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The environmental impact of gold mine tailings footprints in the Johannesburg region South

Gold mining in South Africa resulted in vast volumes of tailings which have been deposited in impoundments Poor management of most of the tailings dams resulted in the escape of seepage adversely affecting soils and water quality Some tailings dams have been partially or completely reclaimed leaving contaminated footprints These zones pose a serious threat to the underlying

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Health effects in populations living around the uraniferous gold mine tailings in South

1 Cancer Epidemiol 2014 Oct38 5 628 32 doi 10.1016/j.canep.2014.06.003 Epub 2014 Jul 10 Health effects in populations living around the uraniferous gold mine tailings in South Africa gaps and opportunities for research.

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

15 01 2016  South African companies dig up waste weighing more than 15 million pounds heavier than 38 Boeing 747s in order to process one standard gold bar s worth of final product The former apartheid government placed many settlements near or even on top of the mining waste dumps Around Johannesburg some 270 tailings piles most of them

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List of the biggest mining companies in South Africa

08 05 2019  List of gold mines in South Africa Among the companies that specialise in mining gold the following is a list of mines in South Africa 1 Savuka Gold Mine Location South Randfontein 1764 2 Mponeng Gold Mine Location 955 Park Avenue West Wits Carletonville 2499 3.

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List of Top Mining Companies in South Africa 2020

07 04 2021  List of Mining Companies in South Africa As said earlier there are lots of mining companies that are based in the country So apart from the ones discussed earlier the following are some other South African mines list that you may want to consider at any time 1 South African Coal Mining Holdings Ltd Location 198 Oxford Rd Illovo

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The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

South Africa on verge of nice breakthroughs in hydrogen says new SAIMM president 17th August 2021 By Martin Creamer Speaking to Mining Weekly in a Zoom interview Geldenhuys expressed the view that all the big mines with big moving machinery will have the opportunity to move away from diesel and switch to a hydrogen based fuel system because of the contained ecosystem.

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The viability of using the Witwatersrand gold mine tailings for

gold mine tailings for brickmaking by M Malatse and S Ndlovu Paper written on project work carried out in partial fulfilment of BSc Eng Metallurgy and Materials Sciences Synopsis The Witwatersrand Basin is the heart of South Africa a gold mining industry The cluster of gold mines located in the Witwatersrand Basin

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How mine dumps in South Africa affect the health of

02 05 2018  In South Africa mining of gold Mining companies are often criticised for dumping waste without taking the necessary precautions known as tailings produced during the mining

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Mining Re Mining Tailings Materials Handling Water Treatment

Mining Re Mining Tailings Materials Handling Water Treatment A GLOBAL PARTNER ADDING VALUE TO MINING WASTE AND INFRASTRUCTURE THROUGH SMART SOLUTIONS Our Services CONTACT US innovative sustainable solutions WE BELIEVE ALL EFFORTS SHOULD EQUATE TO SUSTAINABLE REWARDS FOR EVERY STAKEHOLDER INVOLVED

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Blyvooruitzicht Gold Mine in its heyday during a seven decade period in the middle of the 20th Century was the richest of the South African gold mines with recovered grades averaging over 14 g/t In 1996 Blyvooruitzicht merged with its neighbouring mine Doornfontein Mine.

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Mining industry of South Africa

Mining in South Africa was once the main driving force behind the history and development of Africa s most advanced and richest economy Large scale and profitable mining started with the discovery of a diamond on the banks of the Orange River in 1867 by Erasmus Jacobs and the subsequent discovery and exploitation of the Kimberley pipes a few years later.

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Gold Tailings Hazards and Opportunities

04 10 2021  Tailings from gold mining operations can pose a threat to the environment and health of nearby communities Not only can this waste be harmful if

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COMPANY Theta Gold Mines

Company Background Theta Gold Mines Limited is an Australian Securities Exchange listed company ASX TGM with a secondary listing on the US based OTC Markets OTCQB TGMGF Through its controlling subsidiaries in the Republic of South Africa Theta s assets includes over 62 000 hectares of gold mining rights which covers the majority of

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Projects

Specialist engineering and design and construction services for an operating gold mine Eastern Cape South Africa N2 Wild Coast Highway Section 20 between the Msikaba River Bridge and the Mtentu River Bridge Design and construction supervision of the N2 freeway.

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Hydro Mining INTASOL

Hydro Mining entails spraying a jet stream of water against a tailings face to create a slurry which is pumped at a consistent density and flow rate to the process plant INTASOL Tailings deploys various pieces of specialised equipment associated with the hydro mining service which includes track mounted and manual wheel based units.

