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Tuesday 31 August, 2010

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 2010

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

27 AUGUST 2012 TO 26 NOVEMBER 2012

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      |   | 32,351 |
+------------------+---+--------+
| GREG MCCLATCHY   |   | 20,219 |
+------------------+---+--------+
| DENNIS VALENTINO |   | 10,109 |
+------------------+---+--------+


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

76.71 pence

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

Prior  to the  above notification  of grant  of options,  these individuals held
executive and other 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)         |1,644,918                                            |
+------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------+
|Greg McClatchy (2)      |1,331,977                                            |
+------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------+
|Dennis Valentino (2)    |783,652                                              |
+------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------+

The following LTIP awards made in 2008 are also held as follows:

+------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------+
|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 pool1                          |
+------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------+
|Greg McClatchy (2)      |20% share of the LTIP pool1                          |
+------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------+

1The 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.


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

31 AUGUST 2010

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