Sibanye's Driefontein gold mine nearing end of life, CEO ...

Mar 27, 2019· The final demise of South Africa's gold industry came a step nearer on Wednesday with the announcement that Sibanye Gold won't extend the life of Driefontein, once the biggest mine …

Driefontein Gold Mine - goldfields.com

Carbon Leader and Ventersdorp Contact Reefs ever found in South Africa. West Driefontein Gold Mine was registered in March 1945 and ultimately became recognised as one of the most prolifi c gold producers in the country. The contiguous East Driefontein was registered in May 1968 and merged with West Driefontein during July 1981 to form a new

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Mar 27, 2019· Driefontein gold mine, once the biggest in Africa, is nearing the end of its life as the company can't justify the spending required to deepen it. The company's Kloof and Beatrix mines remain ...

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Driefontein SFR_T2IB02182indd.indd - Gold Fields. Jun 30, 2009 Driefontein Gold Mine is located in the Far West Rand Goldfields, situated in the geologically Carbon Leader and Ventersdorp Contact Reefs ever found in South Africa. .. technology in the Plant is based on SAG milling.

Driefontein Gold Mine - goldfields.com

Geologically the mine is positioned within the richest formations of the Carbon Leader and Ventersdorp Contact Reefs ever found in South Africa. West Driefontein Gold Mine was registered in March 1945 and ultimately became recognised as one of the most prolific gold producers in the country.

Driefontein mine - Wikipedia

The Driefontein mine is a large mine located in the northern part of South Africa in Gauteng.Driefontein represents one of the largest uranium reserves in South Africa having estimated reserves of 238 million tonnes of ore grading 0.0053% uranium.

Sibanye's Driefontein mine nearing end of life, CEO ...

Mar 27, 2019· Sibanye Gold (NYSE:SBGL) says it will wind down operations at its Driefontein gold mine within 10 years, bringing the final demise of South Africa's gold industry a …

Miner Killed in Accident at Sibanye's Driefontein Mine in ...

Jun 01, 2018· JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers said on Friday a miner was killed by falling rocks at Sibanye-Stillwater's Driefontein gold mine…

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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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Driefontein Gold Mine, South Africa | PRLog. Driefontein Gold Mine, South Africa. Driefontein is located in South Africa's West Wits Line goldfield, about 60km south west of Johannesburg. Driefontein ...

Deep trouble South African mining is in crisis - economist.com

Most mines are mature (Driefontein is 65 years old), and the cost of extracting the gold may soon exceed its value. ... South Africa's mining industry is shrinking. At its peak in 1980, mining ...

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Feb 14, 2008· Driefontein's history reflects the turbulent history of South Africa's gold mining sector. Driefontein mines the famous Ventersdorp Contact Reef and the Carbon Leader, the richest formation ever found in South Africa. After its discovery, West Driefontein was floated in 1945 and began producing seven years later.

Driefontein mine - Wikipedia

The Driefontein mine is a large mine located in the northern part of South Africa in Gauteng.Driefontein represents one of the largest uranium reserves in South Africa having estimated reserves of 238 million tonnes of ore grading 0.0053% uranium.. History. In 1937, aided by a magnetometer, Dr Rudolf Krahman discovered vast gold deposits of the West Wits Line near Carletonville South Africa ...

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. In 1972, East Driefontein opens. In 1981, consolidation starts.

Miner killed in accident at Sibanye's Driefontein mine in ...

Jun 01, 2018· JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers said on Friday a miner was killed by falling rocks at Sibanye-Stillwater's Driefontein gold mine…

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Jul 21, 2015· This week South Africa's second largest gold miner, Gold Fields Ltd, announced that a strike against retrenchments at one of its mines may spread to other sites.

East Driefontein Map - Gauteng, South Africa - Mapcarta

East Driefontein is a gold mine and is nearby to Driefontein Country Club and East Village. East Driefontein from Mapcarta, the free map. East Driefontein Map - Gauteng, South Africa - Mapcarta

Sibanye to cut 6,000 jobs at South African gold mines

Feb 14, 2019· Sibanye-Stillwater, the second largest gold producer in the country, bought most of its gold mines in 2012 from Gold Fields, one of the oldest gold mines in South Africa. Gold Fields said last August it was planning to cut 1,100 jobs, about the same time that platinum miner Implats said it would slash some 13,000 positions in South Africa.

Miner killed in accident at Sibanye's Driefontein mine in ...

Jun 01, 2018· South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers said on Friday a miner was killed by falling rocks at Sibanye-Stillwater's Driefontein gold mine, where seven …

Sibanye To Cut 6,000 Jobs At South African Gold Mines ...

2 minutes ago | South Africa Sibanye To Cut 6,000 Jobs At South African Gold Mines By AFP South African gold mining company Sibanye-Stillwater says five shafts at its Beatrix and Driefontein mines made losses last year. By MUJAHID SAFODIEN (AFP) South African gold mining giant Sibanye-Stillwater announced plans Thursday...

Bell Tolls for Gold Mine That Once Powered South African ...

Mar 27, 2019· Now Sibanye will wind down Driefontein's operations within 10 years, with plans to cut thousands of jobs as it shuts unprofitable shafts. South Africa's gold industry employs just over 100,000 ...

Driefontein Mine (East Driefontein Mine; West Driefontein ...

Driefontein Mine (East Driefontein Mine; West Driefontein Mine), Carletonville, Western Sector, Far West Rand (West Wits Line), West Rand District (West Rand), Gauteng, South Africa : Gold mine operated by Sibanye Gold. In September 1999 East Driefontein and West Driefontein gold mines where merged into Driefontein mine.

Bell Tolls for Gold Mine That Once Powered South African ...

Mar 27, 2019· (Bloomberg) -- The final demise of South Africa's gold industry came a step nearer on Wednesday with the announcement that Sibanye Gold Ltd. won't extend the life of Driefontein, once the biggest mine on the continent. Last year the mine, more than 2 …

Sibanye's Driefontein gold mine nearing end of life, says ...

Mar 27, 2019· Sibanye Gold said its Driefontein mine, once part of Africa's biggest gold-mining operation, is nearing the end of its life and the company won't deepen it because of tight economic conditions. "To all intents and purposes, Driefontein is mined …

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

Driefontein is located in South Africa's West Wits Line goldfield, about 60km south west of Johannesburg. 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 ...

Driefontein history - Sibanye-Stillwater

Mar 29, 2019· East Driefontein starts production in 1972, with an expected life of 52 years, and is immediately among the lowest cost producers in South Africa. 1979. West Driefontein succeeds Crown Mines as the largest gold producer ever. 1981. On 1 July 1981 East Driefontein Gold Mining Company Ltd changes its name to Driefontein Consolidated Ltd and West ...

The top ten deepest mines in the world - Mining Technology

Sep 11, 2013· Savuka gold mine operated by AngloGold Ashanti is one of the deepest mines in the world. Image courtesy of AngloGold Ashanti. The Driefontein gold mine in the Gauteng Province of South Africa is extended to a depth of 3.4km. Harmony-operated Kusasalethu gold mine in South Africa is currently the fifth deepest mine in the world.

Sibanye's Driefontein mine nearing end of life, CEO ...

Mar 27, 2019· Sibanye Gold (NYSE:SBGL) says it will wind down operations at its Driefontein gold mine within 10 years, bringing the final demise of South Africa's gold …

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