About this report
This supplementary report complements and expands on information in the integrated report 2017 and mineral resources and ore reserves report. It also contains the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) index. The 2017 suite of reports is published on the Exxaro Resources website (www.exxaro.com). The summarised group annual financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2017 and notice of annual general meeting were sent to shareholders, and are available online.
As with the integrated report, content is guided by our strategic objectives, legislative and regulatory requirements, including the Companies Act 71 of 2008, as amended (Companies Act), and the JSE Limited Listings Requirements (Listings Requirements), as well as global best practice standards, including the International Integrated Reporting Council’s framework for integrated reporting, United Nations Global Compact, the latest GRI guidelines (Standards) and the King Report on Governance for South Africa 2016 (King IV).
This report includes limited information on operations where we do not have management control but hold a significant equity interest or joint control, namely Cennergi (energy), Sishen Iron Ore Company (a subsidiary of Kumba Iron Ore Limited) and Tronox Limited (titanium dioxide).
Opinions expressed in this report are, by nature, subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Changing information or circumstances may cause Exxaro’s actual results, plans and objectives to differ materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements.
Financial forecasts and data in this report are estimates which at times are based on reports prepared by experts who, in turn, may have relied on management estimates. Undue reliance should not be placed on such opinions, forecasts or data. No representation is made on the completeness or correctness of opinions, forecasts or data in this report. The company and its affiliates, advisers or representatives accept no responsibility for loss arising from the use of any opinion, forecast or data in this report. Forward-looking statements apply only from the date on which they are made and the company does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise its opinions or forward-looking statements to reflect new data or future events or circumstances. The financial information on which the forward-looking statements are based have not been audited nor reported on by Exxaro’s independent external auditors.