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30-Nov-2017
(Official Notice)
Royal Bafokeng bondholders are referred to the announcement released by the company on 2 November 2017 in which the Issuer advised that a Circular to shareholder together with the Notice of a General Meeting had been distributed to shareholders.



The General Meeting was held at 10h00 this morning, Thursday 30 November 2017 and bondholders are referred to the announcement released by the company today in respect of the voting results pertaining to the resolutions put to shareholders at the General Meeting.
30-Nov-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that all ordinary resolutions were approved by the requisite majority of votes at the General Meeting of RBPlat ordinary shareholders held today, 30 November 2017 at 10h00.
23-Nov-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released by the company on SENS on 6 September 2017 (?Terms Announcement?), together with the circular posted to shareholders on 2 November 2017, in terms of which RBPlat advised shareholders that it had concluded a term sheet with Platinum Group Metals (RSA) (Pty) Ltd. (?PTM (RSA)), pursuant to which RBPlat will, subject to the fulfilment or, where possible, waiver, of certain conditions precedent, acquire?

* the concentrator plant and certain surface assets of Maseve Investments 11 (Pty) Ltd. (?Maseve?) for an aggregate consideration equal to the ZAR equivalent of USD58 million (the ?Plant Transaction?); and

* 100% of the shares in and shareholder claims owing by Maseve for an aggregate purchase consideration equal to the ZAR equivalent of USD12 million (the ?Share Transaction?),

(collectively, the ?Proposed Transaction?).



The board of directors of RBPlat is advised shareholders that, following the completion by RBPlat of its due diligence investigations into Maseve, binding legal agreements in respect of the Proposed Transaction have now been entered into between RBPlat, Maseve and PTM (RSA). Implementation of the Plant Transaction remains subject to the fulfilment or, where possible, waiver of certain conditions precedent, including RBPlat shareholder approval for the related capital raising at a meeting scheduled for 30 November 2017 and the approval of the South African Competition Commission.



Implementation of the Share Transaction remains subject to the fulfilment or, where possible, waiver of certain conditions precedent, including implementation of the Plant Transaction, the approval of the South African Department of Mineral Resources and the implementation of a scheme of arrangement pursuant to which RBPlat acquires 100% of the shares in Maseve.
23-Nov-2017
(Official Notice)
RBPlat bondholders are referred to the announcement released by the company on 23 November 2017 in which the Issuer has confirmed that it had concluded its due diligence investigations in terms of the Maseve Investments 11 (Pty) Ltd.?s (?Maseve?) transaction and binding legal agreements in respect of the transaction have now been entered into between RBPlat, Maseve and Platinum Group Metals (RSA) (Pty) Ltd.
09-Nov-2017
(Official Notice)
RBPlat hereby informs shareholders that Mr Velile Nhlapo, who was appointed as a non-executive director on 24 November 2015, has resigned from the board of directors of RBPlat (?the Board?) with effect from Thursday, 9 November 2017.



02-Nov-2017
(Official Notice)
RBPlat bondholders are referred to the announcement released by the company on 6 September 2017 in which the company announced the that it was pursuing certain transactions with Platinum Group Metals (RSA) (Pty) Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of TSX-listed Platinum Group Metals Ltd.



RBPlat wishes to advise bondholders that a Circular to shareholders together with the Notice of a General Meeting has been distributed to shareholders today, Thursday 2 November 2017. The Circular which contains details of the proposed transactions is available for inspection at the Issuer?s registered office.



Furthermore, the Circular has also been made available for inspection on the company?s website at http://www.bafokengplatinum.co.za under the Stakeholder Communication tab.
02-Nov-2017
(Official Notice)
12-Oct-2017
(Official Notice)
12-Oct-2017
(Official Notice)
RBPlat informed bondholders that the quarterly production report of the Issuer for the period ended 30 September 2017 has been released on the JSE SENS equity platform this morning. The quarterly production report of the Issuer has also been made available on their website at www.bafokengplatinum.co.za.
06-Sep-2017
(Official Notice)
Bondholders are referred to the cautionary announcement released on SENS by the Company on 28 July 2017 (?the cautionary announcement?) advising that RBPlat had commenced negotiations with Platinum Group Metals regarding a potential acquisition of their Maseve assets.



Bondholders are referred to the contents of a further announcement released on SENS under the Company?s equity code (Equity Code: RBP; ISIN: ZAE000149936) earlier today in terms of which the initial cautionary announcement released on 28 July 2017 is withdrawn. Bondholders are hereby notified to peruse and consider the updated information released on 6 September 2017 when trading in RBPlat securities.





06-Sep-2017
(Official Notice)
Further to the cautionary announcement released by the Company on SENS on 28 July 2017, RBPlat is pleased to advise shareholders that it has concluded a term sheet (the ?Term Sheet?) with Platinum Group Metals (RSA) (Pty) Ltd. (?PTM (RSA)?), a wholly-owned subsidiary of TSX-listed Platinum Group Metals Ltd. (?PTM?), in terms of which RBPlat will, subject to the fulfilment of conditions,

* acquire the concentrator plant (the ?Plant?), related water and power allocations, surface rights in respect of the immovable property owned by Maseve Investments 11 (Pty) Ltd. (?Maseve?) which may be required by RBPlat for purposes of accessing and operating the Plant (the ?Immovable Property?) and access to tailings infrastructure, for an aggregate consideration equal to the ZAR equivalent of USD58 million (the ?Plant Consideration?) (the ?Plant Transaction?); and

* acquire 100% of the shares in and shareholder claims owing by Maseve for an aggregate purchase consideration equal to the ZAR equivalent of USD12 million (the ?Share Consideration?) (the ?Share Transaction?).



The Plant Transaction and the Share Transaction are hereinafter collectively referred to as the

?Proposed Transaction?.



Rationale for the Proposed Transaction

The Plant Transaction provides RBPlat with immediate access to an operational concentrator plant to treat ore in respect of Styldrift I and the strategic flexibility to potentially extend the life of mine of the South Shaft Merensky operations. This may accelerate the date on which Styldrift I ore can be treated, whilst reducing both the capital outlays and the technical risk associated with the construction of a new plant. Furthermore, the Share Transaction provides RBPlat with early access to its Frischgewaagd orebody at Styldrift. PTM will published its own news release regarding the Proposed Transaction.



Effective date

The effective date of the Plant Transaction and the Share Transaction shall be the date on which the conditions precedent to the Plant Transaction and the Share Transaction respectively, are fulfilled and/or, to the extent legally permissible, waived.



Withdrawal of cautionary

Shareholders are referred to the cautionary announcement dated 28 July 2017 and are hereby advised that, further to this announcement, caution is no longer required when dealing in RBPlat securities.
18-Aug-2017
(Official Notice)
Bondholders of the RBPlat Convertible Bond are advised that the senior unsecured convertible bonds will commence trading ex-interest, with respect to the interest coupon period starting 15 March 2017 and ending on 15 September 2017, from the close of trade on Tuesday, 12 September 2017 and until the close of trade on Friday, 15 September 2017.



The interest amount to be paid on 18 September 2017 will be ZAR354.79 for each ZAR10 000.00 of principal amount for the period 15 March 2017 to 15 September 2017. The next interest coupon period will commence on 16 September 2017 (inclusive) and will end on 16 March 2018 (exclusive).



The salient dates relating to this interest payment are as follows:

* Last date to trade in order to participate in this interest payment: Tuesday, 12 September 2017

* Ex-date: Wednesday, 13 September 2017

* Record date: Friday, 15 September 2017

* Payment date: Monday, 18 September 2017
01-Aug-2017
(Official Notice)
RBPlat advised bondholders that the unaudited reviewed interim results (?the interims?) of the Issuer for the period ended 30 June 2017 are available for inspection at the Issuer?s registered office. The interim results of the Issuer have also been made available for inspection on their website at www.bafokengplatinum.co.za/stake-interims.php.
01-Aug-2017
(C)
31-Jul-2017
(Official Notice)
With reference to the article published on Miningmx on 28 July 2017, security holders of RBPlat are advised that the company has, in line with its growth strategy, submitted a conditional non- binding expression of interest in respect of a potential transaction with Platinum Group Metals Limited (PTM) relating to its Maseve business. The company has entered into discussions in this regard, which if successfully concluded may have a material effect on the company?s securities. Accordingly, security holders are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the company?s securities until a further announcement is made.



28-Jul-2017
(Official Notice)
With reference to the article published on Miningmx on 28 July 2017, security holders of RBPlat are advised that the company has, in line with its growth strategy, submitted a conditional non-binding expression of interest in respect of a potential transaction with Platinum Group Metals Ltd. (PTM) relating to its Maseve business. The company has entered into discussions in this regard, which if successfully concluded may have a material effect on the company?s securities. Accordingly, security holders are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the company?s securities until a further announcement is made.
28-Jul-2017
(Official Notice)
With reference to the article published on Miningmx today, 28 July 2017, security holders of RBPlat are advised that the company has, in line with its growth strategy, submitted a conditional non-binding expression of interest in respect of a potential transaction with Platinum Group Metals Ltd. (PTM) relating to its Maseve business. The company has entered into discussions in this regard, which if successfully concluded may have a material effect on the company?s securities. Accordingly, security holders are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the company?s securities until a further announcement is made.



13-Jul-2017
(Official Notice)
RBPlat is in the process of finalising its financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2017. The company advises that it anticipates a loss per share ("LPS") and headline loss per share ("HLPS") for the six months ended 30 June 2017, to be between 20 cents and 12 cents (between 125.7% and 115.3% lower), compared to earnings per share (?EPS?) of 78.2 cents and headline earnings per share (?HEPS?) of 77.8 cents for the previous corresponding period (the six months ended 30 June 2016).



Notwithstanding a 7% increase in revenue-accounted ounce production from BRPM and a less than 1% increase in cash unit costs compared to the previous corresponding period, the 2016 EPS and HEPS regressed into a LPS and HLPS for the current period primarily as a result of the following:

* a 10% reduction in the realised revenue basket price; and

* the impact of a once-off restructuring charge to the consolidated interim statement of comprehensive income



RBPlat expects to release its interim results on or about 1 August 2017.
08-May-2017
(Official Notice)
RBPlat shareholders ("Shareholders") are referred to the announcement released on SENS on 5 April 2017, wherein RBPlat announced the posting of a circular to Shareholders containing the details of the convertible bond offering and notice of General Meeting. Shareholders are advised that the General Meeting was held on 8 May 2017 at 10h00 and the resolution authorising the specific issue of shares for cash was adopted by the requisite majority votes cast by shareholders.
12-Apr-2017
(Official Notice)
RBPlat advised its shareholders that all the ordinary and special resolutions proposed in the Notice of AGM (?Notice?) tabled at the Company?s AGM held on Wednesday, 12 April 2017 were passed by the requisite majority of votes cast by shareholders.
12-Apr-2017
(Official Notice)
05-Apr-2017
(Official Notice)
RBPlat shareholders (?Shareholders?) are referred to the announcement released on SENS on 8 March 2017, wherein RBPlat announced the successful placement of senior, unsecured, convertible bonds with an aggregate principal amount of ZAR1.2 billion (the ?Convertible Bonds?). The Convertible Bonds were issued on 15 March 2017 and are expected to be listed on the Main Board of the JSE within 90 days of the issue date.



