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Competition authorities approve acquisition of the Rustenburg Operations

Sibanye shareholders are referred to the announcement released on 18 January 2016
confirming that shareholders had approved the acquisition of the Bathopele, Siphumelele
(incl. Khomanani), and Thembelani (incl. Khuseleka) mining operations, two concentrating
plants, an onsite chrome recovery plant, the Western Limb Tailings Retreatment Plant,
associated surface infrastructure and related assets and liabilities on a going concern basis
including normalised levels of working capital (“the Rustenburg Operations”) from
Rustenburg Platinum Mines Limited (“the Transaction”).

Sibanye is pleased to announce that on 16 March 2016 the Transaction was approved by
the Competition Authorities in accordance with the Competition Act. The approval is subject
to certain conditions and qualifications which Sibanye and Rustenburg Platinum Mines
Limited have confirmed are acceptable.

Shareholders are advised that the implementation of the Transaction is still subject to,
amongst others, the fulfilment of the following key condition precedent:

  • The granting of consent in terms of section 11 of the MPRDA for the sale of the
    Mining Right and the Prospecting Right to the Purchaser pursuant to the Transaction.

Sibanye shareholders will be advised in due course once the all outstanding conditions
precedent to the Transaction have been fulfilled.

17 March 2016
Libanon

Contact

James Wellsted
Sibanye Gold Limited
+27 83 453 4014
james.wellsted@sibanyegold.co.za

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