ARM’s quality diversified portfolio enabled the company to navigate volatility and challenges in F2022 well, delivering an improved net cash position and higher dividends.
Key features of F2022 illustrate the effectiveness of our strategy and actions in navigating short-term impacts while preserving longer-term value.Read more
Dr Patrice Motsepe: Executive chairman
ARM's quality diversified portfolio enabled us to improve our financial position despite lower prices for iron ore and platinum group metals (PGMs).
Our net cash increased from R8.2 billion to R11.2 billion enabling ARM to continue investing in our existing business, pay dividends and pursue value-enhancing growth.Read more
African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) is a leading South African diversified mining and minerals company with operations in South Africa and Malaysia. ARM mines and beneficiates iron ore, manganese ore, chrome ore, platinum group metals (PGMs), nickel and coal. It also produces manganese alloys and has a strategic investment in gold through Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (Harmony Gold).View our business model
Our ability to achieve our strategic goals depends on the value we create for others. Equally, the sustainability of our operations requires that we balance stakeholder needs, interests and expectations with those of the company.Read more
Adhering to the highest standards of corporate governance is fundamental to the sustainability of our business. Our business practices are conducted in good faith, in the interests of the company and all its stakeholders, with due regard for the principles of good corporate governance.Read more
Extracting optimal value from the Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves in our portfolio is fully aligned to ARM’s purpose of delivering competitive returns and creating sustainable value for all our shareholders through its strategic objectives.Read more
Mike Schmidt: Chief executive officer (CEO)
In a year that presented multiple challenges, our operations delivered and improved safety performance reducing the group LTIFR by 24%. The total recordable injury frequency rate improved by 15% to 0.69 (F2021: 0.81). This performance was, however, marred by the loss of two colleagues in F2022.Read more
The value created by our activities is distributed to a range of stakeholders. In F2022, R27.1 billion of financial value on a segmental basis was distributed as illustrated below.Read more
Dr Rejoice Simelane: Chairman of the social and ethics committee
ARM’s strategic priorities to operate safely, responsibly and efficiently, and to partner with communities and other stakeholders, are founded on responsible environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices and our commitment, as ICMM members, to mining with principles.Read more
Climate-change considerations are continually integrated into our business strategy. Climate risks influence our short-term strategy through the need to manage related operating costs (including through reduced energy consumption). Our long-term strategy incorporates expected climate-related changes in regulation that will affect costs (particularly energy costs in geographies where fossil fuels have traditionally been dominant), energy supply and the availability of water.Read more