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royal bafokeng platinum ltd (RBP) Details

Royal Bafokeng Platinum Limited operates as a platinum group metals mining company in the Republic of South Africa. It holds 67% joint venture interest in Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine located on the Western Limb of the Bushveld Complex in the North West province of South Africa. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Johannesburg, the Republic of South Africa. Royal Bafokeng Platinum Limited is a subsidiary of Royal Bafokeng Platinum Holdings Proprietary Limited.

8,900 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/31/15
Founded in 2008

royal bafokeng platinum ltd (RBP) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: R6.8M
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: R5.1M
Executive Head of Operations and Member of BR...
Total Annual Compensation: R4.0M
Head of Operations for BRPM and The Styldrift...
Total Annual Compensation: R4.3M
Executive of Human Resources and Member of Br...
Total Annual Compensation: R3.7M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

royal bafokeng platinum ltd (RBP) Key Developments

Royal Bafokeng Platinum Limited Reports Unaudited Production Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

Royal Bafokeng Platinum Limited reported unaudited production results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, tonnes delivered to concentrators were 564 kt against 498 kt a year ago. Tonnes delivered from BRPM were 553 kt against 486 kt a year ago. Tonnes delivered from Styldrift were 11 kt against 12 kt a year ago. 4E delivered grade was 4.00 g/t against 4.26 g/t a year ago. 4E ­ Merensky (MER) was 4.22 g/t against 4.51 g/t a year ago. 4E ­ UG2 was 3.66 g/t against 3.65 g/t a year ago. 4E produced were 57.5 koz against 61.0 koz a year ago. Platinum was 36.9 koz against 39.3 koz a year ago. Palladium produced was 15.3 koz against 16.4 koz a year ago. Rhodium produced was 3.6 koz against 3.4 koz a year ago. Gold produced was 1.6 koz against 1.9 koz a year ago. PGMs produced were 63.1 koz against 65.9 koz a year ago. Nickel produced were 0.348 kt against 0.392 kt a year ago. Copper produced were 0.222 kt against 0.245 kt a year ago.

Royal Bafokeng Platinum Reports Audited Consolidated Earnings and Production Results for the Full Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Production and Capex Guidance for the Year 2015

Royal Bafokeng Platinum reported audited consolidated earnings and production results for the full year ended December 31, 2014. For the year, the company reported revenue was ZAR 3,767.5 million against ZAR 3,251.1 million a year ago. Profit before tax was ZAR 844.5 million against ZAR 612.5 million a year ago. Net profit attributable to owners was ZAR 440.9 million against ZAR 284.2 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were 238 cents against 173.0 cents a year ago. Headline earnings per share were 239 cents against 173 cents for the same period a year ago. Net cash flow generated by operating activities was ZAR 1,426.5 million against ZAR 907.8 a year ago. Acquisition of property, plant and equipment was ZAR 1,675.6 million against ZAR 1,036.6 million a year ago. Earnings before interest, tax and depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) was ZAR 1,189.4 million against ZAR 1,008.0 million for the same period a year ago. Normalised headline earnings were ZAR 506.9 million or 274 cents per headline per share against ZAR 348.4 million or 212 cents per headline per share for the same period a year ago. For the year, the company announced year-on-year increase in total development at the BRPM JV in 2014 of 8% from 36.5km to 39.4km is mainly attributable to an increase in the working cost development required to maintain its ore reserve and IMS targets and ensure sustainable production. The company's IMS face length improved by 10% to 6.6km. BRPM's overall IMS panel ratio per stoping crew ended at 1.7 for the financial year, which is 13% higher than the company's target of 1.5 and a 12% improvement year-on-year. This increase was a direct result of optimisation related to improving the distribution of IMS on a level-by-level basis and ensuring development rates and equipping requirements remain aligned with depletion rates. Stoping output increased by 4%, with a total of 527,000m2 being mined, compared to 505,000m2 in 2013. The company delivered tonnes increased by 7% year-on-year to 2,471kt, with Merensky delivered tonnes increasing by 1% to 1,908kt and UG2 delivered tonnes by 36% to 563kt. The overall built-up head grade decreased marginally year-on-year by 2%, from 4.38g/t (4E) to 4.29g/t (4E). This reduction, which was due to the increased contribution of on-reef development from the Phase III project and UG2 trial mining to the company's overall run-of-mine (ROM) volumes, was in line with expectations. RBPlat's total milled tonnes increased by 8% to 2,479kt from 2,301kt in 2013, with 2,112kt and 367kt being milled at the BRPM and Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) Waterval concentrators, respectively. The improved milling throughput was as a result of increased mining volumes. Merensky and UG2 mill volumes increased by 27kt and 151kt to 1,914kt and 565kt, respectively, compared to the same period in 2013. UG2 contributed 23% of the total tonnes milled. The overall and BRPM concentrator recoveries, which ended marginally lower at 86.05% and 86.77%, respectively, are in line with expectations. Toll concentrating recoveries were within expected contractual limits. This, combined with the 2% lower built-up head grade and 8% increase in mill volumes, yielded a 5% increase in both 4E and platinum metals in concentrate year-on-year, with 294koz and 190koz being produced, respectively. The company expects production from BRPM to be between 2.4 and 2.5Mt for 2015, given its good stakeholder relation and strong operating platform, with the head grade being maintained at between 4.15g/t (4E) and 4.20g/t (4E). The company expects total CapEx for 2015 including SIB and replacement to be ZAR 2.9 billion (including escalation and contingency).

Royal Bafokeng Platinum Limited, 2014 Earnings Call, Mar 03, 2015

Royal Bafokeng Platinum Limited, 2014 Earnings Call, Mar 03, 2015


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