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    Incorporating the Signs of Safety Approach in Social

    region. Chinese migrants also migrated to South Africa to deal with the problem of skilled underground workers. Although mining had positive effects in West Rand district and South Africa as a whole mining activities also caused various problems. One of the major problems that was caused by mining is acid mine drainage.

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  • Water SAAfrican Journals OnLine

    Water SAAfrican Journals OnLine

    Threats and opportunities for post-closure development in dolomitic gold-mining areas of the West Rand and Far West Rand (South Africa)a hydraulic view Part 2 Opportunities Largely dependent on gold mines for their economic survival many mining towns in the Far West Rand fear the effects of the inevitable impact of mine closure not only

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  • West Rand District MunicipalityWikipedia

    West Rand District MunicipalityWikipedia

    West Rand District Municipality is one of the districts of Gauteng province of South Africa that covers the West Rand area with the exception of Roodepoort (which was moved into the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality).The seat of the district municipality is Randfontein. The most spoken language among its population of 820 995 is Tswana (2011 census).

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  • RESOURCES AND RESERVES BY OPERATION SOUTH

    RESOURCES AND RESERVES BY OPERATION SOUTH

    Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves 2017 41 RESOURCES AND RESERVES BY OPERATION SOUTH AFRICAWEST RAND CONTINUED Mining methods and mine planning Mining is by means of sequential grid mining with regional dip

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  • Our History About us Gold Fields

    Our History About us Gold Fields

    Gold Fields has proudly operated in South Africa since 1887 when Cecil John Rhodes and Charles Rudd formed Gold Fields of South Africa. In 1932 the company began mining the mineral-rich West Rand where it discovered high-yielding gold deposits.

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  • The world s biggest gold mines Top tenMining Technology

    The world s biggest gold mines Top tenMining Technology

    Jan 30 2020 · 10. Cortez gold mine USA 1. South Deep gold mine32.8 million ounces (Moz) South Deep gold mine is the largest gold mine in the world by reserves. Located 45km south-west of Johannesburg in the Witwatersrand Basin South Africa South Deep is also the seventh deepest mine in the world with a mine depth up to 2 998m below the surface.

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  • WitwatersrandWikipedia

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  • SA-Mining South African Mining and Engineering Supplies

    SA-Mining South African Mining and Engineering Supplies

    Our head office is situated in the West Rand Johannesburg South Africa with our factory and production offices situated in Carletonville and Rustenburg South Africa. We have also opened a branch in PeruLima. South African Mining and Engineering Supplies and Mvuleni. Introduction and Aim

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  • South Africa West RandShowMe

    South Africa West RandShowMe

    The West Rand of Gauteng borders on the North-West Province and stretches north-north-west from Johannesburg s Northern Suburbs (on and Randburg) to the ancient Magaliesberg foothills and west from Soweto and Roodepoort to the mining town of Carletonville. The main town in this area is

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  • Death toll in Masakhane mine accident rises to seven

    Death toll in Masakhane mine accident rises to seven

    The death toll as a result of seismic events at Sibanye-Stillwater s Masakhane mine in Driefontein near Carletonville on the West Rand has risen to seven‚ the company confirmed on Saturday.

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  • Unearthing a hidden treasure 60 years of karst AUTHORS

    Unearthing a hidden treasure 60 years of karst AUTHORS

    The goldfield of the Far West Rand is a major deep-level mining area of South Africa located approximately 50 km south west of Johannesburg (Figure 1). The gold-bearing reefs are covered amongst others by thick karstified dolomites which host some of the largest groundwater resources in South Africa supporting a range

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  • Gauteng s mine dumps brimming with radioactive uranium

    Gauteng s mine dumps brimming with radioactive uranium

    Oct 15 2015 · Over a million Gauteng residents are exposed daily to high levels of uranium with some areas in the West Rand exceeding that of disaster zones from Chernobyl site of the 1986 Ukrainian nuclear disaster. Gauteng s mine dumps brimming with radioactive uranium. October 15 2015 Posted in the South African Chamber of Mines has set the

