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HARMONY GOLD MINING COMPANY LIMITED - Press release - Explosion accident at Harmonys Joel mine

Release Date: 13/09/2012 08:17:00      Code(s): HAR       PDF(s):  
Press release - Explosion accident at Harmony’s Joel mine

Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
("Harmony" or "Company")
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
Registration number 1950/038232/06
JSE Share code: HAR
NYSE Share code: HMY
ISIN: ZAE000015228


Explosion accident at Harmony’s Joel mine

Johannesburg. Thursday, 13 September 2012. Harmony Gold Mining
Company Limited (Harmony) regrets to advise that two contracting
employees died yesterday afternoon, after an underground explosion
occurred at its Joel mine near Theunissen.

Two other workers were injured in the accident and they are both
in a stable condition.

Investigations are currently underway to establish the cause of
the explosion. All drilling and blasting operations at the mine
have been stopped until investigations have been completed.

Harmony’s   Chief  Executive   Officer,  Graham  Briggs   and  his
management team, express their sincere condolences to the families
and colleagues of the deceased.


For more details contact:

Henrika Basterfield
Investor Relations Manager
On +27 (0)82 759 1775


Corporate Office:
Randfontein Office Park
PO Box 2
Randfontein
South Africa 1760
T: +27 (0)11 411 2000
www.harmony.co.za


13 September 2012

Sponsor:
J.P. Morgan Equities Limited

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