Fatality at Harmony’s Phakisa mine
- 12 April 2016
Johannesburg: Tuesday, 12 April 2016. Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (“Harmony”) regrets to advise that a rock drill operator was fatally injured in a fall of ground accident at its Phakisa mine near Welkom yesterday afternoon.
Drilling and blasting operations at the mine have been stopped while further investigations into the accident are taking place.
Harmony’s chief executive officer, Peter Steenkamp commented: “We are deeply saddened by another fall of ground accident. My condolences go to the family and friends of the deceased.”
For more details contact:
Investor Relations Manager
+27 (0) 82 759 1775 (mobile)
Marian van der Walt
Executive: Corporate and Investor Relations
+27(0) 82 888 1242 (mobile)