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It describes several preventive actions that have been put into practice at the 5B Area of No. 5 Shaft Vaal Reefs gold mine after issuing seismic warnings. These included additional safety pillars, changes in mining sequences and directions, and a review of the mining strategy for the entire 5B area.

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The Vaal Reefs Leach Plant is near Klerksdorp, South Africa. The site was first discovered in 1887. The Vaal Reefs Leach Plant is a underground mining operation. Initial production took place in 1941 and overall output was considered to be large size. Mine operations consist of 7 distinct surface and underground workings. There are a total of ...

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These projects centred around the potential expansion of Kopanang Mine, and also involve the exploration of secondary reef horizons within the current mine lease area and in adjacent leases. The other responsibility of this role was the management of a gold mineralisation and deportment study on the Vaal Reef at Kopanang Mine.

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AngloGold Limited was formed in June 1998 with the consolidation of the gold mining interests of Anglo American plc. ... in 1944 under the name of Vaal Reefs Exploration and Mining Company Limited ...

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Tau Lekoa Gold Mine (formerly Vaal Reefs 10) Tau Tona Gold Mine (formerly Western Deep Levels 3) Tshepong Gold Mine (formerly Freegold 2 and 4) Unisel Gold Mine; Vaal Reefs Gold Mine; Vaal Reefs Gold Mine No 10 Shaft (now Tau Lekoa) Vaal Reefs Gold Mine No 11 Shaft (now Moab Khotsong) Vaal Reefs Gold Mine No 8 Shaft (now Great Noligwa)

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May 12, 1995· In 1986, more than 175 gold miners died in a fire in the Kinross mine, 100 miles east of Johannesburg. ... The Vaal Reefs mine is South Africa's second most productive, with $845 million in ...

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Vaal Reefs 1995 10/05/1995 - Vaal Reefs Mine - Underground train crash 104 miners died in one of South Africa's largest gold mines when the cables controlling an underground train snapped, sending the cars hurtling down a 7,000-foot vertical shaft onto an elevator.

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(Ukuluyake Mongezi was born in 1960, in the East London township Duncan Village. He worked on Hartebeesfontein Gold Mine from 1981, when the was 20 years old, to 1984. He then worked on Vaal Reefs from 1981 to 1983 as a loco driver. He was involved in the Great Miners Strike of 1987. Because of this he was retrenched).

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Mine Seismology: Seismic Warning Concept: Case Study from Vaal Reefs Gold Mine, South Africa [S.N. Glazer] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book illustrates how mine seismology can be used to improve underground safety standards. It describes several preventive actions that have been put into practice at the 5B Area of No. 5 Shaft Vaal Reefs gold mine after issuing ...

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Geology: The reefs mined at Great Noligwa are the Vaal Reef, and the C-Reef, with the Vaal Reef containing about 84% of the mineral resource in gold terms. The Vaal Reef horizon is a distinct high ...

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Vaal Reefs Wikipedia. Vaal Reefs is a town in Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality in the North West province of South Africa.. The town is home to a large gold mining operation owned by AngloGold Ashanti, a company that was originally incorporated in 1944 under the name of Vaal Reefs Exploration and Mining Company Limited..

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Jun 11, 2019· Mining-technology.com profiles the top ten deepest mines in the world, with seven of the deepest mines located in the West Wits region of South Africa. ... The mine extracts gold from the Vaal and Crystalkop reefs at depths ranging from 1,350m to 2,240m. Scattered mining comprising a single shaft system is used at Kopanang. Shaft sinking was ...

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Aug 05, 2014· Located in the Klerksdorp goldfields of the Witwatersrand basin, some 160 kilometres south-west of Johannesburg, Buffelsfontein exploits the Vaal Reef conglomerate for its gold production. The mining method is conventional breast mining with scraper winch cleaning. Mining units consists of pillar and remnant mining, while in the "newer ...

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The town is home to a large gold mining operation owned by AngloGold Ashanti, a company that was originally incorporated in 1944 under the name of Vaal Reefs Exploration and Mining Company Limited. Vaal Reefs Tragedy. A mining accident on 10 May 1995 resulted in the death of 104 miners when a locomotive fell into a lift shaft at the edge of 56 ...

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Following this restructuring and the sale of assets, AngloGold Ashanti's South African operations currently are Mponeng, the world's deepest gold mine and Surface Operations which encompasses those surface facilities in the West Wits area and in the former Vaal River area, which process and extract gold from marginal ore dumps and tailings ...

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Jun 25, 2012· The beginning of the 21st century saw various mining companies coming into existence, namely: Anglo gold Ashanti, African Rainbow Minerals, Harmony, Phamudzi and Aurora. Vaal Reefs Exploration was taken over by Anglo Gold Ashanti. A few years later, three more new shafts were opened bringing to the total of Kanana / Orkney mining shafts to eleven.

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Vaal Reefs Gold Mine; Sports. The Oppenheimer Stadium, a large football (soccer) stadium in Orkney, was increased in size for the 2010 Football World Cup, although it was not used in the World Cup. The Orkney Stadium Disaster, when 42 fans died at the stadium in 1991, was the second worst sports disaster in South Africa.

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The reefs mined at Great Noligwa are the Vaal Reef and the Crystalkop Reef, with the Vaal Reef accounting for over 90% of the gold produced in the mine. The Vaal Reef consists of 85% of the ore reserve tonnage with mining grades between 10g/t and 20g/t. Mining and processing

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Dec 21, 2015· During 1998 the Vaal Reefs mines were rationalised and reorganised, prior to the formation of AngloGold. Southvaal, a finance company, ceded the mining rights to the lease area in favour of Vaal Reefs in return for royalty payments of 55% of the pre-tax profit from gold and uranium, after allowing for capital expenditure, specific interest ...

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Vaal Reefs North Lease including Moab (to 1998) (Closed) gold mine 21 December 2015 A detailed analysis of the Vaal Reefs North Lease including Moab (to 1998) (Closed) gold mine.

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This culminated in the design, construction, commissioning and operation of two large-scale pilot plants, which treated pyritic flotation concentrates obtained from the Vaal Reefs Gold Mine, situated near Orkney in South Africa. Download

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Vaal Reefs No. 8 shaft, Kopanang Mine, Klerksdorp, Dr Kenneth Kaunda District, North West, South Africa : SUPPORT US. If mindat.org is important to you, …

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gold recoveries date from 1955; uranium, 1956, gold concentrations exist predominantly in a thin seam of carbon at the base of the vaal reef, variable in thickness from a fraction of a centimeter to over one meter. uranium occurs above, within, and gradationally below the vaal reef.

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AngloGold Ashanti Limited (Registration number 1944/017354/06) was incorporated in the Republic of South Africa in 1944 under the name of Vaal Reefs Exploration and Mining Company Limited and operates under the South African Companies Act 71 of 2008, as amended.

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Locomotive crushes 105 gold miners ... the owner of the Vaal Reefs mine, were at a loss to explain how the locomotive, used to ferry men, equipment and ore along underground galleries, burst ...

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Officials at the Vaal Reefs Mine, one of this country's richest gold mines, announced that no survivors were found when rescue workers reached the twisted metal and mangled bodies almost 1 1/2 miles underground. The two-tiered elevator cage was packed with workers changing shifts about 10:30 p.m.

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The tragedy coincided – and some would say spurred – a concerted push by mining stakeholders for revisions in legislation and the adoption of a holistic approach to mine health and safety. The Vaal Reefs accident was instructive in the drafting of new legislation, and presaged the promulgation of the Mine Health and Safety Act 29 of 1996 ...

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