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Vaal Reefs Gold Mine South Africa

Vaal Reefs Gold Mine South Africa

Rescue teams toiled more than a mile underground yesterday to recover the bodies of 105 miners crushed to death by a runaway locomotive in South Africas worst mining disaster for almost a decade.

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  • Vaal Reefs Mine Klerksdorp Dr Kenneth Kaunda District

    Vaal Reefs Mine Klerksdorp Dr Kenneth Kaunda District

    Mangled remains wrapped in grey blankets were slowly being passed to the surface at the Vaal Reefs gold mine in Orkney, 95 miles south of Johannesburg. Some bundles took up barely a quarter of a stretcher.

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  • Vaal Reefs South Mine Klerksdorp Dr Kenneth Kaunda

    Vaal Reefs South Mine Klerksdorp Dr Kenneth Kaunda

    The miners, all believed to be black, were killed when a 12-ton locomotive broke through safety barriers and fell into a lift shaft, landing on the cage in which the men were being winched to the surface. The train and cage plunged 1,500 feet to the bottom of the number 2 shaft, 6,900 feet underground. The impact reduced the 10ft tall cage to half its size. One official described it as a tin box.

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  • Vaal Reefs Leach Plant Near Klerksdorp South Africa The

    Vaal Reefs Leach Plant Near Klerksdorp South Africa The

    Spokesmen for Anglo-American, the owner of the Vaal Reefs mine, were at a loss to explain how the locomotive, used to ferry men, equipment and ore along underground galleries, burst through at least four levels of safety. The mystery was deepened by the fact that the driver managed to jump off before the crash. Without a driver, the train should have come to a stop. As the government announced an inquiry and a union leader demanded new safety standards, President Nelson Mandela said the accident was deeply shocking to the whole nation.

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  • Vaal Reefs Gold Mine South Africa

    Vaal Reefs Gold Mine South Africa

    Vaal Reefs is a town in Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality in the North West province of South Africa. The town is home to a large gold mining operation owned by AngloGold Ashanti, a company that was originally incorporated in 1944 under the name of Vaal Reefs Exploration and Mining.

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  • Vaal Reefs 10 May 1995 Minerals Council South Africa

    Vaal Reefs 10 May 1995 Minerals Council South Africa

    Vaal Reefs, 10 May 1995 10 May 1995 is a date that will forever be etched in the minds of families of the 104 mineworkers who lost their lives in the Vaal Reefs mine disaster, and of their colleagues and the industry as a whole.

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  • Record Bullion Prices Give South African Gold Miners A

    Record Bullion Prices Give South African Gold Miners A

    Aug 07, 2020nbsp018332FILE PHOTO A woman holding an umbrella walks past a shaft at Harmony Golds Doornkop mine, 30km west of Johannesburg, South Africa, March 20, 2020.

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  • Gold Mines Of South Africa

    Gold Mines Of South Africa

    The last mining tragedy of similar magnitude occurred in 1986 when 177 workers lost their lives in a fire at the Kinross gold mine. An investigation showed that fire was the result of the mining company using practices that had been banned in other countries.

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  • Over 100 Gold Miners Killed In South African Accident

    Over 100 Gold Miners Killed In South African Accident

    May 12, 1995nbsp018332The Vaal Reefs mine is South Africas second most productive, with 845 million in revenue from gold sales in 1994. The administration of Nelson Mandela, the countrys first multi-racial.

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  • South Africa Anglogold Ashanti

    South Africa Anglogold Ashanti

    More than 69,000 miners have been killed and more than a million injured in South African mines from 1909 to 1994. According to the Ministry of Mineral and Energy Affairs, the number of deaths has been declining since 1993.

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  • Vaal Reefs 10 May 1995 Minerals Council South Africa

    Vaal Reefs 10 May 1995 Minerals Council South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG Reuters - South African gold miners are looking to cut debt and boost dividends as bullion hits record highs, with analysts and fund managers predicting a sectoral growth spurt over the next two years amid rising investor interest.

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  • Vaal Reefs Mintek Mintek

    Vaal Reefs Mintek Mintek

    Shunned by investors due to mines that are old, deep, and difficult to extract, the countryrsquos gold miners have traded at a discount to their global peers for years.

