Impala Platinum Holdings Limited 2

Implats is a producer of platinum and associated platinum group metals. Implats is structured around five mining operations and a toll refining business. Its operations are located in the Bushveld Complex in South Africa and the Great Dyke in Zimbabwe.1

Implats is listed on the JSE and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.2

Operations

Impala Rustenburg

  • Location: Near the town of Rustenburg in the North West province.3
  • Type of mine: Conventional breast mining, with mechanised bord and pillar mining in selected areas. Mining extends to a depth of 1000 meters, with most operations occurring at a depth of 800 meters.4
  • Current status: Operational.
  • Size: No publicly available information on the size of the mining right.
  • Life of mine: No publicly available information on life of mine.

Marula

  • Location: 50km north-west of Burgersfort, in Limpopo.5
  • Type of mine: Open-pit.
  • Current status: Operational.
  • Size: Mining rights and prospecting right cover 55 km2.6
  • Life of mine: No publicly available information on life of mine. 

Joint Ventures

Two Rivers

  • Ownership structure: Two Rivers is a 49:51 JV between Implats and African Rainbow Minerals Limited.7
  • Location: 35km south-west of Burgersfort, in Mpumalanga.8
  • Type of mine: Underground mine.
  • Current status: Operational.
  • Size: No publicly available information on the size of the mining right.
  • Life of mine: Approximately 2027, with potential to extend the life of mine.9
  1. Implats Annual Integrated Report 2017, at page 1.
  2. Implats Annual Integrated Report 2017, at page 3.
  3. Implats Annual Integrated Report 2017, at page 10.
  4. http://www.implats.co.za/operations.php
  5. Implats Annual Integrated Report 2017, at page 10.
  6. http://www.implats.co.za/pdf/fact-sheets/marula-fact-sheet-nov-2016.pdf
  7. Implats Annual Integrated Report 2017, at page 8.
  8. Implats Annual Integrated Report 2017, at page 10.
  9. http://www.arm.co.za/im/files/annual/2006/pdf/operations.pdf, at page 23.