operators at Impala Rustenburg

24 January 2012

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) wishes to advise that the 5 000 rock drill operators (RDO’s), who initiated a work stoppage on Friday, 20 January 2012, have failed to report for duty this morning, Tuesday, 24 January 2012.....
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Work stoppage by rock drill operators at Impala Rustenburg

23 January 2012

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) wishes to advise that a work stoppage involving rock drill operators (RDO’s) numbering approximately 5 000 employees began on Friday, 20 January 2012 and continues today at the Company’s Rustenburg operations. The work stoppage is related to salary grievances....
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Resignation of Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Board

18 January 2012

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats), in compliance with section 3.59 of the JSE Listings Requirements, regrets to announce the resignation of David Brown as Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) and as an Executive Director of the Board. David will step down as CEO with effect from 30 June 2012 in order to pursue his own interests....
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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