Fatality at Masimong
- 01 February 2017
Johannesburg, Wednesday, 1 February 2017: Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (“Harmony” and/or the “Company”) regret to advise that one of its employees was fatally injured in a scraper related incident at its Masimong mine in Welkom in the Free State.
The deceased was a stope team member with close to 14 years’ mining experience. All scraper related operations were stopped until further notice and a safety shift was declared. An investigation into the incident is underway.
Management expressed their condolences to all affected by this tragic loss.
For more details contact:
Marian van der Walt
Executive: Corporate and Investor Relations
+27 (0) 82 888 1242 (mobile)
1 February 2017
Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited.
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.