Goldplat Awarded Responsible Gold Certification at South African Gold Recovery Operation

Goldplat plc, the AIM listed gold recovery and production company in Africa, is pleased to announce that the Company's market leading South African gold recovery operation, Goldplat Recovery (Pty) Limited ('GPL') has been certified as producer of Responsible Gold, with its strategic partner, Rand Refinery, one of the world's leading gold refining companies. Responsible Gold, in accordance with international guidelines, accounts for gold produced, which follows the 'Chain of Custody' requirements consistent with the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development's due diligence guidance for responsible supply chains. This certification also adheres to the London Bullion Market Association's 'Responsible Gold Guidance' and the World Gold Council certification of 'Conflict-Free' gold.

Goldplat's Interim CEO, Ian Visagie said, "We are delighted to have been awarded this Responsible Gold status at our leading gold recovery operation in South Africa, which highlights our commitment to responsible and sustainable gold production and best in class practices. We believe the accreditation will have significant commercial advantages to enhance our market leading gold recovery business offering in the region, and has potential to drive both the efficiency and profitability of GPL into 2014."

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For further information visit or contact:

Ian Visagie, Interim CEO Goldplat plc Tel: +27 (82) 671 2078
Ewan Leggat/Katy Birkin SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP Tel: +44 (0) 20 3463 2260
Felicity Edwards/ Charlotte Heap St Brides Media & Finance Ltd Tel: +44 (0)20 7236 1177


Goldplat plc, is an AIM-listed profitable, debt free gold recovery services company with two market leading operations in South Africa and Ghana which produced 35,099 ounces of gold in FY 2013 generating a gross profit of £5,308,892. The Company's strategy is focussed on utilising its robust cash flow generated from flagship gold recovery operations in Africa to self-fund sustainable growth and expansion of niche gold recovery business model. The Company also has a small gold mining and exploration portfolio in Kenya, Burkina Faso and Ghana and is evaluating various opportunities to create value or monetise these assets.