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South Deep Gold Mine, Gauteng Province, South Africa

The South Deep gold mine, located in Gauteng Province of South Africa, is one of the world’s biggest gold mines. It is also the seventh deepest mine in the world with a depth of 2,995m below the surface. It has a mine life of 75 years. The underground gold

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Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine Home

Gold Fields South Deep is one of four gold mining companies working together to slow the spread of the Coronavirus. We encourage our people employees and communities to learn and share the facts about the Coronavirus. Listen to our radio campaign

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Exploring the use of deep level gold mines in South Africa

01/10/2017 This paper explores the viability of deep level gold mines in the Far West Rand (FWR) gold field, South Africa (SA), for underground pumped hydroelectric energy storage (UPHES).

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Major Mines & Projects South Deep Mine

22/04/2020 South Deep is an underground mine, using an owner mining workforce. Operations are accessed through development and a 5.5m high destress cut to manage rock stress and seismic activity. A number of selective mining methods, including drifts and benches, are employed but long-hole stoping with paste fill is the primary bulk mining method. Significant focus has been on frontline coaching to

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South Deep gold mine: Gold Fields Mining Review Africa

13/02/2020 Gold Fields is in a unique position with it South Deep gold mine, which currently accounts for 47% of gold-equivalent mineral resources and 59% of mineral reserves of Gold Fields’ global gold asset portfolio, in that the ore body has the potential for longevity. This article first appeared in Mining Review Africa Issue 1, 2020

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South Deep Gold Mine Gold Fields

The South Deep Gold Mine is a key asset for Gold Fields and the flagship growth project in South Africa. South Deep’s production build-up is on track to deliver the required volume to achieve full production by June 2015, in line with Gold Fields’ long-term stated vision, “To be the global leader in sustainable gold mining”.

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1. South Deep Gold Fields

The South Deep Gold Mine is a key asset for Gold Fields and the flagship growth project in South Africa. South Deep’s production build-up is on track to deliver the required volume to achieve full production by December 2014, in line with Gold Fields’ long-term stated vision,“To be the global leader in sustainable gold mining”.

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TauTona Mine Wikipedia

The TauTona Mine or Western Deep No.3 Shaft, is a gold mine in South Africa.At approximately 3.9 kilometers (2.4 mi) deep, it is home to the world's deepest mining operations, rivalled only by the Mponeng Gold Mine.. The mine is one of the three Western Deep Levels mines of the West Wits gold

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Major Mines & Projects South Deep Mine

South Deep is an underground mine, using an owner mining workforce. Operations are accessed through development and a 5.5m high destress cut to manage rock stress and seismic activity. A number of selective mining methods, including drifts and benches, are employed but long-hole stoping with paste fill is the primary bulk mining method. Significant focus has been on frontline coaching to

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South Deep gold mine: Gold Fields Mining Review Africa

13/02/2020 Gold Fields is in a unique position with it South Deep gold mine, which currently accounts for 47% of gold-equivalent mineral resources and 59% of mineral reserves of Gold Fields’ global gold asset portfolio, in that the ore body has the potential for longevity. This article first appeared in Mining Review Africa Issue 1, 2020

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Kloof Sibanye-Stillwater

07/04/2021 Kloof is a large, shallow to ultra-deep level gold mining and processing operation located in the Far West Rand Goldfields of the Witwatersrand Basin, near the town of Westonaria in the Gauteng Province of South Africa, 70 km west of Johannesburg. As of 31 December 2020, Kloof has surface and underground gold mineral reserves of 4.7 million oz and mineral resources of 33 million oz. At Kloof

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Outcrop and Deep Level Mining in South Africa before the

MINING IN SOUTH AFRICA BEFORE THE ANGLO-BOER WAR 305 and its concerns about gold are linked to the long-term interests of those mineowners who had a predominant share of the deep level mines, notably the directors of Consolidated Gold Fields and Wernher, Beit & Company.4 The political interpretations of the first school either ignore the Blainey

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The top ten deepest mines in the world mining-technology

Operated by Harmony Gold Mining, the Moab Khotsong gold mine is located near Vaal River, South Africa. The mine is located approximately 180km south-west of Johannesburg near the towns of Orkney and Klerksdorp. It has been in production since 2003 and currently ranks as the fourth deepest mine in the world, with its mining depth ranging between 2.6km and 3.052km below the surface.

