South Deep Gold Mine, Gauteng Province, South Africa

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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South Deep gold mine - Operations. 2017 was an encouraging year for South Deep, with improvements made impacting organisational capacity, mine design and planning, and mining quality. South Deep's mining methods are unique and require ongoing optimisation and refinement.

List of deepest mines - Wikipedia

This list of deepest mines includes operational and non-operational mines that are at least 2,212 m (7,257 ft), which is the depth of Veryovkina Cave, the deepest known natural cave in the world.The depth measurements in this list represent the difference in elevation from the entrance of the mine to the deepest excavated point. The definition of mine for this list is an artificially made ...

South Africa Region | OPERATIONS | Gold Fields

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.

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Gold Fields South Deep gold mine COVID-19 Health policy statement - [506KB] What Level 4 lockdown means for us - Martin Preece - [290KB] South Deep's return to work update - Martin Preece and Benford Mokoatle - [461KB] Returning to work - Martin Preece and Benford Mokoatle - [387KB]

South Deep Gold Mine - MINING, Westonaria - South Deep ...

South Deep Gold Mine - MINING, Westonaria, 1779, Farm Modderfontein Old Vereeniging Rd , TEL: 0114111..., South Africa, On this page : South Deep Gold Mine, ZA100085165

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 field west of Johannesburg.The mine is near the town of Carletonville.

Gold Mining in South Africa | Africa Mining IQ

Over 50% of all gold reserves are found in South Africa, with the Witwatersrand Basin remaining the largest gold resource in the world.. In 1975, South Africa was responsible for producing 40% of the gold ever mined. By 2010, however, China affirmed its status as the world’s largest gold producer with production of 324 tonnes of gold, followed by Australia (222.8 tonnes), and South Africa ...

South Deep Trusts - South Deep Gold Mine

In 2010, Gold Fields set up two independent though interconnected trusts through which to disburse resources and support the communities in the various municipal wards neighbouring the South Deep operation, as well as those from labour-sending areas.

The world's biggest gold mines: Top ten - Mining …

10. Cortez gold mine, USA 1. South Deep gold mine – 32.8 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.

South Deep gold mine: Gold Fields’ South African mine …

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.

Gold Fields South Deep mine in virtual reality - YouTube

7-9-2017· Join us for a virtual exploration of our South Deep mine in South Africa. This 2D video is based on a virtual reality (VR) video developed by BSC Global and completed this year. Learn about the ...

South deep in crisis as NUM says it could strike until Easter

Gold Fields has invested R32 billion, including the acquisition price of R22 billion, in South Deep since acquiring the mine in 2006. MINE SHUT City Press visited South Deep last week and found it ...

South Deep mine - Johannesburg - Landmark & Historical ...

South Deep mine, Johannesburg. 1,127 likes · 13 talking about this · 3,760 were here. The South Deep mine is one of the largest gold mines in the South...

Deep South Gold Mine, Mount Celia Station, Menzies …

Deep South is 100 kilometres south of Laverton, and 5 kilometres east of the Safari Bore Gold Mine. Deep South is 600 metres east of the Mount Celia Road, as a hypersaline water filled open pit. Deep South is hosted by meta sedimentary rocks. Proximal to the mineralisation is a narrow zone of high Mg basalt and ultramafic variably intruded with ...

The curse of South Deep - BusinessLIVE

Gold Fields, which took South Deep over in 2006 from the late Brett Kebble, has been unable to make it work — despite pouring R32bn into the mine over the past decade.

The Largest and Deepest Mines in the ... - General …

Kusasalethu Gold Mine. The Kusasalethu Gold Mine, located west of Johannesburg in South Africa, is the world’s fifth deepest mine, operating at depths up to 3.2 km below the surface, Kusasalethu was developed as a project to extend the former Elandsrand mine, which will add an estimated 18 years to the site’s operational life.

Num eyes extended strike at South Deep as buildings …

Gold Fields said production at its South Deep mine has been stopped as a result of strike action by the Num. “Only limited essential services teams are working at the mine,” the company said.

Gold Fields to cut up to 1‚560 jobs at South Deep mine

Gold Fields is preparing to lay off up to 1‚560 people at its loss-making South Deep mine‚ marking yet another attempt at restoring the operation which has absorbed R32bn so far.

Rehabilitation - South Deep Gold Mine

South Deep has prioritised and builds progressive rehabilitation processes into its business plan. South Deep makes use of a backfill process, which involves returning a portion of the mine waste that was extracted during processing as backfill material that can be used in underground sections of the mine …

Gold mining in Johannesburg, South Africa

21 photoprints : stereographs ; 9 x 18 cm. | Robinson Mine, Crown Mine, Village Deep Gold Mine, and New Gold Mine. Crushing and stamping mills, machinery, gold quartz mining, crushed ore, black workers in the mines.

South Deep, a story of the big mine that couldn't - …

THERE is a story told of how Barrick executives were seen at the 2006 Denver Gold Conference conducting ‘running high fives’ having earlier in the year sold the firm’s stake in South Deep, the West Rand gold mine, to Gold Fields for R22bn in cold cash.. An apocryphal tale delivered in hindsight perhaps, especially given Gold Fields’ 12-year failure to extract anything like the kind of ...

Gold Fields CEO determined to save South Deep | Fin24

1-6-2020· South Deep, which Gold Fields acquired in 2006, has been losing approximately R100m per month, with several failed turnaround strategies under Holland’s watch. The mine, which is the world’s second-biggest known body of gold-bearing ore, has lost R4bn over five years, with the company spending about R32bn on the asset since its acquisition.

Gold Fields’ South Deep heads for prolonged ... - Miningmx

THE South Deep regional branch of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) declined to accept an improved retrenchment package offered by Gold Fields, raising the prospect of prolonged strike action at South Deep mine. “I can confirm the offer was not accepted so it’s the status quo; it’s where we were,” said Sven Lunsche, spokesman for Gold Fields.

Gold Fields obtains interdict against strike at South Deep

JSE-listed gold miner Gold Fields says members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) continued with strike action at the miner’s South Deep operation, in Johannesburg, on Sunday, in ...

Robinson deep gold mine, Johannesburg, Johannesburg ...

Robinson deep gold mine, Johannesburg, Johannesburg District (Central Rand), Gauteng, South Africa : A gold mine.

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Gold Fields retrenchments: South Deep mine to cut 30% of. Built in 1951, South Deep is the largest gold mine in South Africa, operating on the second largest body of gold-bearing ore known to mankind. But South Deep’s glory days are swiftly slipping. South-African-Mines Mining Artifacts. The Witwatersrand is in Gauteng Province, South Africa.