Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (Harmony), one of the world’s largest gold mining companies, operates in South Africa and in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Safety remains Harmony’s number one priority as its aim is to mine safe, profitable ounces. In South Africa, the company has 10 underground and several surface operations. In PNG, Harmony has a 50 percent interest in Morobe Mining Joint Ventures (MMJV), which includes Hidden Valley, an open-cast gold and silver mine which began production in FY10, the Wafi-Golpu project, and extensive exploration tenements.

Harmony’s partner in MMJV is Newcrest Mining Limited (Newcrest), which acquired its interest in this venture from Harmony, the original developer, in FY09.

Harmony’s exploration portfolio focuses principally on highly prospective areas in PNG (through MMJV) and more than 7 700km² of exploration tenements which are 100 percent owned by Harmony. Harmony’s corporate headquarters are located in Randfontein, Gauteng, South Africa. Significant capital expenditure in recent years is aimed at accessing the group’s extensive resources and extending the lives of its mines. As at 30 June 2011, Harmony reported mineral reserves of 41.6 million ounces and mineral resources of 163.9 million ounces. Harmony is a publicly listed company. The group’s primary listing is on the JSE Limited (share code: HAR) in South Africa. Harmony’s ordinary shares are also listed in the form of American Depositary Receipts on the New York Stock Exchange (HMY), and as International Depositary Receipts on the Brussels exchange (HMY) and Berlin (HAM1). At the end of June 2011, the group had in issue 430 million ordinary shares and a market capitalisation of R38.69-billion (U$5.7-billion). (0)11 411 2000


Year founded: 25 August 1950
Employees: Employees at end of June 2011: 42 615 (39 226:SA and 3 349: PNG) of which 35 822 (34 345: SA and 1477 : PNG) are full time and 6 793 (4921:SA and 1872 : PNG) are contractors
Subsidiaries: Randfontein Estates, Evander Gold Mines, ARMgold/Harmony Freegold JV, ARMgold, Avgold, Kalahari Goldridge Mining Company and Harmony Gold (Australia)
Acquisitions: Lydex in 1997, Evander in 1998, Kalgold in 1999, Randfontein in 2000, ARMgold in 2003 and Avgold in 2004


Activity: Gold mining and exploration
Turnover: R12 445-million (FY11)
Operating profit: R901-million (FY 11)
Net gain: R414-million (FY 11)
Earnings per share: 144 SA cents (FY11)
Financial year-end: June
Extended auditors: PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc.
Stock exchange listings: JSE Limited (HAR); with American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) on the New York Stock Exchange, and International Depositary Receipts (IDRs) on the Brussels and Berlin exchanges


CSI initiatives: Various, such as skills development (graduate development programme), Bridging School, Leadership Development Programme, Supervisory Development Programme, Portable Skills Training
*Please refer to the sustainability report on Harmony’s corporate website:


BEE contribution level: B-BBEE procurement expenditure totalled R2 036-million (38% of total expenditure) for FY10:
Capital at R1 498-million (27%);
Services at R307-million (5%); and Consumables at R231-million (4%)


1. Founded in 1950
Employs 42 615 including contractors
Turnover of R12 445-million
R2 036-million spent on B-BBEE in FY10
Listed on two stock exchanges

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