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By: Martin Creamer
 
Only 60% of the gold ore in South Africa’s rich Witwatersrand basin is accessed; 40% is left behind in pillars to protect against seismicity. The mining method then loses a further 25% to 30% of that 60% because blasting breaks the ore into so many pieces that not...
 
 
 
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Only 60% of the gold ore in South Africa’s rich Witwatersrand Basin is accessed; 40% is left behind in pillars to protect...
 
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