Impala Platinum Holdings Limited - Joint announcem1 Dec 2005
Impala Platinum Holdings Limited - Joint announcement Implats withdraws from    
Ambatovy project                                                                
Impala Platinum Holdings Limited                                                
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)                                  
(Registration No. 1957/001979/06)                                               
ISIN: ZAE000003554                                                              
JSE Share Code : IMP                                                            
LSE Share Code : IPLA                                                           
ADR Code : IMPUY                                                                
("Implats" of the "the company")                                                
DYNATEC CORPORATION                                                             
TSX: DY                                                                         
SUMITOMO CORPORATION                                                            
TSE: 8053; ADR: SSUMY                                                           
JOINT ANNOUNCEMENT                                                              
IMPLATS WITHDRAWS FROM AMBATOVY PROJECT                                         
Following a meeting in London on 30 November 2005, among Sumitomo Corporation,  
Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) and Dynatec Corporation, Implats has 
delivered formal notice of withdrawal under the Shareholders Agreement.         
Sumitomo and Dynatec have confirmed that they remain committed to moving forward
with the Ambatovy Project as expeditiously as possible.                         
1 December 2005                                                                 
Deutsche Securities (SA) (Proprietary) Limited                                  
Date: 01/12/2005 09:00:09 AM Produced by the JSE SENS Department