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Anglo American press releases 2008

18 December 2008

Anglo American has pledged R 1 million to help the Cholera Relief Operation in both Zimbabwe and the Limpopo province as part of our continued commitment to the health and welfare of our communities.

17 December 2008

Anglo American plc has completed a wide ranging review of its capital expenditure programme in recent weeks, at a time when the mining industry has experienced an unprecedented period of rapid declines in commodity prices due to global economic uncertainty. Such circumstances present a very different near term outlook and a clear need to adjust the Group’s investment plans.

08 December 2008

Anglo American plc announces that it will release the results of its review of planned capital expenditure for 2009 on Wednesday, 17 December 2008.

01 December 2008

Anglo American will remain at the forefront of the fight against HIV and AIDS by committing to extend its leading workplace care, support and treatment programme to the dependants of employees.

25 November 2008

Anglo American is delighted to provide its full support as a Founding Member of the Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute (“GCCSI”) which was launched this week.

11 November 2008

Anglo American South Africa has been voted by non-profit organisations as the company contributing most effectively towards community development in South Africa for the eight year running.

04 November 2008

JOHANNESBURG – Anglo Platinum welcomes the release of a report by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) that examines the potential human rights impacts of mining on poor communities.

23 October 2008

Anglo American Interim management statement production report for the third quarter ended 30 September 2008.

01 October 2008

Anglo American announces the completion of the sale of its Namakwa Sands mineral sands operation to Exxaro Resources Limited (“Exxaro”) for a consideration of approximately ZAR2 billion (US$245 million).

10 September 2008

Anglo American and Eskom are pleased to announce that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”).

04 September 2008

Water testing techniques including water isotope analysis have raised questions regarding the accusations made earlier this year by international pressure group, ActionAid that Anglo Platinum mining operations pollute the drinking water of the Ga-Molekana and Ga-Pila communities in Limpopo.

02 September 2008

Anglo Platinum announced the appointment of Mr. Bongani Nqwababa as its new Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of the Board. Nqwababa will join the company in January 2009.

12 August 2008

Anglo American is pleased to announce a substantial commitment to invest $92 million in local communities and biodiversity projects in Brazil, following the completion of the transaction to acquire a controlling shareholding in the Minas-Rio iron ore project and the Amapá iron ore system.

06 August 2008

Further to the announcement dated 28 July 2008, Anglo American announces that it has completed the transaction through which Anglo American has acquired control of the Minas-Rio iron ore project and the Amapá iron ore system in Brazil for US$3.5 billion in cash.

31 July 2008

Anglo American announces record half year underlying earnings of $3.5 billion

28 July 2008

Anglo American and Mr Eike Batista, the controlling shareholder of MMX Mineração e Metálicos S.A. (“MMX”) and IronX Mineração S.A. (“IronX”), announce that they are progressing the proposed transaction through which Anglo American will acquire control of IronX, the company that controls the Minas-Rio iron ore project and the Amapá iron ore system in Brazil.

28 July 2008

Anglo American wishes to draw attention to Anglo Platinum Limited’s announcement of its results for the 6 months ended 30 June 2008.

24 July 2008

Anglo American wishes to draw attention to Kumba Iron Ore Limited announcement of their interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2008.

23 July 2008

De Beers Société Anonyme (“DBSA”) today reported underlying earnings for the six months ended 30 June 2008 of US$350 million.

14 July 2008

Anglo American notes the investigation in Brazil in relation to Mr Eike Batista and MMX Amapá Mineração Ltda., part of the EBX group of companies.

09 July 2008

Anglo American South Africa has released its Transformation Report, providing a transparent account of how it is looking to embrace change and transformation, and contribute to South Africa's long-term sustainable development.

04 July 2008

Anglo American is delighted to have been recognised for its approach to business in Africa at the inaugural Commonwealth Business Council – African Business Awards in London on 3 July 2008.

25 June 2008

The following statement is in response to media reports relating to Anglo American's business activity in Zimbabwe.

