Media releases

Dealings in securities: acceptance of awards over ordinary shares

21 December 2011

In compliance with paragraph 3.63 of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements (“Listings Requirements”), Northam hereby advises its shareholders of the following dealings by directors of the company. Continue...

Notice pursuant to section 45(5) of the companies act no. 71 of 2008

06 December 2011

This is a notice pursuant to section 45(5) of the Companies Act. Continue...

Agreement reached on wages at Zondereinde

25 November 2011

The management of the Zondereinde division of Northam Platinum Limited is pleased to advise that the 2011 wage negotiations have been successfully concluded. Continue...

Northam enters into a R1.0 billion revolving credit facility

14 November 2011

Shareholders are advised that Northam has entered into a facility agreement with Nedbank Limited, acting through its Nedbank Corporate and Nedbank Capital divisions, regarding a R1.0 billion 5-year revolving credit facility Continue...

Results of the annual general meeting and appointment of a non-executive director

10 November 2011

Shareholders are advised that at the annual general meeting held on Thursday, 10 November 2011, all the ordinary and special resolutions were approved by the requisite majority. Continue...

Unions intransigent in dispute with Zondereinde

27 October 2011

The management of the Zondereinde division of Northam Platinum Limited regrets to advise that the company’s attempts to resolve the deadlock with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Solidarity with regard to the annual wage negotiations have been unsuccessful. Continue...

Change of company secretary

13 October 2011

Shareholders are advised that Ms Patricia Beale has been appointed as company secretary with effect from 24 October 2011. Continue...

Northam Platinum Limited: Zondereinde Division

13 October 2011

The management of the Zondereinde division of Northam Platinum Limited advises that the annual wage negotiations with employee representative unions Solidarity and the National Union of Mineworkers continued yesterday, 12 October and today, Thursday 13 October 2011. Continue...

Notice of annual general meeting and no change statement

10 October 2011

The annual general meeting of Northam shareholders will be held in Room HB1, Hackle Brook, 110 Conrad Drive, corner of Jan Smuts Avenue and Conrad Drive, Craighall, Johannesburg, South Africa on Thursday, 10 November 2011. Continue...

Results of general meeting

18 August 2011

Further to the notice of meeting to Northam shareholders dated 13 July 2011, shareholders are advised that the ordinary and special resolutions contained therein and tabled for voting, were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders present or represented by proxy, without modification. Continue...

Production stoppages hit Northam results

18 August 2011

Northam Platinum Limited today issued its results for the year ended 30 June 2011. Continue...

Trading statement

5 August 2011

In terms of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, companies are required to publish a trading statement as soon as they are reasonably certain that the financial results for the current reporting period will differ by more than 20% from those of the previous corresponding period. Continue...

Northam seeks to engage NUM on discipline dispute

28 July 2011

Northam seeks to engage NUM on discipline dispute (PDF - 46KB)


Notice of general meeting

22 July 2011

Notice of general meeting (PDF - 75KB)


Operations resume at Northam´┐Żs Zondereinde Mine

14 July 2011

The management of Northam advises that underground operations resumed this morning, Thursday 14 July 2011, at the company´┐Żs Zondereinde mine near Thabazimbi. Continue...

Northam responds to NUM dispute

13 July 2011

Johannesburg, 12 July 2011. The management of the Zondereinde division of Northam Platinum Limited (Northam) confirms that the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has declared a dispute with the company. Continue...

Operations interrupted at Zondereinde

6 July 2011

Johannesburg, 6 July 2011. The management of the Zondereinde division of Northam Platinum Limited (Northam) advises that underground mining operations have been interrupted at its platinum mine near Thabazimbi in the Limpopo province following the tragic death of an employee in an underground locomotive accident. Continue...

Northam Platinum launches ADR programme in the US with BNY Mellon

13 June 2011

Northam Platinum Limited (Northam) is pleased to announce the launch of a sponsored level 1 American Depositary Receipt (ADR) programme in the United States of America. Continue...

Fatal accident at Zondereinde Division

8 June 2011

Johannesburg, Wednesday 8 June 2011. Northam Zondereinde Division regrets to report that an employee was fatally injured yesterday evening, 7 June 2011, in an underground tramming accident. Continue...

Fatality at Zondereinde

3 June 2011

Johannesburg, Friday 3 June 2011. Northam Platinum Limited regrets to announce that an employee at its Zondereinde Division, who was injured while engaged in water jet cleaning operations underground on 27 May 2011, has died. Continue...

