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.

The name of the deceased is being withheld until his next of kin have been advised.