South Deep Gold Mine, Gauteng Province, South Africa

South Deep gold mine has a current depth of 2,995m below the surface. Image courtesy of Gold Fields. The South Deep gold mine, located in Gauteng Province of South Africa, is one of the world’s biggest gold mines. It is also the seventh deepest mine in the world with a depth

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South Deep Gold Mine - Gold Fields

Operational infrastructure South Deep Gold Mine operates one gold plant and is accessed from surface through two shaft systems, the Twin Shaft Complex of which the main shaft comprises a single-drop to a depth of 2,995 metres, and the South Shaft Complex. The mine

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Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine - Our mine

The South Shaft Complex is a sub-vertical system, with three operating shafts, which extend to a depth of 2,786m. The mine is divided into three main areas that reach depths of between 2,800m and 3,300m beneath the surface: The Current Mine uses a selective access development and Longhole open stoping mining

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1. South Deep - Gold Fields

South Deep Gold Mine operates one gold plant and is accessed from the surface through two shaft systems, the Twin Shaft Complex of which the main shaft comprises a single-drop to a depth of 2,995 metres, and the South Shaft Complex.

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Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine - How we mine

Our mining methods are very different to most South African deep level underground gold mines. Illustration of mining methods at the current mine and north of wrench At the depth of mining at South Deep, rock stresses can become exceedingly high.

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South Deep mine - Wikipedia

The South Deep mine is one of the largest gold mines in the South Africa and in the world. The mine is located in the north-east of the country in Gauteng. The mine has estimated reserves of 81.4 million oz of gold.

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Terrifying Facts About the World's Deepest Gold Mine

Dec 16, 2013  The deepest gold mine in the world is Mponeng, a 2.5-mile hole in the ground in South Africa. A whole underground city—lightless and lawless—lives inside the mine. The A.V. Club

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Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine - Home

About South Deep. South Deep Gold Mine is a world-class bulk mechanised mining operation located in the Witwatersrand Basin, near Westonaria 50km south-west of Johannesburg, South Africa’s commercial capital. The mine has been built to extract one of the largest known gold deposits in the world and boasts a mineral reserve of 38 million ounces.

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South Deep Gold Mine - Gold Fields

Operational infrastructure South Deep Gold Mine operates one gold plant and is accessed from surface through two shaft systems, the Twin Shaft Complex of which the main shaft comprises a single-drop to a depth of 2,995 metres, and the South Shaft Complex. The mine

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Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine - Our mine

The South Shaft Complex is a sub-vertical system, with three operating shafts, which extend to a depth of 2,786m. The mine is divided into three main areas that reach depths of between 2,800m and 3,300m beneath the surface: The Current Mine uses a selective access development and Longhole open stoping mining

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Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine - Geology

South Deep currently exploits the Upper Elsburg Reefs, the youngest of the Wits reefs within the Central Rand Group and located at an average depth of 2,700m below surface. The orebody is massive in nature, which means that, compared to a discrete ore body, it requires a mining technique for efficient removal of large amounts of ore at a time.

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1. South Deep - Gold Fields

South Deep Gold Mine operates one gold plant and is accessed from the surface through two shaft systems, the Twin Shaft Complex of which the main shaft comprises a single-drop to a depth of 2,995 metres, and the South Shaft Complex.

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Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine - How we mine

Our mining methods are very different to most South African deep level underground gold mines. Illustration of mining methods at the current mine and north of wrench At the depth of mining at South Deep, rock stresses can become exceedingly high.

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South Deep mine - Wikipedia

The South Deep mine is one of the largest gold mines in the South Africa and in the world. The mine is located in the north-east of the country in Gauteng. The mine has estimated reserves of 81.4 million oz of gold.. Environment, Social Corporate Governance. South Deep Mine has experienced a challenging period over recent years with various steps taken to revise its cost base in order to ...

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Major Mines Projects South Deep Mine

The South Deep Joint Venture (“SDJV”) owns and operates the South Deep Gold Mine. The SDJV is an unincorporated joint venture between Gold Fields Operations Limited (“GFO”) and GFI Joint Venture Holdings Proprietary Limited (“GFIJVH”). GFO and GFIJVH are wholly owned subsidiaries of Newshelf 899 Proprietary Limited (“Newshelf”).

