Safety incident at Harmony’s Kusasalethu 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”)
SAFETY INCIDENT AT HARMONY’S KUSASALETHU MINE
Johannesburg, Monday, 24 February 2020. Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
(“Harmony” and/or “the Company”) regrets to advise that an employee lost his
life on Friday evening, following a scraper winch-related incident at its
Kusasalethu mine, near Carletonville.
CEO Peter Steenkamp said: “Our sincere condolences go out to our colleague’s
family, friends and fellow workers. We will re-inforce – across our operations
– the key elements of our safety journey: leadership, application of our risk
management approach and attainment of a proactive safety culture. In this
instance, work in the affected area has been stopped and we commit ourselves
fully to the investigation already under way.”
For more details contact:
Group Communications Manager
+27 (0)83 722 5467 (mobile)
Executive Director: Corporate Affairs
+27 (0) 82 767 1072 (mobile)
24 February 2020
J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited.
Date: 24-02-2020 01:41:00
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