The Convertible Bonds are currently cash-settled instruments. In order for RBPlat to settle the Convertible Bonds through the issue of new RBPlat ordinary shares (?RBPlat Shares?), a specific authority is being sought from Shareholders for the issue of a maximum of 35 million new RBPlat Shares upon conversion of the Convertible Bonds (the ?Specific Authority?).



Posting of circular and notice of General Meeting

A circular to Shareholders containing the details of the convertible bond offering, notice of General Meeting, the Specific Authority, and a form of proxy was posted yesterday, Tuesday, 4 April 2017 (the ?Circular?). RBPlat Shareholders are advised that the Circular is also available on RBPlat?s website: www.bafokengplatinum.co.za.



Salient dates and times for the General meeting are set out below:

* Last date to trade in order to be eligible to attend, speak and vote at the General Meeting : Monday, 24 April

* Record date in order to be eligible to attend, speak and vote at the General Meeting : Friday, 28 April

* Last day and time to lodge forms of proxy with the Transfer Secretaries by 10h00 on Thursday, 4 May

* General Meeting to be held at 10h00 : Monday, 8 May

* Results of the General Meeting to be released on SENS : Monday, 8 May
05-Apr-2017
(Official Notice)
The JSE Ltd. (?the JSE?) has granted Royal Bafokeng Platinum Ltd. approval for the listing of ZAR1,200,000,000 7% Senior Unsecured Convertible Bonds (the Convertible Bonds), in terms of its Listing Document dated 4 April 2017, which will be listed on the main board of the JSE with effect from the commencement of business on Thursday, 20 April 2017.



Instrument Number: 69083

Alpha Code: RBPCB

Short Name: RBP CONV

Long Name: Royal Bafokeng Platinum Ltd. Conv

ISIN: ZAE000243853

Issue Size (Units): 120 000

Issue Price (Cents / Unit): 120 000 bonds of ZAR10 000 each (1 000 000 cents)

Denomination: ZAR10 000 each

Listing Date: 20 April 2017

Maturity Date: 16 March 2022

Interest Payment Dates: 16 March and 16 September of each year until the Maturity Date



The document setting out the full details of the Convertible Bonds ("the Listing Document") is available for inspection on the JSE website, www.jse.co.za and on the Issuer?s website, www.bafokengplatinum.co.za from 4 April 2017. The Listing Document is also available for inspection at the registered office of the Issuer, being The Pivot, No.1 Monte Casino Boulevard, Block C, Floor 4, Fourways, South Africa.



The salient dates for the Convertible Bonds in their unlisted form (under Bond Code: URBPCB, ISIN: ZAU000015190 with an Issue Date of 15 March 2017) are as follows:

Last date to trade: Monday, 10 April 2017

Ex-date: Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Record date: Thursday, 13 April 2017

Listing Date of the Listed Convertible Bonds: Thursday, 20 April 2017



The Convertible Bonds may be traded by or through members of the JSE in accordance with the rules and operating procedures of the JSE (under Stock Code: RBPCB, Short Name: RBP CONV and ISIN: ZAE000243853) for the time being from Thursday, 20 April 2017 (?the Listed Convertible Bonds?).



The clearing and settlement of trades on the JSE shall take place in accordance with the electronic clearing and settlement procedures of the JSE and Strate Proprietary Ltd..



Final positions for transfer will be determined on the record date, being Thursday, 13 April 2017 and the Listed Convertible Bonds will be credited to the bondholders? accounts with the CSDPs on Thursday, 20 April 2017. The Listed Convertible Bonds will be traded in nominals of ZAR10 000 on the JSE?s equity trading platform.
24-Mar-2017
(Official Notice)
RBPlat shareholders are referred to the announcement released on the Stock Exchange News Service of the JSE relating to an offering (the ?Offering?) of senior, unsecured, convertible bonds with an aggregate principal amount of ZAR1.2 billion (the ?Bonds?). RBPlat is pleased to announce the successful placement of the Offering on the terms set out below.



Pricing of the Offering

The Bonds, which are expected to mature on 16 March 2022, will be issued at par and will carry a fixed rate coupon of 7.0% per annum payable semi-annually in arrears. The Bonds will be convertible into ordinary shares of the Issuer (?Ordinary Shares?), subject to the approval of RBPlat?s ordinary shareholders, at an initial conversion price of ZAR42.9438, representing a premium of 30% to the reference price of ZAR33.0337 which is the Volume Weighted Average Price of the Ordinary Shares listed on the Main Board of the JSE from market open to the close of the offer today, Wednesday, 8 March 2017. The Bonds will be convertible into approximately 27.9 million Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 14.3% of the current outstanding share capital of RBPlat.



Settlement and listing

Settlement is expected to take place on or around Wednesday, 15 March 2017 (the ?Settlement Date?). The Bonds will not be listed on the Settlement Date. The Issuer will apply for the Bonds to be listed and admitted to trading on the Main Board of the JSE within three months following the Settlement Date.



Lock-ups

The Issuer has agreed not to issue or dispose of any Ordinary Shares, or securities convertible or exchangeable into Ordinary Shares, held by or on their behalf, for a period of 90 days following the Offering, subject to customary exceptions such as share issues in respect of the RBPlat employee share schemes.



Bookrunners

Morgan Stanley - Co. International plc and Rand Merchant Bank, a division of FirstRand Bank Ltd., are acting as joint global coordinators and bookrunners for the Offering (the "Joint Global Coordinators and Bookrunners").
08-Mar-2017
(Official Notice)
02-Mar-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company?s 2016 Integrated Report containing the summary of the consolidated annual financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2016 has been posted to shareholders on Thursday, 2 March 2017 and contains no modifications to the audited results published on SENS on 28 February 2017.



A full copy of the interactive Integrated Report and the consolidated annual financial statements is available for viewing and downloading on the company?s website, www.bafokengplatinum.co.za.



The company?s auditors, PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc., have audited the consolidated annual financial statements and their unqualified report is available for inspection at the company?s registered office.



Notice of Annual General Meeting (?AGM?)

The eighth annual general meeting of RBPlat shareholders (?AGM?) will be held in the Castello room at the Palazzo Hotel, Monte Casino Boulevard, Fourways, at 10:00 on Wednesday, 12 April 2017, for the purpose of transacting the business as outlined in the notice of AGM forming part of the 2016 Integrated Report.



The board of directors of the company has determined, in accordance with section 59(1)(a) and (b) of the Act, that the record date for the purposes of determining which shareholders of the company are entitled to receive the notice of AGM is Friday, 24 February 2017.



Furthermore, in order to attend, participate and vote at the AGM, the record date for holders to be recorded as shareholders in the securities register maintained by the transfer secretaries of the company is Friday, 7 April 2017. Accordingly, the last date that holders can trade in the company?s shares and still be able to receive notice, attend, participate and vote at the AGM is Tuesday, 4 April 2017.
28-Feb-2017
(C)
09-Feb-2017
(Official Notice)
RBPlat is in the process of finalising its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2016. The company advises that it anticipates earnings per share ("EPS") of between 81 cents and 92 cents (between 105.1% and 105.8% higher) and headline earnings per share ("HEPS") of between 80 cents and 91 cents (between 196.2% and 209.4% higher) for the year ended 31 December 2016, compared to a loss per share (?LPS?) of 1 589.2 cents and headline loss per share (?HLPS?) of 83.2 cents for the previous corresponding period (the year ended 31 December 2015).



The expected increase from a LPS and HLPS in 2015 to the EPS and HEPS in 2016 is largely attributed to the net effect of a 9.8% increase in revenue, mainly as a result of a higher realised revenue basket price, combined with a nominal 0.6% increase in cost of sales. The increase in EPS and HEPS was furthermore impacted by the 2015 once-off current and deferred tax charge related to the settlement of a tax dispute with SARS relating to the 2008, 2009 and 2010 tax years and the once- off housing project tax credit accounted for during 2016.



The improved earnings combined with a strong cash flow contribution from on-reef development revenue at the Styldrift I project resulted in the Group having a substantial cash balance at the end of the year. Cash preservation continues to be a priority and RBPlat remains unleveraged with a robust balance sheet which positions it well for the next phase of Styldrift I?s ramp up to a 150ktpm operation.



The information set out in this announcement has not yet been reviewed and reported on by the company's external auditors.



RBPlat expects to release its results for the year ended 31 December 2016 on or about 28 February 2017.



21-Oct-2016
(Official Notice)
08-Sep-2016
(Official Notice)
On 8 November 2013, shareholders of RBPlat (?Shareholders?) were advised that RBPlat and Impala Platinum Ltd. (?Impala?) had renegotiated terms and conditions of the 6 and 8 shafts royalty agreement originally concluded in 2010 (?Royalty Agreement?).



Background

The Royalty Agreement affords Impala the right to mine a demarcated southern portion of the Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine Joint Venture?s (?BRPM JV?) Boschkoppie property from Impala?s 6 and 8 shafts in return for a royalty payment. Impala determines the rate of mining and bears all the mining, safety, health and environmental risks associated with mining this area.



In terms of the Royalty Agreement, Impala pays the BRPM JV a royalty that is based upon a factor that is linked to the Impala Rustenburg operations? gross profit margin with a minimum royalty payment of 5% of revenue earned and a maximum royalty payment of 25% of revenue earned.



Amended Royalty Agreement

Shareholders are now advised that RBPlat and Impala have agreed to expand the mining area covered by the royalty arrangement and as a consequence revised the Royalty Agreement (?Amended Royalty Agreement?). Effectively, RBPlat has granted Impala an additional area to access and mine from Impala?s 6 shaft resulting in the original Royalty Agreement life potentially being extended up to 2026. This Amended Royalty Agreement will add approximately 360koz (4E) resource, which represents an increase of approximately 58% to the original 620koz (4E) attributable to 6 shaft in terms of the original Royalty Agreement. The total resource included in the original Royalty Agreement was 780koz (4E) of UG2 comprising 620koz (4E) for 6 shaft and 160koz (4E) for 8 shaft. This Amended Royalty Agreement will enhance RBPlat?s royalty income cash flow from 2017 and extend the duration of the royalty income stream by a further 5 years.



RBPlat continues to seek value enhancing opportunities in line with its 4th strategic pillar. The board of directors of RBPlat believes that the terms of the Amended Royalty Agreement are aligned to the company?s strategy and interests, and are therefore beneficial to Shareholders.



