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Driefontein Gold Mine - Gold Fields

Driefontein is located in the West Wits Line that forms part of the Far West Rand Goldfields of the Witwatersrand Basin. Exploration in the area dates from 1898 and mining from 1945 when West Driefontein Gold Mine began sinking the 1 and 2 Shafts.

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Driefontein Sibanye-Stillwater

2 天前  Driefontein is a large, shallow to ultra-deep level gold mining and processing operation located in the Far West Rand Goldfield of the Witwatersrand Basin, near the town of Carletonville in the Gauteng Province of South Africa, 70km west of Johannesburg.

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Gold Fields Ltd Gold Mine - Driefontein - South Africa ...

Driefontein Consolidated Ltd (Driefontein) was created in 1981 with the merger of the West Driefontein and East Driefontein mines. In January 1998, Gold Fields Ltd assumed management responsibility for the operation, which became a wholly owned subsidiary in May 1999. The mine, which has milled over 222Mt of ore and recovered over 102.5Moz of ...

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West Driefontein - Wikipedia

West Driefontein was a South African gold mining company belonging to the Goldfields Group (now Sibanye Gold).. It lies approximately 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) outside Carletonville next to Blyvooruitsig and East Driefontein.It used to be the richest gold mine in the world before it was flooded by water.

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West Driefontein Gold Mine In Gauteng, South Africa The ...

The West Driefontein Gold Mine is in Gauteng, South Africa. The ore mined is composed of pyrite, pyrrhotite and galena. The ore is placer in form of unknown dimensions. Site identification and general characteristics. Learn about USGS mines. Gold Primary Commodity;

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West Driefontein Gold Mine In Gauteng, South Africa The ...

The site was first discovered in 1932 by Dr. R. Krahmann, West Witwatersrand Areas Ltd. Production output of the West Driefontein Gold Mine was considered to be large size. Mine operations consist of underground workings. There is one known shaft. Subsurface depth reaches a maximum of 2,400 meters (7,874 feet). The ore mined is composed of gold.

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West Driefontein (MRDS #10038846) AU

West Driefontein: Alternate or previous names: West Driefontein Gold Mining Co. Ltd. Geographic coordinates. Geographic coordinates: 27.46813, -26.3966 (WGS84) Relative position: 4 MILES SE CARLETONVILLE (click for info) Geographic areas. Country; South Africa ...

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THE FLOODING ATTHE WEST DRIEFONTEIN MlNE*

property lies.Thenarrow tabular Witwatersrand gold-bearingbeds,whichdipat ... Themajor portion ofthe West Driefontein mine occurs inoneofthese compartments, theOberholzer compartment, buttheeasternportion extendsinto ... The two neighbouring mines which have common boundaries with West Driefontein-Blyvooruitzicht andWesternDeepLevels-offered ...

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Driefontein Gold Mine - Gold Fields

Driefontein is located in the West Wits Line that forms part of the Far West Rand Goldfi elds of the Witwatersrand Basin. Exploration in the area dates from 1898 and mining from 1945 when West Driefontein Gold Mine began sinking the 1 and 2 Shafts. Driefontein exploits three primary reefs namely the Ventersdorp Contact

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West Driefontein Gold Mining Company • Johannesburg ...

East Driefontein was registered in May 1968 and merged with West Driefontein during July 1981 to form a new company ... from 1898 and mining from 1945 when West Driefontein ... Bright Adams is a respected gold mining company situated in Ghana in West Africa. ... Gold Fields mining operations: Driefontein – located about 70 km west of ...

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West Driefontein (MRDS #10038846) AU

West Driefontein: Alternate or previous names: West Driefontein Gold Mining Co. Ltd. Geographic coordinates. Geographic coordinates: 27.46813, -26.3966 (WGS84) Relative position: 4 MILES SE CARLETONVILLE (click for info) Geographic areas. Country; South Africa ...

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Driefontein Gold Mine - Gold Fields

Driefontein is located in the West Wits Line that forms part of the Far West Rand Goldfi elds of the Witwatersrand Basin. Exploration in the area dates from 1898 and mining from 1945 when West Driefontein Gold Mine began sinking the 1 and 2 Shafts. Driefontein exploits three primary reefs namely the Ventersdorp Contact

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Major Mines Projects Driefontein Mine

Driefontein is a deep level underground gold mine located along the northern and southwestern margins of the Witwatersrand Basin in South Africa. This mine is typical of the many Witwatersrand Basin operations, which have been the primary contributors to South Africa’s production of a significant portion of the world’s recorded gold output ...

