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Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (HAR) announced on Tuesday that an employee had been fatally injured in an orepass incident this morning at its Unisel mine near Welkom.

It said investigations were currently underway to establish the cause of the accident. Operations at the mine had been stopped until investigations were completed.

Harmony’s Chief Executive Officer‚ Graham Briggs‚ and his management team‚ expressed their condolences to the families and colleagues of the victim. - I-Net Bridge