The terms and conditions of the 20 shaft royalty agreement with Impala remain unchanged at 17.5% of revenue.
01-Aug-2016
(C)
13-Jul-2016
(Official Notice)
RBPlat is in the process of finalising its financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2016. The company advises that it anticipates earnings per share ("EPS") and headline earnings per share ("HEPS") for the six months ended 30 June 2016, to be between 71 cents and 81 cents (between 217.5% and 234.1% higher), compared to a loss per share (?LPS?) and headline loss per share (?HLPS?) of 60.4 cents for the previous corresponding period (the six months ended 30 June 2015).



RBPlat expects to release its interim results on 1 August 2016.
02-Jun-2016
(Official Notice)
The Board of RBPlat is pleased to announces to shareholders the appointment of Mr Velile Nhlapo to the Social and Ethics Committee of the Board with effect from 2 June 2016. Mr Nhlapo was appointed as a director of the company on 24 November 2015 and elected by shareholders at the Annual General Meeting held on 13 April 2016.



The Social and Ethics Committee is now constituted as follows:

*Mr Mike Rogers - Independent Non-Executive Director and Committee Chairman

*Mr Robin Mills - Independent Non-Executive Director

*Mr Velile Nhlapo - Non-Executive Director

*Ms Thoko Mokgosi-Mwantembe- Independent Non-Executive Director

*Mr David Wilson - Non-Executive Director



The Board of RBPlat endorses the above appointment and looks forward to the valuable contribution of Mr Nhlapo.



16-May-2016
(Official Notice)
RBPlat announced the death of an employee, Mr Thabang Clemente Frederick Mokone, at its BRPM North shaft.



Mr Mokone, employed as a Box Controller Assistant, was fatally injured during a conveyor belt accident which occurred on Thursday, 12 May 2016.



All conveyor belt operations have been suspended at BRPM North shaft pending a full investigation into the accident, which has commenced in conjunction with the Department of Mineral Resources.



RBPlat remains committed to keeping its workforce safe from any harm.
14-Apr-2016
(Official Notice)
13-Apr-2016
(Official Notice)
RBPlat advised its shareholders that all the ordinary and special resolutions proposed in the Notice of AGM (?Notice?) tabled at the company?s AGM held on Wednesday, 13 April 2016 were passed by the requisite majority of votes cast by shareholders.
03-Mar-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company?s 2015 integrated report containing the summary of the consolidated annual financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2015 has been posted to shareholders on Thursday, 3 March 2016 and contains no modifications to the audited results published on SENS on 1 March 2016.



A full copy of the interactive integrated report and the consolidated annual financial statements is available for viewing and downloading on the company?s website, www.bafokengplatinum.co.za.



The company?s auditors, PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc., have audited the consolidated annual financial statements and their unqualified report is available for inspection at the company?s registered office.



The seventh annual general meeting of RBPlat shareholders (?AGM?) will be held in the Castello room at the Palazzo Hotel, Monte Casino Boulevard, Fourways, at 10:00 on Wednesday, 13 April 2016, for the purpose of transacting the business as outlined in the notice of AGM forming part of the 2015 Integrated Report.



01-Mar-2016
(C)
05-Feb-2016
(Official Notice)
10-Dec-2015
(Official Notice)
RBPlat regrets the death of Mr Tieli Francis Seoehle at our Styldrift I Project on the night of 8 December 2015.



Mr Seoehle, a SAN contractor employee who was employed as a Rockdrill Operator, was fatally injured after being struck by a rock during barring activities. All normal underground operations at Styldrift I have been suspended pending a full investigation into the accident. RBPlat is working in conjunction with the Department of Mineral Resources on the investigation.



Notwithstanding the disappointing fatal incidents we have suffered this year, RBPlat remains resolute in its drive to achieve zero harm through our uncompromising commitment to the safety of our employees. The RBPlat board of directors and our management team extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Mr Seoehle for their loss.



07-Dec-2015
(Official Notice)
RBPlat regrets to announce the death of a JIC contractor employee, Mr Almeida Manual Bendzane, at its Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine (BRPM) North shaft. Mr Bendzane, employed as a Team Leader, was fatally injured during a fall of ground accident which occurred on Friday afternoon, 4 December 2015. Advancing of all working places in the affected area at North shaft has been suspended pending a full investigation into the accident, which has commenced in conjunction with the Department of Mineral Resources.
24-Nov-2015
(Official Notice)
RBPlat informed shareholders that the Mr Lucas Ndala, who was appointed as a non-executive director on 28 May 2013, has resigned from the board of directors of RBPlat (?the Board?) with effect from 24 November 2015. Further to the above, Mr Velile Nhlapo has been appointed as a non-executive director with effect from 24 November 2015.
17-Nov-2015
(Official Notice)
19-Oct-2015
(Official Notice)
04-Aug-2015
(C)
Revenue for the interim period ended 31 June 2015 decreased by 22.1% to R1.423 billion (2014: R1.827 billion). Gross profit plummeted by 98.3% to R8.3 million (2014: R488.9 million), while loss attributable to owners of the company came in at R115.6 million (2014: profit of R207.1 million). Furthermore, headline loss per share was 60.4cps (2014: 116cps).



Dividends

No dividends have been declared or proposed in the current period (2014: nil).



Outlook

RBPlat is focused on achieving operational excellence in the core business of mining at BRPM, with an increased focus on improving safety, increasing the Merensky contribution, productivity improvements, grade control and strict cost management. Given the challenges RBPlat experienced in the first six months of the year, guidance is towards the bottom range of the previously communicated guidance of 2.4 - 2.5Mt. Grade is guided to be around 4.15g/t, yielding 275 - 285koz (4E).



Demand growth for platinum this year is anticipated to be 4%, with increases seen in autocatalyst and industrial uses. However, the platinum price, together with the prices for the other platinum group metals, is expected to remain depressed for the remainder of the year and into the foreseeable future.



As a result of prevailing weak market conditions, the Board has taken a decision to materially reduce construction activities and related capital expenditure at Styldrift I. The prevailing and forecast market conditions will require close monitoring of business expenditure and expenditure patterns in order to maintain a healthy balance sheet and to preserve cash in the business through an even more enhanced focus throughout the RBPlat Group on:

*Operational cost savings

*Capital deferment

*Improving efficiencies and productivity

*Reviewing the Merensky and UG2 mix

*Rescheduling and restructuring of mining operations.
13-Jul-2015
(Official Notice)
RBPlat is in the process of finalising its financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2015. The company advises that it anticipates a loss per share ("LPS") and headline loss per share ("HLPS") for the six months ended 30 June 2015, to be between 52 cents and 69 cents (between negative 144.8% and 159.5%), compared to an earnings per share (?EPS?) and headline earnings per share (?HEPS?) of 116 cents for the previous corresponding period (the six months ended 30 June 2014).



The expected decrease from an EPS and HEPS in 2014 to the LPS and HLPS in 2015 is primarily attributable to the following:

* a lower realised revenue basket price;

* the impact of a once-off current and deferred tax charge related to the settlement of a taxation dispute with SARS relating to the tax assessments for the 2008, 2009 and 2010 tax years;

* reduced ounce production due to on-going and intermittent safety stoppages following the fatality during the first quarter resulting in a higher proportion of lower grade UG2 reef mining and reduced Merensky reef production;

* reduced concentrator plant availability and output due to recurrent stoppages related to the increased frequency of Eskom load curtailments together with more unscheduled maintenance and repairs; and

* cost increases primarily attributable to the front-end loaded nature of wage increases in terms of the 5-year wage agreement combined with above inflationary utility cost increases.



Normalised EPS for the six months ended 30 June 2015, after adjusting for an additional after tax effect of amortisation and depreciation charge related to a fair value adjustment as well as the once-off tax charge related to the settlement of a taxation dispute with SARS regarding the 2008, 2009 and 2010 tax years, are anticipated to be between 4 cents and 21 cents (between 97.0% and 84.2% lower) compared to Normalised EPS of 133 cents for the previous corresponding period.



RBPlat expects to release its interim results on or about 4 August 2015.
10-Jul-2015
(Official Notice)
With reference to the tax contingency as detailed per note 21.5 to the RBPlat Consolidated Annual Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2014, RBPlat announced that an amicable settlement has been reached in respect of the dispute between its wholly-owned subsidiary, Royal Bafokeng Resources (Pty) Ltd. (?RBR?) and the South African Revenue Services (?SARS?) relating to the tax assessments for the 2008, 2009 and 2010 tax years.



The settlement comprises of a R50 million up-front cash payment followed by a further R60 million tax payment to SARS in future, when and to the extent that RBR moves into a net mining tax paying position which is not anticipated to occur before 2019.
06-Jul-2015
(Official Notice)
RBPlat deeply regrets to report the death of a RMS contractor employee, Mr Kayalethu Sidumo, at its BRPM South Shaft.

Mr Sidumo, employed as a Winch Operator, was fatally injured when he was struck by a scraper rope during scraping operations.



All normal underground operations have been suspended at South Shaft pending a full investigation into the incident, which has already commenced in conjunction with the Department of Mineral Resources.



RBPlat remains committed to keeping its workforce safe from any harm. A continuous application of the rule (CAR) programme was rolled out in the latter half of 2014 to improve the safety culture at RBPlat. We remain positive that our road to resilience safety programme, supported by our strategy of strengthening the barriers that prevent injuries will enable us to achieve our safety targets and objectives.



The board of directors, management as well as colleagues of Mr Sidumo extend their sincere condolences to his family and friends.
21-Apr-2015
(Official Notice)
RBPlat announced the death of an Aveng contract employee at its Styldrift I Project.



The employee who was employed as an Equipping Assistant, was fatally injured in a shaft related incident that occurred on the 21st of April 2015 in which 4 other employees sustained minor injuries and are currently under medical supervision and treatment.



All normal underground operations have been suspended pending a full investigation into the incident, which has already commenced in conjunction with the Department of Mineral Resources.



RBPlat remains committed to the safety of its workforce.
17-Apr-2015
(Official Notice)
14-Apr-2015
(Official Notice)
RBPlat is pleased to advise its shareholders that all the ordinary and special resolutions proposed in the Notice of the AGM (Notice) tabled at the Company?s AGM held on Tuesday, 14 April 2015 were passed by the requisite majority of votes cast by shareholders.

03-Mar-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company?s December 2014 Integrated Report containing the consolidated annual financial statements has been dispatched to shareholders on Tuesday, 3 March 2015 and will also be available on the company?s website, www.bafokengplatinum.co.za, from 3 March 2015. The consolidated annual financial statements contain no modifications to the audited results published on SENS on the same day, 3 March 2015.



The company?s auditors, PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc., have audited the consolidated annual financial statements and their unqualified report is available for inspection at the company?s registered office.



The sixth annual general meeting of RBPlat shareholders (?AGM?) will be held in the Castello room at the Palazzo Hotel, Monte Casino Boulevard, Fourways, at 10:00 on Tuesday, 14 April 2015, for the purpose of transacting the business as outlined in the notice of AGM forming part of the Integrated Report.
03-Mar-2015
(C)
05-Feb-2015
(Official Notice)
RBPlat is in the process of finalising its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2014. The company advises that it anticipates earnings per share (?EPS?) and headline earnings per share (?HEPS?) for the year ended 31 December 2014, to be between 230 cents and 245 cents or between 33% and 42% higher, compared to an EPS and HEPS of 173 cents for the previous corresponding period (the year ended 31 December 2013).