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West Driefontein Gold Mine information and photos

West Driefontein Gold Mine (South Africa) Discuss in Forum. Upload a Document. Location Map. Based at Carletonville, 60km south of Johannesburg. This is a multiple shaft gold mine, holding records for the most gold produced by a goldmine (2000+ tonnes) and the deepest mineshaft in

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The flooding at the West Driefontein Mine

The inrush of water into the West Driefontein mine, the biggest gold producer in the world, which began on 26th October, 1968 and continued unabated for 23 days before the flood was stemmed, was unprecedented in the history of mining. Also unprecedented were the tremendous efforts and organization which made it

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East and West Driefontein (Closed) gold mine Report Wood ...

Dec 21, 2015  East and West Driefontein (Closed) gold mine. Report summary. Since June 1998, Driefontein Consolidated ("Dries") has ceased to report results for the East and West sections separately. Accordingly, the analysis presented here consolidates the East, West and tailings/dump processing operations from 1995 onwards. The mine was part of the Gold ...

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Albitite from the West Driefontein Mine, South Africa

West Driefontein Gold Mine, Private Bag X2011, Carletonville, 2500 Republic of South Africa Accepted 15 October 1997 Andesitic magma with alkalic affinity intruded the Upper Jeppestown Subgroup of the Witwatersrand Supergroup in the West Driefontein Mine as a network of dykes. In the southwestern part of the mine a composite dyke, belonging to ...

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driefontein gold mine contact details « BINQ Mining

Jun 12, 2013  West Driefontein gold-mine (I) – Engineering News. 14 Jun 2002 As a one time employee of West Driefontein gold-mine (I was a junior engineer), let me tell of what has been forgotten – one of the biggest feats »More detailed

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SIBANYE-STILLWATER LIMITED (GOLD DIVISION):

Sibanye Gold Ltd.s (a subsidiary of Sibanye-Stillwater) Driefontein Mine is located in the West Wits Line of the Witwatersrand Basin, near Carletonville in the Merafong City Local Municipality, approximately 70km west of Johannesburg in the Gauteng province of South Africa. Driefontein Mine

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SOUTH AFRICA: FLOODS THREATEN TO DESTROY WORLD'S

mining operations stopped on sunday (october 28) after water from an underground fissure poured into the shaft of the west driefontein mine near johannesburg. there have been no causalities. gold production may halt completely unless the flow of water into the mine - estimated at more than 70 million gallons (317 million litres) a day - is halted.

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west driefontein gold mine - cebc.co.za

Driefontein is located in the West Wits Line that forms part of the Far West Rand Goldfi elds of the Witwatersrand Basin Exploration in the area dates from 1898 and mining from 1945 when West Driefontein Gold Mine began sinking the 1 and 2 Shafts Driefontein exploits three primary reefs namely the Ventersdorp Contact...

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Driefontein, Gauteng - Wikipedia

Driefontein is the Driefontein Mine in the West Witwatersrand Basin (West Wits) mining field. The West Wits field was discovered in 1931 and commenced operations with Venterspost Gold Mine in 1939. In 1952, the West Driefontein mine is opened. In 1968, Kloof mine commences operations.

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Driefontein - West North (Closed) gold mine Report ...

Dec 21, 2015  The West Driefontein section exploits the Carbon Leader reef, VCR and Main reef. In future, North Leader will be mined in the North Section. A reclamation plant recovers gold from surface dumps. North Driefontein is underlain by VCR resources of 27Mt @ 14.3g/t which could have been developed as a separate mine.

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East Driefontein Map - Gauteng, South Africa - Mapcarta

East Driefontein East Driefontein is a small gold mining town approximately 20km outside Carletonville next to West Driefontein. East Driefontein has an elevation of 1620 metres. East Driefontein is situated nearby to East Village.

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west driefontein gold mine - cebc.co.za

Driefontein is located in the West Wits Line that forms part of the Far West Rand Goldfi elds of the Witwatersrand Basin Exploration in the area dates from 1898 and mining from 1945 when West Driefontein Gold Mine began sinking the 1 and 2 Shafts Driefontein exploits three primary reefs namely the Ventersdorp Contact...

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Driefontein - West North (Closed) gold mine Report ...

