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layer or the reef, the bed of quartz pebbles exploited by gold mines in South Africa). It is a caving method particularly well adapted to relatively flat-lying, thin, plan ar deposits or,The top ten deepest mines in the world - mining,The South Deep gold mine, owned and operated by Gold Fields, is the seventh deepest mine in the world. The South African gold mine extends up to 2,998m below the surface. Covering an area of 4,268ha, the mine is located 45km south-west of Johannesburg.Renewable energy for mines - a must-have in Africa,Even though 2015 was the year in which mining companies started changing their general perception of renewable energy, it took a few more years before new solar projects at remote mines were commissioned; namely in Burkina Faso, Eritrea, Tanzania, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. Recently, new undertakings were announced for Mali, Ghana, and South Africa.