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Barberton mine, South Africa

By: Lisete Bigala An underground mine, situated in Mpumalanga. 

Daily podcast – April 23, 2010

By: Jacqueline Holman Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu instructs the South African mining industry's special task team to pull the country back from the global mining brink; and The Department of Mineral Resources approves and grants the conversion of Pan African Resources' old-order mining rights for the... 

Pan African granted new order mining right for Barberton

By: Chanel de Bruyn The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) has approved and granted the conversion of junior-miner Pan African Resources’ old-order mining rights for the Barberton Mines, in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province, into new-order mining rights. “The granting of new-order mining rights creates... 

Mpumalanga police warn against illegal gold mining

By: Sapa he "bellies of the earth" will swallow illegal miners trying to strike it rich in the "bowels" of the gold mines in Barberton, Mpumalanga police warned on Friday. Rescue workers had recovered the bodies of 19 illegal gold miners at Consort mine, in Barberton. At least one more body has yet to be... 

06/03/2009 (On-The-Air)

By: Martin Creamer In this broadcast: Armed illegal miners are living in underground mines for months on end and stealing millions of rands worth of gold; The launch of South Africa’s R26-million Sumbandila satellite has been postponed; South Africa’s biggest chrome miner is doggedly refusing to retrench any of its... 

Cholera fears as dead bodies of 4 more illegal miners are brought to the surface 

By: Martin Creamer Fears of the potential outbreak of cholera in the underground mines inhabited by illegal gold miners accompanied the bringing to surface on Monday of four more dead bodies. Casper Strydom, the GM of Barberton Mines, which is part of the Aim- and JSE-listed Pan African Resources, told Mining... 

Barberton mines, South Africa

By: Carla Thomaz A Pan African Resources-controlled mine, situated in Mpumalanga 

Gold-mine installs solution as part of efficiency drive

By: elizabeth rebelo The Sheba gold-mine has installed Adroit’s advanced 32-bit, open automation Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (Scada) software to improve the effectiveness of the processes at the mine. 

Barberton future still gold lined

By: andrew lanham While many of the large gold miners face very difficult times, Metorex’s Barberton Gold Mines is quietly optimistic about its future. 

Metorex targets 300 kg/m from Barberton gold-mine

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu Monthly gold production at mid-tier mining company Metorex’s Barberton Mines subsidiary has increased from an average of 180 kg in 2002/3 to 250 kg at present and it is hoped that the 300 kg mark will be reached in the next 12 to 18 months. 

Barberton Mine, South Africa


Gold group announces retrenchments and mine closure

Medium-sized gold miner Avgold has completed a review of future strategic management plans for its ETC mines, and as a result has decided to retrench 227 people. 

Hint at life extension for old mine

By: System Author A million tons of ore has already been processed from old tailings dumps at Avgold’s Sheba mine, in Mpumalanga, by Gauteng company LTA Process Engineering. 


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