South African tax considerations regarding the distribution of Northam ordinary shares

6 May 2011

Allocation of the "tax cost" of the ordinary shares in the capital of Mvela Resources ("Mvela Resources ordinary shares") on the distribution of the Northam shares. Continue...

Proposed sale of Booysendal mineral rights ´┐Ż financial effects

6 May 2011

Announcement relating to the proposed sale of the southern portion of the Booysendal mining right to Aquarius Platinum (South Africa) (Proprietary) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aquarius Platinum limited for R1.2 billion in cash ("The Transaction") and withdrawal of cautionary annnouncement. Continue...

Sale of mineral rights

4 May 2011

Finalisation information and revised salient dates and times

7 April 2011

Finalisation information and revised salient dates and times in respect of the proposed distribution of 181 980 981 Northam ordinary shares to Mvela Resources ordinary shareholders (“Northam distribution”), the proposed specific repurchase of 35 000 000 Mvela Resources ´┐Ża´┐Ż ordinary shares (“the repurchase”) and the proposed acquisition by Northam of the entire issued ordinary share capital of Mvela Resources (“the scheme”) after the implementation of the Northam distribution and the repurchase (“the proposed transactions”) Continue...

Finalisation information and revised salient dates and times

7 April 2011

Finalisation information and revised salient dates and times in respect of the proposed distribution of 181 980 981 Northam ordinary shares to Mvela Resources ordinary shareholders ("Northam distribution"), the proposed specific repurchase of 35 000 000 Mvela Resources ´┐Ża´┐Ż ordinary shares ("the repurchase") and the proposed acquisition by Northam of the entire issued ordinary share capital of Mvela Resources ("the scheme") after the implementation of the Northam distribution and the repurchase ("the proposed transactions") Continue...

Joint announcement regarding the proposed distribution Mvelaphanda Resources Limited

29 March 2011

Announcement regarding the proposed distribution of 181 980 981 Northam ordinary shares to Mvela Resources ordinary shareholders ("Northam distribution"), the proposed specific repurchase of 35 000 000 Mvela Resources ‘A’ ordinary shares("Afripalm repurchase")and the proposed acquisition by Northam of the entire issued ordinary share capital of Mvela Resources after the Northam distribution and Afripalm repurchase ("scheme of arrangement") sanctioning of the scheme of arrangement and competition approval Continue...

Results of General Meeting

14 March 2011

Northam shareholders are referred to the announcement published by the company on SENS on Friday, 18 February 2011 regarding the notice of general meeting which general meeting was held today. Continue...

Northam results skewed by work stoppages

28 February 2011

Northam Platinum Limited has released results for the six months ended 31 December 2010. Continue...

Posting of circular and notice of general meeting

18 February 2011

Regarding the proposed acquisition by Northam of the entire issued ordinary share capital of Mvela Resources, shareholders are hereby advised that a circular containing details of the transaction and incorporating a notice of general meeting was posted to shareholders today Continue...

Circular to Northam shareholders (PDF - 250KB)

Circular to Mvela shareholders (PDF - 532KB)


Revised salient dates and times

17 February 2011

Joint announcement: Further to the announcement of 8 February 2011 regarding the proposed transactions, Mvela Resources wishes to advise that the salient dates and times therein have been revised. (PDF - 87KB)


Northam to gain cash injection, PGM resources post Mvela unbundling

8 February 2011

Northam announced today its firm intention to make an all share offer to acquire the entire issued ordinary share capital of its major shareholder Mvelaphanda Resources Limited (Mvela Resources) after the distribution by Mvela Resources of its 50.4% shareholding in Northam to its shareholders. This development follows the finalisation of Mvela Resources’ unbundling strategy. Continue...

Joint announcement regarding the distribution of 181 980 181 Northam ordinary shares to Mvela Resources ordinary shareholders, the specific repurchase of 35 000 000 Mvela Resources ‘A’ ordinary shares and the purchase by Northam of the entire issued share capital of Mvela Rresources post the distribution and repurchase (PDF - 75KB)

Operations resume at Zondereinde mine

13 January 2011

The management of Northam advises that operations resumed at the Company`s Zondereinde mine last night, Wednesday 12 January 2011. Continue...

Fatal accident at Zondereinde mine

10 January 2011

The management of Northam reports, with deep regret, the death of an employee, Mr Antonio Alberto Bila, in a tramming accident some 1480 metres underground yesterday morning, Sunday 9 January 2011 at its Zondereinde mine in Limpopo Province. Continue...

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