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Western Deep Levels 1 Mine, Western Sector, Far West Rand

Western Deep Levels 1 Mine, Western Sector, Far West Rand (West Wits Line), West Rand District Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa : A gold-platinum mine in the Witwatersrand Reef. Owned by Anglo-American Corp. of South Africa.

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South Deep Gold Mine GOLD FIELDS

South Deep Gold Mine is an intermediate to deep level gold mine comprising two shaft systems that mine various auriferous conglomerates from open ground and pillars that occur at depths between 1,575 m and 3,500 m below surface. The shaft systems comprise the older South Shaft complex with its main shaft and two sub vertical shafts, and the newer flagship complex, known as Twin Shafts. Ore is

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The Decline of South African Gold Mining E & MJ

Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd., South Africa’s third largest gold producer, which has operated some of the industry’s more marginal deep level shafts, has closed a number of these over the past few months. At the end of 2009 it closed the Evander Nos. 2, 5 and 7 shafts in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province as well as its Brand No. 3 shaft in the Free State. Harmony CEO Graham Briggs said

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Opportunities and Challenges in Deep Mining: A Brief

01/08/2017 The average depth of metal mines in South Africa has reached 2000 m, and the Western Deep Level gold mine has reached 4800 m . Deep rock mass is characterized by high in situ stress, high temperature, and high water pressure. Compared with shallow resource extraction, deep mining may be associated with disasters such as rockbursts, large-scale

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TauTona Mine Wikipedia

The TauTona Mine or Western Deep No.3 Shaft, is a gold mine in South Africa. At approximately 3.9 kilometers (2.4 mi) deep, it is home to the world's deepest mining operations, rivalled only by the Mponeng Gold Mine. The mine is one of the three

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Kloof Sibanye-Stillwater

07/04/2021 11,129 employees and contractors Kloof is a large, shallow to ultra-deep level gold mining and processing operation located in the Far West Rand Goldfields of the Witwatersrand Basin, near the town of Westonaria in the Gauteng Province of South

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The deep gold mines of South Africa: Windows into the

Figure 2. a. Formation rock temperatures in the Witwatersrand gold mining arc (after Jones and Bottomley, 1986) b. Profile of three mines from Western Deep Levels Ltd. located in the Carletonville gold field. Samples examined for this proposal are from mine shaft #1, level 109. Gray arrows schematically indicate water circulation

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What are the largest gold mines in South Africa?

South Africa's gold mining industry stretches back as far as its capital city Johannesburg. As the most economically-developed country on its continent, South Africa is home to a burgeoning power sector that comprises a swathe of highly-productive gold mines which together accounted for 12% of the world’s gold production as recently as 2005. Right at the top of the list is South Deep, which

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Western Deep Levels 1 Mine, Western Sector, Far West Rand

Western Deep Levels 1 Mine, Western Sector, Far West Rand (West Wits Line), West Rand District Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa : A gold-platinum mine in the Witwatersrand Reef. Owned by Anglo-American Corp. of South Africa.

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South Africa gold mining: What lies at the bottom of one

09/02/2020 But nothing prepared us for a place called Moab Khotsong, a South African gold mine that extends nearly two miles beneath the surface. As we first

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FACT SHEET JULY 2018 SAFETY IN GOLD MINING

IN GOLD MINING South Africa is known for having pioneered deep-level gold mining. Given the hazards endemic to deep-level mining, commitment and adherence to safety standards are non-negotiables. A SOUTH AFRICAN GOLD MINING INDUSTRY INITIATIVE FACT SHEET JULY 2018. page 2 FACT SHEET: SAFETY IN GOLD MINING This also provides for joint planning, decision

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The Decline of South African Gold Mining E & MJ

AngloGold Ashanti, which has seven mining operations in South Africa, is planning to spend more than $3 billion on deep level projects in the country which will deliver 18.2 million oz of gold with first production in 2012, increasing to a peak in 2027.

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Robinson Deep Gold Mine information and photos

All gold mines in South Africa Disclaimer: Mine exploring can be quite dangerous, but then again it can be alright, it all depends on the weather. Please read the proper disclaimer .

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Opportunities and Challenges in Deep Mining: A Brief

01/08/2017 The average depth of metal mines in South Africa has reached 2000 m, and the Western Deep Level gold mine has reached 4800 m. Deep rock mass is characterized by high in situ stress, high temperature, and high water pressure.

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