Appointment of Company Secretary

The Board is pleased to announce that Mr Bethuel Ngwenya has been appointed as Northam’s new company secretary with effect from 2 December 2008.

Cautionary announcement

Shareholders are referred to the joint announcement by Mvela Resources, Northam and Implats dated 2 October 2008 and the subsequent announcements by Mvela Resources and Northam.

Operational update and trading estimate

In view of the deteriorating global economic climate and its consequent effect on commodity prices, the company considers it prudent to provide shareholders with an update on its operational and financial performance for the first four months of the 2009 financial year.

Update on accident at Northam Platinum

Further to the accident reported at the Northam platinum mine, on Tuesday 11 November 2008, it appears from initial investigations that the accident may have occurred as a result of drilling into an air pocket.

Fatality at Northam Platinum

The management of Northam regrets to advise the death of an employee at its mine near Thabazimbi in the Limpopo province.

Publication of pro forma financial effects and withdrawal of cautionary announcement

Shareholders of Mvela Resources and Northam are referred to the joint announcement published on 2 October 2008 regarding the proposed acquisition by Impala Platinum Holdings Limited.

Publication of pro forma financial effects and withdrawal of cautionary announcement (PDF - 104KB)

Transaction update and further cautionary announcement

Shareholders of Mvela Resources and Northam are referred to the joint announcement published on 2 October 2008 regarding the proposed acquisition by Impala Platinum Holdings Limited.

Implats proposes to acquire Mvelaphanda Resources and Northam

Shareholders are advised that Implats has submitted letters of interest to the boards of directors of Mvela Resources and Northam proposing to acquire the entire issued share capital of Mvela Resources and Northam.

Implats proposes to acquire Mvelaphanda Resources and Northam (PDF - 46KB)

Joint cautionary announcement

Resignation of director

Fatality at Northam Platinum

The management of Northam regrets to advise the death of an employee, Mr TJ Masilo.

Advisory notice to shareholders

Northam advises that it intends to release its financial results for the year ended 30 June 2008 on Monday 25 August 2008.

Trading update

Shareholders are advised that the company’s earnings per share and headline earnings per share for the year ended 30 June 2008 are expected to be between 620 and 660 cents.

Booysendal Transaction update

Further to the joint announcement on 6 June 2008 regarding the Booysendal Transaction , shareholders of Mvela Resources and Northam are advised that all contractual elements of the Transaction have been concluded.

Results of general meetings

Further to the circular to Mvela Resources shareholders dated 9 May 2008 regarding the proposed acquisition by Mvela Resources of Anglo Platinum Limited's interest in the Booysendal Platinum Project.

Joint updated Booysendal transaction announcement

Shareholders are advised that the Northam and Mvela Resources circulars relating to the transaction, including the relevant Competent Person’s reports and notices of general meeting required in terms of the JSE Listings Requirements, were posted to shareholders today.

Joint updated Booysendal transaction announcement (PDF - 82KB)

Media statement

The management of Northam regrets to advise the death of an employee, Mr JM Lethiba at its Northam mine in Limpopo Province.

Northam first half results reflect tough operating conditions

Northam today posted results for the first half of the 2008 financial year, reporting lower earnings per share of 199 cents (F2007 H1: 280 cps) and a reduced dividend for the period at 145 cps.

Booysendal moves ahead

Mvela Resources, and Northam today announced amended terms and key developments marking progress on the various aspects of the ‘Booysendal transaction’ with Anglo Platinum originally announced in September 2007.

Interruptions to mining and processing operations

Northam advises that mining operations at the company’s Northam mine in Limpopo Province have been adversely affected by power outages over the past two weeks, and were suspended this afternoon, Friday, 25 January 2008 owing to insufficient power to safely continue normal operations.

Trading Update

Shareholders are advised that the company’s earnings per share and headline earnings per share for the six month period ended 31 December 2007 are expected to be between 190 and 210 cents.

Company announcement: Resignation of Mr Matthews Nzimande

The board of directors of Northam advises the resignation of Mr Matthews Nzimande, general manager of the company’s Northam mine in the Limpopo province.