Harmony confirms illegal sit-in at Kusasalethu mine
- 12 January 2017
Johannesburg, 12 January 2017: Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (“Harmony”) confirms that around 1,700 employees are participating in an illegal sit-in at the company’ss Kusasalethu mine near Carletonville. The sit-in started on Wednesday, 11 January when employees chose not to return to surface at the end of the morning shift.
No formal demands have been made by the participating employees. Management has sought to engage with union leadership with the purpose of resolving the matter and returning all employees to surface.
For more details contact:
Marian van der Walt
Executive: Corporate and Investor Relations
+27(0) 82 888 1242 (mobile)
Russell and Associates
+27(0) 82 372 5816 (mobile)
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (Harmony), a world-class gold mining and exploration company, has operations and assets in South Africa and Papua New Guinea (PNG). Harmony, which has more than 60 years’ experience in the industry, is the third largest gold producer in South Africa. Our assets include one open pit mine and several exploration tenements in PNG, as well as 9 underground mines and 1 open pit operation and several surface sources in South Africa. In addition, we own 50% of the significant Golpu project in a joint venture in PNG.
The company’s primary stock exchange listing is on the JSE with a secondary listing on the New York Stock Exchange. The bulk of our shareholders are in South Africa and the United States. Additional information on the company is available on the corporate website, www.harmony.co.za.