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Mining Weekly - Contractor finds value in gold mine dumps

May 20, 2016 ... ... and the eradication of illegal miners in some of the communities in which ... tailings retreatment is not new to South Africa, the country's mine...

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South Africa - Gold and Diamonds - Country Studies

The mineowners' association, the South African Chamber of Mines, was ... Some gold mines then pump processed mine tailings underground to serve as...

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Turning Tailings Trash To Treasure In South African Mines

Aug 23, 2016 ... Tailings reprocessing is gaining investors in South Africa for economic and ... reasons: turning tailings trash to treasure from old gold mines.

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Lancet Study - Gold & Platinum Mining In SA - The Journalist

rates of TB worldwide have been reported in South African gold miners. Mortality from TB is ... Figure 5: Superdump for gold mine tailings and partially treated.

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New gold rush flattens Johannesburg's famous mining dumps | Fox ...

Jan 8, 2014 ... JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – A new gold rush is hitting Johannesburg, ... Hundreds of massive dumps of “tailings,” the waste product left from more than a ... While miners historically could only gather gold in chunks, new...

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Slimes disposal at South African gold mines - SAIMM

of Mines of South. Africa,. Johannesburg. wall, and, when complete, contain about 25 million tonnes of milled tailings. Though average Witwaters- rand slimes...

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Gold mine tailings outside Johannesburg | South African History ...

What appears to be a mountain is tailings dug up from years of gold mining. These several-hundred-feet piles were sometimes called "mountains of men,"...

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Chamber of Mines South Africa: Home

South Africa's mining industry stakeholders commit to work together to achieve the ... 2016 Fin24 – Chamber of Mines challenges UN report on gold exports.

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Second-hand gold mines' rising shine | Business | Business | M&G

Jan 10, 2014 ... "Perceptions that South Africa has second-rate assets and workers is nonsense," ... Pan African resources, which bought Evander Gold Mines from ... in West Rand-based Cooke gold mines and tailings belonging to Gold One,...

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How are waste materials managed at mine sites | MiningFacts

While many mine wastes are benign, mining companies manage their waste in order to ... Tailings: Tailings are finely ground rock and mineral waste products of ..... Gold found in South Africa mine's waste, Uploaded by AlJazeera English,...

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No (dis)closure on mining's mess - Oxpeckers

Oct 14, 2015 ... A tailings pile containing waste from gold mines looms behind children ... South Africa with thousands of abandoned mines and waste sites.

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What's left in the wake of South Africa's abandoned gold mines ...

Jan 15, 2016 ... Thousands of abandoned gold mines are scattered across South Africa, ... in the streets of the old mining village, tailings impoundments cover...

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Gold Mining Exploits and the Legacies of Johannesburg's Mining ...

Johannesburg is South Africa's largest city and one of Africa's leading urban ... For example, as gold mining activity continued along the Rand, mines had to dig .... [10] Frank Winde, Peter Wade and Izak J. van der Walt, “Gold tailing as a...

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Environmental impact of mining - Wikipedia

The environmental impact of mining includes erosion, formation of sinkholes, loss of ... Mining companies in some countries are required to follow environmental and ..... of gold mine tailings footp...

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The viability of using the Witwatersrand gold mine tailings for ...

The Witwatersrand Basin is the heart of South Africa'a gold mining industry. The cluster of gold mines located in the Witwatersrand Basin generates a significant...

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The Toxic Landscape of Johannesburg's Gold Mines | WIRED

Jun 18, 2014 ... “The communities there are mostly the very poorest of South Africa, and ... also mining operations re-opening mines and revisiting the tailings.

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From Tailings to Treasure? Miners Make Money Reprocessing ...

May 7, 2015 ... Mine sites typically manage tailings by constructing ponds secured by dams. ... DRD Gold, one of the first South African companies to abandon...

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Waste Management - AngloGold Ashanti

The main wastes we generate are waste rock and tailings. ... Other potentially hazardous waste generated as a result of gold production also requires special attention. ... Our mines are generally found in rural or peri-urban locations, where waste and ... 76 Rahima Moosa Street, Newtown, Johannesburg, 2001 South Africa.

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Gold Recovery and Mining Development in Africa Corporate ...

Feb 18, 2016 ... Build on the success of the gold recovery businesses in South Africa and .... Provides an economic method for mines to dispose of waste materials ... January 2016 defined a JORC resource at its Tailings Storage Facility.

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Pan African investigating R1.7bn gold tailings project - Mining Weekly

Sep 21, 2016 ... Gold mining company Pan African Resources is investigating a large gold tailings retreatment project at its Evander mines in Mpumalanga. ... In comparing South Africa to other mining destinations, Loots expressed the view...

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