Data provided by iNet BFA
Loading...
See More

Fire rages at Harmony Gold mine

Apr 24 2013 20:27 I-Net Bridge

Company Data

HARMONY GOLD MINING COMPANY LIMITED [JSE:HAR]

Last traded 34.44
Change 1.14
% Change 0.03
Cumulative volume 290172
Market cap 15.01bn

Last Updated: 28/07/2014 at 03:39. Prices are delayed by 15 minutes. Source: McGregor BFA

Related Articles

Output down 15% at Harmony Gold

Blast at Harmony kills mineworker

Striking Harmony workers set to return

Harmony workers plan to protest

Harmony earnings weather strike storm

Harmony to reopen Kusasalethu mine

 
Johannesburg‚ – An underground fire is raging at Harmony Gold Mining Company's [JSE:HAR] Phakisa mine near Welkom‚ the group reported on Wednesday.

It said employees had immediately been moved to safety‚ but one person had still not been accounted for.

“The fire started late yesterday afternoon. Despite several attempts to find the missing person‚ the intensity of the smoke and the high gas levels are making it difficult for the rescue teams to search for the person‚” Harmony said in a statement.

Phakisa’s underground mining areas were linked with those of Tshepong. To ensure that employees of both mines were kept safe‚ production at both operations have been stopped‚ the group added.

"Proto teams are working non-stop to find our colleague and fighting the fire"‚ Graham Briggs‚ chief executive officer‚ said.

Follow Fin24 on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest.

harmony gold
NEXT ON FIN24X

 
 
 

Read Fin24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Company Snapshot

We're talking about:

Small Business

A cash flow crunch often occurs in small businesses trying to balance cash coming in with cash going out. Watch this video to help you improve.
 
 

No more nice-to-have shopping sprees

Fin24 user Asia writes how she managed to rehabilite herself from splurging on feel-good iitems and keep clean from the bondage of lifestyle debt.

 
 

Start saving...

Time the key for retirement saving
Dummy's guide to saving
Save money with affordable account
All about endowments

Money Clinic

Money Clinic
Do you have a question about your finances? We'll get an expert opinion.
Click here...
Loading...