Normalised EPS for the year ended 31 December 2014, after adjusting for the after tax effect of an additional amortisation and depreciation charge related to a fair value adjustment that was made in terms of IFRS 3 (Business Combinations) at the time of the company?s listing in 2010, is anticipated to be between 264 cents and 281 cents or between 25% and 33% higher compared to Normalised EPS of 212 cents for the previous corresponding period.



The expected increase in EPS, HEPS and Normalised EPS is primarily due to higher sales volumes and higher ZAR basket prices due to the ZAR weakening further against the USD in 2014 compared to 2013 as well as good cost containment resulting from sustained mining flexibility, operational stability and specific cost reduction strategies.



RBPlat expects to release its results for the year ended 31 December 2014 on or about 3 March 2015.
14-Jan-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that RBPlat has served formal notice to terminate its contract with Shaft Sinkers as its principal shaft sinking and development contractor on 14 January 2015, for all work related to the sinking, lining, equipping and commissioning of the Main and Services shafts and all related station and off- station development for the Styldrift I Project.



As part of the company?s ongoing risk mitigation strategy for the business, RBPlat commenced with a process in 2014 to contract directly, where appropriate, with all project related suppliers and have available all critical equipment required to continue with the shaft equipping and construction.



Furthermore, RBPlat will engage with all interested parties including Shaft Sinkers, their employees, union representatives and Aveng Mining Shafts and Underground, a division of Aveng Africa Limited which was appointed in September 2013 as mining contractor for the ramp-up of the Styldrift I Project, to identify and implement mechanisms required to secure the continued services of the employees on site and minimise the impact on the project.
09-Jan-2015
(Official Notice)
RBPlat announced the death of a JIC contractor employee, Mr Amelio Paquete, at its BRPM North Shaft.



All normal underground operations have been suspended at North Shaft pending a full investigation into the incident, which already commenced in conjunction with the Department of Mineral Resources.
01-Dec-2014
(Official Notice)
In compliance with paragraph 2.6A of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, shareholders are hereby informed that Merrill Lynch South Africa is, with effect from today, 1 December 2014, appointed as the company?s new JSE Sponsor.

19-Nov-2014
(Official Notice)
With reference to the recent announcement released on 10 November 2014 in which shareholders were notified of the new appointments to the RBPlat Audit and Risk Committee, the Board wishes to announce that it has reviewed the membership of its remaining committees and in compliance with paragraph 3.59 of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Ltd., hereby confirms the following changes to its Social and Ethics as well as its Remuneration and Nominations Committees:



Social and Ethics Committee:

Ms Thoko Mokgosi-Mwantembe and Mr David Wilson have been appointed to the Committee. The Social and Ethics Committee is now constituted as follows:

*Mr Mike Rogers -- Independent Non-Executive Director and Committee Chairman

*Mr Robin Mills -- Independent Non-Executive Director

*Ms Thoko Mokgosi-Mwantembe -- Independent Non-Executive Director

*Mr David Wilson -- Non-Executive Director



Remuneration and Nominations Committee:

Professor Linda de Beer, Ms Thoko Mokgosi-Mwantembe and Mr Lucas Ndala have been appointed to the Committee. The Remuneration and Nominations Committee membership is now constituted as follows:

*Advocate Kgomotso Moroka -- Independent Non-Executive Director and Nominations Committee Chairman

*Mr Mike Rogers -- Independent Non-Executive Director and Interim Remuneration Committee Chairman

*Professor Linda de Beer -- Independent Non-Executive Director

*Ms Thoko Mokgosi-Mwantembe* -- Independent Non-Executive Director and Remuneration Committee Chairman elect

*Mr Lucas Ndala -- Non-Executive Director

*Ms Mokgosi-Mwantembe will assume the Chairmanship of the Remuneration Committee with effect from 1 May 2015.



The Board of RBPlat endorses the above appointments and looks forward to the valuable contributions of the newly appointed members.
10-Nov-2014
(Official Notice)
In compliance with paragraph 3.59 of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Ltd., shareholders are hereby informed that following the recently announced changes to the RBPlat Board, the Board has assessed the membership of its Audit - Risk Committee and has resolved that Mark Moffett and Louisa Stephens be appointed to the Audit - Risk Committee with immediate effect.



The Audit - Risk Committee membership is now constituted as follows:

Audit and Risk Committee:

*Professor Linda de Beer (chairman)

*Mr Robin Mills

*Mr Mark Moffett

*Ms Louisa Stephens



Furthermore, the Board will also assess the constitution of the remaining Board committees and any changes to the Remuneration and Nominations or the Social and Ethics Committees will result in a further notification to shareholders.



The Board of RBPlat endorses the above appointments and looks forward to the valuable contributions of the newly appointed members.

05-Nov-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby informed that Ms Thoko Mokgosi-Mwantembe has been appointed to the board of directors of the Company as an independent non-executive director with immediate effect.
20-Oct-2014
(Official Notice)
10-Oct-2014
(Official Notice)
RBPlat announced the death of Mr Refumane Petrose Kanono, a JIC contractor employee at its Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine ("BRPM") .



Mr Kanono, employed as a Loco Operator, was fatally injured in an underground accident when he was trapped by a ventilation door during the morning of the 10th of October 2014.



All normal underground operations have been suspended pending a full investigation into the incident, which has already commenced in conjunction with the Department of Mineral Resources.



RBPlat remains committed to the safety of its workforce.
06-Oct-2014
(Official Notice)
RBPlat announced the death of Mr Xadreque Chihungo a Shaft Sinkers contractor employee at its Styldrift I Project.



Mr Chihungo, employed as a Stage Hand, was fatally injured in a shaft related incident that occurred on the 4th of October 2014.



All normal underground operations have been suspended pending a full investigation into the incident, which has already commenced in conjunction with the Department of Mineral Resources.



RBPlat remains committed to the safety of its workforce.
23-Sep-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were informed that Mr Mark Moffett and Ms Louisa Stephens have each been appointed to the board of directors of the Company as independent non- executive directors with immediate effect.
17-Sep-2014
(Media Comment)
According to Business Report, RBPlat formally opened 422 houses for permanent employees at its Bafokeng Rasimone platinum mine joint venture at the upmarket Waterfall Hills Estate in Rustenburg. This is a result of an employee home ownership scheme launched by the company in an effort to alleviate housing shortage in the mining sector. RBPlat's senior human resources manager, Collin Alexander, was quoted saying that the group had acquired R250 million from seed capital and would receive R2 billion funding from the Public Investment Corporation and the Unemployment Insurance Fund.
15-Sep-2014
(Official Notice)
RBPlat informed shareholders that Mr David Noko and Prof Francis Petersen, both independent non-executive directors of the company, have resigned from the board of directors of RBPlat ("the Board") with immediate effect.



As a result David will be withdrawn as the chairman and member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee, and as a member of the Audit and Risk and Social and Ethics Committees. Furthermore, Francis will be withdrawn as a member of the Audit and Risk and the Social and Ethics Committees. David and Francis have each recently embarked on new career developments in their respective organisations resulting in more challenging work commitments, thus limiting their available time to commit to the RBPlat Board.
01-Sep-2014
(Official Notice)
RBPlat informed shareholders that the Group's Chief Operating Officer, Mr Nico Muller, has tendered his resignation from the company and the board of directors of RBPlat with effect from 1 October 2014 in order to pursue another career opportunity as an executive with a listed gold mining company. Nico joined the company in January 2009 as Chief Operations Officer and was also appointed to the Board as an Executive Director of the company.



The operational Management structure of the Group has been considered and Mr Neil Carr, previously Head of Projects and Engineering, will be appointed as Executive Head of Operations with effect from 1 October 2014. Mr Glenn Harris, with immediate effect, assumes the role of Head of Operations for the Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mines ('BRPM") and the Styldrift project, collectively known as the BRPM Joint Venture ("the JV"). Both individuals are currently members of the RBPlat Executive Committee.
05-Aug-2014
(C)
Revenue for the interim period ended 31 June 2014 increased by 18% to R1.826 billion (2013: R1.548 billion). Gross profit soared by 50.3% to R488.9 million (2013: R325.2 million), while profit attributable to owners of the company jumped by 44.2% to R207.1 million (2013: R143.6 million). Furthermore, headline earnings per share rose by 33% to 116cps (2013: 87.2cps).



Dividends

No dividends have been declared or proposed in the current period (2013: nil).



Outlook

The long-term wage agreement RBPlat concluded on 16 July 2014 provides RBPlat and its various stakeholders with a critical measure that will be a major contributor to the company's stability over the next five years. RBPlat also believe that the implementation of their employee home ownership scheme by contributing to the safety and wellbeing of their employees and their families will also help them achieve a safer workplace.



RBPlat remain committed to keeping their employees safe from any harm and plan to build on the much improved safety record that they achieved in 2013. Full year production of between 2.3 and 2.4 million tonnes milled is anticipated in 2014 with a UG2 contribution of between 20 and 22%, subject to no material impact from strike action in the industrial sector. The upgrading of the BRPM concentrator plant to 250ktpm is not expected to impact on concentrator throughput during 2014.



Cost containment at BRPM and improving on the Styldrift I critical path schedule are the core focus areas for management for the remainder of the year. The platinum market is forecast to continue to destock and this should lead to higher prices in future. However, for now there are stocks available and this may limit meaningful price increases in the near term.
25-Jul-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are informed of an incident underground that occurred at the company's Styldrift project earlier today, 25 July 2014. An acetylene bottle being transported down the Services shaft dislodged and fell down, resulting in the valve on the bottle breaking off and causing a rapid escape of acetylene.



Seven employees have been admitted to hospital with minor injuries confirmed, while all those in the vicinity have been admitted for twenty-four hour observation as a precautionary measure.



All operations at the shaft were temporarily halted after the incident and the Department of Mineral Resources has been informed. Inspections of the affected area are being undertaken, however no structural damage to the shaft, infrastructure and underground workings have been observed. Work will only resume once these have been completed. An update in this regard will be released by the company in due course.
22-Jul-2014
(Official Notice)
RBPlat is in the process of finalising its financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2014. The company advises that it anticipates earnings per share ("EPS") and headline earnings per share ("HEPS") for the six months ended 30 June 2014, to be between 106 cents and 121 cents, compared to an EPS and HEPS of 87 cents for the previous corresponding period (the six months ended 30 June 2013).



Normalised EPS for the six months ended 30 June 2014, after adjusting for an additional after tax effect of amortisation and depreciation charge related to a fair value adjustment are anticipated to be between 122 cents and 139 cents compared to Normalised EPS of 111 cents for the previous corresponding period.



