Fatality at Tshepong South
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 TSHEPONG SOUTH
Johannesburg, Friday, 16 July 2021. It is with deep regret that Harmony Gold
Mining Company Limited (“Harmony” and/or “the Company”) advises that an employee
was fatally injured yesterday morning, following a mine-related incident at its
Tshepong South (previously known as Phakisa mine), near Welkom, in the Free
“The safety of our employees is a major focus at all our operations and every
effort is being made to embed a proactive safety culture to ensure we achieve
our objective of zero harm and zero loss of life. After an extended period
without fatalities, there can be no greater reminder of the importance of safety
than the loss of one of our colleagues. We are deeply saddened by the incident
and will ensure a full investigation into the cause of this tragedy”, Peter
Steenkamp, chief executive officer of Harmony said.
The board of Harmony and the management team extend their condolences to the
deceased’s family, friends and co-workers.
Harmony, together with other industry peers recently observed the Mineral Council
South Africa’s annual National Day of Health and Safety in Mining on the 8 th of
July 2021, where the focus was on Renewed Focus for Our New Normal, which
recognises the integration of health, safety, and well-being.
For more details contact:
Head of Communications
+27 (0)83 722 5467 (mobile)
Executive Director: Corporate affairs
+27 (0) 82 767 1072 (mobile)
16 July 2021
J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited.
Date: 16-07-2021 02:08:00
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