Impala refinery workers strike over pay

2016-09-27 14:17

Members of a union representing more than half the worker’s at Impala Platinum Holdings’ refinery have started a strike after wage talks broke down.

Implats halves earnings on labour tensions

2013-08-29 08:49

Impala Platinum's full-year earnings fell by around half as a tough labour environment and depressed prices bit into earnings, the company said.

Zim indigenisation row widens

2013-03-07 13:53

The rift between Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Dr Gideon Gono and Empowerment Minister Saviour Kasukuwere over indigenisation deals is deepening.

Implats earnings plunge 78%

2013-02-14 10:18

Platinum miner Impala Platinum has reported a 78% plunge in first-half profit and says it will issue a $500m convertible bond to prop up its ailing balance sheet.

ANC Chief Whip says sorry to Implats

2013-01-24 11:17

ANC Chief Whip Mathole Motshekga has apologised to Impala Platinum for attributing the possible retrenchment of 14 000 miners to it.

Implats to sell 51% stake to Zim locals

2013-01-11 08:29

Impala Platinum says it will sell a majority stake in its Zimbabwe unit to local black investors, to meet the government's drive for black ownership of firms.

Mimosa Platinum sees slight uptick

2012-10-15 11:03

Mimosa Platinum Mine, jointly owned by Impala Platinum and Aquarius Platinum, expects to produce 100 000 oz of platinum in its current financial year.

Zimplats faces huge tax bill

2012-09-25 15:16

Zimplats, owned by Impala Platinum, says Zimbabwe's tax authority may demand a payment of of $33.8m plus interest and penalties.

Miners blockade Amplats shafts

2012-09-12 10:07

Labour unrest has hit Anglo Platinum, with striking mineworkers blockading roads leading to shafts belonging to the world's No 1 platinum producer.

Implats workers want to double wages

2012-09-11 08:00

Impala Platinum says workers have demanded a second pay hike this year, to effectively double their wages in six months.


Zim wants Implats land as $6.7bn mine plan stalls

2016-07-15 09:21

Zimbabwe has applied for a court order to force an Impala Platinum unit to sell 28 000 hectares of its mining lease to the state, land it says will benefit the economy.

Zimplats reports reduced revenues

2013-08-02 14:42

Implats subsidiary Zimplats attributes a 26% revenue drop to $125.8m for the three months to June to lacklustre sales volumes and lower metal prices.

Implats Zim deal in jeopardy

2013-03-07 10:37

Impala Platinum's indigenisation efforts have been thrown into disarray after demands by Robert Mugabe that Zimplats give away 51% of its shares for free.

Implats predicts plunge in profit

2013-02-11 11:17

Platinum miner Impala Platinum says first-half profit likely plunged by as much as 79%, hit by rising costs and lower output.

Zimplats signs away 51% stake

2013-01-11 15:04

Impala Platinum has signed away a majority stake in its Zimbabwe-based operations Zimplats in compliance with local empowerment laws.

Implats owes us millions, says family

2012-10-17 09:12

A North West family which claims Impala Platinum has used their land for 36 years without compensation demands millions from the miner, according to a report.

Implats pay hikes to kick in on Monday

2012-09-28 07:38

Platinum miner Impala Platinum says wage increases offered to workers to avert looming strike action would take effect from Monday.

Zim miners to face greater tax scrutiny

2012-09-25 10:46

Zimbabwe's tax authorities have been given sweeping new powers that will directly affect SA-owned firms like Anglo Platinum, Aquarius and Impala.

Implats mulling over workers' demands

2012-09-11 13:31

Mine management would consider the demands of a group of workers who want a second pay hike in six months, Impala Platinum says.

Implats miners demand another increase

2012-09-09 22:15

Impala Platinum says 15 000 of its workers are demanding another 10% pay hike, following a 10% increase that was approved in April this year.

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