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Death at Bambanani mine

Underground at
Harmony’s Bambanani
Johannesburg, South Africa — MININGREVIEW.COM — 13 October 2009 – Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (Harmony) “’ the world’s fifth-biggest producer of the metal”’ has announced that one of the employees at its Bambanani mine has been fatally injured as a result of a localised fall of ground incident.

Revealing this here, Harmony CEO Graham Briggs said Harmony had placed significant emphasis on safety, and that the Bambanani mine had maintained an excellent safety record prior to this unfortunate incident.

“We will continue with our effective behaviour-based safety programmes at all our operations, to ensure that a culture and mindset of safety is maintained throughout the company,” he emphasised.