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  • Orkney Gold Mine - Wikimapia
    Orkney Gold Mine - Wikimapia

    Orkney is a large 7 shaft mine on a mining right that covers an area of 10,561.7 ha. It was originally owned by Anglo American, which later became AngloGold Ashanti Limited, and was art of their Vaal Reef Operations. African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) then purchased the mine from Anglo and in 2003 ARM merged with Harmony Gold. In 2008 Pamodzi Gold bought the operations from Harmony but due to

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  • More illegal miners could have died at mine near Orkney
    More illegal miners could have died at mine near Orkney

    Jun 17, 2021 The mine manager of China Africa Precious Metals (CAPM) Isaac Tshabalala says according to their information more illegal miners could have died in an unconfirmed explosion at a mine near Orkney in the North West

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  • Orkney Gold Field Mine
    Orkney Gold Field Mine

    South Africa Orkney . The small North West Province gold mining town of Orkney lies just north of the Free State border on the banks of the Vaal River and just south of Klerksdorp It is the location of the biggest gold mine in South Africa – the Vaal Reef Gold Mine As a tourist destination there is a good golf course and the riverine bush area lends itself to Get price

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  • Grim task of identifying 20 miners found dead in Orkney
    Grim task of identifying 20 miners found dead in Orkney

    Jun 21, 2021 The 20 bodies were found near a disused mine shaft in Orkney last week. The cause of death is not clear yet. North West Premier Job Mokgoro and Lesotho Consul General Selimo Thabane intend helping the families with the identification process after establishing that most of the deceased were from Lesotho. They were allegedly mining illegally

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  • Bodies of 20 alleged illegal miners recovered from North
    Bodies of 20 alleged illegal miners recovered from North

    Jun 15, 2021 About 20 bodies believed to be those of illegal mine workers have been brought to the surface at an unused mine outside Orkney in the North West. This follows unconfirmed reports over the weekend that a number of illegal miners had died in an explosion underground

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  • China's JCHX designs Orkney gold mine plan for CAPM
    China's JCHX designs Orkney gold mine plan for CAPM

    Jul 21, 2020 The Orkney gold mine is located in the Witwatersrand Basin. Discovered in 1852, it has been constantly in development and is divided into 7 mining blocks, with the deepest shaft going down to 2,300 m. While it has a long history, abundant resources and high grade, Orkney gold deposit is still a deep operation which still poses great challenges

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  • Discovered bodies brings up Orkney's sitting resentment of
    Discovered bodies brings up Orkney's sitting resentment of

    Jun 21, 2021 Discovered bodies brings up Orkney's sitting resentment of illegal miners. Illegal mining in Orkney doesn't stop, even when it becomes more deadly for those who have to do it

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  • 10 Best Mining in Orkney | Top Orkney Mining - NetPages
    10 Best Mining in Orkney | Top Orkney Mining - NetPages

    Our top recommendations for the best Mining in Orkney, with pictures, reviews, addresses and details. Find 24 top Orkney Mining with location, reviews, direction and more

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  • Mining Company - Orkney
    Mining Company - Orkney

    In Orkney, there are large mining companies which works with different methods, materials and stocks as well as more specialised ones such as silver mining companies. Other materials usually extracted in Orkney are: platinum, ferrous, coal, copper and gold. As well, some of them are working in the exploration of new deposits

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  • Kopanang Mine - Village Main Reef
    Kopanang Mine - Village Main Reef

    The mine operates at depths of 1,350 to 2,240 metres below surface and is accessed by one of the largest diameter shafts in South Africa. Around 3,000 people currently work at the mine, producing around 85,000 oz of gold annually. VMR. Tel: +27 87 806 1165. Email: [email protected] West Gold Plant Off Shaft Road Orkney North West 2619

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  • As Many As 100 Feared Dead in Gold Mine Accident
    As Many As 100 Feared Dead in Gold Mine Accident

    ORKNEY, South Africa (AP) _ An elevator in a gold mine fell 1,500 feet to the bottom of a mine shaft, killing as many as 100 people, mine officials and the government said today. The elevator dropped down the shaft late Wednesday after a locomotive fell on it, and was lying at the bottom of the shaft 1 1/2 miles underground, said Dick Fisher, regional general manager of the Vaal Reefs mining

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  • Kanana/Orkney Mining History - Community Monitors
    Kanana/Orkney Mining History - Community Monitors

    Jun 25, 2012 Kanana / Orkney Mining history By Seun Motsumi Kanana / Orkney mining began in the early 1960’s. at the beginning, there were only three mining shafts, namely number 1, 2 and 3. During those years many people were not familiar with mining and how it operates. As a result many people lacked interest of working at the mines as laborers

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  • Employee killed in accident at Harmony mine near Orkney
    Employee killed in accident at Harmony mine near Orkney

    Aug 06, 2021 A Harmony Gold employee has been killed in an accident at the company's Moab Khotsong mine, near Orkney, in the North West province. The employee was killed on Friday morning, following a fall of ground incident, according to the company. The authorities and organised labour were informed and an investigation into the incident is currently

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  • Discovered bodies brings up Orkney's sitting
    Discovered bodies brings up Orkney's sitting

    Jun 21, 2021 Less than a kilometer from Orkney's residential area, there is an open veld where the ventilation shaft of the Lawrence Park’s mine is situated

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  • Mine disasters in which miners have survived after being
    Mine disasters in which miners have survived after being

    Rainbow Minerals mine near Orkney, South Africa. South Korea September 1982: Four South Korean coal miners rescued 14 days after being trapped in a cave-in 800 feet underground. 1968: South Korean miner survives after being trapped for 15 days. United States January 2006: One miner is found alive after 40 hours following the Sago Mine Explosion in

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