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GOLD FIELDS - Annual Report 2008 - South Deep Gold Mine

Infrastructure: South Deep Gold Mine operates one gold plant and is accessed from surface through two shaft systems, the Twin shaft Complex of which the main shaft comprises a single-drop to a depth of 2,995 metres, and the South shaft Complex. The mine has been subdivided into two main areas, namely “above current infrastructure” to 110 ...

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South Africa gold mining: What lies at the bottom of one ...

South Africa's gold mines are now so deep they might as well be on another planet. Gaetan Borgonie CBS News Bernard Swanepoel: I'm not sure that we really want to send human beings much deeper.

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Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine - Careers at South Deep

The topics selected by the students are aligned with our improvement themes and upon implementation, will contribute towards a vision of operating South Deep as a Safe, Low Grade, Bulk Mechanised, Profitable Gold Mine and drive the mine towards being a beacon of pride for our people, our communities, our stakeholders and our shareholders.

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Seismicity in Deep Gold Mines of South Africa ...

Seismicity in Deep Gold Mines of South Africa: Implications for Tectonic Earthquakes 1767 16˚ 24˚ 32˚-32˚-24˚ Johannesburg South Africa 27˚ 28˚-27˚-26˚ Johannesburg Deelkraal Western Deep Levels Elandsrand Figure 1. Southern Africa (top) and Far West Rand mining district, Republic of South

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South Deep Gold Mine - minedocs

Operational infrastructure South Deep Gold Mine operates one gold plant and is accessed from the surface through two shaft systems – the Twin Shaft Complex, of which the main shaft comprises a single-drop to a depth of 2,995 metres, and the South Shaft Complex. The mine

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Depth of the Deepest Mine - The Physics Factbook

Mar 07, 2003  How deep is the deepest mine? Grid Club, 2003. "The deepest mine is a gold mine in South Africa; in 1977 the Western Deep Levels reached a depth of 3,581 meters. 3581 m: Lotsberg, Gunnar. Mines. The Worlds Longest Tunnel Page, 2003. "It has the world's deepest mine, 3585 m below surface at the East Rand mine." 3585 m: Holt, Rinehart, Winston.

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Homestake Mine (South Dakota) - Wikipedia

The Homestake Mine was a deep underground gold mine (8,000 feet or 2,438 m) located in Lead, South Dakota.Until it closed in 2002 it was the largest and deepest gold mine in North America.The mine produced more than forty million troy ounces (43,900,000 oz; 1,240,000 kg) of gold during its lifetime. This is about 70.75 m 3 or a volume of gold roughly equal to 18 677 gallons (a cube with

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Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine - Our mine

The South Shaft Complex is a sub-vertical system, with three operating shafts, which extend to a depth of 2,786m. The mine is divided into three main areas that reach depths of between 2,800m and 3,300m beneath the surface: The Current Mine uses a selective access development and Longhole open stoping mining

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1. South Deep - Gold Fields

South Deep Gold Mine operates one gold plant and is accessed from the surface through two shaft systems, the Twin Shaft Complex of which the main shaft comprises a single-drop to a depth of 2,995 metres, and the South Shaft Complex.

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Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine - Geology

South Deep currently exploits the Upper Elsburg Reefs, the youngest of the Wits reefs within the Central Rand Group and located at an average depth of 2,700m below surface. The orebody is massive in nature, which means that, compared to a discrete ore body, it requires a mining technique for efficient removal of large amounts of ore at a time.

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GOLD FIELDS - Annual Report 2008 - South Deep Gold Mine

Infrastructure: South Deep Gold Mine operates one gold plant and is accessed from surface through two shaft systems, the Twin shaft Complex of which the main shaft comprises a single-drop to a depth of 2,995 metres, and the South shaft Complex. The mine has been subdivided into two main areas, namely “above current infrastructure” to 110 ...

