Trading Update

Shareholders are advised that the company’s earnings and headline earnings per share for the six-month period ending 31 December 2004 are expected to be between 40% and 50% lower than those of the comparable period ended 31 December 2003.

Resumption of Operations and Withdrawal of Cautionary Announcement

Normal operations have resumed at the company’s mine.

Board Appointments

Northam advises the appointment of Dr Judy Dlamini and Mrs Emily Tebogo Kgosi as non-executive directors to the board.

Northam Platinum production update

Resumption of production.

Northam Platinum to hold a memorial service for the fire victims

Memorial service on Thursday 30 September 2004.

Situation update at Northam Platinum

Northam Platinum Limited advises that production remains suspended at its platinum mine in the Limpopo Province, after the tragic death of nine employees at the mine on Monday 20 September 2004 as a result of a fire some 2,100 metres underground.

Tragic accident at Northam

It is with deep regret that the management of Northam Platinum advises that rescue teams have recovered the bodies of a further eight employees who died following a fire which broke out underground this morning.

Change To The Board

New director appointed at Northam.

Northam posts solid year-end financials

Results for the year ended 30 June 2004.

Pandora Joint Venture

In July 2002, prior to the promulgation of the Mining Charter, Anglo American Platinum Corporation Limited ("Anglo Platinum") offered Northam a 5% interest in the proposed Pandora Joint Venture ("Pandora") between Anglo Platinum and Lonmin"s Eastern Platinum Limited ("Eastern Platinum").


Northam appoints independent sub-committee to advise the board on the proposed acquisition of the JV interest in Booysendal.

Change to the Board

Mr. AS Malone has resigned as a non-executive director.

Mvela acquires 50% JV interest in Booysendal - Confirms intent to consolidate platinum interests in Northam

Mvela and Northam announced today that agreement has been reached on Northam’s acquisition of Mvela’s Khumama interest in the Booysendal Platinum Project.

SENS announcement: Acquisition by Mvela Resources of a 50% joint venture interest in the Booysendal Platinum Project and consolidation of this interest into Northam (PDF - 80KB)

Record production results for Northam Platinum while stronger SA currency dents earnings

Northam Platinum Limited reported strong PGM production for the first half of the 2004 financial year, with output of precious metals in concentrate exceeding the 180,000 oz level, 9.4% higher than for the comparable period in F2003.