Impala Platinum Mine is regarded as number one citizen in Rustenburg – that’s according to number one citizen himself – Executive Mayor, Mpho Khunou. Khunou was accepting multimillion projects from Platinum Mining Giants – Impala on Friday.
Impala invested R94 millio on community projects in and around Rustenburg and creating 714 jobs. These include a R12 million on Makgotla offices and creating 138 jobs in 2017. A R23 million water upgrade scheme projects in 2019 creating 40 jobs. Ramotse Community Centre, spending R1.2 million and creating 38 jobs. Impala also spent R2.8 million on Mogono Hall Renovations at Luka village creating 68 jobs. They also spent R17 million on roads and water storm channel projects creating 105 jobs. In Kanana they spent R3.5 million on roads and storm channel and R23 million a multipurpose centre creating 191 jobs on both projects.
The mining giant also spent R2.1 million on a new sport facility in Lefaragatlhe. The Kutlwanong road upgrade cost Impala R9.8 million creating 105 jobs. Impala Rustenburg Chief Executive, Mark Munroe said these projects are viewed as a true testament that they are strong together. “These key SLM projects form robust part of our far-reaching overall community uplifting programme, which aims to impact lives through education and training, bursaries, SMME development, public health and safety initiatives,” said Munroe.