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Dec 03 2020 Owing to its gold mining heritage Johannesburg is the most radioactive city on the planet says nonprofit organisation Earthlife Africa Uranium was considered merely a waste product in the late 1800s and was haphazardly discarded without any thought of recovery Abandoned mines were not properly decommissioned and as a result the uranium concentration in tailings

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  • Pan African To Acquire Gold Tailings Retreatment Projects

    Pan African To Acquire Gold Tailings Retreatment Projects

    Admin africa gold pan african resources south africa tailings pan african has announced that the company has entered into conditional agreements to acquire mogale gold and mintails sa soweto cluster both mogale gold and msc are 100 owned by mintails mining sa which was placed in provisional liquidation during 2018

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  • Katoro Gold On Course At Gold Tailings Project In South Africa

    Katoro Gold On Course At Gold Tailings Project In South Africa

    Nov 16 2020 katoro gold has announced an update on its blyvoor gold tailings project all technical work related to the upgrade and restatement of the blyvoor project resource statement has now been completed with specific reference to the resource and geotechnical drill

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  • Blyvoor Gold Tailings Project

    Blyvoor Gold Tailings Project

    The blyvoor gold mine inclusive of the tsf site is located 75km south west of johannesburg in the gauteng province of south africa it lies approximately 6 km south of carletonville during 2015 and 2016 blyvoor gold negotiated and bought the mining right and certain surface assets

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  • Gold Tailings Retreatment Offers An Environmental Solution

    Gold Tailings Retreatment Offers An Environmental Solution

    Dec 02 2020 pan african takes special care to ensure that its fully financed mining activities restore the ecosystem to as similar to natural state as possible remining and consolidating gold tailings helps reduce its environmental footprint tailings retreatment is the groups biggest recycling contribution

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  • Pan African Resources To Acquire Tailings Retreatment Projects

    Pan African Resources To Acquire Tailings Retreatment Projects

    Nov 09 2020 midtier gold producer pan african resources has entered into an agreement to acquire historic gold tailings assets owned by mintails mining which was

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  • The Toxic Landscape Of Johannesburgs Gold Mines Wired

    The Toxic Landscape Of Johannesburgs Gold Mines Wired

    The toxic landscape of johannesburgs gold mines more than a century of gold mining has left towering piles of bleached mine waste known as tailings all over johannesburgs landscape discovery

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  • Gold Tailings Retreatment Amp Un Sdgs Mining News

    Gold Tailings Retreatment Amp Un Sdgs Mining News

    Nov 19 2020 many gold mines have made great strides to reduce their ecological footprint and make sure that 21stcentury gold mining is known for its sustainability and not for biodiversity loss or sweeping environmental destruction one such mine is pan african resources par which has a gold mine dedicated solely to mining gold tailings and not gold ore

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  • Katoro Receives Funding Interest For Blyvoor Gold Tailings

    Katoro Receives Funding Interest For Blyvoor Gold Tailings

    Aimlisted katoro gold has received expressions of interest for funding of an amount significantly more than the peak funding requirement of 364million for the companys blyvoor joint venture

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  • Drdgold South Africas Largest Tailings Project Kicks

    Drdgold South Africas Largest Tailings Project Kicks

    Nov 22 2018 this article first appeared in mining review africa issue 10 2018 on 1 august 2018 we concluded our acquisition of the gold assets associated with sibanyestillwaters west rand tailings retreatment project wrtrp now known as far west gold recoveries fwgr comments pretorius

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  • Pan African News Headlines Paf Share News Financial

    Pan African News Headlines Paf Share News Financial

    In brief pan african to acquire gold tailings storage facilities fri 6th nov 2020 1613 pan african resources plc gold producer agrees to acquire mogale gold pty

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  • The Composition And State Of Gold Tailings

    The Composition And State Of Gold Tailings

    Investigate the composition and state of south african gold tailings on the far west rand gold reefs samples for this project were collected from the pond areas of two impoundments and from the tailings delivery slurry individual layers in a tailings deposit whether fine or coarse are made up of mixtures of tailings

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  • Gold Mining In South Africa Africa Mining Iq

    Gold Mining In South Africa Africa Mining Iq

    The project with the most capital value is the west rand tailings retreatment project wrtrp valued at r123bn and which comprises the combined reserves of 6773 mt from the historic driefontein kloof and cooke tailings storage facilities containing gold and uranium mineral reserves of 62 moz and 972 mlb respectively

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  • Pan African To Evaluate Potential Of Building Another

    Pan African To Evaluate Potential Of Building Another

    The share price of jse and aimlisted pan african resources rose on friday on the news that it had entered into an agreement to acquire gold tailings assets owned by mintails mining which was

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  • Tailingsinfo Merriespruit Tailings Dam Failure

    Tailingsinfo Merriespruit Tailings Dam Failure

    Merriespruit tailings dam failure virginia south africa figure 1 merriespruit tailings engulf the town introduction on the 22nd february 1994 the merriespruit tailings dam failed by overtopping as a consequence of heavy rains causing a flowslide static liquefaction of part of

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  • Gold Dazzles During The Pandemic The Mail Amp Guardian

