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Mponeng mine restarts slowly after Covid-19 closure

AngloGold Ashanti aims to gradually ramp up to 50% capacity at its Mponeng mine in South Africa after a closure of more than a week because 196 workers tested positive for Covid-19. The gold miner ...

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Three AngloGold Ashanti miners dead after rockfall at ...

Mar 06, 2020· AngloGold Ashanti on Friday found the bodies of three miners after a 2 magnitude earthquake caused an underground rockfall at its Mponeng gold mine 76 km (47 miles) from Johannesburg. Mining at Mponeng, which produced 244,000 ounces of gold in 2019, was halted until further notice with only "essential

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WATCH: Gold price boosts AngloGold Ashanti's free cash ...

Oct 28, 2019· Gold production at Mponeng rose 4.8% from last quarter while production at the Geita jumped 15%, and the Kibali mine - a joint venture with Barrick Gold - .

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Coronavirus in South Africa: Outbreak closes Mponeng gold mine

May 24, 2020· South Africa's Mponeng gold mine only resumed operations in April following a national lockdown. ... Video. Keeping coronavirus at bay on S Korea's beaches. Is .

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164 workers test positive for COVID-19 at world's deepest mine

May 24, 2020· AngloGold Ashanti said Sunday that it had stopped work at the Mponeng gold mine in South Africa after learning of the 650 tests it has administered since May .

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World's deepest gold mine shut down due to COVID-19

May 25, 2020· The coronavirus outbreak in South Africa has closed Mponeng, the world's deepest gold mine after 164 workers tested positive for the disease. The global gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti said it conducted 650 tests since last Thursday, including primary contacts and many others who wished to be tested voluntarily.

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The Largest and Deepest Mines in the World | General ...

Mponeng Gold Mine . The Mponeng ('look at me' in Sotho) Gold Mine, which has been in commission since 1986, is located southwest of Johannesburg, South Africa. Mponeng currently holds records as the world's deepest gold mine and the world's deepest mine, with .

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Mponeng detects 196 Covid cases, suspends mining ...

Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti on Monday confirmed that, following the detection of its first positive Covid-19 case at its Mponeng gold mine last week, a comprehensive screening, contact tracing and testing programme had revealed 196 positive cases at the site in Merafong, in Gauteng province. Six hundred and fifty one tests had been conducted since last Thursday, including primary ...

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Anglo Gold Ashanti confirms 164 Covid-19 cases at mine

May 24, 2020· Anglo Gold Ashanti confirms 164 Covid-19 cases at mine 24 May 2020 - 16:16 By Nomahlubi Jordaan Fifty-three workers at Anglo Gold Ashanti's Mponeng mine on the West Rand have tested positive for ...

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Mponeng Gold Mine - Wikipedia

Mponeng is a gold mine in South Africa's Gauteng province. Previously known as Western Deep Levels #1 Shaft, the underground and surface works were commissioned in 1987. It extends over 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) below the surface, and is considered to be one of the most substantial gold mines in the world. It is also currently the world's deepest mine from ground level.

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UPDATE: 164 workers at AngloGold's Mponeng Mine test ...

UPDATE: 164 workers at AngloGold's Mponeng Mine test positive for COVID-19 . The mine conducted 650 tests on workers who were in primary contact with someone who had tested positive for the virus.

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Mining Weekly - Mponeng transfer to Harmony expected soon ...

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly) – The transfer of Mponeng gold mine to Harmony Gold is down to Department of Minerals Resources and Energy approval under legislation relating to mine transfer ...

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Mponeng Archives - International Mining

The test in South Africa took place 3 km underground at AngloGold Ashanti's Mponeng gold mine, the world's deepest gold mine. This saw a raisebore machine operated remotely. Meanwhile, the commissioning of the MTB at Northam Platinum's Eland mine, in South Africa, is currently underway, with underground drilling having already commenced ...

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164 test positive for COVID-19 at Mponeng gold mine

May 25, 2020· 164 test positive for COVID-19 at Mponeng gold mine. May 25, 2020. 0. views. World Health Organisation. AngloGold Ashanti confirms that, following the detection of its first positive COVID-19 case at its Mponeng Mine, a comprehensive screening, contact tracing and testing programme has revealed several cases at the site in Merafong, in Gauteng ...

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164 test positive for COVID-19 at Mponeng gold mine

May 25, 2020· 164 test positive for COVID-19 at Mponeng gold mine. May 25, 2020. 0. views. World Health Organisation. AngloGold Ashanti confirms that, following the detection of its first positive COVID-19 case at its Mponeng Mine, a comprehensive screening, contact tracing and testing programme has revealed several cases at the site in Merafong, in Gauteng ...

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Fifty-three Anglo Gold Ashanti Mponeng mineworkers test ...

May 24, 2020· Fifty-three employees at Anglo Gold Ashanti's Mponeng mine in Carletonville on the West Rand have tested positive for Covid-19, the Gauteng department of health confirmed on Sunday.

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UPDATE: 164 workers at AngloGold's Mponeng Mine test ...

UPDATE: 164 workers at AngloGold's Mponeng Mine test positive for COVID-19 . The mine conducted 650 tests on workers who were in primary contact with someone who had tested positive for the virus.

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Under Earth's Surface, a Wild Menagerie of Strange ...

Dec 10, 2018· Scientists originally found Ca. Desulforudis living within a fluid and gas-filled fracture 2.8 km beneath Earth's surface at Mponeng Gold Mine near Johannesburg, South Africa. Surprisingly, scientists found no other organisms in their samples, making this deep ecosystem the first found on Earth with only one species.

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Google News - Overview

AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE:AU), the world's third-largest gold miner, temporarily suspends work at its Mponeng gold mine in South Africa after 164 workers tes. amp video_youtube May 24 bookmark_border

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World's deepest mine shuts down after coronavirus outbreak ...

May 24, 2020· AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., temporarily halted work at its Mponeng gold mine in South Africa after more than 164 workers tested positive for COVID-19.The world

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World's deepest gold mine shut down due to COVID-19

May 25, 2020· The coronavirus outbreak in South Africa has closed Mponeng, the world's deepest gold mine after 164 workers tested positive for the disease. The global gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti said it conducted 650 tests since last Thursday, including primary contacts and many others who wished to be tested voluntarily.

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AngloGold Ashanti Mine - The Vaultz Magazine

Mponeng accounted for around 7.4% of the company's total gold production in 2019. Miners were permitted to return to 50% production capacity when the country's lockdown, still one of the world's most restrictive, was eased in April. The underground production will remain closed until further notice

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WATCH: Gold price boosts AngloGold Ashanti's free cash ...

Oct 28, 2019· Gold production at Mponeng rose 4.8% from last quarter while production at the Geita jumped 15%, and the Kibali mine - a joint venture with Barrick Gold - saw a 3.2% drop in production. REUTERS ...

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Mponeng Gold Mine, South Africa - The World's Deepest Mine

The Mponeng gold mine was originally known as the Western Deep Levels South Shaft or the No. 1 Shaft. The mine along with the nearby gold processing plant was commissioned in 1986, while the operation was renamed as the Mponeng gold mine in 1999. The Mponeng mine is part of the West Wits mining district that also hosted the Savuka and the ...