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31. EBITDA by business segment

US$ million 2008 2007
By business segment
Platinum 2,732 3,155
Diamonds 665 587
Base Metals 2,845 4,683
Ferrous Metals and Industries 3,064 1,561
Coal 2,585 882
Industrial Minerals 487 732
Exploration (212) (157)
Corporate Activities and Unallocated Costs (319) (272)
EBITDA – continuing operations 11,847 11,171
EBITDA – discontinued operations 961
EBITDA – total Group 11,847 12,132

EBITDA is stated before special items and remeasurements and is reconciled to ‘Total profit from operations and associates’ as follows:

US$ million 2008 2007
Total profit from operations and associates 8,972 8,929
Operating special items and remeasurements (including associates) 1,357 711
Net profit on disposals (including associates) (1,027) (484)
Associates' financing remeasurements 15 4
Depreciation and amortisation: subsidiaries and joint ventures 1,509 1,398
Share of associates' interest, tax, depreciation, amortisation and minority interests 1,021 613
EBITDA – continuing operations 11,847 11,171
EBITDA – discontinued operations 961
EBITDA – total Group 11,847 12,132

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