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New gold-mining technology clearing technical hurdles

The conventional way of mining gold at depth in South Africa is unsustainable. It is too wasteful, too much time is lost and it has to be changed to put South AFrica back on top.
27th July 2012
 
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New gold-mining technology scaling technical hurdles

Confidence is growing in a new method of underground gold mining that has the potential to reverse the decline in South Africa’s gold output. A raise boring machine put to the test in the stopes has passed with flying colours. “There’s...
20th July 2012
 
 
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