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HAR - Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited - Fatality At Harmony`s Evander 2

Release Date: 27/07/2009 10:16:01      Code(s): HAR
HAR - Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited - Fatality At Harmony`s Evander 2     
Shaft                                                                           
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited                                             
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)                                  
Registration number 1950/038232/06                                              
ISIN ZAE000015228        Issuer code: HAPS                                      
TRADING SYMBOLS: Ordinary Shares: JSE Limited: HAR,                             
New York Stock Exchange, Inc., HMY, London Stock Exchange plc: HRM              
Euronext Paris: HG, Euronext Brussels: HMY, Berlin Stock Exchange: HAM1,        
NASDAQ: HMY                                                                     
PRESS RELEASE                                                                   
FATALITY AT HARMONY`S EVANDER 2 SHAFT                                           
Johannesburg. Monday, 27 July 2009. Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited         
(Harmony) regretfully announces that a mineworker died and another injured      
last Friday as a result of injuries sustained from a fall of ground accident    
at Harmony`s Evander 2 shaft in Mpumalanga.                                     
Management together with the Department of Mineral Resources commenced          
investigations on Friday.                                                       
Harmony`s management team expresses its sincerest condolences to the family of  
the deceased and sympathises with those affected by the incident. Evander in    
particular has had an excellent safety record with Evander 8 shaft recently     
achieving 2 million fatality free shifts and Evander 2 and 5 shafts were        
awarded the Safety Achievement Flag in the category of deep level platinum and  
gold mining by the Mine Health and Safety Council in April 2009.                
Harmony`s Chief Executive Officer, Graham Briggs says, "Management continues    
to look at all areas to ensure safety improvements are sustainable by           
improving the safety systems. Harmony management is committed to change the     
culture and behaviour of all our employees and to achieve the aspirations set   
by each of the operations. It remains tragic that this fatality occurred."      
Issued by Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited                                   
For more details contact:                                                       
Esha Brijmohan                                                                  
Investor Relations Officer                                                      
On +27 (0)82 759 1775                                                           
Or                                                                              
Marian van der Walt                                                             
Executive: Corporate and Investor Relations                                     
On +27 (0)82 888 1242                                                           
Corporate Office:                                                               
Randfontein Office Park                                                         
PO Box 2                                                                        
Randfontein                                                                     
South Africa 1760                                                               
T +27 (0)11 411 2000                                                            
www.harmony.co.za                                                               
Sponsor:                                                                        
J.P. Morgan Equities Limited                                                    
Date: 27/07/2009 10:16:01 Supplied by www.sharenet.co.za                     
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