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Anglo American press releases 2004

20 December 2004

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) is pleased to announce that, at its next Annual General Meeting on 20 April 2005, it will propose the appointment of René Médori as an Executive Director of Anglo American, effective 1 June 2005. René will take over as Finance Director from Tony Lea on 1 September 2005, following a three month handover phase.

20 December 2004

The attention of Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) shareholders is drawn to the press release by the Government of the Republic of Botswana (“GRB”) and De Beers (attached hereto) noting the renewal of their partnership for a further 25 years from 1 August 2004.

14 December 2004

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces that it has agreed to sell its remaining 32% stake in Terra Industries Inc. in private sales to 22 purchasers for a gross cash consideration of US$188 million.

16 November 2004

Mondi, the paper and packaging division of Anglo American plc, announces the consolidation of the division into two businesses.

05 November 2004
20 October 2004

Anglo American plc and its South African subsidiary Kumba Resources Limited announced today that Anglo Coal Australia (Anglo Coal) and Kumba Australia Pty Ltd (Kumba) have signed a Heads of Agreement (HoA) that could lead to the development of a major coking coal mine in central Queensland, Australia.

08 October 2004

Anglo American International, S.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) has entered into an agreement to sell Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting (“Hudson Bay”), to Ontzinc Corporation (“Ontzinc”) for a cash consideration of C$325 million (approximately US$250 million) subject to final adjustments.

19 August 2004

Anglo American plc announces that its wholly-owned paper and packaging subsidiary, Mondi South Africa (“Mondi”) and Shanduka Resources (“Shanduka”), have reached agreement for Shanduka to acquire a 42% equity stake in a new entity which will own Mondi's South African packaging businesses.

09 August 2004

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) has sold 12.5 million shares of Terra Industries Inc. ("Terra"), or 16% of its outstanding capital stock, to an investor group led by Perry Capital for an aggregate cash consideration of US$67 million.

02 August 2004

Anglo American plc announces that Anglo Coal has signed a co-operative exploration contract with Shaanxi Coalfield Geology Bureau (“SCGB”) in Shaanxi Province.

23 July 2004

De Beers Société Anonyme (“Dbsa”) today reported headline earnings for the six months ended 30 June 2004 of US$424 million.

13 July 2004

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) wishes to draw attention to an announcement made by Anglo Platinum regarding a trading statement, shown below.

09 July 2004

Anglo American plc is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed a $2.5bn revolving multicurrency dual tranche credit facility.

17 June 2004

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) is pleased to announce that the commissioning of the US$654 million Collahuasi Rosario Project commenced in late April, some five weeks ahead of schedule and under budget.

20 May 2004

Subject to the outcome of the investigation it is proposed to establish the Western Complex as a joint venture company managed by Ingwe and Anglo Coal.

21 April 2004

At Anglo American plc's Annual General Meeting for shareholders in London today (21 April 2004), Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Chairman, and Tony Trahar, Chief Executive, made the following remarks:

29 March 2004

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces that it has sold its 20% stake in Gold Fields Ltd (“Gold Fields”) to MMC Norilsk Nickel, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Norimet Limited, for ZAR 7,631,251,245 (or approximately $1.16 billion).

26 February 2004

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) confirms that it has submitted a proposal for the acquisition of a 30% interest in PORTUCEL-Empresa Produtora de Pasta e Papel,S.A. (“Portucel”), being sold as part of a re-privatisation process by the Government of Portugal.

05 February 2004

De Beers Société Anonyme (“Dbsa”) today reported headline earnings for the year ended 31 December 2003 of US$676 million.

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