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Depth of the Deepest Mine - The Physics Factbook

Mar 07, 2003  How deep is the deepest mine? Grid Club, 2003. "The deepest mine is a gold mine in South Africa; in 1977 the Western Deep Levels reached a depth of 3,581 meters. 3581 m: Lotsberg, Gunnar. Mines. The Worlds Longest Tunnel Page, 2003. "It has the world's deepest mine, 3585 m below surface at the East Rand mine." 3585 m: Holt, Rinehart, Winston.

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South Africa gold mining: What lies at the bottom of one ...

South Africa's gold mines are now so deep they might as well be on another planet. Gaetan Borgonie CBS News Bernard Swanepoel: I'm not sure that we really want to send human beings much deeper.

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Homestake Mine (South Dakota) - Wikipedia

The Homestake Mine was a deep underground gold mine (8,000 feet or 2,438 m) located in Lead, South Dakota.Until it closed in 2002 it was the largest and deepest gold mine in North America.The mine produced more than forty million troy ounces (43,900,000 oz; 1,240,000 kg) of gold during its lifetime. This is about 70.75 m 3 or a volume of gold roughly equal to 18 677 gallons (a cube with

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Seismicity in Deep Gold Mines of South Africa ...

Seismicity in Deep Gold Mines of South Africa: Implications for Tectonic Earthquakes 1767 16˚ 24˚ 32˚-32˚-24˚ Johannesburg South Africa 27˚ 28˚-27˚-26˚ Johannesburg Deelkraal Western Deep Levels Elandsrand Figure 1. Southern Africa (top) and Far West Rand mining district, Republic of South

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Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine - Careers at South Deep

The topics selected by the students are aligned with our improvement themes and upon implementation, will contribute towards a vision of operating South Deep as a Safe, Low Grade, Bulk Mechanised, Profitable Gold Mine and drive the mine towards being a beacon of pride for our people, our communities, our stakeholders and our shareholders.

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Top 10 deep open-pit mines - Mining news and in-depth ...

Sep 26, 2013  The gold producing open pit mine is 3.8km long, 1.5km wide and up to 600m deep. The mine is owned and operated by Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (KCGM), a 50-50 joint venture company comprised of Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining. The mine produced 296,000oz of gold during the first half of 2013.

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SOUTH DEEP GOLD MINE - overendstudio.co.za

South Deep Production Area OLD MINE CURRENT MINE PHASE 1 PHASE 2 SV1 AREA SOUTH DEEP MAIN / VENT SHAFT SOUTH SV2/3 SHAFT SV-1 SHAFT WATER PILLAR 1.044 Moz 5.084 Moz 12.565 Moz 11.997 Moz (UH 9.222 Moz)

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Design of permanent intruded plugs at South Deep Gold Mine

Design of permanent intruded plugs at South Deep Gold Mine At South Deep, the sectional dimensions of the parallel-sided haulages to be plugged extended typically up to 4.0 m x 4.4 m with a perimeter of 16.8 m. For the 58 level plugs formed in Witwatersrand quartzite, the required structural length is the maximum punching force of 15 MPa x 4m x 4.4

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Mponeng Gold Mine, South Africa - The World's Deepest Mine

The Mponeng mine produced 244,000 ounces (oz) of gold in 2019 and is expected to be in operation at least until 2027. History of the Mponeng mine The Mponeng gold mine was originally known as the Western Deep Levels South Shaft or the No. 1 Shaft.

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Opportunities and Challenges in Deep Mining: A Brief ...

Aug 01, 2017  The average depth of metal mines in South Africa has reached 2000 m, and the Western Deep Level gold mine has reached 4800 m . Deep rock mass is characterized by high in situ stress, high temperature, and high water pressure. Compared with shallow resource extraction, deep mining may be associated with disasters such as rockbursts, large-scale ...

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Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine - Geology

South Deep currently exploits the Upper Elsburg Reefs, the youngest of the Wits reefs within the Central Rand Group and located at an average depth of 2,700m below surface. The orebody is massive in nature, which means that, compared to a discrete ore body, it requires a mining technique for efficient removal of large amounts of ore at a time.

