(JOHANNESBURG – NEWS RELEASE) – AngloGold Ashanti regrets to announce the death of two employees who were fatally injured after a series of seismic events, the largest measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale, at its Savuka Shaft. The Department of Mineral Resources has been notified of the incident and an in-loco inspection will be conducted on Tuesday, 3 May. In the meantime, Management has suspended activities at the mine.

AngloGold Ashanti would like to express its sincere condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of the deceased. Management is working with the two families to assist them through this difficult period.