R/€ = 17.21 Change: -0.17
R/$ = 16.50 Change: -0.21
Au 1810.70 $/oz Change: -4.32
Pt 892.00 $/oz Change: -24.50

Mine Profile

Venetia, South Africa

By: System Author     26th November 1999 Mine 

Twistdraai mine, South Africa

By: System Author     19th November 1999 Mine 

Rietspruit Mine, South Africa

By: System Author     5th November 1999 Mine 

Middelburg Mine Services, South Africa

By: System Author     29th October 1999 Mine 

Impala Platinum, South Africa

By: System Author     22nd October 1999 Mine 

Khuthala Colliery, South Africa

By: System Author     15th October 1999 Mine 

Optimum Colliery, South Africa

By: System Author     8th October 1999 Mine 

Eastern Platinum Mine, South Africa

By: System Author     1st October 1999 Mine 

Douglas Colliery, South Africa 

By: System Author     24th September 1999 Mine 

Nkomati Mine, South Africa 

By: System Author     17th September 1999 Mine 

Premier Mine, South Africa

By: System Author     10th September 1999 Mine 

Rustenburg Platinum Mines, South Africa

By: System Author     3rd September 1999 Mine 

Karee Mine, South Africa

By: System Author     27th August 1999 Mine 

Potgietersrust Platinums; South Africa

By: System Author     20th August 1999 Mine 

Western Platinum Mine; South Africa

By: System Author     6th August 1999 Mine 

Kroondal Platinum Mines, South Africa

By: System Author     30th July 1999 Name: Kroondal Platinum Mines. Location: The mine is located 90 km west of Pretoria, in the Bushveld Complex of South Africa, adjacent to the world-class Rustenburg operation, the largest platinum-group metal (PGM) producer in the world. Brief description: The mine comprises two blocks of mineral... 

Minera Yanacocha Peruvian Andes, South America

By: System Author     25th June 1999 Name: Minera Yanacocha Location: The mine is located 637,5 km north of Lima and 23,8 km north of Cajamarca in the Peruvian Andes at an elevation of 14 000 ft above sea level. Brief description: The mine is a joint venture gold-mining operation that represents the first foreign investment in... 

Fording River Elkford, British Columbia

By: System Author     11th June 1999 Name: Fording River Location: Fording River Operations is located about 29 km north-east of Elkford, British Columbia. Brief description: The mine produces Canada’s widest range of bituminous coals from a single site. Brief history: The mine began production in 1971 and made its first... 

Carlin Trend, US

By: System Author     4th June 1999 Name: Carlin Trend. Location: 51 km west of Elko, in north-eastern Nevada in the US. Brief description: The mine consists of both pit mines and underground mines. The gold quarry is a large, low-grade disseminated sediment-hosted gold deposit. Mineralisation occurs in three main zones which are... 

Ruby Hill Nevada, US

By: System Author     28th May 1999 Name: Ruby Hill Location: The mine is located 1,7 km northwest of Eureka and 408 km east of Reno, Nevada Brief description: Ruby Hill is an open-pit gold-mine and ore-processing facility Products: Gold Mining method: Design capacity is 3 500 t/d comprised of 2 600 t of low-grade ore crushed in... 

Jwaneng mine Gaborone, Botswana

By: System Author     21st May 1999 Name: Jwaneng mine Location: 200 km south-west of Gaborone, Botswana Brief description: The Jwaneng kimberlite deposit is made up of three distinct lobes which coalesce 80 m below surface to make one sub-outcrop with an area of 54 ha. These pipes were discovered during the 1970s and overburden... 

Ekati Project Canada

By: System Author     14th May 1999 Name: Ekati Project Location: The mine is located in a remote tundra region near Lac de Gras in the Northwest Territories (NWT), about 200 km south of the Arctic Circle. Brief description The mine is situated on a 853 000-acre claim block (which includes 8 000 lakes) and is Canada’s first... 

Musselwhite Thunder Bay, Ontario

By: System Author     30th April 1999 Name: Musselwhite Location: 500 km north of Thunder Bay, north-western Ontario, Canada Brief description: Musselwhite is a $190-million fast-track open-pit and underground gold-mine as well as a new 3 300 t/day plant. Products: Gold Geology: The mine’s gold-bearing zones are centred within... 

Greenhills British Columbia

By: System Author     23rd April 1999 Name: Greenhills Operations Location: 8 km north-east of Elkford, British Columbia, Canada Brief description: The mine is Fording’s second-largest metallurgical/thermal coal-mine and has an annual production capacity of over 4,5-million tons of cleaned coal. In December 1992, Fording... 

Coal Mountain, British Columbia

By: System Author     16th April 1999 Name: Coal Mountain Location: 30 km Southeast of Sparwood, British Columbia History: Coal Mountain operations is Fording’s third metallurgical/thermal coal mine. The mine produces and sells thermal, weak coking and pulverised coal injection coal products to international steelmakers and... 

Florida Canyon Nevada

By: System Author     9th April 1999 Name: Florida Canyon. Location: 40 miles west of Winnemucca, Nevada, US. Brief description: Florida Canyon is a conventional open-pit, truck-and-shovel mining operation, moving an average of 128 000 t of ore and waste a day. Gold recovered from the process plants is smelted into core onsite and... 

Cortez, Nevada, US

By: System Author     2nd April 1999 Name: Cortez Location: About 110 km south-west of Elko, Nevada, US Brief description: Cortez consists of three distinct bodies; the Cortez open-pit mine, which began production in 1969, and two Carlin-type disseminated gold deposits known as the Pipeline and South Pipeline deposits, which came... 

Campbell, Balmertown, Ontario

By: System Author     26th March 1999 Name: Campbell Location: Balmertown, north-western Ontario, Canada Brief description: The Campbell underground gold-mine has been in operation since 1949 and has a continual programme of development. Sinking of the Reid Shaft has been completed and an underground infrastructure system has been... 

President Steyn Gold Mine, South Africa

By: System Author     12th March 1999 Name: President Steyn Gold Mine (PSGM) Location: Welkom, Free State Age: 51 years Brief description: PSGM owns and operates five shafts, which include President Steyn No. 1 and 2 shafts, Freddies No. 7 and 9 shafts, and Loraine No. 3 shaft. The mine has three owners, namely Mac van der Merwe... 

Kiruna, Sweden

By: Archivist     29th January 1999 Name: Kiruna Location: Sweden Products: Iron ore Mining method: The Kiruna crude ore is mined using sublevel caving. Kiruna’s current main haulage level is located at a depth of 775 m. Under the Future Production System (FPS), this level will be moved down to 1 045 m, which will allow... 

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