Fall of ground accident at Modikwa Platinum Mine

30 January 2012

African Rainbow Minerals Limited (ARM) and Anglo American Platinum Limited, joint venture partners of the Modikwa Platinum Mine (“Modikwa” or “the Mine”) regret to announce the fatal injury of two employees at Modikwa. On Friday, 27 January 2012, two employees were fatally injured in an unfortunate fall of ground accident. Operations at the Mine have since been halted to allow for a re-evaluation of safety procedures.

The Company would like to express its sincerest condolences to the family, colleagues and friends of the deceased.

For further information, please contact:

Jongisa Klaas
Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Development
Office: +27 11 779 1507

Corne Dippenaar
Office: +27 11 779 1478

30 January 2012

Deutsche Securities (SA) (Proprietary) Limited