The assets include the mining and prospecting rights formerly held by Wits Gold. In June 2017 a mining right consolidating four areas of the property Bloemhoek De Bron Merriespruit Hakkies and Robijn was approved for a 23-year period and executed. The mining right is contiguous to the north-east of the Beatrix mining right.
Our network of assets is unrivalled in South Africa and with our consolidated businesses operating as a single entity is focused on optimising these assets in order to increase gold production. At the end of FY2018 DRDGOLD provided jobs for 2 304 people including 878 permanent employees.
In South Africa our gold operations consist of underground mining and surface treatment facilities at Beatrix Driefontein and Kloof in the Witwatersrand Basin. Effective on 22 January 2020 we increased our interest in DRDGOLD from 38.05% to 50.1% which operates surface tailings retreatment facilities on the West Rand through its wholly
Gold in South Africa. Between the 10th and 13th centuries CE the South African kingdom of Mapungubwe thrived due to natural resources like gold. Lo ed in the areas of modern-day Zimbabwe
AngloGold Ashanti is a global gold mining company with a geographically diverse portfolio of operations and projects. We work across the full spectrum of the mining value chain and are concerned with the impact of our activities on the diverse communities and environments in which we operate.
Kimberley South Africa is home to the world’s largest diamond mine also known as the “Big Hole.”Dug by humans and so large it is visible from space the pit has yielded some of the world’s largest diamonds and made the De Beers name famous worldwide.
Begin to unlock the 6Moz gold resources Theta plans to start 4 mines within 5 years to build a production profile of over 160000 ounces per annum. The initial Theta Starter-pits will recover over 234000 ounces gold over 6.5 years to return more than US$180m EBITDA if avg. US$1600/oz gold price for less than US$30m peak capital funding
AngloGold Ashanti’s Mponeng mine is lo ed in Gauteng province of South Africa. It is mined to an average depth of 2800m-3400m below surface and is one of the world’s deepest and richest gold mines with grades at over 8g/t. It is one of three AngloGold projects in the West Witts area apart from Savuka and TauTona mines.
The mine was built by the Anglo American Corporation and its 2 km 1.2 mi deep main shaft was sunk in 1957. The name TauTona means "great lion" in the Setswana . The mine began operation in 1962. It is one of the most efficient mines in South Africa and remains in continuous operation even during periods when the price of gold is low.
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