13 June 2008

Anglo American plc announces that it has agreed to sell Tarmac Iberia S.A.U. to Holcim Spain, a subsidiary of Holcim Ltd., for a total consideration of up to €148 million ($230 million).

06 June 2008

Anglo American is pleased to announce the appointment of Mervyn Walker to the role of Group Head of Human Resources, replacing Russell King, who recently became the Group's Chief Strategy Officer.

05 June 2008

Anglo American is pleased to announce that it has reached agreement with the communities of Michiquillay and La Encañada in relation to the development of the Michiquillay copper project in Peru.

28 May 2008

Anglo American wishes to draw attention to the announcement made today by Kumba Iron Ore in relation to the role of Chief Executive Officer.

20 May 2008

Anglo American plc announces that it has pledged to donate RMB 10 million (c.US$1.4m) following the earthquake in China's Sichuan province on 12 May 2008.

13 May 2008

Anglo American is pleased to announce senior management changes.

29 April 2008

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces that it has sold its 0.78% equity interest in China Shenhua Energy (“Shenhua”).

29 April 2008

Interim Management Statement for the quarter ended 31 March 2008

29 April 2008

South African Department of Minerals and Energy grants new order mining rights conversions to Anglo American

29 April 2008

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces that it has sold its 0.78% equity interest in China Shenhua Energy (“Shenhua”).

29 April 2008

Interim Management Statement for the quarter ended 31 March 2008

15 April 2008

Remarks by Chairman Sir Mark Moody Stuart and Chief Executive Cynthia Carroll at Anglo American plc's Annual General Meeting for shareholders in London today (15 April 2008).

15 April 2008

All resolutions were passed by the requisite majorities at the AGM on 15 April 2008. In line with recommended practice, a poll was conducted on each resolution at the meeting. Electoral Reform Services acted as independent assessors.

14 April 2008

Anglo Platinum, a subsidiary of Anglo American, has published the second edition of The Facts, an updated response to a report by ActionAid in March.

08 April 2008

Anglo American plc is pleased to announce three senior executive appointments.

31 March 2008

Anglo American has signed an agreement to acquire a 63.5% shareholding in a new company IronX, which will own MMX's current 51% interest in the Minas-Rio iron ore project and 70% interest in the Amapá iron ore system.

06 March 2008

Carbones del Cerrejón Limited – Cerrejón – and its shareholders, Anglo American, BHP Billiton and Xstrata Coal, welcome the publication of an independent review of Cerrejón's social engagement.

03 March 2008

Anglo American announces that the election of Sir CK Chow as an independent non-executive director will be proposed at the AGM on 15 April 2008.

20 February 2008

South African Department of Minerals and Energy confirms award of new order mining rights to Anglo American

20 February 2008

Anglo American announces its annual results for the year ending 31 December 2007 with total group operating profit of $10.1 billion.

14 February 2008

Anglo American wishes to draw attention to Kumba Iron Ore Limited's announcement of their results for the year ended 31 December 2007.

11 February 2008

Anglo American wishes to draw attention to Anglo Platinum Limited's announcement of its results for the year ended 31 December 2007.

08 February 2008

De Beers Société Anonyme (“DBSA”) today reported underlying earnings for the year ended 31 December 2007 of US$483 million.

04 February 2008

Anglo American and China Development Bank (“CDB”) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”).

01 February 2008

Anglo American plc announces that Bobby Godsell, a non-executive director, will retire from the Board at the conclusion of the AGM to be held on 15 April 2008. Mr Godsell joined the Board in 1999 and has been with Anglo American since 1974.

30 January 2008

Anglo American update regarding power supply to mining operations in South Africa

29 January 2008

In light of the current power shortages being experienced in South Africa and the consequent emergency measures that have been implemented over the last few days, a number of Anglo American's mining operations have been temporarily impacted.

17 January 2008

Anglo American enters into exclusive discussions to acquire control of the MMX Minas-Rio and MMX Amapá iron ore projects

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