Earnings releases


Audited Results & Final Dividend Declaration for the year ended 31 December 2004


DIVIDEND DECLARATION

 

Notice is hereby given that the board has declared a final dividend (number 155) of 120 cents per share for the year ended 31 December 2004 to shareholders recorded in the register at the close of business on Friday 18 March 2005.

The salient dates of the declaration and payment of this final dividend are as follows:

Last date to trade ordinary shares
  "CUM" dividend
Friday11 March 2005
Ordinary shares trade 
   "EX" dividend
Monday14 March 2005
Record dateFriday18 March 2005
Payment dateThursday24 March 2005

Share certificates may not be dematerialised or re-materialised, nor may transfers between registers take place between Monday 14 March 2005 and Friday 18 March 2005, both days inclusive.

The dividend is declared in the currency of the Republic of South Africa. Dividends paid by the United Kingdom transfer secretaries will be paid in British currency at the rate of exchange ruling at the close of business on Friday 11 March 2005.

For and on behalf of the board

S Davidson
Group Secretary

Amanzimnyama, Tongaat, KwaZulu-Natal

18 February 2005