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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...

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TauTona Gold Mine, Anglo Gold, South Africa - Mining Technology

In 2006 AngloGold Ashanti commenced a project to extend its South African TauTona gold mine to 3.9km. This was completed in 2008 making it the world's deepest mine, surpassing the 3,585m deep East Rand Mine by a good distance. The name TauTona means “great lion” in the Setswana language. The TauTona mine...

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The top ten deepest mines in the world - Mining Technology

Sep 11, 2013 ... TauTona Gold Mine. TauTona, AngloGold Ashanti's gold mine in the West Wits region of South Africa, ranks as the second deepest mine in the world. Although mining at TauTona currently takes place at depths ranging from between 1.85km to 3.45km, its mining depth was extended to 3.9km underground...

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World's Deepest Mine - Gold Alchemy - YouTube

Mar 1, 2013 ... South Africa's TauTona mine, real life alchemy, and Halicephalobus Mephisto. Footage from the 2012 documentary, "Down to the Earth's Core". We have travelled...

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Tautona - Mining Atlas

Tautona is a Gold Mine (Carletonville), also known as West Wits, in South Africa owned by Anglogold Ashanti. General: TauTona exploits both the Carbon Leader Reef and the VCR via a three-shaft system, supported by secondary and tertiary shafts sinking to depths of bet... For more data on production, status, ownership,...

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AngloGold to restructure Tau Tona, Kopanang affecting 8,500 jobs ...

Jun 28, 2017 ... “I can confirm we have entered into a 189 process potentially affecting 8,500 people principally around Kopanang, which is 40 years old, and the Tau Tona mine which is 60 years old,” said Stewart Bailey, senior vice president of investor relations at the gold producer. The company employs some 28,000...

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Latest General Worker Mines jobs in Carletonville - JobisJob South ...

GENERAL WORKERS NEEDED CALL 0715131405. TAUTONA GOLD MINE TEL:0715131405 - Carletonville, Gauteng. Electrical/Mechanical engineer Supervisor Cleaners post. from: jobspace.co.za - 11 days ago. Similar: General Workers Wanted, Transnet General Workers Wanted. Why not sign in via your social media...

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Terrifying Facts About the World's Deepest Gold Mine - Gizmodo

Dec 16, 2013 ... Oh, the things humans will do to get their grubby hands on gold—a metal mostly prized for its ornamental use, hoarded in bank vaults and jewelry boxes, though we've arbitrarily decided it's worth, uh, its weight in gold.* The deepest gold mine in the world is Mponeng, a 2.5-mile hole in the ground in South...

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Topic - TauTona Mine - Mining Weekly

By: Martin Creamer 28th June 2017 Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti has begun consulting with employees on placing the 59-year-old Savuka mine and the 36-year-old Kopanang mine on care and maintenance, and evaluating the integration of the 60-year-old TauTona mine into the neighbouring Mponeng mine,...

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Interview with a South African Geologist in the Tau Tona Mine ...

Source: YouTube. Added: 9 years ago. Tags: geologist, anglogold, ashanti, south, africa, tau, tona, tautona, underground, gold. Categories: Library. Description: Interview with Nkhesani Masilani, a South African geologist, at the bottom of the world's deepest mine, Anglogold Ashanti's Tau Tona Mine. Rating: (16 ratings)...

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AngloGold Ashanti - Association of Mine Managers South Africa ...

Tau Tona Mine. 14 September 2011. General Manager - A van Jaarsveld ... Tau Lekona Mine. 19 August 2015. General Manager: C Strydom. Moab Khotsong Mine - General Manager: HJC Ferreira ... Tau Tona Gold Mine. 04 February 2011. General Manager Chris Vermeulen...

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TauTona Mine in South Africa company - Mining Companies list ...

Company Description. The TauTona Mine or Western Deep No.3 Shaft,is a gold mine in South Africa. At some 3.9 kilometers 2.4 miles deep it is currently home to the worlds deepest mining operations.

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AngloGold may axe third of workforce - BusinessLIVE

Jun 28, 2017 ... AngloGold Ashanti, the world's third-largest gold miner, could cut up to 8,500 jobs, or a third of its South African workforce, as two unprofitable mines reach ... AngloGold is looking at ways of wrapping part of the high-cost TauTona operation close to Klerksdorp into its nearby Mponeng mine — the world's...

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GPS coordinates of TauTona Mine, South Africa. Latitude: -26.4200 ...

