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Equipping people for 4IR and digital transformation at Gold Field’s South Deep mine
NYSE- and JSE-listed Gold Fields’ South Deep mining operation has lodged an application with the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) for an electricity generation licence for a proposed 40 MW solar photovoltaic plant at the mine, in Westonaria.
JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – A number of automation projects are being considered at Gold Fields’ South Deep, the bulk mechanised underground gold mine in Gauteng, south-west of Johannesburg.
GOLD Fields was set for adjusted gold production of between 2.2 million to 2.25 million ounces for its 2020 financial year following a strong recovery in the third quarter.
Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks Gold Fields' application for a 40MW solar power plant at South Deep, the export tax on chrome ore and coal mine disposal exacerbating CO2 emissions.
JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – The application for the establishment of a 40 MW solar power plant at the South Deep gold mine in western Gauteng is in process and making good progress, Gold Fields CEO Nick Holland said on Monday.
The government is moving too slowly on key decisions for business at a time when it needs to be more flexible to save the economy, says Nick Holland, CEO of Gold Fields.
GOLD Fields is now optimistic about the prospects of South Deep in Carletonville, its only South African mining after several efforts to turn it around ended in disappointment.
GOLD Fields thinks the improvement in the fortunes of its South African mine, South Deep, might lead to a doubling in annual gold production to 400,000 ounces.
Gold Fields’ South Deep Mine in Westonaria about the valuable difference women make to its business.
Gold miner Gold Fields has acknowledged the lack of female representation in the workplace, citing it as “a global business issue” across industries and geographies.
Gold Fields South Deep Mine in Westonaria calls on everyone to wear masks in the fight against Covid-19.
GOLD Fields CEO, Nick Holland, said the Covid-19 pandemic had worked as a catalyst to bring together South Africa’s often fractured mining industry, including unions.
JSE-listed gold miner Gold Fields welcomes the accelerated economic recovery strategy published by Business for South Africa (B4SA) in mid-July, which is aimed at achieving higher levels of economic growth post Covid-19.
JOHANNESBURG (carletonvilleherald.com) – Gold Fields’ South Deep Mine is deeply concerned about the increase in community members who seem to be ignoring guidelines to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
JOHANNESBURG (miningreview.com) – Gold Fields South Deep Mine is deeply concerned by the increase in the number of individuals in its communities who are not wearing masks and maintaining social distance in public.
JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Way ahead of any indication of national lockdown, South Deep gold mine started an intensive and focused communication awareness campaign to shield its people from the coronavirus pandemic.
As South Deep rolls out its COVID-19 response through proactive and thoughtfully developed processes and protocols, the mine has lessons to share with the broader industry about the benefits of a risk-based approach, strong communication and the implementation of technology to assist the screening process.
In terms of a directive issued by the mineral resources department, mines must screen all employees for Covid-19 before they can enter the mine
Gold Fields South Deep video clip on CGTN
Morale is reportedly high as Covid-masked and physically distanced South African mineworkers get back to mining underground for companies that have gone the extra mile to ensure that they have been fully remunerated and host communities generously funded during the national lockdown.
President Cyril Ramaphosa agreed last week to partially ease a national lockdown that temporarily shut all mines, except for some production of coal, the main fuel used for power generation in Africa’s most industrialised nation.
Gold mining company Gold Fields on Thursday reported that its South Deep gold mine in western Gauteng had commenced a staged incremental ramp-up plan, which included recalling employees, making the mine safe and implementing Covid-19 standard operating procedures.
GOLD Fields said full-year production would only be marginally affected by the COVID-19 pandemic with the biggest impacts occurring at South Deep in South Africa and its Peruvian mine, Cerro Corona.
Gold Fields CEO, Nick Holland spoke to CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop about the impact of South Africa’s COVID-19 lockdown on its business.
Gold mining company Gold Fields, which has placed its South Deep gold mine in Gauteng on care and maintenance for the 21-day lockdown period, is promoting human welfare funding across a number of fronts during the Covid-19 crisis.