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Anglo American Platinum -

Anglo American Platinum Limited is the world's leading primary producer of platinum group metals (PGMs) and accounts for about 40% of the world's newly mined platinum. The Company is listed on the JSE Limited. It delisted its secondary listing from the London Stock Exchange during 2009.

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Impala Platinum Holdings Limited -

Impala Platinum (Implats) is one of the world's leading producers of platinum group metals (PGMs), with operations on the Bushveld Complex in South Africa and the Great Dyke in Zimbabwe. The group contributes approximately 25% of global platinum output.

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Norilsk Nickel -

Norilsk Nickel is the world’s largest producer of nickel and palladium and one of the leading producers of platinum and copper.

The Group is involved in prospecting, exploration, extraction, refining and metallurgical processing of minerals, as well as in production, marketing and sale of base and precious metals.

Norilsk Nickel’s production facilities are located on three continents and in five countries: Russia, Australia, Botswana, Finland, and South Africa.

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Platinum Australia -

Platinum Australia operates the Smokey Hills Platinum Mine in South Africa. The open pit and underground operation commenced production in early 2009 and is projected to be one of the lowest cost producers in the World.

In addition the Company has a diverse and exciting portfolio of advanced PGM projects in South Africa and Australia providing a pipeline of projects for potential development. The Company is also actively seeking further quality projects to add to this portfolio.

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Assore Limited -

Assore Limited (Assore) is a mining holding company principally engaged in ventures involving base minerals and metals. The group's principal investment is a 50% interest in Assmang Limited (Assmang) which it controls jointly with African Rainbow Minerals Limited (ARM). The group, through its various joint venture entities and subsidiary companies, is involved in the mining of manganese, iron and chrome ores together with other industrial minerals and the manufacture of manganese and chrome alloys.

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Assmang Limited -

ARM’s ferrous metals interests are held through wholly-owned ARM Ferrous which, in turn, has a 50% holding in Assmang Limited, a long-established miner and processor of metals for the world's steel industries. The remaining 50% of Assmang is owned by metals trading group Assore Limited.

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Xstrata Coal South Africa -

Xstrata is a global diversified mining group, listed on the London and Swiss Stock Exchanges. Xstrata’s businesses maintain a meaningful position in seven major international commodity markets: copper, coking coal, thermal coal, ferrochrome, nickel, vanadium and zinc, with additional exposures to platinum group metals, gold, cobalt, lead and silver. The Group’s operations and projects span 18 countries and Xstrata has employed approximately 50,000 people.

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Vale S.A -

Vale is the second biggest mining company in the world and the largest private company in Latin America. Headquartered in Brazil and operating in 38 countries, Vale employs over 126,000 people.

The company is the global leader in iron ore and the second biggest nickel producer. Vale also produce copper, coal, manganese, ferroalloys, fertilizers, cobalt and platinum group metals and in addition operates in the logistics, steel and energy sectors.

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Harmony -

Harmony is one of the world’s largest gold mining companies with operations primarily on the Witwatersrand Basin in South Africa, encompassing ten underground operations, an open-pit mine and several surface operations which exploit the gold-bearing reefs of the Witwatersrand Basin.

Harmony also has a 50% interest in the Morobe Mining Joint Ventures (MMJV) which includes Hidden Valley, an open-pit gold and silver mine, the Wafi-Golpu project and extensive exploration tenements in Papua New Guinea.

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Chamber of Mines -

The Chamber of Mines of South Africa is a prominent industry employers’ organisation which exists to serve its members and promote their interests in the South African mining industry. It does this through a variety of activities and programmes undertaken in areas where it is deemed desirable for members to consult with one another on matters of common concern or to co-operate in specific industry-level policy responses and joint initiatives.

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Department of Minerals Resources -

The mission of the Department of Mineral Resources is to promote and regulate minerals and mining in South Africa for transformation, growth and development, and to ensure that all South Africans derive sustainable benefit from the country’s mineral wealth.

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