Dec 21, 2015  The West Driefontein section exploits the Carbon Leader reef, VCR and Main reef. In future, North Leader will be mined in the North Section. A reclamation plant recovers gold from surface dumps. North Driefontein is underlain by VCR resources of 27Mt @ 14.3g/t which could have been developed as a separate mine.

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West Driefontein Gold Mine information and photos

West Driefontein Gold Mine (South Africa) Discuss in Forum. Upload a Document. Location Map. Based at Carletonville, 60km south of Johannesburg. This is a multiple shaft gold mine, holding records for the most gold produced by a goldmine (2000+ tonnes) and the deepest mineshaft in

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East and West Driefontein (Closed) gold mine Report Wood ...

Dec 21, 2015  East and West Driefontein (Closed) gold mine. Report summary. Since June 1998, Driefontein Consolidated ("Dries") has ceased to report results for the East and West sections separately. Accordingly, the analysis presented here consolidates the East, West and tailings/dump processing operations from 1995 onwards. The mine was part of the Gold ...

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SOUTH AFRICA: FLOODS THREATEN TO DESTROY WORLD'S

mining operations stopped on sunday (october 28) after water from an underground fissure poured into the shaft of the west driefontein mine near johannesburg. there have been no causalities. gold production may halt completely unless the flow of water into the mine - estimated at more than 70 million gallons (317 million litres) a day - is halted.

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driefontein gold mine carletonville

GOLD FIELDS - Driefontein Gold Mine . The Driefontein Gold Mine, which is located 70 kilometers west of Johannesburg, near Carletonville in the Gauteng province of

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SAMCODES - Home

Jan 22, 2019  Slope Facies VCR overlain by amygdaloidal Klipriviersberg Lava, West Driefontein Gold Mine 710ct diamond from Tchikapa River, DRC Bulk Sampling Exploration drilling Resource modelling SAMCODES Launch (JSE, May 2016) SAMCODES Sustainable mining TauTona Mine

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Paper: Karst, Mining and Conflict — A Historical ...

Le Roux, P.M.K. (1964) Permit Issued to West Driefontein Gold Mine to dewater the Oberholzer Compartment. Milne, A.T. (1964) Report on meeting of the Gold Producers’ Committee with Representatives of Government. Minutes (1963) Conference on Dolomitic Mine Water. Personal Archive.

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MINING RIGHT NUMBER: (GP) 30/5/1/2/2 (51) MR

The Driefontein Operation is situated some 70 km west of Johannesburg at latitude 26°24’S and longitude 27°30’E near Carletonville in the Gauteng Province of South Africa. The site is accessed via the N12 highway between Johannesburg and Potchefstroom. Geologically it is located along the West Wits Line, which forms

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Operational review Sustainability Annual reports 2013 ...

Driefontein was formed from the consolidation in 1981 of the East Driefontein and West Driefontein mines. Geology. Gold mineralisation at Driefontein is contained within three reef horizons: the Carbon Leader Reef (Carbon Leader), the Ventersdorp Contact Reef (VCR) and the Middelvlei Reef (MVR), which occur at depths of between 500m and 4,000m.

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Aug 08, 2021  REPLAY OF LIVE CONFERENCE CALL, ACCESS CODE #40134; South Africa: 010 500 4108: UK: 0 203 608 8021: USA: 1 412 317 0088: Australia: 073 911 1378: International

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Job openings Sibanye-Stillwater

Aug 23, 2021  Train Driver Assistant. North West. 3 Sep 2021. The TDA is a key resource with regards to the safe operation of locomotives and rolling stock at the surface railways. The role of the TDA is to assist the TD to safely and effectively operate and manoeuvre the locomotives within the boundaries of the private siding.

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gold mining driefontein - Gold Ore Concentration Plant ...

gold mining driefontein. Dec 11 2020 Driefontein is a large shallow to ultradeep level gold mining and processing operation located in the Far West Rand Goldfields of the Witwatersrand Basin near the town of Carletonville in the Gauteng Province of South Africa 70 km west of Johannesburg...We are a professional mining machinery manufacturer, the main equipment including: jaw crusher, cone ...

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Carletonville, Western Sector, Far West Rand (West Wits ...

Carletonville, Western Sector, Far West Rand (West Wits Line), West Rand District (West Rand), Gauteng, South Africa : Gold mining town in western Gauteng Province.

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