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21 December 2012

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces that it has secured the removal of the third and final major injunction that has affected the construction of its 26.5 mtpa Minas-Rio iron ore project in Brazil.

11 December 2012

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces that it has reached a binding agreement to sell its 16.8% effective interest in Palabora Mining Company Limited (“Palabora”) for ZAR893 million (approximately $103 million). As stated previously, Anglo American participated in the sale process led by Rio Tinto which holds a 57.7% effective interest in Palabora.

29 November 2012

Anglo American today brought together leaders from more than 60 of its contracting companies to jointly plan how to improve the health and welfare of contract workers at its operations.  Today’s Contractor CEO Health and Welfare Summit held in Johannesburg, builds upon the Contractor Safety Summit Anglo American held in 2009.

26 November 2012

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces the completion on 23 November of the sale of Scaw South Africa (Pty) Ltd. (“Scaw South Africa”) and related companies for a total consideration of R3.4 billion on a cash and debt free basis.

23 November 2012

Anglo American plc (”Anglo American”) and Lafarge SA (“Lafarge”) announce the appointments of their 50:50 UK joint venture’s (the “Joint Venture” or “JV”) Chairman, CEO and CFO.

16 November 2012

Lafarge SA and Anglo American plc announce that they have agreed to sell a portfolio of Tarmac and Lafarge construction materials operations in the UK and Tarmac’s 50% ownership interest in Midland Quarry Products Limited (MQP) to Mittal Investments, the private investment vehicle of the Lakshmi N. Mittal family.

15 November 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Anglo American Platinum Limited, the text of which is set out below:

13 November 2012

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces an update in relation to its 26.5 mtpa Minas-Rio iron ore project in Brazil.

09 November 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Anglo American Platinum Limited, the text of which is set out below:

01 November 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Anglo American Platinum Limited, the text of which is set out below:

29 October 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Anglo American Platinum Limited, the text of which is set out below:

26 October 2012

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces that Cynthia Carroll has decided to step down as Chief Executive, with the Board’s agreement. Cynthia will remain in her post until a successor has been appointed and an appropriate transition has taken place.

25 October 2012

Anglo American plc Production Report for the third quarter ended 30 September 2012

16 October 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Kumba Iron Ore, the text of which is set out below:

12 October 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Anglo American Platinum, the text of which is set out below:

12 October 2012

Anglo American has been commended by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for its disclosure of climate change information and for the action it is taking to reduce emissions and mitigate the risks of climate change.

08 October 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Kumba Iron Ore, the text of which is set out below:

05 October 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Anglo American Platinum Limited, the text of which is set out below:

02 October 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Anglo American Platinum Limited, the text of which is set out below:

01 October 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Anglo American Platinum Limited, the text of which is set out below:

27 September 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Anglo American Platinum Limited, the text of which is set out below:

26 September 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Anglo American Platinum Limited, the text of which is set out below:

21 September 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Anglo American Platinum Limited, the text of which is set out below:

20 September 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Anglo American Platinum Limited, the text of which is set out below:

19 September 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Anglo American Platinum Limited, the text of which is set out below:

19 September 2012

Anglo American has been recognised for the 10th year for its excellence in sustainability by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, achieving the highest score in the mining industry.

18 September 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Anglo American Platinum Limited, the text of which is set out below:

16 September 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Anglo American Platinum Limited, the text of which is set out below:

14 September 2012

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) and Anglo American Platinum Limited (“Anglo American Platinum”) note the statement made today by the South African Government in relation to the recent events affecting the mining industry.

14 September 2012

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces the completion of its onward sale of a 4.1% shareholding in Anglo American Sur (“AA Sur”) to a Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile (“Codelco”) and Mitsui & Co ., Ltd. (“Mitsui”) joint venture company controlled by Codelco (“the Codelco/Mitsui joint venture”) following clearance of the transaction by competition authorities in Brazil.

13 September 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Anglo American Platinum Limited today, the text of which is set out below:

12 September 2012

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Anglo American Platinum Limited (“Anglo American Platinum”) today, the text of which is set out below:

24 August 2012

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces the completion of its sales of a 25.4% shareholding in Anglo American Sur (“AA Sur”) to a Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile (“Codelco”) and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (“Mitsui”) joint venture company controlled by Codelco (“the Codelco/Mitsui joint venture”) following the lifting of the injunction by the 14th Civil Court of Santiago yesterday.

