Aim-listed Goldplat’s gold recovery operations in South Africa and Ghana achieved a combined operating profit for the third quarter, ended March 31, of £1.6-million (excluding listing and head office costs and foreign exchange losses), a 10% increase on the operating profit for the third quarter in the previous financial year. During the period, the two recovery operations achieved a combined profit before tax of £890 000, after they incurred £430 000 in interest costs and £350 000 in foreign exchange losses, which mainly related to trading activities.