Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd (HMY.N)
|Market Cap (Mil.):||$1,445.29|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||435.69|
JOHANNESBURG, Feb 7 - South Africa's Harmony Gold stopped all its operations on Friday to focus on safety procedures for 24 hours after nine workers were killed in a rock-fall and fire, the worst accident in South Africa's mines in nearly five years.
JOHANNESBURG - Rescuers recovered eight bodies and continued to search for another missing worker on Thursday after a fire and rock-fall at a Harmony Gold mine near Johannesburg, the worst accident in South Africa's mines in nearly five years.
* Harmony shares fall 3 percent (Adds analyst comment and share price drop)
* Harmony Gold CEO oversees rescue effort at Doornkop mine (Updates with continuing rescue search, fire quelled)
JOHANNESBURG, Feb 5 - South African gold producer Harmony Gold launched a rescue operation on Wednesday to free 17 miners trapped a mile underground after a fire at its Doornkop mine near Johannesburg.