All employees safely returned to surface at Kusasalethu
- 13 January 2017
Johannesburg, 13 January 2017: Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (“Harmony”) is pleased to advise that all employees have safely returned to surface at the Kusasalethu mine near Carletonville.
Employees returned to surface shortly before midnight last night following all-night discussions between management and union leadership. A thorough independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding the illegal sit-in, which lasted nearly 48 hours, will be conducted. Production at the mine will proceed over the weekend.
Harmony CEO, Peter Steenkamp said: “We are pleased that a resolution has been reached and that all our employees have returned to surface safely.”
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)