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Approval of new US$264 million Mupani underground mine at Zimplats

30 November 2016.

Following completion of a bankable feasibility study, the Implats and Zimplats Boards of Directors have given their respective approvals to proceed with the development of the US$264 million Mupani Mine (Portal 6) at Zimplats. The new underground mining complex will replace production from Rukodzi Mine and Ngwarati Mine once they are mined out and closed.
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Implats Rustenburg And Marula Operations Reach Wage Settlement

31 October 2016.

Johannesburg, 31 October 2016:Subsidiary operating companies of Implats, Impala’s Rustenburg operations and Marula, have signed a three year wage settlement with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU). This deal is effective 1 July 2016.
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Implats refining operations reach wage settlement

3 October 2016.

Johannesburg, 3 October 2016: Implats’ refinery operation (situated in Springs, east of Johannesburg) has agreed a two‐year wage settlement with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM).
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Impala Rustenburg 1 Shaft Fall of Ground ‐ Update

3 June 2016.

It is with deep sadness that the Impala Platinum management team and the Board of Directors of Implats announce that after an intensive search and rescue operation, the body of Mr Ohemile Moses Maamogwa has now been located.
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Implats hails record‐breaking performance of Comrades winner and colleague David Gatebe

29 May 2016.



David Gatebe, winner of the 2016 Comrades Marathon, with mentor Blackie Swart.

The record‐breaking Comrades performance of David Gatebe this morning is credit to the exceptional hard work and dedication of an elite athlete, says Gatebe’s employer, JSE‐listed platinum producer Implats.
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Impala Rustenburg 1 Shaft Fall of Ground ‐ Update

20 May 2016.

Following yesterday’s announcement that the body of one of the missing miners was located underground after the fall of ground incident at Impala Rustenburg’s 1 Shaft, management can now confirm that the body of 40 year old Mr Tanki Samuel Lepitikoe was successfully recovered today by mine rescue personnel and has been brought to surface.
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Fall of Ground Incident at Impala Rustenburg’s 1 Shaft

19 May 2016.

Following the fall of ground incident that occurred at Impala Rustenburg’s 1 Shaft on 17 May 2016, it is with sincere and deep regret that the Board of Directors and management team announce the discovery of the body of one of the missing employees. The body was found in an area with extremely unstable ground conditions and has not yet been recovered. The search and rescue teams are continuing with their relentless efforts to find the second miner.
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RESIGNATION OF MR TERENCE GOODLACE AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

18 May 2016.

Implats wishesto announce to shareholders that after six years on the Implats  board of directors (the “Board”), of which the initial two were as a non‐executive director, Mr Terence Goodlace has advised the Board  that he will step down as Chief Executive and executive director of the Company on 1 December 2016.
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NOTICE OF DISPOSAL OF SHAREHOLDING BY ROYAL BAFOKENG HOLDINGS

4 April 2016.

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (“Implats”) today announced that the Company has received formal notification that Royal Bafokeng Holdings (Pty) Limited (“RBH”) has reduced its shareholding in Implats to 46 198 521 ordinary shares.
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IMPLATS UNVEILS NEW PROTOTYPE FUEL CELL FORKLIFT AND HYDROGEN REFUELING STATION

31 March 2016

Today, in partnership with the University of the Western Cape (UWC), Impala Platinum Limited unveiled its prototype hydrogen fuel cell forklift and refuelling station at its Impala Refining Services in Springs, outside Johannesburg.
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IMPALA RUSTENBURG 14 SHAFT FIRE - UPDATE

24 January 2016

Following the underground fire at Implats’ 14 Shaft on 22 January 2016, in which four employees tragically lost their lives, mine management are continuing the engagement process with the families of the deceased and providing all the support and assistance required at this very difficult time.
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SEARCH FOR FOUR EMPLOYEES AT IMPALA RUSTENBURG - UPDATE

23 January 2016

Implats regrets to announce that all four employees that were missing, following an underground fire at Impala’s 14 Shaft on 22 January 2016, have passed away. Impala Platinum management, the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) and Association of Mine Workers and Construction Union (AMCU) have been informed by mine rescue teams that the four employees were overcome by fumes while they were trying to find their way to safety.
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SEARCH CONTINUES FOR FOUR EMPLOYEES AT IMPALA RUSTENBURG 14 SHAFT

23 January 2016

A search and rescue operation for four missing employees has been initiated and is underway at Impala Rustenburg’s 14 Shaft following an underground fire reported during the evening shift on Friday, 22 January 2016. All other employees were safely evacuated from underground once the alarm had been raised.
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Johan.Theron@implats.co.za

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Group Corporate Relations Manager
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Alice.Lourens@implats.co.za