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HAR - Harmony - Fall Of Ground Accident At Harmony`s Tshepong Mine

Release Date: 24/04/2009 09:50:04      Code(s): HAR
HAR - Harmony - Fall Of Ground Accident At Harmony`s Tshepong Mine              
Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd                                                 
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa                                    
Registration Number: 1950/038232/06                                             
JSE Code:  HAR                                                                  
NYSE Code: HMY                                                                  
NASDAQ Code: HMY                                                                
ISIN: ZAE000015228                                                              
Fall of ground accident at Harmony`s Tshepong mine                              
Johannesburg. Friday, 24 April 2009. A fall of ground accident occurred at      
Harmony`s Tshepong mine in the Free State yesterday afternoon that resulted in  
four mineworkers being trapped underground. Since then, two of the mineworkers  
have been brought to the surface safely and uninjured. Rescue operations are    
underway to locate the remaining two workers who are still trapped. Proto teams,
together with the support of the unions, are securing the area.                 
Harmony`s Chief Executive Officer, Graham Briggs says, "We are dedicated to     
ensuring the safety of our employees. This is an unfortunate incident but our   
proto teams will continue with the rescue operations until the two mineworkers  
are found."                                                                     
Issued by Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited                                   
24 April 2009                                                                   
For more details contact:                                                       
Graham Briggs                                                                   
Chief Executive Officer                                                         
on +27 (0)83 265 0274                                                           
Marian van der Walt                                                             
Executive:  Corporate and Investor Relations                                    
on +27 (0)82 888 1242                                                           
Esha Brijmohan                                                                  
Investor Relations Officer                                                      
on +27 (0)82 759 1775                                                           
Corporate Office:                                                               
Randfontein Office Park                                                         
P O Box 2                                                                       
South Africa 1760                                                               
T +27 (11) 411 2000                                                             
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