Platinum miner Impala Platinum (Implats) has confirmed that its subsidiary, Zimbabwe Platinum Mines (Zimplats)lodged an objection on 27 March 2013 to the Preliminary Notice published in General Notice 123 of 2013 in the Zimbabwean Government Gazette Extraordinary of 1 March 2013 with regard to President Mugabe intention to acquire compulsorily 27 948 hectares of land held by Zimplats.

Earlier in March 2013, the government of Zimbabwe expressed its intention to compulsorily acquire 50% of Zimplats mining claims also revealed through Government Gazette Extraordinary dated 1 March 2013.

Implats said that all stakeholders would be informed of developments.

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