HAR - Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd - Fatality at Harmony`s Elandsrand gold
Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
Registration number: 1950/038232/06
Fatality at Harmony`s Elandsrand gold mine
Johannesburg. Monday, 19 January 2009. Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
(Harmony) regretfully announces that a fall of ground accident, caused by a
seismic event at its Elandsrand gold mine near Carletonville on Saturday
morning, resulted in the death of a mineworker.
The incident occurred in the 95/10 W4 panel, approximately 2780m below surface.
Regrettably one person, a Rockdrill Operator, succumbed to his injuries. No
other employees were seriously injured.
The workplace has been stopped until investigations have been completed.
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 the accident.
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
General Manager, Investor Relations
on +27 11 411 2037 or
+27 (0)82 888 1242
Randfontein Gold Mine
P O Box 1
South Africa 1796
T +27 (11) 411 2000
For the comprehensive set of results please visit www.harmony.co.za
19 January 2009
Merrill Lynch South Africa (Proprietary) Limited
Date: 19/01/2009 08:50:05 Supplied by www.sharenet.co.za
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