HAR - Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited - Fall of ground accident at Harmony`s
Elandsrand Gold Mine
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
Registration number 1950/038232/06
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
JSE share code: HAR
Fall of ground accident at Harmony`s Elandsrand Gold Mine
Johannesburg. Thursday, 2 October 2008. Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
(Harmony) regretfully announces that a fall of ground accident at its Elandsrand
Gold Mine near Carletonville at 04h15 local time has resulted in the death of
The incident occurred in the 102/37 W3 panel, approximately 2900m below surface.
Regrettably one person, a waterjet operator, has succumbed to his injuries. No
other employees were injured.
The workplace has been stopped and management together with the Department of
Minerals and Energy have commenced investigations.
The name of the deceased person will be made known once his family has been
Harmony`s Chief Executive, Graham Briggs and his management team, express their
sincere condolences to the family of the deceased and sympathy to those affected
by today`s tragic accident.
Issued by Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
2 October 2008
For more details contact:
Chief Operating Officer
on +27 (0)82 806 0872
Chief Executive Officer
on +27 (0)83 265 0274
Marian van der Walt
Executive: Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs
on +27 11 411 2037 or
+27 (0)82 888 1242
Merrill Lynch South Africa (Pty) Limited
Date: 02/10/2008 09:57:37 Supplied by www.sharenet.co.za
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