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Mponeng Gold Mine, South Africa - The World's Deepest Mine

The Mponeng mine produced 244,000 ounces (oz) of gold in 2019 and is expected to be in operation at least until 2027. History of the Mponeng mine The Mponeng gold mine was originally known as the Western Deep Levels South Shaft or the No. 1 Shaft.

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South Deep gold mine: Gold Fields’ South African mine back ...

Feb 13, 2020  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.

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Seismicity in Deep Gold Mines of South Africa ...

Seismicity in Deep Gold Mines of South Africa: Implications for Tectonic Earthquakes 1767 16˚ 24˚ 32˚-32˚-24˚ Johannesburg South Africa 27˚ 28˚-27˚-26˚ Johannesburg Deelkraal Western Deep Levels Elandsrand Figure 1. Southern Africa (top) and Far West Rand mining district, Republic of South

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Design of permanent intruded plugs at South Deep Gold Mine

Design of permanent intruded plugs at South Deep Gold Mine At South Deep, the sectional dimensions of the parallel-sided haulages to be plugged extended typically up to 4.0 m x 4.4 m with a perimeter of 16.8 m. For the 58 level plugs formed in Witwatersrand quartzite, the required structural length is the maximum punching force of 15 MPa x 4m x 4.4

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Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine - Careers at South Deep

The topics selected by the students are aligned with our improvement themes and upon implementation, will contribute towards a vision of operating South Deep as a Safe, Low Grade, Bulk Mechanised, Profitable Gold Mine and drive the mine towards being a beacon of pride for our people, our communities, our stakeholders and our shareholders.

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Top 10 deep open-pit mines - Mining news and in-depth ...

Sep 26, 2013  The gold producing open pit mine is 3.8km long, 1.5km wide and up to 600m deep. The mine is owned and operated by Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (KCGM), a 50-50 joint venture company comprised of Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining. The mine produced 296,000oz of gold during the first half of 2013.

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Opportunities and Challenges in Deep Mining: A Brief ...

Aug 01, 2017  The average depth of metal mines in South Africa has reached 2000 m, and the Western Deep Level gold mine has reached 4800 m . Deep rock mass is characterized by high in situ stress, high temperature, and high water pressure. Compared with shallow resource extraction, deep mining may be associated with disasters such as rockbursts, large-scale ...

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Deep Mining 2019 Conference - SAIMM

Seismic response to mining the massive ore-body at South Deep Gold Mine Gold Fields, South Africa Advanced techniques for the monitoring of pillar and excavation behaviour at a deep level massive mine Gold Fields, Australia, South Africa The evaluation of cement modifiers on the backfill product at South Deep Gold Mine Sustainable Slurry and ...

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Major Mines Projects Carosue Dam Mine

Deep South is an active underground operation with mechanised mining, ground support, and production stoping. Mining and geotechnical studies determined two mining methods; 1) open stoping with remnant pillars, and 2) Modified Avoca with rock-fill to be appropriate for the deposit.

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The world's biggest gold mines: Top ten

Jan 30, 2020  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.. The managed mineral reserve at South Deep as of

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Homestake mine depth an asset rapidcityjournal

Jan 10, 2001  That mine, however, is only about 2,500 feet deep. The WIPP site, carved out of an underground salt deposit, is only about 2,000 feet deep. San Jacinto Mountain would be deeper.

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South Deep Gold Mine Map Indrostiz

gold fields' south deep gold mine in gauteng, south africa which has placed the asset in a much better position for gold fields to better South Deep Gold Mine exxexteendd nndd to oo o 20. 209922. 92 (80. 808. 800. 80 yea eea e rss). geographic location. south deep locality plan with mining right

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Regional Pillar Monitoring at South Deep gold mine, South ...

increase the Energy Release Rate (ERR) that occurs at depth exceeding 2000 m below surface. Generally, regional pillars in narrow tabular stopes are very squat (high width to height ratio) ... South Deep gold mine (2012)..... 12 Figure 1: 8 Long hole stoping method (South Deep, 2012) ..... 13 Figure 1: 9 Drift and bench mining (South Deep, 2012 ...

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