The expected increase in EPS, HEPS and Normalised EPS is primarily due to higher realised revenue basket prices and sustained production adjusted for the impact of the increased weighted average number of shares in issue post the R1,5 billion capital raising during the first half of 2014.



RBPlat expects to release its interim results on or about 5 August 2014.
17-Jul-2014
(Official Notice)
02-Jun-2014
(Official Notice)
RBPlat's board of directors is pleased to advise that, at a meeting of the Board held on 29 May 2014, an in principle approval was granted for the investment towards a further R2.8 billion housing development project for the Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine Joint Venture (BRPM JV).



The project will involve the construction of approximately 3,100 houses and relevant social amenities for eligible enrolled employees over a five year period. The company is committed to the success of this initiative, which at this point is at its initial stages where a number of aspects of the project are still being evaluated and finalised.



This in principle approval is subject to the conclusion of appropriate ring-fenced developmental funding of at least R2.2 billion which will be without recourse to operational cash flows and assets. To enable this project, RBPlat will be required to invest in aggregate an additional R100 million over the next five years.



The company during 2013 embarked on an initial pilot housing project of 400 houses and during May 2014, a collective agreement was concluded with the company?s recognised union representatives, which sets out the basis for all future employee housing arrangements as contemplated in the 2011 wage agreement.



The housing strategy is underpinned by the company?s aspiration to engage in More than Mining and is driven by the objective to provide our employees with safe, affordable, appropriate and decent housing at reasonably priced funding and thereby improving their standard of living. This will also provide our enrolled employees with the opportunity to own an asset that is expected to appreciate over time.
30-May-2014
(Official Notice)
RBPlat announced the appointment of Mr David Wilson as a non-executive director to its board of directors with effect from 29 May 2014.
17-Apr-2014
(Official Notice)
Key features:

*No fatal injuries

*SFIR and LTIFR of 0.49 and 0.69 respectively

*Stable labour environment

*Production throughput impacted on by safety stoppages

**6% decrease in 4E metals in concentrate produced

**14% reduction in milled tonnes

**9% improvement in built-up head grade

*8.6% increase in operating cash cost per platinum ounce

*Expansion and replacement projects remain on track and within budget
16-Apr-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that the Annual General Meeting of the Company was held at the Castello room, Palazzo Hotel, Monte Casino Boulevard, Fourways at 10h00 Central African Time on 16 April 2014. All the resolutions tabled at the Annual General Meeting, as set out in the Notice to Shareholders included in the 2013 Integrated Annual Report, were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders present or represented by proxy at the meeting. The special resolutions, if required, will be lodged with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission for registration in due course.
14-Apr-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were referred to the announcements released on SENS on 4 March 2014 and 17 March 2014 wherein the Company announced its intention to raise R1.5 billion equity capital for the Styldrift I Project, comprising an accelerated bookbuild offering to qualifying institutional investors in the amount of R700 million, which was concluded on 4 March 2014, and a renounceable rights offer to qualifying RBPlat shareholders in the amount of R800 million ("Rights Offer").



The Rights Offer closed at 12h00 on Friday, 11 April 2014, and the board of directors of RBPlat is pleased to announce that 99.7 per cent of the Rights Offer Shares were subscribed for. Furthermore, excess applications resulted in the Rights Offer being 4.47 times oversubscribed. As a result the full R800 million was successfully raised. Following the issue of the Rights Offer Shares, the number of RBPlat shares in issue is 191 918 221.



Issue and payment of Rights Offer Shares

The Central Securities Depository Participant ("CSDP") or broker accounts of dematerialised RBPlat shareholders who have followed their rights in terms of the Rights Offer will be credited with their Rights Offer Shares and debited with any payments due on or about today, Monday, 14 April 2014.



Allocation of excess applications

A total of 41 528 Rights Offer Shares which were not taken up will be allotted to satisfy excess applications. Excess Rights Offer Shares will be allocated in an equitable manner, taking cognisance of the number of RBPlat shares held by each applicant prior to such allocation (including those taken up as a result of the Rights Offer) and the number of excess Rights Offer Shares for which application has been made.



The CSDP or broker accounts of dematerialised RBPlat shareholders who have applied for excess Rights Offer Shares will be credited with the excess Rights Offer Shares allocated and debited with any payments due in respect of their excess applications allocated on or about Wednesday, 16 April 2014.
17-Mar-2014
(Official Notice)
04-Mar-2014
(Official Notice)
04-Mar-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on SENS earlier today regarding the R1.5 billion equity capital raising for the Styldrift I Project, including an accelerated bookbuild offering to qualifying institutional investors (Bookbuild) and a rights offer to qualifying RBPlat shareholders (Rights Offer).



Results of the bookbuild

RBPlat is pleased to announce that it has successfully priced and closed the bookbuild. The bookbuild was significantly oversubscribed and, in light of the very strong demand, the Bookbuild was upsized to R700 million. 11 290 323 new ordinary shares (Bookbuild Shares) were placed with qualifying institutional investors at a price of R62.00 per bookbuild share. The issue price represents a discount of 3.7% to the closing price of RBPlat shares on 3 March 2014. Subject to approval by the JSE, listing and trading of the Bookbuild Shares is expected to commence at 09h00 on Tuesday, 11 March 2014. Rand Merchant Bank, a division of FirstRand Bank Limited (RMB) and Morgan Stanley - Co. International plc (Morgan Stanley) are acting as joint bookrunners for the Bookbuild.



Rights Offer

As a result of the Bookbuild being upsized to R700 million, the size of Rights Offer will be revised to R800 million. The Bookbuild Shares will, subject to the Rights Offer proceeding, be issued prior to the record date of the Rights Offer and will qualify to participate in the Rights Offer. Further details of the Rights Offer will be announced in due course.

04-Mar-2014
(Official Notice)
04-Mar-2014
(C)
06-Feb-2014
(Official Notice)
RBPlat is in the process of finalising its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2013. The company advises that it anticipates earnings per share ("EPS") and headline earnings per share ("HEPS") for the year ended 31 December 2013, to be between 160 cents and 180 cents, compared to an EPS and HEPS of 104 cents for the previous corresponding period (the year ended 31 December 2012).



Normalised EPS for the year ended 31 December 2013, after adjusting for an additional amortisation and depreciation charge related to a fair value adjustment is anticipated to be between 200 cents and 220 cents compared to Normalised EPS of 142 cents for the previous corresponding period.



The expected increase in EPS, HEPS and Normalised EPS is primarily due to higher sales volumes and higher ZAR basket prices due to the ZAR weakening against the USD in 2013 compared to 2012 as well as good cost containment resulting from improved mining flexibility and specific cost reduction strategies.



RBPlat expects to release its results for the year ended 31 December 2013 on or about 4 March 2014.
09-Dec-2013
(Official Notice)
RBPlat regrets to announce that a Platchro Contractor employee has been fatally injured in a gravity induced fall of ground incident at BRPM. The incident occurred on Saturday, 7 December 2013, at BRPM's North shaft. Work at the shaft has currently been suspended by management pending a full investigation into the incident, which is already underway. The name of the deceased will be withheld until the next of kin have been informed. The Board and management of RBPlat as well as colleagues at BRPM extend their condolences to the deceased family.
27-Nov-2013
(Official Notice)
RBPlat will be hosting a site visit at its Styldrift Project to investors and analysts on Wednesday, 27 November 2013. A copy of the presentation delivered at the visit will be available for download from the company's website hosted at www.bafokengplatinum.co.za from 08h30 Central African Time.
12-Nov-2013
(Official Notice)
08-Nov-2013
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that RBPlat and Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd. ("Impala") have renegotiated the terms and conditions of the 6 and 8 shaft royalty agreement concluded in 2010 ("Royalty Agreement"). The Royalty Agreement became effective in 2011 and affords Impala the right to mine a demarcated southern portion of the Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine Joint Venture's ("BRPM JV") Boschkoppie property from Impalas' 6 and 8 shafts in return for a royalty payment of 15% of revenue earned. Impala bears all the mining, safety, health and environmental risks associated with mining this area.



Due to the operational challenges at Impala Rustenburg operations and the rising costs at the 6 and 8 shafts in particular, RBPlat has agreed with Impala to substitute the royalty payment of 15% of revenue earned with a royalty payment linked to market conditions and therefore the profitability of the Impala Rustenburg operations. In terms of the amended Royalty Agreement, Impala will pay the BRPM JV a royalty that is based upon a factor that is linked to the Impala Rustenburg operations' gross profit margin with a minimum royalty payment of 5% of revenue earned and a maximum royalty payment of 25% of revenue earned, with effect from 1 October 2013, subject to all legal agreements being concluded.



The board of RBPlat believes that the terms of the amended Royalty Agreement align the interests of the two businesses and are therefore beneficial for the shareholders of RBPlat.



The terms and conditions of the 20 shaft royalty agreement with Impala remain unchanged at 17.5% of revenue.
17-Oct-2013
(Official Notice)
02-Sep-2013
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on Tuesday, 23 July 2013 regarding the replacement of the primary mill discharge end at the BRPM Concentrator. Shareholders are hereby advised that, as planned, the replacement of the primary mill discharge end has been completed one day ahead of schedule, and the BRPM Concentrator plant has been re-commissioned and mill throughput has ramped up to steady state. An amount of 90 218 tonnes of Merensky ore has been stockpiled ahead of the concentrator as a result of the concentrator shutdown. It is anticipated that this ore will be treated within the next four to six months.
27-Aug-2013
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised of the resignation of Ms Matsotso Vuso as an independent non-executive director of the company with immediate effect. As a result thereof, Ms Matsoso Vuso also resigns and is withdrawn as a member of the RBPlat Audit - Risk Committee with immediate effect.



12-Aug-2013
(C)
Revenue was up 18.6% to R1.5 billion (R1.3 billion). Gross profit almost doubled to R325.2 million (R163 million). Net attributable profit more than doubled to R143.6 million (R70.6 million). In addition, headline earnings per share soared 102.8% to 87.2cps (43cps).



Outlook

RBPlats remains committed to keeping our employees safe from any harm and plan to build on the much improved safety record that we achieved in the first half of the year, notwithstanding, the fatal accident at South shaft. Full year production of approximately 2.3 million tonnes milled is anticipated with a UG2 contribution of up to 20%, subject to no material impact from unforeseen events. The mill end repair scheduled for August may impact on milled tonnes. Management endeavours to invest every effort to process the majority of the Merensky ore to be stockpiled ahead of the concentrator during the shutdown by year end and will investigate means to increase toll treatment of excess UG2 ore. Cost containment will remain a core management focus for the remainder of the year.



