gold miners in south africa

south africa's illegal gold miners forced to scavenge in abandoned

mar 8 off the main road behind a car repair shop andile jeremiah slipped down a hole in the ground into an abandoned -year-old mine that helped make south africa rich for a poor man in a country with a slumping economy it was time to look for whatever had been left behind south africa was once the

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south african gold mine job cuts widen with 16 at risk

aug 3 more than one in 10 gold mining jobs in south africa may disappear after sibanye gold ltd announced it's joining anglogold ashanti ltd in looking to close unprofitable shafts to stem losses

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deep in a south african gold mine scientists drill for the heart of an

may 31 it's no easy feat to drill into the faults that cause earthquakes intercepting such active ruptures which are buried kilometers beneath the surface requires specialized equipment skilled crews and a lot of money and time there are no shortcuts well maybe there's one an express elevator in a south

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gold - chamber of mines south africa

the witwatersrand basin remains the world's largest gold resource to date the wits basin has produced more than 2 billion ounces of gold at the current gold price about half of the sa gold mining industry is marginal newly-mined sa gold only accounts for about 5 of worldwide supply gold producers paid r1 6 billion

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a day for the zama zamas illegal gold mining in south africa

sep 20 due to socio-economic problems such as growing unemployment and poverty rates in south africa there has been rise in illegal gold mining the daily sun recently released videos showing a little bit of the reality for these underground miners known as 'zama zamas ' which in zulu loosely translates to

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inside a south african gold mine - bbc news - bbc com

a year on from south africa's deadly marikana mine dispute mark lowen was given rare access into a gold mine to see what conditions are like and to follow the mining process

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south africa's gold industry like its economy is crumbling - the

mar 7 roodepoort south africa just off the highway and behind a yellow auto repair shop andile jeremiah slipped into a hole in the ground descending into an abandoned -year-old mine that had helped make south africa rich for a poor man in a country with a slumping economy it was time to look

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south africa's illegal gold miners forced to scavenge in abandoned

mar 8 off the main road behind a car repair shop andile jeremiah slipped down a hole in the ground into an abandoned -year-old mine that helped make south africa rich for a poor man in a country with a slumping economy it was time to look for whatever had been left behind south africa was once the

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south african mining is in crisis - deep trouble - the economist

jul 8 at the start of a 4am shift gold miners scan their fingerprints and squeeze into tiny mantrap turnstiles designed to prevent thieves from slipping through then they pile into cages and descend nearly three kilometres 2 miles underground at sibanye gold's driefontein mine

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south africa's gold industry like its economy is crumbling - the

mar 7 roodepoort south africa just off the highway and behind a yellow auto repair shop andile jeremiah slipped into a hole in the ground descending into an abandoned -year-old mine that had helped make south africa rich for a poor man in a country with a slumping economy it was time to look

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updated why rbc downgraded south africa gold miners

apr 24 correction rbc capital markets cut its rating on gold fields to underperform from sector perform the stock fell nearly 5 rbc also cut its rating on anglogold to sector perform from outperform its shares slipped 3 gold fields operates mines in south africa ghana australia and also explores for

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updated why rbc downgraded south africa gold miners

apr 24 correction rbc capital markets cut its rating on gold fields to underperform from sector perform the stock fell nearly 5 rbc also cut its rating on anglogold to sector perform from outperform its shares slipped 3 gold fields operates mines in south africa ghana australia and also explores for

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deep in a south african gold mine scientists drill for the heart of

may 31 this week scientists were set to begin drilling a -meter-deep hole from the bottom of the moab khotsong mine located some kilometers southwest of johannesburg south africa three years ago a magnitude-5 5 earthquake erupted from a previously unknown fault beneath the mine aftershocks

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mining industry of south africa - wikipedia

gold edit south africa mined gold production - south africa accounted for 15 of the world's gold production in and 12 in though the nation had produced as much as 30 of world output as recently as despite declining production south africa's gold exports were valued at