The TauTona Mine or Western Deep No.3 Shaft, is a gold mine in South Africa.…

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Gold jobs on the line - Times LIVE

Jun 29, 2017 ... The plans include putting the Kopanang and Savuka mines onto care and maintenance and folding parts of the TauTona mine into the nearby Mponeng mine. TauTona's all-in sustaining costs in the first quarter of 2017 were $1737/oz and Kopanang's $2399/oz - against an average $1216/oz received price...

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AngloGold Ashanti: Home

AngloGold Ashanti is the third-largest gold mining company in the world, measured by production.

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Broadband Records of Earthquakes in Deep Gold Mines and a ...

TauTona Gold Mine, located about 80 km west of. Johannesburg, South Africa, is currently the deepest in the world and also one of the most seismically active. Adjacent to TauTona, nearly as deep, and also seismically active, is. Mponeng Gold Mine. The mining-induced tremors within these two mines, with magnitudes...

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AngloGold announces fatality at TauTona mine | Mining News

Jan 14, 2016 ... AngloGold Ashanti has regrettably announced the death of an employee at its TauTona Mine in the Carletonville area.

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How is gold found and extracted from mines? - Living Lifestyle

Sep 26, 2016 ... These mines are: Mponeng; TauTona; Savuka. The other five mines are: Driefontein; Kusasalethu; Moab Khotsong; South Deep Gold Mine; Great Noligwa. Of these eight mines, the most recognised and profitable are Mponeng and TauTona. Gold mining in South Africa. The TauTona gold mine. Image by...

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Mponeng Savuka TauTona - AngloGold Ashanti

Mponeng, the South Africa region's flagship operation and the world's deepest gold mine, uses sequential-grid mining to exploit the VCR at depths of between 2,400m and 3,900m. The Mponeng lease area is constrained to the north by the TauTona and Savuka mines, to the east by Sibanye's. Driefontein mine and to the...

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TauTona - IMDb

Action · A dangerous rescue operation at the world's deepest gold mine in South Africa turns into something much bigger when an ancient lost city is discovered.

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Gold Mining - Ekala Eco Tours

West Rand: including three Anglo gold/Anglo Ashanti operations including Savuka, TauTona and Mponeng gold mine, currently the deepest and richest gold mine in the world. Formerly the western deep levels south shaft, located on the north western rim of the Witwatersrand basin. ERPM (East Rand Proprietary Mines):...

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Anglogold Ashanti's retrenchment U-turn after R1 offer for mine | City ...

Sep 9, 2017 ... The three bidders in the running for the mine are Harmony Gold, Shaft 9, a newly registered company owned by a consortium of black business people led by Lebo Ramorule and Kopanang mine manager Stephen Manyathela, and the Chinese-owner of Tau Lekoa Gold Mine in Orkney, of which Owen...

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Modern mining: Re-thinking the way we mine – a ... - This is GOLD

Sep 9, 2014 ... Then take a trip to AngloGold Ashanti's TauTona mine where the gold reefs are so narrow that tonnes of sterile waste rock would have to be moved to give mines access when mining by conventional methods. At TauTona, new reef-boring machines devised by AngloGold Ashanti's technical whizzes are...

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Restructuring efforts on track for South African gold major

Nov 6, 2017 ... Once these sales are complete, and the loss-making TauTona mine is placed on care and maintenance, an estimated 13% of the AngloGold Ashanti's total production will come from its remaining operations in South Africa. These announcements were made as part of AngloGold Ashanti's Q3 production...

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Top Five Deepest Mines In The World | Mining Industry | Fincham

Aug 15, 2017 ... Mponeng Gold Mine. TauTona Gold Mine. As the second deepest mine in the world, The TauTona is located in the West Wits region of South Africa. Although the general mining depth is 1.85km to 3.45km. They have recently expanded it up to 3.9km with the addition of a secondary shaft in the year of 2008.

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AngloGold Ashanti prepares a new technology for everyday drilling ...

Aug 16, 2016 ... The latest-generation Mark IV reef-boring machine is being put through its paces at the TauTona gold mine's lower carbon leader shaft pillar and other machines have also been deployed at the Savuka gold mine carbon leader shaft pillar project. Setting out technology in its half-year presentation document...

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Mining woes: AngloGold Ashanti to restructure SA ops, 8500 jobs at ...

Jun 28, 2017 ... Place on care and maintenance the Kopanang mine, in the Vaal River region, and the Savuka section of the TauTona mine, in the West Wits Region. Savuka has been in operation for 59 years, and has already been extended 10 years beyond its natural life. Kopanang Mine produced its first gold in 1981,...