Even though we anticipate significant deficits in the palladium and platinum markets, management doesn't expect prices to rise markedly from current levels due to the amount of above ground stocks. This does impact on the cash we generate from BRPM but RBPlats is confident that the company is still on track to fund the Styldrift I project as previously envisaged. The increased facilities negotiated provide sufficient flexibility to access the capital markets at the most opportune time during 2014/15.
23-Jul-2013
(Official Notice)
RBPlat is in the process of finalising its financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2013. The company advises that it anticipates earnings per share ("EPS") and headline earnings per share ("HEPS") for the six months ended 30 June 2013, to be between 83 cents and 92 cents, compared to an EPS and HEPS of 43 cents for the previous corresponding period (the six months ended 30 June 2012).



Normalised EPS for the six months ended 30 June 2013, after adjusting for an additional amortisation and depreciation charge related to a fair value adjustment, are anticipated to be between 102 cents and 111 cents compared to Normalised EPS of 62 cents for the previous corresponding period.



The expected increase in EPS, HEPS and Normalised EPS is primarily due to higher realised revenue basket prices together with sustained production and cost containment during the first half of 2013. RBPlat expects to release its interim results on or about 12 August 2013.



The information set out in this announcement has not yet been reviewed and reported on by the company's external auditors.
23-Jul-2013
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that results from a routine inspection of the primary mill at the Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine (BRPM) Concentrator on 11 June 2013, revealed significant wear to the journal liner of the mill discharge end. Subsequent investigation revealed erosion of the trunnion by more than 50%. Temporary repairs have since been carried out, and regular monitoring to track any further deterioration has been implemented. To date, no further deterioration has been observed, however, the extent of the damage necessitates replacement of the mill discharge end.



The commencement date of the mill end replacement shutdown has not yet been confirmed but is anticipated to occur in August 2013 and will take approximately 2 to 3 weeks. The cost of the repairs will be approximately R4.5 million. Depending on the duration of the concentrator shutdown, between 96 000 and 145 000 tonnes of Merensky ore will be stockpiled ahead of the concentrator during this period, which stocks are expected to be depleted by the end of December 2013.
31-May-2013
(Official Notice)
The board of directors of the company at a meeting held on 28 May 2013, authorised the company to provide financial assistance to its subsidiary companies in terms of section 45 of the Act, pursuant to the authority granted to the Board by shareholders at the annual general meeting of the company, held on 3 April 2012.



The Board before authorising the company to provide the financial assistance considered and satisfied itself, in terms of section 45 of the Act, that:

* immediately after providing the financial assistance, the company would satisfy the solvency and liquidity test as contemplated in section 4 of the Act;

* there has been due compliance with the requirements of the company's constitutional documents and with the Act; and

* the terms of the financial assistance are fair and reasonable to the company.



The approved financial assistance include guarantees on behalf of group companies and general facilities and loans to group companies totalling up to R1 095 million. The primary source of the approved financial assistance is the cash proceeds of approximately R1 billion raised by the company in November 2010 during the Initial Public Offering. The approved financial assistance will continue to be provided to group companies to facilitate contributions mainly toward capital expenditure at the company's Styldrift Project in Rustenburg.

29-May-2013
(Official Notice)
RBPlat announce the appointment of Mr Lucas Ndala as a non-executive director to its board of directors with effect from 28 May 2013.
08-May-2013
(Official Notice)
RBPlat announced that an employee has been fatally injured in an incident at Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine ("BRPM").



The incident occurred this morning, on Wednesday 8 May 2013, when a loaded temporary platform collapsed on the employee at BRPM's South shaft, 9 level, which is still under construction.



Construction work has currently been suspended by management pending an investigation into the incident, which is already underway. The name of the deceased will be withheld until the next of kin have been informed.
18-Apr-2013
(Official Notice)
17-Apr-2013
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were advised that, at the Annual General Meeting of RBPlat held at the Castello room at the Palazzo Hotel, Monte Casino Boulevard, Fourways at 10h00 Central African Time today, all the resolutions tabled at the Annual General Meeting and as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting included in the 2012 Integrated Annual Report, were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders present or represented by proxy at the Annual General Meeting.



The special resolutions, if required, will be lodged with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission for registration in due course.



In addition RBPlat advised shareholders that even though not specifically included in the Memorandum of Incorporation approved by shareholders today, the company intends to continue with its current practice that one third of the executive directors, shall retire from office at every annual general meeting of the company, and if eligible, offer themselves for re-election at the annual general meeting.
05-Mar-2013
(C)
Revenue for the final period ended 31 December 2012 fell by 3.7% to R2.9 billion (2011: R3 billion). Gross profit dropped by 40% to R339.8 million (2011: R566.2 million), while profit attributable to owners of the Company lowered by 37.7% to R170.3 million (2011: R273.4 million). Furthermore, headline earnings dropped 37.8% to 104cps (2011: 167cps).



Dividends

No dividends have been declared or proposed for the current period (2011: Rnil).



Outlook

Currently, RBPlat industry faces a wide array of challenges. Cost is a major concern as mines deepen, grades decline with increased UG2 contributions and achieving sufficient development is a challenge for most platinum miners. RBPlat believes their strategic goals remain relevant. The major focus for 2013 will continue to be on cost management. In light of the above inflation cost pressures RBPlat expects in 2013 it is essential that they improve efficiencies and control of workforce numbers.
07-Feb-2013
(Official Notice)
RBPlat is in the process of finalising its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2012. The company advises that it anticipates earnings per share ("EPS") and headline earnings per share ("HEPS") for the year ended 31 December 2012, to be between 91 cents and 107 cents, compared to an EPS and HEPS of 167 cents for the previous corresponding period (the year ended 31 December 2011). Normalised EPS for the year ended 31 December 2012, after adjusting for an additional amortisation and depreciation charge related to a fair value adjustment, is anticipated to be between 124 cents and 148 cents compared to Normalised EPS of 214 cents for the previous corresponding period.



The expected decrease in EPS, HEPS and Normalised EPS is primarily due to lower sales volumes and elevated mining industry unit cost inflation which was exacerbated by an increased level of safety related stoppages during the first half of 2012 and the consequences of the unprecedented labour unrest experienced by the industry during the second half of 2012. Sales volumes for the period were lower primarily due to reduced built-up head grades.



RBPlat expects to release its results for the year ended 31 December 2012 on or about 5 March 2013.
06-Dec-2012
(Official Notice)
RBPlat announced that it has, for the first time, qualified for inclusion on the JSE's Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index. The SRI Index is an important tool for the advancement of sustainability and corporate responsibility in South Africa. Annually, the JSE applies a comprehensive set of criteria to produce its SRI Index, which tracks the sustainability performance of companies listed on the JSE. This year the criteria included:

* environmental issues including policy, management and reporting;

* employee issues including training and development, employee relations, equal opportunities, health and safety, HIV/Aids;

* social issues such as black economic empowerment, community involvement, stakeholder engagement and reporting; and

* governance issues including board practice, codes of ethics, risk management, global economic issues and governance reporting.
23-Oct-2012
(Official Notice)
24-Aug-2012
(Official Notice)
RBPlat advised that normal operations at Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine's North shaft recommenced from the night shift on 23 August 2012. This follows the successful resolution between management, unions and representatives of striking employees facilitated by the Rustenburg Municipality Conflict Resolution Committee as follows:

* An undertaking that the approximately 500 employees who participated in unprotected strike action will return to work;

* That the existing three-year wage agreement will be honoured by all parties, namely, management, unions and the aggrieved employees, and that no new wage demands will be tabled or entertained;

* Parties agree to continue with discussions within the existing employee relations structures where other matters not related to issues contained in the wage agreement will be addressed; and

* All employees will be allowed to return to work. Allegations of intimidation will continue to be independently investigated and appropriate action will be taken if required.



In spite of the loss of approximately 14 000 tonnes planned to have been hoisted over the three days at North shaft, total tonnes milled for the month should remain unaffected due to the stockpile processed during this period.
22-Aug-2012
(Official Notice)
RBPlat confirmed that operations at the company's North shaft have been interrupted as a result of unprotected industrial action by around 500 employees on 22 August 2012. North shaft accounts for around 50% of BRPM's production. Operations at South shaft are currently unaffected.



RBPlat management is making every effort to understand the reasons for and to resolve this action. The company's priority is to ensure the safety of all employees. RBPlat has also appealed to all parties to act within the bounds of the law. RBPlat continues to observe the industry week of mourning. Shareholders will be updated in due course.
20-Aug-2012
(C)
Revenue for the interim period ended 30 June 2012 lowered by 13.6% to R1.3 billion (2011: R1.5 billion). Gross profit fell by 52% to R163 million (2011: R339.3 million), while profit attributable to owners of the company plunged by 59% to R70.6 million (2011: R172 million). Furthermore, headline earnings per share decreased to 43cps (2011: 105cps).



Dividend

No dividend was declared.



Outlook

Safety remains a primary focus and a safer working environment will reduce the number of safety related stoppages which adversely impact on production. BRPM ended the first half of the year under review with a 64 058 tonne ore stockpile which together with the increase in IMS face length should pave the way for an improved second half of 2012. Achieving production targets has been a challenge for South African mines and this first half has seen some downward revisions to the production volumes. The weak PGM price environment has necessitated the suspension of unprofitable mines in South Africa, particularly UG2 mines, and the deferment of capital expenditure. The net result is a projected near balance platinum market for 2012 and 2013 where supply cuts are largely keeping up with weakening demand. The palladium market remains in structural deficit which has been met by stock releases in recent years. Even with the contraction in global growth, a market shortfall of around 500 000 ounces is forecast for 2012.



Current weak rhodium prices render much of the UG2 reef mining in South Africa sub-economic. Furthermore, with significant above-ground stocks remaining and limited prospects for firmer market fundamentals in the near term, prices could fall even lower. Therefore, the possibility of further cuts to supply cannot be ruled out. RBPlat expects a stronger operational performance during the second half of the year due to seasonal variations, improving safety performance and systematic improvements in immediately stopeable reserves. Forecast output for the full year of 2012 is 270 koz (4E) and 175 koz of platinum. In line with RBPlat's stated ongoing strategy to achieve operational excellence and also in response to difficult industry operating conditions, RBPlat has accelerated its process of cost review, which includes labour rationalisation, in consultation with staff and representative unions.
27-Jul-2012
(Official Notice)
RBPlat is in the process of finalising its financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2012. The company advised that it anticipates earnings per share (''EPS'') and headline earnings per share (''HEPS'') for the six months ended 30 June 2012, to be between 40 cents and 50 cents, compared to an EPS and HEPS of 105 cents for the previous corresponding period (the six months ended 30 June 2011).



Normalised EPS for the six months ended 30 June 2012, after adjusting for an additional amortisation and depreciation charge related to a fair value adjustment, are anticipated to be between 55 cents and 70 cents compared to Normalised EPS of 126 cents for the previous corresponding period.



The expected decrease in EPS, HEPS and Normalised EPS is primarily due to lower sales volumes, lower realised revenue basket prices and elevated mining industry cost inflation during the first half of 2012. Sales volumes for the period were lower primarily due to an increased level of safety related stoppages, caused largely by a fatal accident and a fall of ground shortly thereafter, together with lower grades primarily due to the processing of low grade above-surface ore.