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south african mining is in crisis - deep trouble - the economist

jul 8 at the start of a 4am shift gold miners scan their fingerprints and squeeze into tiny mantrap turnstiles designed to prevent thieves from slipping through then they pile into cages and descend nearly three kilometres 2 miles underground at sibanye gold's driefontein mine

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the world's deepest gold mine is in south africa - business insider

dec 11 if you own any gold there is about a 50 chance it comes from the witwatersrand basin in south africa

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gold - chamber of mines south africa

the witwatersrand basin remains the world's largest gold resource to date the wits basin has produced more than 2 billion ounces of gold at the current gold price about half of the sa gold mining industry is marginal newly-mined sa gold only accounts for about 5 of worldwide supply gold producers paid r1 6 billion

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south africa gold mining companies face silicosis lawsuit

sep 13 south africa is a country of contrasts many people in its cities enjoy privileged lives working for multinational companies with workplace health safety and wellbeing provisions that match the best in the us or europe at the same time more than half the population lives in poverty according to the world

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mining industry of south africa - wikipedia

gold edit south africa mined gold production - south africa accounted for 15 of the world's gold production in and 12 in though the nation had produced as much as 30 of world output as recently as despite declining production south africa's gold exports were valued at

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illegal miners in south africa swallow gold in condoms - reuters

aug 25 illegal miners in south africa are swallowing unrefined gold and platinum in condoms as a new tactic to avoid arrest for smuggling that is costing the industry 1 5 billion a year the police told parliament on friday

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gold mining and labor concerns rights - south africa china

gold miners working for large companies can be exploited too wages and working conditions can be abysmal and miners are often prohibited from organizing to defend their rights in south africa some gold miners working for major corporations earn such low pay that they live in shantytowns with no electricity or running

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the world's deepest gold mine is in south africa - business insider

dec 11 if you own any gold there is about a 50 chance it comes from the witwatersrand basin in south africa

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illegal miners in south africa swallow gold in condoms - reuters

aug 25 illegal miners in south africa are swallowing unrefined gold and platinum in condoms as a new tactic to avoid arrest for smuggling that is costing the industry 1 5 billion a year the police told parliament on friday

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life as a secret gold miner in south africa public radio international

feb 19 over the weekend illegal miners got trapped underground behind a stadium in johannesburg then refused to come out yes we'll explain

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south africa gold miners to sue over silicosis - cnn - cnn com

may 13 south africa's biggest ever class action lawsuit -- brought by gold miners with silicosis against mining firms -- will be allowed to proceed a judge has ruled

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south africa gold mining companies face silicosis lawsuit

sep 13 south africa is a country of contrasts many people in its cities enjoy privileged lives working for multinational companies with workplace health safety and wellbeing provisions that match the best in the us or europe at the same time more than half the population lives in poverty according to the world

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as south africa's gold mining companies decline in production

oct 8 a recent accident in a gold mine in south africa has brought attention to the growing practice of illegal mining the legal mining operations have been on a decades-long decline but illegal miners are thriving

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deep in a south african gold mine scientists drill for the heart of

may 31 this week scientists were set to begin drilling a -meter-deep hole from the bottom of the moab khotsong mine located some kilometers southwest of johannesburg south africa three years ago a magnitude-5 5 earthquake erupted from a previously unknown fault beneath the mine aftershocks

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dicing with death south africa's illegal gold miners - bbc news

thousands of men are risking their lives in what is being dubbed johannesburg's second gold rush - an illegal and desperate scramble for what remains of the precious metal in abandoned mines

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top 10 biggest gold mines - mining technology

sep 29 indonesia is home to the world's biggest gold mine while south africa which houses the majority of the deepest mines in the world also hosts two of the top 10 largest gold mines mining-technology com profiles the top 10 biggest gold mines in the world based on contained gold reserves previous

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