Flatreef at Platreef marks the start of PGM revolutionGold Project Inventory Gold in Ironstone and Quartz Reef

Now that the top of the T1 reef has been intersected there is also a T2 reef directly below T1 geotechnical drill data have indicated that the grade for the T1 mineralised zone at the Shaft 1 location is a significant 483 grams per tonne g/t platinum palladium rhodium 3PE plus gold 033 nickel and 015 copper over a vertical thickness of 12 mIn a portion of the reef formation containing a quartz vein 03 m wide was worked but no production figures are available MCRAE S This was one

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Hans Dippenaar Underground narrow tabular Hans mining career began at Goldfields in as a learner official in the mining production environment from where he was appointed production supervisor for the Driefontein Gold Mine in underground mining at Buck Reef West exploited narrow high grade lodes that averaged over 15g/t Au However recent drilling showed an opportunity for a larger scale open pit that can exploit both the narrow veins and the surrounding broader zones of alteration and veining Between September and May a combination of reverse circulation RC and diamond drilling was used to evaluate

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08 25 32 Narrow reef mining solutions in the works By Tasneem Bulbulia 25th August With the platinum mining industry in South Africa experiencing tough times technology has become a Narrow reef conventional underground platinum mine design parameters will be used throughout the document but the processes could be applied to other business scenarios Narrow reef in this document refers to the ore body not exceeding 3m in width The underground mining methods have not really changed since inception but the introduction of rock drills winches locomotives and conveyor

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Long term environmental impact of coral mining at the THE DESIGN AND BEHAVIOUR OF CRUSH PILLARS ON THE MERENSKY REEF

Coral mining for use as construction material is a major cause of reef degradation in several coastal nations We studied the long term impact of coral mining at the Wakatobi marine park Indonesia where a substantial mining event was undertaken two decades ago in order to supply building material for a Figure 12 Example of an in stope pillar layout plan view for narrow tabular reef mining The The diagram indicates a down dip split panel layout as used in the trial mining section on Lonmin

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for narrow reef mining in ultra deep operations in very hot rock The stope ventilation and cooling needs are driven primarily by the difference between the air temperature and that of the rock front being excavated These needs depend on the face utilization geometry face advance rate and direction layout backfill use of water and machinery1 2 3 Detailed studies of different stoping mining the narrow reef hard rock typical of South African gold and platinum min In the late In the late s it was shown that impact ripping was a practical solution for the deep gold min

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1 Evaluating the Viability of Pumpable Emulsion Explosives for use in Narrow Reef Mining Operations A research report on a study presented to The Department of Mining This production was from predominately underground mining of high grade veins that outcropped at surface sporadically augmented by discoveries of placer deposits The largest historic producer was the Elko Prince mine in the northern part of the district Since modern mining began in 22 million ounces of gold and 269 million ounces of silver were produced by Franco Nevada Mining

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numbers TFN are very convenient to work with because of their computational simplicity and they are useful in promoting representation and informationmining method in the medium to long term as indicated by Figures 3 and 4 Figure 2 Classification and examples of underg round platinum mining methods in South Africa Musingwini and Minnitt Musingwini

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Crivice Rifumo Mahlaule Engineer BME a Member of the Platinum is produced in South Africa by Amplats Impala

My key responsibility was to conduct an investigative research aimed at improving ore production and minimizing lost blast frequency in narrow reef production panels by improving the scraper winch system cleaning efficiencyThe estimated figures for South African production of Ru Ir and Os are based on doubling production figures 13 as has happened with platinum production over the period

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It is a market of 100 000 t with 50 000 t produced in the DRC Barclays analysts note that Glencore currently produces 32 000 t of cobalt a year up from 28 000 t in 05 27 32 New Blasting Technologies Challenge Customary Practices E MJ Alternatives to conventional explosives and traditional loading methods offer of those services is an underground bulk system UBS for narrow reef mining

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The Top Platinum Producing Countries In The World Minerals Sector Employment Natural Resources Canada

The Merensky Reef the major platinum source was first used for platinum mining in until the close of the 20th century The UG2 Reef opened in the s and from then on became the major source of platinum in South Africa accounting for over a majority of the platinum mined in the country The Platreef was not mined on a large scale until and is the third largest platinum mine in Overview The minerals sector in Canada is a pillar of the national economy In it accounted for 634 000 direct and indirect jobs throughout the country in urban rural and remote regions According to Natural Resources Satellite Account data provided by Statistics Canada Footnote 1 the minerals sector including upstream extraction

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Mining Weekly Kloof Driefontein to embrace cutting edge Review of Successes and Failures of Mechanisation Trials

Planned full production of 170 000 reef tons hoisted a month would be achieved during To compensate for the challenges presented by mining at depth Gold Fields said that it would use the mining method and/ or reverting to the conventional mining method Dilution makes the XLP and LP mining unsuitable for mining narrow tabular ore bodies due to the amount of waste that dilutes the ultimate grade of the mine

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LONDON Jan 24 Reuters Global aluminium production grew at its slowest pace in a decade in and most of that was in the first half of the year Output totalled million tonnes At Doornkop both the Kimberley and South reefs are mined by means of narrow reef conventional mining and mechanised bord and pillar mining Production at the Doornkop South Reef Project on which development began in FY03 and which enables access to the higher grade South Reef began in FY08 The project is currently being ramped up with full production scheduled for FY15

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