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HARMONY GOLD MINING COMPANY LIMITED - Fatality at Harmony's Kusasalethu mine

Release Date: 06/08/2013 17:17:00      Code(s): HAR       PDF(s):  
Fatality at Harmony's Kusasalethu mine

Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
Registration number 1950/038232/06
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
ISIN: ZAE000015228
JSE share code: HAR
(“Harmony” or “the company”)

Fatality at Harmony's Kusasalethu mine

Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited ("Harmony" or "the Company")
regrets to advise that a materials handling accident occurred at
its Kusasalethu mine near Carletonville this morning. One employee
was fatally injured; the other employee sustained serious injuries
and has been admitted to hospital.

Investigations into the accident are underway.

Harmony's Chief Executive, Graham Briggs, and his management team
wish to express their deepest condolences to the members of the
deceased's family.


About Harmony
Harmony was incorporated 62 years ago and is one of the largest gold
mining companies in the world and the third largest gold producer in
South Africa with a reported production of 1.17* million ounces of gold
for the financial year 2012 and Mineral Reserves of 52.9 million ounces.
Harmony is a multi-listed company and its primary listing is on the JSE
Limited (ticker: HAR). The company's shares are also quoted in the form
of American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) on the New York Stock Exchange
(ticker: HMY) and as International Depositary Receipts (IDRs) on the
Berlin (ticker: HAM1) and Brussels exchanges (HMY).

Harmony operates mines in South African and Papua New Guinea. In South
Africa, the company has ten underground mines and one open-pit mine and
several surface operations in South Africa. In PNG, Harmony has a 50%
interest in the Morobe Mining Joint Ventures, which includes Hidden
Valley, an open-pit gold and silver mine, the exciting Wafi -Golpu
project, and extensive exploration tenements. Outside the joint venture,
Harmony's own exploration portfolio focuses principally on highly
prospective areas in PNG. The Company's head office is situated in
Randfontein, South Africa.
*Continued operations


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For more details contact:

Henrika Basterfield
Investor Relations Manager
+27 (0) 82 759 1775 (mobile)
6 August 2013

Sponsor:
J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited.

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