Platmin appoints Chris Von Christierson to the board



    
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    TORONTO, June 2 /CNW/ - Platmin Limited ("Platmin" TSX/AIM: PPN) is
pleased to announce that, Mr Chris Ingmar von Christierson has today been
appointed as a director of Platmin.
    Mr von Christierson has been a director and principal of the Southern
Prospecting Group of Companies since 1979 through which he has been actively
involved in the establishment of a number of international exploration and
mining projects. He has been a director of Gold Fields Limited since 1999. He
founded and was Chairman of Rio Narcea Gold Mines Limited from 1994 to 2007.
Prior to that he was Chairman of Golden Shamrock Mines Limited from 1991 to
1994, Chief Executive of East Daggafontein Mines Limited from 1981 to 1991 and
played an instrumental role in the establishment of the Exploration Sector on
the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in the 1980's.
    Mr von Christierson, aged 62, is or has been a director of the following
companies within the past five years:

    
    Current directorships                Past Directorships

    Gold Fields Limited                  Rio Narcea Gold Mines Limited
    Southern Prospecting (UK) Limited    Rio Narcea Gold Mines, S.A.
    Watch Hill Investments (PTY) LTD     Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation
    Watch Hill Charitable Foundation     Transdek U.K. Limited
                                         Ashtour Limited
                                         Serrata Resources SA
    

    There is no other information regarding Mr von Christierson that is
required to be disclosed pursuant to Schedule 2 paragraph (g) of the AIM
Rules.
    Platmin Chairman Keith Liddell said today, "On behalf of the board and
executives I welcome Chris as a director of Platmin. We look forward to
working with Chris to use his skills and experience to further the Company's
progress."

    About Platmin

    Platmin is an explorer and emerging platinum group metal producer whose
four key projects host mineral resources and reserves: Pilanesberg, Mphahlele,
Grootboom and Loskop. All of Platmin's projects are located in the Bushveld
Complex of South Africa, which is estimated to contain approximately 90% of
global platinum mineral resources.





For further information:

For further information: Keith Liddell, Chairman, +27 12 661 4280; Wayne
Koonin, Chief Financial Officer, +27 12 661 4280; Fiona Owen, Grant Thornton
UK LLP (Nominated Adviser), +44 207 383 5100; Marion Brower, Russell &
Associates, +27 11 880 3924; www.platmin.com

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