RBPlat expects to release its interim results on or about 20 August 2012. The information set out in this announcement has not yet been reviewed and reported on by the company's external auditors.
21-Jun-2012
(Official Notice)
25-Apr-2012
(Official Notice)
03-Apr-2012
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were advised that, at the annual general meeting of RBPlat held at the Castello room at the Palazzo Hotel, Monte Casino Boulevard, Fourways at 10h00 Central African Time on 3 April 2012, all the resolutions as set out in the notice of annual general meeting included in the 2011 Annual Report, were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders present or represented by proxy at the annual general meeting. The special resolutions, if required, will be lodged with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission for registration in due course.
15-Mar-2012
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were referred to the notice of annual general meeting included in the 2011 Annual Report relating to the annual general meeting of the company to be held on Tuesday, 3 April 2012 at 10h00 Central Africa Time in the Castello room at the Palazzo Hotel, Monte Casino Boulevard, Fourways.



The record date for holders to be recorded as shareholders in the securities register maintained by the transfer secretaries of the company in order to be able to attend, participate and vote at the annual general meeting remains unchanged as Friday, 23 March 2012. The last date to trade to be able to attend, participate and vote at the annual general meeting has been brought forward to Thursday, 15 March 2012. As detailed in the notice, the purpose of the annual general meeting is to conduct the business and, if deemed fit, to pass the resolutions as set out in the notice of annual general meeting, with or without modification, in a manner required by the Act and the JSE Ltd Listings Requirements.
28-Feb-2012
(C)
07-Feb-2012
(Official Notice)
RBPlat regrets to announce that a Platcro Mining Services (Pty) Ltd employee has been fatally injured in a fall of ground incident at the company's Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine ("BRPM"). The gravity-induced fall of ground incident occurred while supports were being installed by the deceased and his colleague on 6 level at BRPM's North shaft at 13:30 Central African Time on Monday, 6 February 2012. The colleague of the deceased sustained minor injuries and was cleared to return home after receiving treatment. Operations have been suspended in the North shaft by management pending an investigation into the incident. The name of the deceased will be withheld until the next of kin have been informed.
31-Jan-2012
(Official Notice)
RBPlat is in the process of finalising its annual financial results for the year ended 31 December 2011. The group advises that it anticipates headline earnings for the year ended 31 December 2011 to be within 5% of the previous corresponding period (the year ended 31 December 2010). Consolidated headline earnings per share ("HEPS") for the group for the year ended 31 December 2011, is anticipated to reduce to between 153 cents and 172 cents, based on a weighted average number of shares in issue of 163 677 799. This compares to a HEPS of 191 cents for the previous corresponding period which was based on a weighted average number of shares in issue of 141 132 832. The increase in the weighted average number of shares resulted from shares issued in November 2010, as part of the initial public offering and listing of RBPlat's entire issued share capital on JSE Ltd.



The group's results were also impacted by an amortisation and depreciation charge related to the fair value adjustment, a non-recurring optimisation project cost and a non-recurring income inflow from the settlement of intercompany balances. Based on the latest estimate, after taking account of the above mentioned items, the group's normalised earnings per share for the year ended 31 December 2011 is anticipated to be between 200 cents and 220 cents per share. RBPlat expects to release its annual financial results on or about 28 February 2012.
13-Dec-2011
(Media Comment)
Business Day reported that, Royal Bafokeng Holdings has increased its stake in RMB Holdings - two groups described by one of their founders, Gerrit "GT" Ferreira, as "two of SA's jewels". RMB Holdings and RMI Holdings own banking group FirstRand and insurer MMI Holdings, respectively. Under the R4.5 billion deal, Royal Bafokeng increases its stake in the two groups to 15% from 5%, which also provides a cash windfall to their founding shareholders - Mr Ferreira, Paul Harris and Laurie Dippenaar - while also further consolidating Royal Bafokeng's market share in the financial services sector. This is part of a strategy to diversify revenue and sector concentration risk away from mining to financial services. Royal Bafokeng CEO Niall Carroll said yesterday that the deal gave the investment unit of the Royal Bafokeng nation the opportunity to partner with RMB Holdings, RMI Holdings and investment company Remgro to develop a pan-African financial services champion, rooted in SA. The initial 5% was purchased early this year as part of a major restructuring by RMB Holdings to have two separately listed insurance and banking groups operating under RMI Holdings and FirstRand. Royal Bafokeng's investment marks a good day in the office for the trios of founders - Mr Ferreira, Mr Harris and Mr Dippenaar - as well as Rupert family-controlled Remgro, who have agreed to have their shareholdings diluted but will still retain significant stakes. Royal Bafokeng will acquiring about 9% of each group, made up of 5% from the three founders and 4% from Remgro. This, together with about 1% bought from the open market for about R800 million, would bring Royal Bafokeng's stake to 15%, RMB Holdings said yesterday.
02-Dec-2011
(Official Notice)
RBPlat hosted site visits at the Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine and the Styldrift Project to analysts and investors on Friday, 02 December 2011. Copies of the presentations delivered at these visits are available for download from the company's website hosted at www.bafokengplatinum.co.za.
27-Oct-2011
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on the Securities Exchange News Service of JSE Limited on Friday, 21 October 2011, relating to the protected industrial action by members of the National Union of Mine Workers employed by JIC Mining Services ("JIC") ("Contract miners"), the service provider that is contracted to provide mining services to the company.



RBPlat hereby advises shareholders that the company has been informed by the service provider, namely, JIC on Thursday, 26 October 2011, that JIC and its Contract miners settled on a two year wage agreement thereby ending the protected industrial action. It is anticipated that production at BRPM will return to normal by Monday, 31 October 2011.



The estimated loss of production due to the Contract miners' industrial action is projected to be 34,350 tonnes with a resulting loss of 3,920 4E ounces. RBPlat is considering various measures to mitigate the risk of future disputes between contract miners and their employer.
21-Oct-2011
(Official Notice)
RBPlat advised that members of the National Union of Mineworkers ("NUM") employed by JIC Mining Services("JIC")("contract miners"), have embarked on a protected strike action since Monday 17 October 2011, resulting from a wage dispute between the contract miners and JIC. JIC is one of the largest mining contractors in South Africa providing selected contractor mining services to the industry. The industrial action, if prolonged, will impact on production for the duration of the strike, more specifically at BRPM's South Shaft. RBPlat management is making every effort to facilitate a swift resolution of the unresolved matters between the parties, to bring to an end the industrial action and restore full production at BRPM as soon as possible. Shareholders will be updated as developments occur or when the industrial action terminates and normal operating conditions resume.
30-Sep-2011
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were notified that the company's registered address will change with effect from Monday, 3 October 2011 to the following:

* Physical address: The Pivot, No. 1 Monte Casino Boulevard, Block C, 4th Floor, Fourways, 2021, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

* Postal address: PO Box 2283, Fourways, 2055, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

* New reception contact number: +27 (0)10 590 4510.
16-Aug-2011
(C)
RBPlat's maiden interim results as a listed company showed revenue of R1.5 billion. Gross profit amounted to R339.3 million and net attributable profit came in at R172 million. In addition, headline earnings on a per share basis of 105cps was recorded.



Outlook

2011 is a year of consolidation for RBPlat, with the further embedding of the achievements since taking operational control from Anglo American Platinum Ltd in January 2010. Given the challenging first half of the year, production for the full year is expected to remain at levels similar to those achieved in 2010.



The decision by the company to start with the co-extraction of UG2 is showing results and continues to provide the company with flexibility in its operations. The operations continue to have a Merensky bias with the ratio of Merensky to UG2 expected to remain at around 85%:15% for the foreseeable future. Operating costs remain a key challenge for the company and are expected to increase at a higher rate than inflation for the remainder of 2011 due to higher input costs as well as increased wages with effect from 1 July. RBPlat continues to enjoy a healthy financial position with the strong cash generative Boschkoppie anticipated to fund at least 50% of the company's Styldrift I Project. The company remains optimistic about the outlook for the PGM markets in the medium to long term taking into account the supply constraints which continue to face the industry.
15-Aug-2011
(Official Notice)
After much deliberations and engagements, the Company has concluded a landmark three-year wage agreement with Labour, represented by the National Union of Mineworkers. The process of engagement followed a strategic approach from the beginning as opposed to the conventional approach of traditional positional bargaining. The wage agreement is a mutually beneficial arrangement with sustainable long term benefits and obligations for all parties. Basic pay increases are structured on a sliding scale basis over the three-year period with Operational Bargaining Unit employees receiving 10%, 8%, and 9% respectively whilst employees represented by the Supervisory Bargaining Unit will be receiving 8%, 7% and 7% respectively.



Where the Consumer Price Index ("CPI") reaches 7% by March of the increase year, the Supervisory Bargaining Unit employees will receive CPI plus 1%. The settlement also incorporates an agreement in respect of all other related terms and conditions of employment.



This three year multiple agreement is unique in the Platinum Industry which provides the business and partners with stability and an aligned growth focus for the future. It is also considered unique due to the inclusion of the principle that aspects of remuneration are being linked to agreed performance and efficiency targets. The Company believes that this agreement is not a destination in itself, but provides a steady platform for all stakeholders towards growing RBPlat.

22-Jul-2011
(Official Notice)
RBPlat is in the process of finalising its financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2011. The company advised that it anticipates earnings per share ("EPS") and headline earnings per share ("HEPS") for the six months ended 30 June 2011, to be between 95 cents and 110 cents, based on a weighted average number of shares of 163 677 799. This compares to an EPS and HEPS of 132 cents based on a weighted average number of shares of 137 057 500 for the previous corresponding period (the six months ended 30 June 2010). The increase in the weighted average number of shares of 26.6 million results from shares issued in November 2010, as part of the Initial Public Offering and listing of the RBPlat's entire issued share capital on the JSE. The results were also impacted by the new higher level of amortisation and depreciation charge related to the fair value adjustment, a non- recurring optimisation project cost and a non-recurring income inflow from the settlement of intercompany balances. Based on the latest estimate, after taking account of the above mentioned items, the normalised EPS for the six months ended 30 June 2011 is anticipated to be between 110 cents and 130 cents. RBPlat expects to release its interim results on or about 16 August 2011.
12-Apr-2011
(Official Notice)
RBPlat announced the appointment of Matsotso Vuso as a non-executive director to its board with effect from 12 April 2011. Following her appointment Ms Vuso will also serve on the audit - risk committee and such appointment will be recommended to shareholders for approval at the next annual general meeting.
05-Apr-2011
(Official Notice)
At the second (2nd) annual general meeting of shareholders of the company held today, Tuesday, 05 April 2011 at 10h00, all the ordinary and special resolutions proposed at the meeting were approved by the requisite majority of votes. The special resolution will be lodged for registration with the Companies and Intellectual Property Registration Office in due course.
09-Mar-2011
(Media Comment)
Business Report highlighted that Royal Bafokeng Platinum reported full year profit and said it had secured a deal for Impala Platinum Holdings to mine part of its reserves to boost its revenue. Under the agreement with Implats, RBPlat will receive a royalty of 17.5 percent of revenue from sales in 2012. Martin Prinsloo the chief financial officer at RBPlat said the deal with Implats would have benefits. RBPlat will use the income to help fund its Styldrift 1 expansion project, which aims to boost production to 611 000 ounces of platinum group metals a year by the end of 2017.
08-Mar-2011
(C)
Revenue grew significantly to R2.1 billion (R1.2 billion), while gross profit more than doubled to R500.9 million (R215.9 million). Profit for the year attributable to ordinary shareholders showed an impressive turn around to R3.2 billion (loss of R123.4 million), resulting in headline earnings per share rising to 192cps (loss of 1 072cps).



