HARMONY GOLD MINING COMPANY LIMITED - Fatality at Tshepong MineRelease Date: 22/11/2013 15:57:00 Code(s): HAR PDF(s):
Fatality at Tshepong Mine
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
Registration number 1950/038232/06
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
JSE share code: HAR
(“Harmony” or “the company”)
Fatality at Harmony's Tshepong mine
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (‘Harmony’ or ‘the Company’)
regrets to advise that an employee was fatally injured after a
fall of ground accident at Tshepong mine near Welkom this morning.
Investigations into the accident are underway all operations in
the section have been stopped.
Harmony’s Chief Executive, Graham Briggs, and his management team
wish to express their deepest condolences to the members of the
deceased's family for the loss of their loved one.
Harmony was incorporated 62 year 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.
For more details contact:
Marian van der Walt
Executive: Corporate and Investor Relations
+27 (0) 82 888 1242 (mobile)
22 November 2013
J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited.
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