23 August 2012

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) and Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile (“Codelco”) today announce their agreement to form a new partnership in respect of certain of Anglo American’s copper interests in Chile, known as Anglo American Sur (“AA Sur”).

16 August 2012

Anglo American plc ("Anglo American") announces the completion of its acquisition of a 40% shareholding in De Beers from CHL (representing the Oppenheimer family interests), thereby increasing Anglo American’s shareholding in De Beers to 85%.

31 July 2012

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) notes today’s announcement made by the Government of the Republic of Botswana (“GRB”) in relation to its decision not to take up its pre-emptive rights to acquire an additional shareholding in De Beers.

27 July 2012

Anglo American announces EBITDA(1) of $4.9 billion for the half year

25 July 2012

Anglo American plc announces that Dr Mamphela Ramphele, a non-executive director, has requested to step down from the Board with effect from 25 July 2012 in order to concentrate her efforts on her educational and societal interests. Dr Ramphele joined the Anglo American Board in 2006.

24 July 2012

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces it has agreed to acquire a 58.9% interest in the Revuboè metallurgical coal project in Mozambique (“the Revuboè project”) from the Talbot Estate for a total cash consideration of A$540 million (approximately US$555 million) (“the Transaction”). The Revuboè project is a joint venture partnership and includes Nippon Steel Corporation (33.3% interest), and POSCO (7.8% interest).

20 July 2012

Anglo American plc wishes to draw attention to the De Beers Société Anonyme ("De Beers") announcement of its results for the six months ended 30 June 2012. De Beers reported underlying earnings of $385 million.

20 July 2012

De Beers Société Anonyme: Interim Results for the six months ended 30 June 2012

20 July 2012

Anglo American plc wishes to draw attention to Kumba Iron Ore Limited’s announcement of its results for the six months ended 30 June 2012. Kumba Iron Ore Limited reported headline earnings of R7,409 million.

20 July 2012

Anglo American plc Production Report for the second quarter ended 30 June 2012

19 July 2012

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces a number of executive management changes across its South Africa based businesses  following Neville Nicolau’s decision to resign as CEO of Anglo American’s Platinum business to pursue other interests.

12 July 2012

Anglo American and Codelco have agreed to a further extension of the period for exploring thepossibility of negotiating an agreement in relation to Anglo American Sur.

06 July 2012

Anglo American announces that it has received consent from the South African Minister of Mineral Resources, under Section 11 of the South African Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 2002, to acquire the Oppenheimer family’s 40% stake in De Beers.

22 June 2012

Anglo American and Codelco have agreed to extend the period for exploring the possibility of negotiating an agreement in relation to Anglo American Sur.

01 June 2012

Anglo American has been presented with the International Association for Impact Assessment’s (IAIA) 2012 Corporate Initiative Award, at the annual IAIA conference in Porto, Portugal. The inaugural award recognises Anglo American’s Socio-Economic Assessment Toolbox (SEAT), for its contribution to responsible practice in community engagement and development.

22 May 2012

Anglo American announces that as part of the court’s conciliation proceeding in Chile, to which the judge of the 14th Civil Court of Santiago has summoned Anglo American and Codelco (“the parties”) on 22 May, the parties have agreed to explore the possibility of negotiating an agreement in relation to Anglo American Sur. Should this prove successful, it will enable the parties to overcome their current legal dispute.

15 May 2012

Anglo American plc announces the appointment to its Board of Anne Stevens as a non-executive director, with immediate effect.

01 May 2012

Anglo American is the first company to commit to the United Nations Women/United Nations Global Compact Women’s Empowerment Principles at the UK launch, and has strengthened its resolve to increase gender diversity across its international operations and in its host communities.

25 April 2012

Anglo American notes the decision published today by the 14th Civil Court of Santiago rejecting a petition made by Codelco on 17 April 2012, which sought to install a court appointee into Anglo American’s business in Chile and the retention into escrow of 49% of the dividends paid by Anglo American Sur. Codelco filed its petition with the court ex parte, without giving notice to Anglo American or its appointed lawyers.