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  • Carletonville West Rand Gauteng South Africa

    Carletonville West Rand Gauteng South Africa

    South Africa » South Africa > Gauteng > West Rand > Carletonville > Carletonville West Rand Gauteng. Carletonville West Rand Gauteng. Date 13/01/2013 Posted in Carletonville. Carltonville is one of the richest gold-mining areas in South Africa. There are no fewer than seven gold mines in the area and at 3 749 meters Western Deep

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  • Water SAAfrican Journals OnLine

    Water SAAfrican Journals OnLine

    Threats and opportunities for post-closure development in dolomitic gold mining areas of the West Rand and Far West Rand (South Africa)a hydraulic view Part 1 Mining legacy and future threats For long periods in the history of South Africa gold mining formed the backbone of an otherwise agriculturally-dominated economy initiating rapid

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  • Big increase in mine water pollutionThe Mail  Guardian

    Big increase in mine water pollutionThe Mail Guardian

    May 17 2019 · New statistics released in Parliament show that 118 mines around South Africa are polluting rivers inadequately testing for contamination or otherwise dirtying South Africa s waterways.

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  • Elsburg South Shaft Western Areas gold mine Westonaria

    Elsburg South Shaft Western Areas gold mine Westonaria

    Elsburg South Shaft Western Areas gold mine Westonaria West Rand District (West Rand) Gauteng South Africa Witwatersrand Gold Fields South Africa Mining Region278 mineral species varietal names listed. Select Mineral List Type Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements.

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  • RandfonteinWikipedia

    RandfonteinWikipedia

    Randfontein is a gold mining city in the West Rand Gauteng South Africa 40 km (25 mi) west of Johannesburg.With the Witwatersrand gold rush in full swing mining financier JB Robinson bought the farm Randfontein and in 1889 floated the Randfontein Estates Gold Mining Company. The town was established in 1890 to serve the new mine and was administered by Krugersdorp until it became a

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  • West Rand District MunicipalityWikipedia

    West Rand District MunicipalityWikipedia

    West Rand District Municipality is one of the districts of Gauteng province of South Africa that covers the West Rand area with the exception of Roodepoort (which was moved into the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality).The seat of the district municipality is Randfontein. The most spoken language among its population of 820 995 is Tswana (2011 census).

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  • The risks associated with mines in dolomitic compartments

    The risks associated with mines in dolomitic compartments

    Gold mining is the principal economic activity on the West Rand and is the basis of the economy and socio-economic development of the region. Gold mining on the West Wits Line contains the biggest and richest mines in the Witwatersrand Basin (Robb 1997). One of the most important aquifers in South Africa

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  • Elsburg South Shaft Western Areas gold mine Westonaria

    Elsburg South Shaft Western Areas gold mine Westonaria

    Elsburg South Shaft Western Areas gold mine Westonaria West Rand District (West Rand) Gauteng South Africa Witwatersrand Gold Fields South Africa Mining Region278 mineral species varietal names listed. Select Mineral List Type Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements.

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  • Destructive sinkholes forming in Gauteng swallowing homes

    Destructive sinkholes forming in Gauteng swallowing homes

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    Numerous sinkholes are forming in the Khutsong suburb outside Carletonville West Rand South Africa s Gauteng province swallowing homes and roads. As a result more than 25 000 residents could soon be forced to evacuate and be transferred to go

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  • Big increase in mine water pollutionThe Mail  Guardian

    Big increase in mine water pollutionThe Mail Guardian

    May 17 2019 · New statistics released in Parliament show that 118 mines around South Africa are polluting rivers inadequately testing for contamination or otherwise dirtying South Africa s waterways.

