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Rescue efforts concluded at Harmony’s Phakisa mine

Johannesburg. Thursday, 25 April 2013. Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (“Harmony” or the “Company”) advises that the rescue teams have recovered the body of the missing mineworker at its Phakisa mine near Welkom at approximately 13:00 today.

The employee went missing after a fire started at the mine on Tuesday afternoon. The cause of the fire is still unknown and the containment and efforts to extinguish the underground fire are ongoing.

Harmony’s Chief Executive Officer, Graham Briggs and his management team, wish to express their sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.

We wish to thank everyone involved in the rescue efforts – the mine rescue teams, the Mine Rescue Services, the Department of Mineral Resources, the operational teams and the unions.

About Harmony

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.
*Continued operations

For more details contact:

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

Marian van der Walt
Executive: Corporate and Investor Relations
+27 (0) 82 888 1242 (mobile)

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