24 April 2012

Anglo American plc ("Anglo American") announces the final stage of the $1.4 billion Scaw Metals Group ("Scaw") divestment with the sale of Scaw South Africa (Pty) Ltd. ("Scaw South Africa"), a leading South Africa based integrated steel maker, to an investment consortium led by the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa ("IDC") and Anglo American’s partners in Scaw South Africa (Pty) Ltd, being Izingwe Holdings (Pty) Limited, Shanduka Resources (Pty) Limited and the Southern Palace Group of Companies (Pty) Limited (collectively "the Consortium"), for a total consideration of R3.4 billion ($440 million) on a debt and cash free basis.

20 April 2012

Anglo American plc (the “Company”) announces that all resolutions were passed by the requisite majorities at the Company’s Annual General Meeting held at The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG at 2.30pm on Thursday 19 April 2012. In line with recommended practice, a poll was conducted on each resolution at the meeting.

19 April 2012

Anglo American plc held its Annual General Meeting for shareholders in London today. Sir John Parker, Chairman, and Cynthia Carroll, Chief Executive, made the following remarks:

19 April 2012

Anglo American launched its Sustainable Development Report 2011, “What it takes; partnership and innovation”, at today’s annual general meeting in London. The report focuses on Anglo American’s sustainable development performance for the period 1 January to 31 December 2011, and provides an update of Anglo American’s long-standing sustainable development initiatives, showing how sustainability is at the centre of its decision-making across all operations, and aspects of the business.

19 April 2012

Anglo American plc Interim Management Statement for the first quarter ended 31 March 2012

29 March 2012

Anglo American has today launched Zibulo Colliery in Mpumalanga, South Africa, the first major project to be completed under its flagship empowerment company, Anglo American Inyosi Coal (Pty) Ltd.  Formerly known as the Zondagsfontein project, Zibulo  will supply both domestic and export quality coal.  The construction of the mine began in 2008, represents a total capital investment of R4.2 billion (US$517 million).

15 March 2012

Business in the Community (BITC) has awarded Anglo American a platinum ranking in the 2012 Corporate Responsibility Index (CRI) - the UK’s leading voluntary benchmark of corporate responsibility. Anglo American is among 30 leading UK companies, and the only mining group, to secure platinum status, which recognises companies for embedding corporate responsibility across their business, with incentive structures at Board and operational levels and considerable stakeholder engagement.

17 February 2012

Anglo American announces record EBITDA of $13.3 billion and 23% increase in underlying EPS

13 February 2012

Anglo American wishes to draw attention to Anglo American Platinum Limited’s announcement of its results for the year ended 31 December 2011. Anglo American Platinum Limited reported headline earnings of ZAR3,566 million.

10 February 2012

Anglo American wishes to draw attention to the De Beers Société Anonyme ("De Beers") announcement of its results for the year ended 31 December 2011. De Beers reported Underlying earnings of US$968 million.

09 February 2012

Anglo American wishes to draw attention to Kumba Iron Ore Limited’s announcement of its results for the year ended 31 December 2011. Kumba Iron Ore Limited reported headline earnings of ZAR17,048 million.

27 January 2012

Anglo American’s Chief Executive joined world business leaders in Davos today to launch the Business Leadership Council Generation Born HIV Free. The private sector-led initiative aims to end the transmission of HIV from mothers to children by the end of 2015 but calls on the collaboration and support of the private sector, government and civil society.

26 January 2012

Anglo American notes the criminal accusation made by the President of the Federation of Copper Workers in Chile, a Codelco Board member, in relation to Anglo American’s sale of a 24.5% shareholding in Anglo American Sur (“AASur”) to Mitsubishi Corporation in November 2011. Anglo American’s disagreement with Codelco in relation to AASur is a contractual dispute between two large corporations and should be resolved as such.

26 January 2012

Anglo American plc production report for the fourth quarter ended 31 December 2011

19 January 2012

De Beers has today announced its appointment of Gareth Mostyn as Chief Financial Officer. Gareth is currently Group Head of Corporate Finance at Anglo American and will take up his new role at De Beers on 1 February 2012.

06 January 2012

Anglo American announces that the resolution to approve its proposed acquisition of an incremental interest in De Beers, to take its holding from 45 per cent to up to 85 per cent, was passed by the requisite majority at a General Meeting of the Company held today.

03 January 2012

Anglo American announces that it has received a letter from Codelco on 2 January 2012 which confirms its attempt to purchase up to the maximum amount of the shares in Anglo American Sur ("AAS") that it can acquire under the option agreement, which Codelco believes to be 49%. The letter states that to the extent such amount is disputed, Codelco intends to purchase such lower number of shares in respect of which there is no dispute.

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