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Is the Future Filtered Paste and Thickened Tailings Short Course Attending Companies

Paste and Thickened Tailings Short Course Attending Companies AngloGold Ashanti Assmang South Africa Australian Centre for Geomechanics Bennetto Inc BHP BMC Minerals CSIRO Gold Fields Australia Pty Ltd Golder Innovative Filtration Solutions Karara Mining Ltd

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Ecological and human health risks associated with abandoned gold mine tailings

21 02 2017  Gold mining is a major source of metal and metalloid emissions into the environment Studies were carried out in Krugersdorp South Africa to evaluate the ecological and human health risks associated with exposure to metals and metalloids in mine tailings contaminated soils Concentrations of arsenic As cadmium Cd chromium Cr cobalt Co copper Cu lead Pb

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Major South African gold mining companies

Major South African gold mining companies For many years until 2006 South Africa was the world s dominant gold producer More recently other countries have surpassed South Africa although none has approached the country s peak production which occurred in the 1970s This was the boom period for South African gold mining with production

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PDF Recovery of gold from the Mouteh Gold Mine tailings dam

This is possible because before the late 1990s the recovery percentage of gold was only about 50 85 for most producers before the modification gold mine tailings in South Africa

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Health effects in populations living around the uraniferous gold mine tailings in South

1 Cancer Epidemiol 2014 Oct38 5 628 32 doi 10.1016/j.canep.2014.06.003 Epub 2014 Jul 10 Health effects in populations living around the uraniferous gold mine tailings in South Africa gaps and opportunities for research.

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Galane Gold Home

Galaxy gold is an underground mining and tailings recovery operation with mill and floatation producing a sellable gold concentrate The operation is situated approximately 6km west of Barberton in Mpumalanga province South Africa Galane gold acquired the operation in November 2015 and recommenced operations in 2019 View All.

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List of Mines in South Africa

South Africa is one of the most resource rich countries in the world and is a major global supplier of gold platinum diamonds coal iron ore manganese and many other minerals The mining sector in South Africa has an overall industry value of over R 450 billion and accounts for approximately 60 of the country s exports.

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These are the top 10 Mining Companies to Work For in Africa

12 11 2017  These are African Mining s Top 10 companies to work for As the mining sector is recovering after the global financial crisis it is experiencing unprecedented growth And with growth mining companies are on a mission to attract the brightest employees available in the market.

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Tailings Deposition INTASOL

Tailings deposition is an ongoing dynamic process requiring unique operational expertise to strategise and mobilise the required works whilst being able to identify changes problems and improvements through operational wisdom in order to provide resolution and deliver effective execution.

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Environmental restoration of an abandoned Gold Mine in

Mining continued until the late 1930s Michael Hickey obtained the leases in 1979 and opened a new shaft and drives In 1986 he sold the mine to BHP Minerals which in 1993 sold it to Hargraves resources A South African company took it over in 1999 but six weeks later an aquifer was hit the mine was flooded and abandoned.

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Major Mines Projects

South Africa 1709 27 11 278 9863 Web Mines projects in South Africa A list of country s mines and projects Full profiles of select mines and projects Overview At 30 June 2020 the SA Gold and SA PGM operations were at a production capacity of 86 and 73 respectively Commodity

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Tailings waste and mine closure

South Africa contributions into environmental trust funds and guarantees The total gross mine closure liability for Gold Fields increased by 9 to US 436m in 2019 in part due to the closure costs relating to our new renewable energy plants in Australia A breakdown is provided in the table below

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Paper Characterization of Cyanide in Gold Mine Tailings of the Witwatersrand South Africa

Abstract Numerous old gold sand and slimes tailings dumps on the Witwatersrand have been reprocessed since the 1980s for residual gold extraction using cyanide as a lixiviant There are numerous technologies available by which many cyanide species may be decomposed However at most gold mines in South Africa cyanide is simply discharged with the effluent and tailings based on the

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New Tailings Reprocessing Technology Has Environmental Benefits

06 10 2020  However some mining companies are figuring out ways to turn tailings to profits with novel reprocessing technologies to extract valuable metals from the waste Very small diamonds can be recovered from the residue of the original diamond bearing ore and the U.S Geological Survey found that discarded mine tailings may yield significant amounts of rare earth elements.

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South32

18 05 2015  South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company producing bauxite alumina aluminium metallurgical coal manganese nickel silver lead and zinc in Australia Southern Africa and South

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Mining Re Mining Tailings Materials Handling Water Treatment

Mining Re Mining Tailings Materials Handling Water Treatment A GLOBAL PARTNER ADDING VALUE TO MINING WASTE AND INFRASTRUCTURE THROUGH SMART SOLUTIONS Our Services CONTACT US innovative sustainable solutions WE BELIEVE ALL EFFORTS SHOULD EQUATE TO SUSTAINABLE REWARDS FOR EVERY STAKEHOLDER INVOLVED

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mine tailings management in south africa

Gold mining in South Africa resulted in vast volumes of tailings Solution for chrome mine faced with tailings risk in South Africa 3 This paper reviews literature on the waste management practices of selected South African mining firms.

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African Rainbow Minerals ARM Home

African Rainbow Minerals ARM is a leading South African diversified mining and minerals company with long life low unit cost operations ARM mines and beneficiates iron ore manganese ore chrome ore platinum group metals PGMs nickel and coal ARM also produces manganese and chrome alloys and has an investment in gold through its shareholding in Harmony.

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