The significant improvement in safety performance has continued in 2012.
Equivalent refined platinum production down 8% year-on-year.
In the past year Amplats, together with the rest of platinum mining industry, continued to face unremitting headwinds...
2012 was a particularly challenging year for the platinum industry and for Amplats in particular.
Amplats was faced with substantial operational challenges, widespread illegal industrial action and continued inflationary pressure on costs, all of which had a negative impact on the Group's financial performance for 2012.
Production at managed mining operations was impacted by a series of work stoppages, particularly in the second half of the year 2012.