Integrated Annual Report 2014

Glossary of terms and acronyms

ABET
Adult basic education and training
ADR
American Depositary Receipt
ADU
Ammonium diuranate
AEL
Atmospheric emissions licence
AGM
Annual general meeting
Al
Above Infrastructure
Aids
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
Air Quality Act
National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No 39 of 2004)
AMCU
Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union
AMD
Acid mine drainage
ASIDI
Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Delivery Initiative
ASTM
American Society for Testing and Materials International
AVM
Automated voice message
BAC
Bulk air cooler
BAP
Biodiversity action plan
BBBEE
Broad-based black economic empowerment
BEE
Black economic empowerment
Bl
Below Infrastructure
BS
Bonus share
BUSA
Business Unity South Africa
BXR
Beatrix Reef
CARE
Commitment: Delivering on our promises to all our stakeholders
Accountability: Accepting responsibility for our actions and their consequences
Respect: Showing regard and consideration for others
Enabling: Creating an environment where it is possible to work safely and productively
CCMA
Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration
CD4
Cluster of differentiation/designation 4 (white blood cell that protects the body from infection)
CDM
Clean Development Mechanism
CEO
Chief Executive Officer
CER
Certified emission reduction
CFO
Chief Financial Officer
CGU
Cash-generating unit
CIL
Carbon in leach
CIP
Carbon in pulp
CMS
Carbon management strategy
CO2
Carbon dioxide
CO2e
Carbon dioxide equivalent
COAD
Chronic obstructive airways disease
COIDA
Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No 130 of 1993)
CoR
Certificate of Registration
CPI
Consumer Price Index
CPP
Central processing plant
CRTB
Cardio-respiratory tuberculosis
CSI
Corporate social investment
CSP
Concentrated solar power
dBA
Decibel
DEA
Department of Environmental Affairs
DFS
Definitive feasibility study
DMR
Department of Mineral Resources
DoE
Department of Education
DoH
Department of Health
DoL
Department of Labour
DPM
Diesel particulate matter
DWS
Department of Water and Sanitation
EBIT
Earnings before interest and taxes
EBITDA
Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation
EIA
Environmental impact assessment
EMP
Environmental management programme/plan
EMS
Environmental management system
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
EPC
Environmental Policy Committee
ERM
Enterprise risk management
ERP
Enterprise resource planning
ESOP
Employee Share Ownership Plan
ETF
Exchange-traded fund
Exco
Executive Committee
FET
Further education and training
FIFR
Fatal injury frequency rate
GAAP
Generally accepted accounting principles, adopted by the US Securities and Exchange Commission
gbm
Gold-bearing material
GHG
Greenhouse gas
GRI
Global Reporting Initiative
HAART
Highly active anti-retroviral treatment
HDSA
Historically disadvantaged South African
HIV
Human immunodeficiency virus
IASB
International Accounting Standards Board
ICMM
International Council on Mining and Metals
IDP
Integrated development plan
IEB
Independent Examinations Board
IECMS
Integrated energy and carbon management strategy
IFRIC
International Financial Reporting Interpretations Committee
IFRS
International Financial Reporting Standards
IIRC
International Integrated Reporting Council
ILO
International Labour Organisation
ISAE
International Standards on Assurance Engagements
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
IT
Information technology
JIBAR
Johannesburg Interbank Agreed Rate
JSE
JSE Limited (previously the JSE Securities Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange)
King III
Code of and Report on Governance Principles for South Africa
KKR
Kalkoenkrans Reef
KPI
Key performance indicator
LBMA
London Bullion Market Association
LED
Local economic development
LoM
Life of mine
LRA
Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No 66 of 1995)
LTIFR
Lost time injury frequency rate
MBOD
Medical Bureau for Occupational Diseases
MCP
Mine call factor
MDR-TB
Multi drug-resistant tuberculosis
MESH
Methane Emergency Preparedness Safety Health
MHSA
Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 (Act No 29 of 1996)
MHSC
Mine Health and Safety Council
Mining Charter
Broad-based Socio-economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry
MoA
Memorandum of agreement
MoI
Memorandum of incorporation
MPRDA
Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 (Act No 28 of 2002)
MQA
Mining Qualifications Authority
MTIFR
Medically treated injury frequency rate
MVR
Middelvlei Reef
NCCRP
National Climate Change Response Policy
Nedlac
National Economic Development and Labour Council
NEMA
National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No 107 of 1998)
Nersa
National Energy Regulator of South Africa
NGO
Non-governmental organisation
NIHL
Noise-induced hearing loss
NNR
National Nuclear Regulator
NNR Act
National Nuclear Regulator Act, 1999 (Act No 47 of 1999)
Non-GAAP
Not according to generally accepted accounting principles adopted by the US Securities and Exchange Commission
NOx
Nitrogen oxide
NPAT
Net profit after tax
NPO
Non-profit organisation
NUM
National Union of Mineworkers
NYSE
New York Stock Exchange
ODMWA
Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act, 1973 (Act No 78 of 1973)
OECD
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OEM
Original equipment manufacturer
OLD
Occupational lung disease
ORD
Ore reserve development
OTC
Over the counter
PIC
Public Investment Corporation (SOC) Limited
PMAC
Permanent magnet alternating current
PPE
Personal protective equipment
PPP
Pollution prevention plan
PS
Performance share
PSEE
Private Sector Energy Efficiency
PVRS
Performance vesting restricted share
RCF
Revolving credit facility
Royalty Act
Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act, 2008 (Act No 28 of 2008)
RPL
Recognition of prior learning
RSO
Rand Surface Operation
SADC
Southern African Development Community
SAG
Semi-autogenous
SAICA
South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
SAMREC
South African Code for Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves
SANS
South African National Standard
SAQA
South African Qualifications Authority
SAR
Share appreciation right
SEC
Securities and Exchange Commission
SED
Socio-economic development
SETA
Sector Education and Training Authority
SGEO
Sibanye Gold Eastern Operations Proprietary Limited
SGIA
Sibanye Gold Internal Audit
SGL
Sibanye Gold Limited
SIFR
Serious injury frequency rate
SIMMS
Structural inspection and maintenance management system
SiO2
Silica
SIRF
Serious injury frequency rate
SLP
Social and Labour Plan
SMME
Small, medium and micro enterprise
SMS
Short message service
SOC
State-owned company
SOx
Sulphur oxide
SOX
Sarbanes-Oxley Act, 2002
SRD
Surface rock dump
SRI
Socially Responsible Investment
STI
Sexually transmitted infection
SVP
Senior Vice President
T&R
Treat and return
TB
Tuberculosis
TRIFR
Total recordable injury frequency rate
TSF
Tailings storage facility
TSX
Toronto Stock Exchange
UASA
United Association of South Africa
UNFCCC
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
UNGC
United Nations Global Compact
VAT
Value-added tax
VCR
Ventersdorp Contact Reef
VCT
Voluntary counselling and testing
VCU
Voluntary carbon unit
VLP
Village link person
VP
Vice President
Waste Act
National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No 59 of 2008)
WBCSD
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
WGC
World Gold Council
WPM
Work Place Management
WRI
World Resources Institute
WRTRP
West Rand Tailings Retreatment Project
WSP
Workplace Skills Plan