Sibanye Stillwater Restricted
Integrated within the Republic of South Africa
Registration quantity 2014/243852/06
Share codes: SSW (JSE) and SBSW (NYSE)
ISIN – ZAE000259701
Issuer code: SSW
(“Sibanye-Stillwater”,”the Firm” and/or “the Group”)
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Web site: www.sibanyestillwater.com
Replace on the affect of regional flooding on the US PGM operations
Johannesburg, 24 June 2022: Sibanye-Stillwater (Tickers JSE: SSW and NYSE: SBSW) needs to replace stakeholders on the affect of the regional floods which, on Monday 13 June 2022, affected a widespread area surrounding its US PGM operations in Montana, USA.
Following preliminary evaluation of the affect of the flooding on our US PGM operations, we’re happy to report that regardless of widespread harm to infrastructure and private property throughout the area, our mining and metallurgical operations have been largely unaffected.
A number of bridges within the neighborhood of our Stillwater mine have been nevertheless broken throughout the flooding and sections of the first entry street from Nye to the Stillwater mine have been severely eroded, proscribing entry to the mine and requiring rerouting of water, tailings and different piping. Remediation work on the east/west entry bridge inside the Stillwater mine complicated has begun and needs to be accomplished in roughly 4 weeks. It’s estimated that operations on the Stillwater mine will stay suspended for roughly 4-6 weeks earlier than protected entry to the mine is restored and manufacturing can resume.
Administration continues to interact with all related authorities and affected stakeholders to prioritise the restore of the broken bridges and roads and to remediate the affect of flooding of the Stillwater river inside the Stillwater mine complicated. The Stillwater mine accounts for roughly 60% of mined manufacturing from the US PGM operations.
Entry to the East Boulder mine and Columbus metallurgical services stays intact and each services continued working throughout the flooding occasions.
CEO, Neal Froneman commented: “Now we have been inspired by the optimistic response to the flooding by all the neighborhood and are pleased with the important thing position our staff have performed in supporting these worst affected throughout this troublesome interval. We are going to proceed to work with the native authorities and different stakeholders to fast-track the restoration of the area and sit up for resuming operations on the Stillwater part sooner or later.”
Sibanye-Stillwater is a multinational mining and metals Group with a various portfolio of mining and processing operations and initiatives and investments throughout 5 continents. The Group can also be one of many foremost international PGM autocatalytic recyclers and has pursuits in main mine tailings retreatment operations. For extra data, go to our web site at www.sibanyestillwater.com
Investor relations contact:
Govt Vice President: Investor Relations and Company Affairs
Tel: +27 (0) 83 453 4014
Web site: www.sibanyestillwater.com
Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Restricted
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