Dividend

No dividend has been declared for the period under review.



Prospects

2011 will be a year of consolidation for RBPlat. The company will be focusing on business improvement and achieving operational excellence, with a particular emphasis on initiatives that will help it achieve its target of zero harm and delivering on all its strategies. RBPlat's healthy financial position combined with the renewed vigour and focus on operational excellence and organic growth at the company's quality cash-generative operations should position the company favourably in a forecasted deficit PGM market environment.



Posting of annual report and annual general meeting

Shareholders are advised that the annual financial statements will be distributed on the 8th March 2011. Notice is hereby given that the 2nd annual general meeting of RBPlat shareholders will be held in the meeting room, 2nd Floor, Block C, 37 High Street, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg on Tuesday 5 April 2011 at 10h00.
04-Feb-2011
(Official Notice)
RBPLAT is in the process of finalising its annual financial results for the year ended 31 December 2010 and, based on the latest estimate of results for that period. RBPLAT hereby advises shareholders that earnings per share for the year ended 31 December 2010 are expected to increase to between 2197 cents and 2268 cents from the loss per share of 1072 cents for the year ended 31 December 2009. Consolidated headline earnings per share ("HEPS") for the Group for the year ended 31 December 2010 are expected to increase to between 186 cents and 215 cents from the headline loss per share of 1072 cents for the year ended 31 December 2009.



In evaluating this HEPS increase, shareholders should bear in mind that the company had issued a substantial amount of ordinary shares in December 2009 (137 million ordinary shares) following the restructuring of Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine ("BRPM") whereby the company assumed operational control in January 2010. In November 2010 a further 26.6 million shares were issued, attributable to the Initial Public Offering and listing of the company's entire issued share capital on the JSE Limited. The results were also impacted by a change in the accounting treatment of the Group`s investment in BRPM from proportionate consolidation up to listing, to full consolidation after listing due to the change of control of BRPM. RBPLAT expects to release its financial results on or about 8 March 2011. The information above has not been reviewed and reported on by the Group's external auditors.

21 Jan 2011 15:18:15
(Official Notice)
Reference is made to the pre-listing statement, dated 18 October 2010 and more specifically the section referring to the share schemes operated by Royal Bafokeng Platinum Limited. In terms of the Mahube Share Trust, established solely for the benefit of qualifying Bafokeng Rasimone Management Services ("BRMS") employees to ensure the replacement of the value forfeited under the Anglo Platinum Group Employee Share Participation Scheme ("Kotula"). The value attributable to qualifying employees under the Kotula has been determined and the equivalent value is being created in Mahube Share Trust. The Trust in terms of the scheme arrangement and in order to facilitate the value to be established, the Mahube Share Trust is entitled and has subscribed for 563 914 ordinary shares at a value of R65.12 as well as 845 871 "A" ordinary shares at a value of R27.50 subdivided as follows:

*281 957 "A1"ordinary shares to vest on 31 March 2013

*281 957 "A2"ordinary shares to vest on 31 March 2014

*281 957 "A3" ordinary shares to vest on 31 March 2015

Given the fulfilment of the conditions of the offer to subscribe for the shares and the authorisation by the board of directors to do so, 563 914 ordinary shares and 845 871 "A" ordinary shares will be issued to the Mahube Share Trust on 27 January 2011.



In addition, as disclosed in the pre-listing statement and the SENS announcement released on 9 November 2010, a further 133 432 ordinary shares will be issued at a deemed price of R65.00 in respect of 77 843 shares and R57.48 in respect of 55 589 shares, to be issued to qualifying employees in terms of the company's Bonus Share Plan. Such shares are to be held by the company's escrow agent on behalf of the employees for a period of three years until the date of maturity of such shares.
07 Dec 2010 17:27:29
(Official Notice)
Reference is made to the pre-listing statement, dated 18 October 2010, the abridged pre-listing statement released on SENS on 18 October 2010, and the pricing announcement, dated 3 November 2010, relating to an offer for subscription by RBPlat and an offer for sale by Rustenburg Platinum Mines Ltd and Royal Bafokeng Platinum Holdings (Pty) Ltd (collectively the "selling shareholders"), subject to certain conditions (the "Offer"), to institutional investors in South Africa and to selected institutional investors in other jurisdictions, and, by invitation, to management and employees of the company and the Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine. RBPlat announced that, in connection with the offer, FirstRand Ltd, acting in its capacity as stabilisation manager and on behalf of the joint bookrunners of the offer, has given notice to the selling shareholders that it will exercise, in respect of 4 475 166 ordinary shares, the over-allotment option granted to it by the selling shareholders. Post the exercise of the over- allotment option, the total number of shares in issue will remain at 164 095 215 ordinary shares with a par value of R0.01 each. The issue price of RBPlat ordinary shares was set at R60.50 on 3 November 2010. The stabilisation period commenced at 9am on 8 November 2010 and ended at 5pm on 7 December 2010.
06 Dec 2010 17:15:19
(Official Notice)
As reported in the company's pre-listing statement dated 18 October 2010 (see competent person report) shareholders are advised that the board of directors of RBPlat has approved an expansion capital project relating to the North Shaft Merensky Phase III project on the Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine (BRPM) in Rustenburg, following the conclusion of the feasibility study. The BRPM North Shaft Merensky Phase III project will significantly extend Merensky production levels at the North Shaft, giving access to 1.41 million Merensky 4E ounces. The R1.272 billion project, which has commenced, will span over a period of approximately 7 (seven) years and is currently scheduled to conclude in the third quarter of 2017. The proportional share of capital required from RBPlat for the project amounts to R852.50 million over the project period and will be funded internally from cash generated by operations.
02 Dec 2010 09:12:57
(Official Notice)
The company's financial results for 2007, 2008 and up to 7 December 2009 reflect the company's 50 percent interest in BRPM on a proportionately consolidated basis, while its financial results after 7 December 2009 reflect the company's 67 percent interest on a proportionately consolidated basis. Any comparison of the company's financial results for periods after 7 December 2009 to periods before that date should take into account the additional interest.
19 Nov 2010 08:58:01
(Official Notice)
RBPlat announced that an employee of Shaft Sinkers was fatally injured in an incident involving a mechanical loader at Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine's ("BRPM") Styldrift project. One other employee suffered injuries to the pelvis area in the same incident, and is in a stable condition. The incident occurred during shaft sinking cleaning operations at approximately 12:00 on Thursday, 18 November 2010. Sinking operations have been suspended by management pending an investigation into the incident by representatives of management, employees and the Department of Mineral Resources ("DMR").
09 Nov 2010 18:26:27
(Official Notice)
Reference is made to the pre-listing statement, dated 18 October 2010, the abridged pre-listing statement released on SENS on 18 October 2010, and pricing announcement relating to an offer for subscription by RBPlat and an offer for sale by Rustenburg Platinum Mines Ltd ("RPM") and Royal Bafokeng Platinum Holdings (Pty) Ltd ("RBPH"), subject to certain conditions, to institutional investors in South Africa and to selected institutional investors in other jurisdictions, and, by invitation, to management and employees of the company and the Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine. Given the fulfilment of the conditions of the offer to subscribe, 164 095 215 fully paid ordinary shares with par value of R0.01 each, it is confirmed that the entire issued share capital of the company, was listed on the securities exchange operated by the JSE Ltd on 8 November 2010. A total of 49,318,202 shares, representing a freefloat of 30.05%, were placed at a placement price of R60.50 a share, raising R2.98 billion. In addition, as disclosed in the pre-listing statement, 417 417 shares, valued at R25 253 728.50 were issued pursuant to the management share incentive schemes.
08 Nov 2010 09:07:27
(Media Comment)
According to Business Day, Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat, which lists today, may shave R1 billion off its R11.8 billion Styldrift platinum project, CEO Steve Phiri said on Friday, 05 November 2010. There was strong foreign interest in RBPlat when it secured R3 billion in a private placement, raising capital towards the first phase of Styldrift that will propel the group towards 1 million ounces of platinum group metals in the next fifteen years. The initial public offering was described by Bloomberg as the largest by a South African mining company in 16 years. The placement price gives RBPlat a market capitalisation of nearly R10 billion.
03-Nov-2017
(X)
The company is an independently operated and managed, black empowered mid-tier PGM (Platinum Group Metal) producer whose current mining operations and planned expansion prospects are based on the Bushveld Igneous Complex (the Bushveld complex) in the North West province, South Africa, the largest source of PGMs in the world. The company's key asset is a 67% percent stake in a joint venture between the company and Anglo American Platinum Ltd. (Amplats), the world's largest platinum producer at the Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum mine ("BRPM"). The joint venture was formed to exploit PGMs in the Merensky and UG2 Reefs on the BRPM, Styldrift and Frischgewaagd properties in the Rustenburg area. The PGM resources on the Styldrift and Frischgewaagd farms have been identified as hosting the last undeveloped sub-outcrops of the Merensky Reef on the western limb of the Bushveld Complex. The BRPM JV produces approximately 270 000 PGM ounces per annum and has a total resource base of 71.4 million PGM ounces.



The BRPM JV mining operations are planned to be Merensky biased with UG2 being mined on a replacement basis. The mining plan for the BRPM joint venture currently focuses on the shallow Merensky Reef on the BRPM property, and expansion to the Merensky Reef on the Styldrift property. UG2 is currently being mined on a supplemental basis at BRPM, with the UG2 production increasing commensurately with the depletion of the Merensky resource.



The company's brownfield Merensky expansion project on the neighbouring Styldrift farm which is contiguous to BRPM is well advanced. The project involves a new mine development sunk to a depth of 758 metres. This development is expected to increase the company's production to approximately 350ktpm of milled ore, yielding up to 300koz platinum-in-concentrate per annum. Capital expenditure on the Styldrift project to date (at 31 December 2016) is R6.46 billion. The project is expected to achieve steady state production by the first quarter of 2020, subject to market conditions.



The company has the benefit of entrenched broad-based black economic empowerment ("BEE") ownership by the Royal Bafokeng Nation (through its wholly-owned investment vehicle Royal Bafokeng Holdings (Pty) Ltd. ("RBH").


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