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  • Venterspost Mine Eastern Sector Far West Rand (West Wits

    Venterspost Mine Eastern Sector Far West Rand (West Wits

    Venterspost Mine Eastern Sector Far West Rand (West Wits Line) West Rand District (West Rand) Gauteng South Africa A gold mine in the Witwatersrand Reef. Owned by Goldfields of South Africa. Had a capacity of 1 000 000 tons/ore per annum (1937) Produced 1 474 000 tons ore yielding 6 324 kg Au (1984). In 2000

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  • KrugersdorpWikipedia

    KrugersdorpWikipedia

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  • The Cost of GoldHarvard University

    The Cost of GoldHarvard University

    The Cost of Gold Environmental Health and Human Rights Consequences of Gold Mining in South Africa s West and Central Rand International Human Rights Clinic Harvard Law School Cover Illustration The poor community of Soul City Extension 2 sits near a gold mine waste dump in the West Rand.

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  • Discovery of the Gold in 1884 South African History Online

    Discovery of the Gold in 1884 South African History Online

    The closure of all mining activity in October 1899 brought to a sudden end to virtually all economic activity in the region. Following the South African War population patterns resumed their previous trends of rapid growth assisted in part by the influx in 1904

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  • Kusasalethu Mine Project Far West RandMining

    Kusasalethu Mine Project Far West RandMining

    Located in Far West Rand 1km south-west of Carletonville Mpumalanga Harmony acquired Elandsrand in February 2001 along with the adjacent Deelkraal mineknown collectively as Kusasalethufrom AngloGold for a cash price of R1bn. Geology

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  • South Africa Crime Prevention Operations Intensify in

    South Africa Crime Prevention Operations Intensify in

    South Africa Crime Prevention Operations Intensify in Gauteng As the Holiday Phase LoomsO Kae Molao Focuses On Road Safety Illegal Mining and Rural Safety in the West Rand

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  • Discovery of the Gold in 1884 South African History Online

    Discovery of the Gold in 1884 South African History Online

    The closure of all mining activity in October 1899 brought to a sudden end to virtually all economic activity in the region. Following the South African War population patterns resumed their previous trends of rapid growth assisted in part by the influx in 1904

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  • Death toll in Masakhane mine accident rises to seven

    Death toll in Masakhane mine accident rises to seven

    The death toll as a result of seismic events at Sibanye-Stillwater s Masakhane mine in Driefontein near Carletonville on the West Rand has risen to seven‚ the company confirmed on Saturday.

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  • Destructive sinkholes forming in Gauteng swallowing homes

    Destructive sinkholes forming in Gauteng swallowing homes

    Numerous sinkholes are forming in the Khutsong suburb outside Carletonville West Rand South Africa s Gauteng province swallowing homes and roads. As a result more than 25 000 residents could soon be forced to evacuate and be transferred to go

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  • Our History About us Gold Fields

    Our History About us Gold Fields

    Gold Fields has proudly operated in South Africa since 1887 when Cecil John Rhodes and Charles Rudd formed Gold Fields of South Africa. In 1932 the company began mining the mineral-rich West Rand where it discovered high-yielding gold deposits.

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  • Aurora rerun at West Rand mine The Mail  Guardian

    Aurora rerun at West Rand mine The Mail Guardian

    Jan 23 2014 · Aurora rerun at West Rand mine Sally Evans. 23 Jan 2014 this time involving an insolvent gold mining company on the West Rand. Government is committed to empowering South Africa

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  • mines on the west rand south africashibang-china

    mines on the west rand south africashibang-china

    West Rand Consolidated Mines LtdRandfontein Gauteng South Africa. MBendi s page for West Rand Consolidated Mines Ltd Company with office in Randfontein Gauteng South Africa provides the following Nature of Business

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  • The impact of post gold mining on mercury pollution in the

    The impact of post gold mining on mercury pollution in the

    The impact of historical use of mercury (Hg) for the extraction of gold was assessed in watersheds from an abandoned mine in Randfonetin a town located at 45 km west of Johannesburg (South Africa) which has a long history of gold mining and its surroundings.

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