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  • Welcome To Vaal Reefs Disaster Trust

    Welcome To Vaal Reefs Disaster Trust

    Higher prices, as spot gold XAU roared past 2,000 an ounce for the first time, coupled with a weaker rand currency, comes as a lifeline.

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  • Vintage Vaal Reefs Elevator Disaster Orkney 1995

    Vintage Vaal Reefs Elevator Disaster Orkney 1995

    Interviews with companies executives, analysts and fund managers show that higher gold prices could see some local miners bring their net debt to zero and pay healthy dividends over the next 18 to 24 months.

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  • Moab Khotsong Harmony Gold

    Moab Khotsong Harmony Gold

    LdquoGold mining companies will spew a lot of cash in the next 12 months,rdquo said Franco Lorenzani, an independent mining analyst.

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  • Vaal Reefs 1995 Mining Accident Database

    Vaal Reefs 1995 Mining Accident Database

    10051995 - Vaal Reefs Mine - Underground train crash 104 miners died in one of South Africas largest gold mines when the cables controlling an underground train snapped, sending the cars hurtling down a 7,000-foot vertical shaft onto an elevator.

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  • Record Bullion Prices Give South African Gold Miners A

    Record Bullion Prices Give South African Gold Miners A

    Aug 07, 2020nbsp018332FILE PHOTO A woman holding an umbrella walks past a shaft at Harmony Golds Doornkop mine, 30km west of Johannesburg, South Africa, March 20, 2020.

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  • Operational Profile Vaal River South Africa

    Operational Profile Vaal River South Africa

    Higher prices have also made more marginal ounces profitable for Sibanye, spokesman James Wellsted told Reuters, adding the company was looking at other ways to benefit from favourable market conditions.

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  • Major Mines Amp Projects Moab Khotsong Mine

    Major Mines Amp Projects Moab Khotsong Mine

    The C Reef is mined on a limited scale, in the central part of Top mine where a high-grade, north-south orientated sedimentary channel, containing two economic horizons, has been exposed. To the east and the west of this channel, the C Reef is poorly developed with relatively small areas of economic interest.

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  • Gold Mines Of South Africa

    Gold Mines Of South Africa

    Pan African Resources PAFR.L is hoping to be net debt free by June 2021 and plans to increase its dividend payout to 5 from 1 last year, its head of investor relations Hethen Hira said. Its net debt dropped 49 to 62.5 million at end December.

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  • Great Noligwa Gold Mine South Africa Mining

    Great Noligwa Gold Mine South Africa Mining

    The reefs mined at Great Noligwa are the Vaal Reef and the Crystalkop Reef, with the Vaal Reef accounting for over 90 of the gold produced in the mine. The complexity of the ore at Great Noligwa has necessitated a scattered mining strategy comprising a twin-shaft system serving eight main levels at an average depth of 2,400m.

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  • The Reef Mining Magazines In South Africa

    The Reef Mining Magazines In South Africa

    2020-7-20 South Africas reef deposits, especially gold and platinum-bearing ore bodies, are narrow and tabular. While legislation dictates a minimum operation height of 800 mm in areas where people , some of the countrys narrow reef mines have ore bodies with thicknesses of less than 500 mm, which results in ore dilution, as waste ore.

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  • Kopanang Mine Gold Mines Brabys

    Kopanang Mine Gold Mines Brabys

    Looking for Gold Mines in Vaal Reef, Orkney Kopanang Mine offers reliable and efficient services. Click here for more informationVaal Reef, Orkney, South Africa. Phone 018 478 9999. Fax 018 478 9796. Website www.anglogoldashanti.co.za. SMS EMAIL Related services BOOKMARK Share. Services Provided. Gold Mines.

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  • South Africa Mass Funeral For Victims Of Mining

    South Africa Mass Funeral For Victims Of Mining

    The Oppenheimer Stadium near the Vaal Reefs gold mine was packed for the funeral service for 45 of the 104 miners. They were all killed on 10 May in one of South Africas worst mining disasters. A runaway mine locomotive fell onto an elevator car, sending it crashing to the bottom of a shaft. All aboard were killed. SOUNDBITE.

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  • Welcome To Vaal Reefs Disaster Trust

    Welcome To Vaal Reefs Disaster Trust

    More than 100 mine workers were crushed to death when a 12-ton underground train engine and carriage plunged down a vertical mine shaft and pulverized their crowded elevator, officials said Thursday.

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