Fatality at Phakisa 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 PHAKISA MINE
Johannesburg, Thursday, 28 January 2021. Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
(“Harmony” and/or “the Company”) regrets to advise that an employee succumbed
to his injuries this morning, following a winch-related incident that occurred
on 22 January 2021, at its Phakisa mine, in Welkom in the Free State Province.
Organised labour and relevant authorities were informed following the incident.
An investigation into the incident is underway.
Harmony will support the family with the bereavement process and counselling.
Harmony’s chief executive officer, Peter Steenkamp, has extended his deepest
condolences, and those of the Company, to the family, colleagues and friends of
“We are deeply saddened by this incident. We are once again reminded
that - despite the various safety initiatives that have been embedded throughout
the Company - we need to do even more to ensure that our work areas are safe.
It is for that reason that a safety day has been declared throughout Harmony,
aimed at reinforcing Harmony’s safety standards and safe behaviour”, Steenkamp
For more details contact:
Group Communications Manager
+27 (0)83 722 5467 (mobile)
Executive Director: Corporate affairs
+27 (0) 82 767 1072 (mobile)
28 January 2021
J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited.
Date: 28-01-2021 03:22:00
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