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Friday 28 August, 2009

Elementis PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding





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 3.1.4R(1).

(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 to 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 in block capital letters.

1. Name of the issuer

ELEMENTIS PLC

2. State whether the notification relates to (i) a transaction
notified in accordance with DR 3.1.4R(1)(a); or (ii) DR
3.1.4(R)(1)(c) a disclosure made in accordance with section 793 of
the Companies Act 2006 to the extent that it relates to the interests
of a director or, as far as the issuer is aware, any connected
person.

THESE ARE TRANSACTIONS NOTIFIED IN ACCORDANCE WITH DR3.1.4R(1)(a) and
(c)

3. Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director

DAVID DUTRO (DIRECTOR)
GREG MCCLATCHY (PDMR)
DENNIS VALENTINO (PDMR)

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

5. Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of
the person referred to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a
non-beneficial interest

6. Description of shares (including class), debentures or derivatives
or financial instruments relating to shares

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

8 State the nature of the transaction

9. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to
shares acquired

10. Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that
class should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

11. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to
shares disposed

12. Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that
class should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

13. Price per share or value of transaction

14. Date and place of transaction

15. Total holding following notification and total percentage holding
following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into
account when calculating percentage)

16. Date issuer informed of transaction
If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted
options by the issuer complete the following boxes

17 Date of grant

27 AUGUST 2009

18. Period during which or date on which it can be exercised

27 AUGUST 2011 TO 26 NOVEMBER 2011

19. Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

NIL

20. Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number)

OPTIONS OVER ORDINARY SHARES OF 5 PENCE EACH GRANTED UNDER THE U.S.
SHARESAVE PLAN 2008 AS FOLLOWS

DAVID DUTRO 13,942
GREG MCCLATCHY 13,942
DENNIS VALENTINO 17,428

21. Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that
price is to be fixed at the time of exercise

42.50 pence

22. Total number of shares or debentures over which options held
following notification

Director (1) or PDMR (2) 2008 LTIP awards: Number of options granted
over
Ordinary Shares of 5 pence each
David Dutro (1) 25% share of the LTIP pool[1]
Greg McClatchy (2) 20% share of the LTIP pool[1]

[1] The LTIP pool is calculated as 2.15% of the net increase in value
of the Company (defined as market capitalisation plus dividends paid
or declared) during the three year performance period ended 31
December 2010, after deduction of 31% (representing the cost of
equity over the three year performance period). The actual number of
options is equal to the post tax value of each participant's share of
the LTIP pool.

In addition to the above grant and LTIP awards, these individuals
also hold executive and savings-based options over shares as follows:

Director (1) or PDMR (2) Existing number of options held over
Ordinary
Shares of 5 pence each prior to this notification
David Dutro (1) 1,103,933
Greg McClatchy (2) 859,225
Dennis Valentino (2) 223,549

23. Any additional information

N/A

24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

WAI WONG, 020 7408 9303

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

WAI WONG - COMPANY SECRETARY

Date of notification

28 AUGUST 2009
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