KIO - Kumba - Kumba Iron Ore Proceedings in relation to the Residual Sishen Fri, 25 Jun 2010 16:45 KIO - Kumba - Kumba Iron Ore : Proceedings in relation to the Residual Sishen Mine Mineral Rights Kumba Iron Ore Limited A member of the Anglo American plc group Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) Registration number 2005/015852/06) JSE Share code: KIO ISIN: ZAE000085346 ("Kumba") KUMBA IRON ORE LIMITED: PROCEEDINGS IN RELATION TO THE RESIDUAL SISHEN MINE MINERAL RIGHTS Shareholders are advised that the Chairman of the Board of Kumba Iron Ore Limited, Mr. Lazarus Zim, has formally recused himself from participating as a Board member in any proceedings in relation to the residual Sishen Mine Mineral Rights. Mr. Zim had offered to recuse himself on a number of previous occasions but the Board requested that he continue to play an active role in the process. The Chairman considers that, as a matter of principle, and for the avoidance of doubt as to the integrity of the processes that are currently underway, it is in the best interests of the company and its shareholders that he recuse himself from these processes with immediate effect. Mr. Zim will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board and to lead all other Board matters. 25 June 2010 For more information contact: Anne Dunn Tel.: +27 (0)11 502 7404 / +27 (0)82 448 2684 Sponsor RAND MERCHANT BANK (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited) Date: 25/06/2010 16:20:03 Produced by the JSE SENS Department.