HAR - Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited - Harmony`s Target mine accident Release Date: 27/10/2009 13:05:04 Code(s): HAR
HAR - Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited - Harmony`s Target mine accident
update: Rescue workers bring two employees to safety
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,
Harmony`s Target mine accident update: Rescue workers bring two employees to
Johannesburg. Tuesday, 27 October 2009. Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
(Harmony) announced this morning that rescue workers have brought to safety
the two employees trapped underground following yesterday`s rockfall at the
company`s Target Mine in the Free State.
All employees involved were accounted for at 20:00 last night.
The two rescued employees both sustained injuries and have been admitted to
hospital. Their condition is stable.
Two employees died in yesterday`s rockfall, the circumstances of which are
being investigated both internally and in conjunction with the Safety
Inspectorate of the Department of Mineral Resources. Production at the mine
was stopped by management shortly after the rockfall. Measures are being
taken, however, to ensure that the area in the main decline where the
rockfall took place is secured and that working places are supported and made
Management extends its deepest condolences to the families, friends and
colleagues of the men who died.
For more details contact:
Marian van der Walt
Executive: Corporate and Investor Relations
on +27 (0)82 888 1242
Investor Relations Officer
on +27 (0)82 759 1775
Randfontein Office Park
P O Box 2
South Africa 1760
T +27 (11) 411 2000
J.P. Morgan Equities Limited
Date: 27/10/2009 13:05:04 Supplied by www.sharenet.co.za
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