    Gold Dazzles During The Pandemic The Mail Amp Guardian

    Nov 15 2020 drdgold specialises in remining gold tailings these are unprecedented times and the role of media to tell and record the story of south africa as it develops is more important than ever

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  • Success Of Tailings Retreatment Stands Out In Lacklustre

    Success Of Tailings Retreatment Stands Out In Lacklustre

    In a sector bedevilled by protracted industrial action and a lack of new discoveries and investment as well as ever deeper and ever declining orebodies gold tailings retreatment operations have

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  • Treasure From Trash How Mining Waste Can Be Mined A

    Treasure From Trash How Mining Waste Can Be Mined A

    Jun 28 2016 elsewhere in tasmania a similar project is under way to recover gold and another is proposed to recover tin from mine tailings overseas mine tailings reprocessing projects are

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  • Pan African Resources Plc Proposed Acquisition Of

    Pan African Resources Plc Proposed Acquisition Of

    The combined mineral resources of mogale gold and msc comprise historic tailings storage facilities tsfs that contain an estimated 243mt of tailings with an insitu grade of 030gt gold for an

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  • An Economic And Environmental Case For Reprocessing Gold

    An Economic And Environmental Case For Reprocessing Gold

    Jan 01 2010 the technical and economic feasibility or reprocessing hundreds of millions of tons of tailings in a number of historic gold tailings dams in the witwatersrand area

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  • Pan African Resources Plc Rises As It Acquires Tailings

    Pan African Resources Plc Rises As It Acquires Tailings

    View pan african resources plc pan african resources rises as it acquires tailings retreatment projects in south africa the two projects mogale gold and mintails sa are estimated to contain a

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  • Pan African Resources Plc Proposed Acquisition Of

    Pan African Resources Plc Proposed Acquisition Of

    Nov 06 2020 the provisional liquidation of mintails sa has resulted in an opportunity for pan african to acquire gold tailings mineral resources not previously retreated as part of the due diligence examination and planned feasibility work pan african will evaluate the merits of constructing a largescale tailings retreatment operation similar to its

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  • Projects Sibanyestillwater

    Projects Sibanyestillwater

    Nov 26 2020 sibanyestillwater has two gold projects underway in south africa the burnstone and southern free state projects subsequent to recent transactions in the pgm sector we also acquired several pgm projects at various stages of development

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  • Merriespruit Tailings Dam Floodlist

    Merriespruit Tailings Dam Floodlist

    The dam itself was for the deposit of gold tailings after gold was removed from local rock the materials left over were transported to the dam in order to settle during the

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  • Geotechnical Properties Of Mine Tailings Journal Of

    Geotechnical Properties Of Mine Tailings Journal Of

    For instance the results from laterite tailings indicated that the cyclic resistance ratio crr increased with an increase in the initial effective consolidation stress whereas the crr of coppergoldzinc tailings and gold tailings was insensitive to the initial consolidation stress wijewickreme et al 2005 james et al 2011

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  • Sibanyestillwater Becomes Drdgolds Majority Owner

    Sibanyestillwater Becomes Drdgolds Majority Owner

    Jan 10 2020 the company has established itself as one of south africas top gold tailings retreatment operators sibanyestillwater is south africas largest gold producer and the worlds third largest

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  • Tailings Retreatment The Next Revenue Source For The

    Tailings Retreatment The Next Revenue Source For The

    Pan african resources is also working on a gold tailings retreatment project in south africa the project intends to retreat old tailings at a rate of one million tonnes per month and aims to recover about 688000 ounces of gold from the combined tailings deposits over the life of the project

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  • Hazards Identified And The Need For Health Risk Assessment

    Hazards Identified And The Need For Health Risk Assessment

    Nov 26 2015 gold tailings as a source of waterborne uranium contamination of streamsthe koekemoerspruit south africa as a case studypart iii of iii fluctuations of stream chemistry and their impacts on uranium mobility water sa 2004 30 233 239 google scholar isi

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  • The Dangers Of Tailing Dams On The Planet Clean Mining

    The Dangers Of Tailing Dams On The Planet Clean Mining

    Nov 25 2019 most mines opt for the cheaper upstream method where the tailings themselves are piled up with more tailings added to increase the height of the dam as mining operations continue dams built using the upstream method are more likely to collapse because once dried the tailings used to create the barrier become less dense and more sand

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  • Drdgold Lays Out Ambitions But Capital Plans Turn On

    Drdgold Lays Out Ambitions But Capital Plans Turn On

    Oct 29 2020 currently drdgold processes gold tailings at its ergo plant east of johannesburg and the gold tailings near the west rand facilities of sibanyestillwaters kloof and driefontein mines known as far west gold recoveries fwgr the company generated r9264m in free cash flow from an operating profit of r153bn in its 2020 financial year

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  • Guidelines For Retreatment Of Sa Gold Tailings Minteks

    Guidelines For Retreatment Of Sa Gold Tailings Minteks

    In the west rand east rand and central gauteng region it was estimated that there are more than 500 gold mining dumps of which 350 are in the johannesburg region covering about 320

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