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Fatal accident at Bokoni mine

7 August 2013

Atlatsa Resources Corporation (“Atlatsa” or the “Company”) announces with deep regret that a contract miner was fatally injured in a fall of ground accident at the Company’s Bokoni Platinum Mine Vertical Shaft yesterday, Tuesday, 6 August 2013.

The South African Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) has completed its inspection and issued a section 54 safety stoppage notice at Bokoni’s Vertical Shaft operation. Further updates will be provided to the market in due course.

The board of directors and management of the Company and Bokoni Platinum Mines extend their condolences to both the family and colleagues of the deceased contractor.

This fatality comes at a time when Bokoni’s safety record has been steadily improving over the past 15 months with two million fatality free shifts achieved on 3 August, 2013.

For further information:

On behalf of Atlatsa Resources

Joel Kesler
Chief Commercial Officer
Office: +27 11 779 6800
Mobile: +27 82 454 5556

Russell and Associates

Pam Wolstenholme
Office: +27 11 880 3924
Mobile: +27 82 872 6387

Macquarie First South Capital (Pty) Ltd

Annerie Britz
Office: +27 11 583 2000