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Raise bore drilling: mining South Africa’s heart of gold

Deep in the heart of AngloGold Ashanti's South African gold mines, there are plans afoot to catapult the African nation back to the top of the global gold mining industry. Rowan Watt-Pringle spoke to Mike MacFarlane, AngloGold executive vice president for business strategy, about how raise bore drilling (RBD) and other projects are aimed at revolutionising local mining operations.

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