Harmony Gold Corp.

Harmony Gold Corp.

January 23, 2012 10:00 ET

Harmony Gold Appoints John Breedlove as Exploration Manager

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 20, 2012) - Harmony Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:H) -

Harmony Gold Corporation is pleased to announce that John Breedlove, M.Sc., has been appointed Exploration Manager.

Mr. Breedlove is a Certified Professional Geologist (CPG) as designated by the American Institute of Professional Geologists and has worked as an exploration geologist for over 16 years in both mineral and hydrocarbon exploration programs overseas and in North America. His project experience ranges from field geologist to project manager to senior geologist designing, implementing, and managing green and brown field base and precious metals, and uranium exploration programs. Mr. Breedlove will act as the Qualified Person for Harmony Gold Corp.

Mr. Breedlove will travel to Zambia later this month to conduct an on-site inspection and assessment of the THE KAFWEGO-MUFUMBWE COPPER PROJECT, ZAMBIA as part of the company's due diligence work before a formal option agreement is signed.

Mr. Breedlove will also be inspecting other areas of interest near the Kafwego project that are of interest to Harmony.

Grant Hall, President and CEO, reports, "We are extremely fortunate to have John Breedlove join us at Harmony Gold. I have worked with John previously and look forward to him helping all of us to add value to Harmony Gold."

About Harmony Gold Corp.

Harmony Gold Corporation is focused on identifying, claiming and developing an Iron Oxide Copper-Gold (IOCG) type deposit within the Lufilian Arc of Southern Africa and the Great Bear Magmatic Zone of Northern Canada. The company regards both of these areas as relatively unexplored for IOCG type deposits.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Grant Hall, President and Chief Executive Officer

Contact Information

  • Harmony Gold Corp.
    Grant Hall
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    604-608-6620 (FAX)