IMP - Impala Platinum Holdings Limited - Update on fatal incident at Impala
Platinum`s 14 shaft
Impala Platinum Holdings Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration No. 1957/001979/06)
JSE Share Code : IMP
LSE Share Code : IPLA
ADR Code : IMPUY
("Implats" or "the Company")
UPDATE ON FATAL INCIDENT AT IMPALA PLATINUM`S 14 SHAFT
Implats advises with regret that during the course of the night, and in
consultation with the Department of Mineral Resources and the National Union of
Mine Workers, it became necessary to change our focus from rescue to recovery.
We can confirm at this stage that seven employees have been fatally injured.
Rescue teams remain at the scene searching for the remaining two unaccounted
David Brown, chief executive officer, said: "We are devastated at this major
tragedy. Our thoughts are with the families and friends of our employees at
We will continue to make public details as they become available.
21 July 2009
Issued by sponsor: Deutsche Securities (SA)(Proprietary) Limited
Date: 21/07/2009 08:37:05 Produced by the JSE SENS Department.
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