BISICHI MINING PLC (Bisichi)

BISICHI FINALISES COAL SUPPLY CONTRACT FOR 2010-2012

Bisichi, the mining company with direct coal mining
operations in South Africa, is pleased to announce that its principal South
African coal mining subsidiary, Black Wattle Colliery (`Black Wattle’), has
finalised a three year coal supply contract with a large Swiss based commodity
broker.

The fixed price contract, the terms of which are confidential, is for 900,000
tonnes of its export steam coal product to be supplied evenly over three years
commencing January 2010.

Andrew Heller, Managing Director of Bisichi, said:

‘By taking advantage of the higher forward prices for export steam coal, we
have managed to secure a fixed price for our product at a significant premium
to the current coal price and by securing a long term buyer for our export
product, Bisichi will be in a strong position next year to take advantage of
Black Wattle’s expanded washing plant capacity.’

For further information, please call:

Andrew Heller, Bisichi Mining PLC 020 7415 5030

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NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL
RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS

This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification required
by DR 3.3

(1) An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction relating to the
shares or debentures of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 16, 23 and 24.

(2) An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating the
shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.

(3) An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a director
/person discharging managerial responsibilities should complete boxes 1 to 3
and 17 to 24.

(4) An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial instrument
relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a debenture) should complete
boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.

Please complete all relevant boxes should in block capital letters.

1. Name of the issuer 2. State whether the notification
relates to (i) a transaction
notified in accordance with DTR
3.1.2 R;

(ii) a disclosure made in
accordance with LR 9.8.6 R(1), or;

(iii) a disclosure made in
accordance with section 793 of the
Companies act (2006)

Bisichi Mining PLC i

3. Name of person discharging 4. State whether notification relates
managerial responsibilities/ to a person connected with a person
director discharging managerial
responsibilities/director named in
3 and identify the connected person

Christopher A Joll

5. Indicate whether the notification 6. Description of shares (including
is in respect of a holding of the class), debentures or derivatives
person referred to in 3 or 4 or financial instruments relating
above or in respect of a to shares
non-beneficial interest

Christopher Joll beneficial Ordinary shares of 10p
interest

7. Name of registered shareholders 8 State the nature of the transaction
(s) and, if more than one, the
number of shares held by each of
them

Rensburg Client Nominees Limited Sale

9. Number of shares, debentures or 10. Percentage of issued class acquired
financial instruments relating to (treasury shares of that class
shares acquired should not be taken into account
when calculating percentage)

11. Number of shares, debentures or 12. Percentage of issued class disposed
financial instruments relating to (treasury shares of that class
shares disposed should not be taken into account
when calculating percentage)

4000 .03

13. Price per share or value of 14. Date and place of transaction
transaction

172p London 12/10/2009

15. Total holding following 16. Date issuer informed of transaction
notification and total percentage
holding following notification
(any treasury shares should not
be taken into account when
calculating percentage)

1000 = 0.01% of issued share 12/10/2009
capital

If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by
the issuer complete the following boxes

17 Date of grant 18. Period during which or date on
which it can be exercised

19. Total amount paid (if any) for 20. Description of shares or
grant of the option debentures involved (class and
number)

21. Exercise price (if fixed at time 22. Total number of shares or
of grant) or indication that debentures over which options held
price is to be fixed at the time following notification
of exercise

23. Any additional information 24. Name of contact and telephone
number for queries

M.C. Stevens Company Secretary
02074155000

Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making
notification

M C Stevens, Company Secretary, Bisichi Mining PLC

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Date of notification 12/10/2009

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