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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Gold mines in South Africa.: Pages in category "Gold mines in South Africa" The following 11 pages are in this category, out of 11 total.

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Harmony Gold (mining) Wikipedia

Harmony Gold is the first largest gold mining company in South Africa.Harmony operates in South Africa and in Papua New Guinea.The company has nine underground mines, one open-pit mine and several surface operations in South Africa. In Papua New Guinea, it has Hidden Valley, an open-pit gold and silver mine and a 50% interest in the Morobe Mining Joint Venture, which includes the Wafi

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Artisanal mining Wikipedia

South Africa has some of deepest and largest gold mines in the world, with some of the largest deposits of gold, platinum, diamonds and other precious metals, precious stones and dimension stone. Gold deposits, in particular began to be exploited by artisanal miners, and ' illegal miners ', known as zamazama ( isiZulu,lit. 'try-try', meaning

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TauTona Mine Wikipedia

The mine is one of the three Western Deep Levels mines of the West Wits gold field west of Johannesburg.The mine is near the town of Carletonville.TauTona neighbours the Mponeng and Savuka mines, and TauTona and Savuka share processing facilities. All three are owned by AngloGold Ashanti.The mine was built by the Anglo American Corporation and its 2 km (1.2 mi) deep main shaft

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Mponeng Gold Mine Wikipedia

Mponeng is a gold mine in South Africa's Gauteng province. Previously known as Western Deep Levels #1 Shaft, the underground and surface works were commissioned in 1987. It extends over 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) below the surface, and is considered to be one of the most substantial gold mines

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TauTona Mine Wikipedia

The mine is one of the three Western Deep Levels mines of the West Wits gold field west of Johannesburg.The mine is near the town of Carletonville.TauTona neighbours the Mponeng and Savuka mines, and TauTona and Savuka share processing facilities.

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Witwatersrand Gold Rush Wikipedia

The gold rush saw massive development of Johannesburg and the Witwatersrand, and the area remains the prime metropolitan area of South Africa. One consequence of the gold rush was the construction of the first railway lines in this part of Africa.

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Barrick Gold Wikipedia

Barrick Gold Corporation is a mining company that produces gold and copper with 16 operating sites in 13 countries. It is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It has mining operations in Argentina, Canada, Chile, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Mali, Papua New Guinea, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, the United States and Zambia.

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Pilgrim's Rest, Mpumalanga Wikipedia

Pilgrim’s Rest (Afrikaans: Pelgrimsrus) is a small museum town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa which is protected as a provincial heritage site.It was the second of the Transvaal gold fields, attracting a rush of prospectors in 1873, soon after the MacMac diggings started some 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) away. Alluvial panning eventually gave way to deeper ore mining.

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South Africa Gold mining Britannica

South Africa South Africa Gold mining: Prospectors established in 1886 the existence of a belt of gold-bearing reefs 40 miles (60 km) wide centred on present-day Johannesburg. The rapid growth of the gold-mining industry intensified processes started by the diamond boom: immigration, urbanization, capital investment, and labour migrancy. By 1899 the gold industry attracted investment worth

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South Deep Gold Mine, Gauteng Province, South Africa

Jan 22, 2021· 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 mine also has a large resource base of uranium.

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Brief history of gold mining in South Africa Mining for

Chamber of Mines (now Minerals Council South Africa) founded 1890 South Africa began to slow down in the 1880s, as the new deposits being found tended to be pyritic ore and gold could not be extracted from this compound with any of the then available technologies.

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gold mining in south africa wikipedia

Mining industry of South Africa Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Despite declining production, South Africa's gold exports were valued at $3.8 billion USD in 2005.

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Gold (1974 film) Wikipedia

Gold is a 1974 British thriller film starring Roger Moore and Susannah York and directed by Peter R. Hunt.It was based on the 1970 novel Gold Mine by Wilbur Smith.Moore plays Rodney "Rod" Slater, general manager of a South African gold mine, who is instructed by his boss Steyner (Bradford Dillman) to break through an underground dike into what he is told is a rich seam of gold.

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Why gold mining matters Mining for schools

The gold mining industry has played a significant role in the historical development of South Africa and continues to play an important role today, not only on a macro-economic level but on local and community levels too. This is despite the country's gold mining production having declined in recent years.

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South Africa Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

South Africa is found at the southernmost region of Africa, with a long coastline that reaches more than 2,500 km (1,553 mi) and along two oceans (the South Atlantic and the Indian).At 1,219,912 km 2 (471,011 sq mi), South Africa is the 25th-largest country in the world and is almost the size of Colombia. Njesuthi in the Drakensberg at 3,408 m (11,181 ft) is the highest part in South Africa.

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Gold Reserves Countries List Africa

This page displays a table with actual values, consensus figures, forecasts, statistics and historical data charts for Gold Reserves. This page provides values for Gold Reserves reported in several countries part of Africa. The table has current values for Gold Reserves, previous releases, historical highs and record lows, release frequency, reported unit and currency plus links to

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do you think gold mining is important in south africa

Coal mining processing plant in Nigeria. This coal mining project is an open pit mine located in Nigeria, announced by mining company Western Goldfields that it has discovered 62,400,000 tonnes of proven reserves of coal deposits worth US$1.2 billion which

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