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HAR - Harmony - John Munro, Chief Executive Officer Of New Uranium Company

Release Date: 31/03/2008 12:10:04      Code(s): HAR
HAR - Harmony - John Munro, Chief Executive Officer Of New Uranium Company      
Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd                                                 
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa                                    
Registration number: 1950/038232/06                                             
Share code: HAR                                                                 
ISIN: ZAE000015228                                                              
("Harmony")                                                                     
JOHN MUNRO, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF NEW URANIUM COMPANY                      
Johannesburg. Monday, 31 March 2008. Pamodzi Resources Fund (PRF), First Reserve
Corp, AMCI and Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (Harmony) are pleased to     
announce that Mr John A. Munro has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the
uranium company created by the US$420 million transaction announced between the 
above parties on 19 December 2007.                                              
John is currently the Executive Vice President: Head of Corporate Development at
Gold Fields Limited, a post he has held since November 2005, which involved     
executive responsibility for new business, international project development and
corporate strategy. Prior to this John was Head of the International Operations 
Group for Gold Fields and since the formation of that company in 1998, he has   
been extensively involved in leading the international growth and development of
that company.                                                                   
John read for a BSc Chemical Engineering degree at the University of Cape Town  
and commenced employment with the Gold Fields Group in 1991, starting at Northam
Platinum Limited. He will take up his new appointment on 5 May 2008.            
John will spearhead the development of the new uranium company that was jointly 
announced by Harmony and PRF, whereby certain of the uranium and gold assets of 
Randfontein, known as the Cooke section, would be sold into a special purpose   
vehicle.                                                                        
Once all the conditions precedent have been fulfilled, the Newco will be jointly
held by PRF with a 60% shareholding and Harmony with a 40% stake.               
ends.                                                                           
Issued by Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited                                   
31 March 2008                                                                   
For more details contact:                                                       
Graham Briggs                                                                   
Chief Executive Officer                                                         
on +27 (0)83 265 0274                                                           
or                                                                              
Amelia Soares                                                                   
General Manager, Investor Relations                                             
on +27 11 411 2314 or                                                           
+27 (0)82 654 9241                                                              
Corporate Office:                                                               
Randfontein Gold Mine                                                           
P O Box 1                                                                       
Randfontein                                                                     
South Africa 1796                                                               
T +27 (11) 411 2000                                                             
Sponsor                                                                         
Merrill Lynch South Africa (Pty) Limited                                        
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