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SA gold miners strike for better pay | IOL Business Report

Sep 4, 2013 ... The offer did not “talk to us as mine workers, concerning the kind of work we are doing underground”, said Vuyo Mnqandi, a worker at AngloGold's TauTona mine. If the downward spiral continues, the gold sector may employ only 60 000 people by 2020, according to the Chamber of Mines. - Sapa-AFP.

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All that glitters... Acid mine drainage: The toxic legacy of gold mining ...

Sep 23, 2011 ... The two deepest mines in the world are found in the Witwatersrand. The Mponeng and TauTona gold mines, owned by AngloGold Ashanti, currently extend nearly 4 kilometers below the surface, where temperatures reach 60 degrees Celsius. Nearly 800 kilometers of interconnected tunnels and shafts...

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Mining Jobs, Vacancies in Carletonville | Jobrapido.com

TAUTONA GOLD MINE TEL:0715131405. Health & Safety Needed at Tautona Gold Mining Call:0715131405. AVAILABLE PERMANENT POSITIONS AT TAUTONA GOLD MINE:General worker.Machine operators.Supervisor.Site manager.Foreman.She... Carletonville. Want to check out your favourite jobs? Click here!

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The World's 10 Most Prolific Gold Fields | CMI Gold & Silver

Mar 31, 2011 ... The head frame of the Tau Tona Mine is the lone entrance to over 500 miles of tunnels. Located in South Africa, the Witwatersrand Basin represents the richest gold field ever discovered. It is estimated the 40% of all of the gold ever mined has come out of the Basin. In 1970, South Africa's output accounted...

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Analysis of strike gully stability at TauTona Mine - SAIMM

Strike gully stability in deep-level gold mining is easily taken for granted and the direct effects of instability are seldom noticeable enough to be considered a threat by the everyday mineworker. Continuous negligence of proper procedure and non-adherence to gully standards slowly builds up (mostly unnoticed at first) until...

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AngloGold Ashanti may axe up to 8,500 jobs at South African mines ...

Jun 28, 2017 ... As part of the upcoming changes, the gold producer intends to place its Kopanang mine and the Savuka section of the TauTona mine on care-and-maintenance, both a clear example of the challenges AngloGold is facing in its home country —rising costs and depleted ore reserves. The two operations had...

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TauTona Gold Mine - Wikimapia

GOOD DAY I AM IS JAMES ARHUR BUDD. I JUST WANTED TO SAY THAT ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI IS A VERY GOOD COMPANY, I GOT A REALLY BIG FAVOUR TO ASK IF ANY BODY CAN HELP ME TO GET BACK AT THE MINE TO WORK. I WOULD REALLY BE SO GLAD IF WORKED ON MPONENG OR SEVEN...

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Newly Discovered Microscopic Worm Thrives in Gold Mines a ...

Jun 1, 2011 ... Samples from Beatrix, Driefontein and Tau Tona gold mines in South Africa yielded specimens or evidence of four different nematode taxa, including one already known from nearer the surface, Plectus aquatilis. No other more advanced organisms were found—neither funguses, amoebas nor any other...

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Gold Mines | Richard Spoor Inc. Attorneys

... Estates Gold Mine; Saaiplaas Gold Mine Shafts 4 and 5 (now Masimong Mine); Savuka Gold Mine (formerly Western Deep Levels 2); South Deep Gold Mine; St Helena Gold Mine; Target Gold Mine; Target Gold Mine Shaft 3; Target Gold Mine Shafts 1 and 2; Tau Lekoa Gold Mine (formerly Vaal Reefs 10); Tau Tona Gold...

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AngloGold Ashanti to restructure SA operations - Moneyweb

Jun 28, 2017 ... We are getting to the end of the useful life of the respective mines and in mining, unfortunately, particularly in gold mining, you are dealing with a ... And the TauTona mine, which is adjacent to our Mponeng mine, we are looking at ways where we can integrate parts of TauTona – we won't be able to...

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Warner Bros. Nabs 'TauTona' Pitch From Team Behind 'The Signal ...

Jul 28, 2014 ... The project chronicles a dangerous rescue operation at the world's deepest gold mine in South Africa that turns into something much bigger when an ancient lost city is discovered.

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BBC World Service - Documentaries - Gold - part two

Aug 12, 2009 ... Miners in South Africa. Programme two: In part two, Nick descends into the deepest goldmine in the world – TauTona in South Africa. 5,000 miners extract gold up to four kilometres under the surface but for every tonne of ore they take out, there is only eight grammes of gold to be found. Nick talks to miners...

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