IMP - Impala Platinum Holdings Limited - Implats e24 May 2012
IMP - Impala Platinum Holdings Limited - Implats employees back at work         
Impala Platinum Holdings Limited                                                
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)                                  
(Registration No. 1957/001979/06)                                               
ISIN: ZAE000083648                                                              
JSE Share Code: IMP                                                             
LSE Share Code: IPLA                                                            
ADR Code: IMPUY                                                                 
IMPLATS EMPLOYEES BACK AT WORK                                                  
Implats is pleased to confirm that all employees who embarked on the unprotected
strike this week, in support of colleagues who were arrested by the SA Police   
Services for alleged involvement in incidents of violence, have returned to     
work, starting with the night shift last night.                                 
Following a number of questions regarding the current membership of the two     
unions at the mine, Implats confirms that management has commissioned a process 
to verify claims by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU)
that they represent more than 10 000 of our employees.  We are also in          
discussion with all the relevant stakeholders to persuade them to stop the      
unnecessary conflict through the establishment of a joint interim workers       
committee to discuss and regulate labour issues for the benefit of all the      
We condemn the use of violence and intimidation and call on all the parties to  
do the same.                                                                    
Management will attempt to make up some of the lost production (6,000 platinum  
ounces) during the next six months through working extra production shifts.     
24 May 2012                                                                     
Deutsche Securities (SA) (Proprietary) Limited                                  
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