Anglo American press releases 2003
11 December 2003
Anglo American plc's wholly owned South African subsidiary, Mondi South Africa (“Mondi”), and MCI Resources (“MCI”), which is led by Cyril Ramaphosa and James Motlatsi, today announced that they have agreed in principle to the creation of a new black empowerment partnership in Mondi's newsprint business (“MNB”) based in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
10 December 2003
Anglo American plc ("Anglo American") announces it has entered into an agreement for the merger of Bauernfeind's Corrugated Paper and Packaging business (“Bauernfeind”) with Anglo American's corrugated packaging business, Mondi Packaging.
10 December 2003
Anglo American plc ("Anglo American") announces that Dr Maria Silvia Bastos Marques has joined its Board with immediate effect.
04 December 2003
Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) wishes to draw attention to an announcement made by Anglo Platinum regarding the Anglo Platinum expansion review and trading update.
29 October 2003
Anglo American plc announces that it has disposed of its remaining 4.6% holding in Li & Fung Limited (“Li & Fung”) for some $220m through a placing of shares.
26 September 2003
Anglo American plc announces that it has launched its inaugural sterling denominated benchmark bond offering, through Anglo American Capital plc.
17 September 2003
Anglo American plc, announces that it has mandated HSBC and The Royal Bank of Scotland as joint lead managers and bookrunners for a sterling denominated benchmark bond offering.
12 September 2003
Anglo American plc's (“Anglo American) wholly owned Skorpion zinc mine and refinery near Rosh Pinah, southern Namibia was today officially opened by the President of Namibia, Dr Sam Nujoma. Also in attendance were the Hon Nicky Iyambo, Minister of Mines and Energy, the Hon Andimba Toivo ya Tiovo, Minister of Prisons and Correctional-Services (previously Minister of Labour and Mines and Energy), senior representatives of the Department of Trade and Industry, Ambassadors, representatives of Anglo American and the contractors and technology suppliers associated with the development of the mine.
04 September 2003
Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) welcomes the South African Competition Tribunal ruling released today which will enable Anglo American to proceed with its iron ore strategy in relation to Kumba Resources Limited (“Kumba”).
25 July 2003
De Beers Société Anonyme (“Dbsa”) today reported headline earnings for the six months ended 30 June 2003 of US$414 million.
15 July 2003
Anglo American plc ("Anglo American") announces that it has, subject to certain conditions, exchanged its 11.5% stake in Avgold Limited ("Avgold") for rights to shares in Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited ("Harmony") to be issued pursuant to a renounceable letter arrangement mechanism. The aforesaid rights will immediately be onsold by Anglo American for an aggregate amount of around US$80 million.
04 July 2003
Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) wishes to draw attention to an announcement made by Anglo Platinum regarding a trading update, attached hereto.
06 May 2003
Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) wishes to draw attention to an announcement made by Anglo Platinum regarding the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer attached hereto.
02 May 2003
Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces the disposal of its entire interest in Anglovaal Mining Limited (“Avmin”) to a consortium comprising African Rainbow Minerals Gold Limited (“ARMgold”) and Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (“Harmony”).
15 April 2003
Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces the sale of its 52.9% stake in Bindura Nickel Corporation to Mwana Africa Holdings for a total consideration of US$8 million,
04 April 2003
In response to a Reuters report indicating that lawyers, including US lawyer, Ed Fagan, had filed suit in the US for damages against Anglo American plc, Anglo American strongly rejects the efforts made by US lawyers and others to use US courts to resolve important issues for South Africa's future.
25 March 2003
Anglo American plc announces that its wholly owned Forest Products subsidiary, Mondi South Africa, is to proceed with a R2 billion (US$220 million) expansion and modernisation of its Richards Bay mill in KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, increasing capacity for bleached eucalyptus pulp production by some 40%.
21 February 2003
Anglo American wishes to correct an erroneous media report today relating to a purported loan to the Zimbabwe government.
19 February 2003
Anglo American welcomes the publication of the scorecard, which has been the subject of a lengthy period of consultation between the industry and the South African Department of Mineral and Energy Affairs over the last seven months.
06 February 2003
De Beers Société Anonyme today reported headline earnings for the year ended 31 December 2002 of US$570 million.
21 January 2003
Anglo American plc ("Anglo American") announces that it has signed a Pre-Bid Agreement with a wholly-owned subsidiary of MatlinPatterson Global Opportunities Partners LP ("MatlinPatterson") in terms of which,
16 January 2003
The Diamond Trading Company (DTC) – the sorting, sales and marketing arm of the De Beers Group of companies – is pleased that the European Commission today confirmed that it has adopted a favourable position on the DTC's Supplier of Choice strategy.