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Modder East

World’s first longest drop rapid re-loading emulsion delivery system

Synopsis Gold One’s operation is the Modder East Mine, the first new mine to be built in South Africa’s gold-rich East Rand region in over...
Mining in tunnel

AMMSA technical paper: PMC lift II mining project overview

SYNOPSIS Palabora Mining Company was registered in 1956 by Rio Tinto. The mining of the commenced as an open cast mining operations in the year...

Optimization of blasting in narrow reef mines in South Africa

Abstract: A sequence of interventions was conducted at Kopanang Mine with the aim of optimizing the blasting process and thereby achieving enhanced workplace safety, improved...

Western Chrome Mines – Millsell Mine case study AMMSA

X Qamata – Mine Manager, Millsell & Waterkloof Mines C J Steenkamp – MRM Manager, Western Chrome Mines SYNOPSIS Millsell Mine has one of the most structurally...

Merchanised mining at a semi-steep dip

SYNOPSIS Mining a 1.3m UG2 reef, semi-to steeply dipping (18-20 degrees) using mobile machinery traveling on apparent dips (9-12 degrees), using throw blasting and smart...

Strategic and tactical requirements of a mining long term plan

SYNOPSIS The long term plan in a mineral resource company is defined by the quality of the mineral resource and represents the result of a...

A review of the safety successes at Wessels Mine

SYNOPSIS Wessels Mine experienced 2 fatalities in a short space of time one in November 2010 and another in February 2011, this following from what...

AMMSA technical paper

SYNOPSIS In 2010 I did a joint paper for SAIMM called “Fatigue Knowledge – A new lever in Safety Management” subsequent to work done at...
Artisanal and small-scale mining sector

World Bank study highlights artisinal mining challenges in Central Africa

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), like many other African countries is rich with mining minerals including the ASM sector, however, Congolese women...

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