Dealings in securities: acceptance of awards over ordinary shares

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.

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

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

Agreement reached on wages at Zondereinde

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

Northam enters into a R1.0 billion revolving credit facility

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

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

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.

Unions intransigent in dispute with Zondereinde

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.

Change of company secretary

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

Northam Platinum Limited: Zondereinde Division

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.

Notice of annual general meeting and no change statement

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.

Results of general meeting

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.

Production stoppages hit Northam results

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

Trading statement

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.

Northam seeks to engage NUM on discipline dispute

Northam Platinum Limited today sent a written appeal to the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) to engage in discussions regarding deployment of key employees during days of mourning.

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

Notice of general meeting

Notice is hereby given that a general meeting of shareholders of Northam will be held in the Auditorium, hackle Brooke, Corner of Jan Smuts Avenue and Conrad drive, Craighall, Johannesburg on Thursday, 18 August at 09:30.

Notice of general meeting (PDF - 75KB)

Operations resume at Northam’s Zondereinde Mine

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

Northam responds to NUM dispute

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.

Operations interrupted at Zondereinde

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.

Northam Platinum launches ADR programme in the US with BNY Mellon

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.

Fatal accident at Zondereinde Division

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.

Fatality at Zondereinde

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.

South African tax considerations regarding the distribution of Northam ordinary shares

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.

Proposed sale of Booysendal mineral rights – financial effects

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.

Finalisation information and revised salient dates and times

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 ‘a’ 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”)

Finalisation information and revised salient dates and times

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 ‘a’ 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")

Joint announcement regarding the proposed distribution Mvelaphanda Resources Limited

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

Results of General Meeting

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.

Northam results skewed by work stoppages

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

Posting of circular and notice of general meeting

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

Circular to Northam shareholders (PDF - 250KB)

Circular to Mvela shareholders (PDF - 532KB)


Revised salient dates and times

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.

Revised salient dates and times. (PDF - 87KB)

Northam to gain cash injection, PGM resources post Mvela unbundling

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.

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

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

Fatal accident at Zondereinde mine

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.