Five largest gold mines in South Africa in 2020
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Five largest gold mines in South Africa in 2020

By Carmen 21 Sep 2021

Here are the five largest gold mines by production in South Africa, according to GlobalData’s mining database.

1. Kloof Gold Mine

The Kloof Gold Mine is a surface and underground mine located in Gauteng. It is owned by Sibanye Stillwater and produced an estimated 351.986 Thousand Ounces of gold in 2020. The mine will operate until 2034.

2. Driefontein Gold Mine

Located in Gauteng, the Driefontein Gold Mine is owned by Sibanye Stillwater. The surface and underground mine produced an estimated 250.454 Thousand Ounces of gold in 2020. The mine will operate until 2030.

3. Impala Mine

The Impala Mine is located in North West. It is owned by Impala Platinum Holdings and produced an estimated 249.279 Thousand Ounces of gold in 2020. The mine will operate until 2035.

4. Tshepong Mine

The Tshepong Mine, owned by Harmony Gold Mining, is an underground mine located in Free State. The mine produced an estimated 234.475 Thousand Ounces of gold in 2020. The mine will operate until 2040.

5. South Deep Gold Mine

Owned by Gold Fields, the South Deep Gold Mine is an underground mine located in Gauteng. It produced an estimated 226.9 Thousand Ounces of gold in 2020. The mine will operate until 2089.

Methodology:
This information is drawn from GlobalData’s mines and projects database, which tracks all operating and developing mines and projects globally. Verdict’s parent company GlobalData provides business information to 4,000 of the world’s largest companies.

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