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Aquarius Platinum plc
Type Public (LSE: AQP)
Founded 1920
Headquarters Bermuda
Key people Nicholas Sibley, Chairman
Stuart Murray, CEO
Industry Mining
Revenue $310.6 million (2009)[1]
Operating income $(61.4) million (2009)[1]
Net income $(81.6) million (2009)[1]
Employees circa 60 (2007)

Aquarius Platinum plc (LSE: AQP), (ASXAQP), (JSE: AQP) is a Bermuda-registered and headquartered mining business.

Aquarius is quoted on the London Stock Exchange, the Australian Stock Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250. The Company also has a sponsored Level 1 ADR program in the United States.



The company was established in 1920 as the Mount Monger Gold Mining company to exploit the Kalgoorlie goldfield.[2] In 1984 it was listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.[2]

In 1995 it acquired Gemex Exploration & Mining Company and Randex Platinum Holdings and in 1996 it acquired Pacific Platinum so giving it control of the Kroondal Mine.[2]

In 1998 the company entered into a strategic alliance with Impala Platinum Holdings.[2] The company was first listed on the London Stock Exchange in that year.[2]

In 2003 the company entered into an agreement with Anglo Platinum to pool and share certain mining interests.[3]


The company's activities are concentrated in the Bushveld Complex in South Africa and Zimbabwe. It operates the following mines:


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