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Anglo American Platinum Limited – Fatal Incident

13 Jun 2017

Anglo American Platinum regrets to report that an employee was fatally injured on 7 June 2017 due to a loader-related incident at Amandelbult’s Dishaba mine.

Anglo American Platinum CEO, Chris Griffith, said; “We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss of life. We extend our condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the deceased and we are providing support to all involved during this difficult time. Safety is our highest priority and an independent and comprehensive process is underway to understand the circumstances and ensure we learn from this incident.”

For further information, please contact:

Investors Media
Emma Chapman
(SA) +27 (0) 11 373 6239
Mpumi Sithole
(SA) +27 (0) 11 373 6246

Notes to editors:

Anglo American Platinum Limited is a member of the Anglo American plc Group and is the world’s leading primary producer of platinum group metals. The company is listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE). Its mining, smelting and refining operations are based in South Africa. Elsewhere in the world, the Group owns Unki Platinum Mine in Zimbabwe. Anglo American Platinum has a number of joint ventures with several historically disadvantaged South African consortia as part of its commitment to the transformation of the mining industry. Anglo American Platinum is committed to the highest standards of safety and continues to make meaningful and sustainable difference in the development of the communities around its operations.

Anglo American is a globally diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class competitive mining operations and undeveloped resources provides the raw materials to meet the growing consumer-driven demands of the world’s developed and maturing economies. Our people are at the heart of our business. It is our people who use the latest technologies to find new resources, plan and build our mines and who mine, process and move and market our products – from diamonds (through De Beers) to platinum and other precious metals and copper – to our customers around the world.

As a responsible miner, we are the custodians of those precious resources. We work together with our key partners and stakeholders to unlock the long-term value that those resources represent for our shareholders, but also for the communities and countries in which we operate – creating sustainable value and making a real difference.

Real Mining. Real People. Real Difference.