East Rand Proprietary Mine (ERPM Mine), Boksburg, Ekurhuleni ...

East Rand Proprietary Mine (ERPM Mine), Boksburg, Ekurhuleni District (East Rand), Witwatersrand field, Gauteng Province, South Africa : A gold mine, started in 1893. Typical Witwatersrand gold mineralisation. During its history one of the largest gold mines in the world, at one point also the deepest. In 1993, mining was...

ERPM Gold Mine - Wikimapia

East Rand Proprietary Mines (ERPM) is an underground mining operation which was established well over 100 years ago on the Witwatersrand Basin, 25 kilometres to the east of Johannesburg. Situated near the town of Boksburg, the mine was purchased in October 2002 by Crown Gold Recoveries (CGR). ERPM is now a...

East Rand Mine - Wikipedia

East Rand Proprietary Mines (ERPM) is a 120-year-old underground gold mining operation on the Witwatersrand Basin at Boksburg, to the east of Johannesburg. The mine employed 2,740 people. It was the deepest mine in the world until 2008 at 3,585 metres depth, slightly more than the TauTona mine, also in South...

The state of stress in a large dyke on ERPM, Boksburg, South Africa

Strain relief measurements were made at a depth of 3 km in several boreholes drilled into a large, quartz dolerite dyke on the East Rand Proprietary Mines Ltd., Boksburg, South Africa. The dyke was known to have a history of rockburst activity. The stress tensor calculated from the strain relief measurements had a near...

DRD Gold

DRDGOLD Limited (DRDGOLD) is a mid-tier, unhedged gold producer and the only South African mining company to focus solely on the retreatment of surface gold tailings. The company's strategy is to deploy its resources to maximise economic value through sustainable and responsible mining, while releasing land back...

Disposal of the mining rights of East Rand Proprietary Mines Limited ...

Jul 25, 2014 ... mining rights entitled ERPM GP150MR and ERPM GP151MR, and all permits and licences relating thereto (“ERPM 1”);; the extension 2 area assets, ... be entitled to mine for all and any minerals (in particular gold and silver) to which ERPM GP151MR relates for the Purchaser's own account and benefit.

Administration and contact details | Information | Sustainable ...

DRDGOLD's Sustainable Development Report 2013 addresses the company's economic, social and environmental performance for the period 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013 (FY2013).

ERPM Mining Heritage | The Heritage Portal

Jan 3, 2016 ... In February 2014 Peter Wood reported that some of the last remaining historic mining structures on the East Rand were being illegally demolished. Activists took up the cause and the PHRAG issued a stop order in the April. The saga is far from complete as there are no easy answers to ensure ongoing...

East Rand Mine - Wikiwand

East Rand Proprietary Mines (ERPM) is a 120-year-old underground gold mining operation on the Witwatersrand Basin at Boksburg, to the east of Johannesburg. The mine employed 2,740 people. It was the deepest mine in the world until 2008 at 3,585 metres depth, slightly more than the TauTona mine, also in South...

Mining Accidents 1974 - 1977.pdf

burst accidents on Transvaal gold mines yesterday has risen to l9, and the number injured is now 40. At the East Driefontein. Gold Mune near Carleton ville 17 miners died, and two were killed at the. ERPM Mine near Boksburg. The furial death toll at. East Driefontein, where rescue teams worked throughout the night to.

African studies - University of Pretoria

Village Main Reef Co. City Deep Ltd (incorporating Geldenhuis and Nourse Mines Co.) GERMISTON. Simmer and jack Mines Ltd. Primrose Gold Mines. Rose Deep Ltd. Witwatersrand Gold Mining Co. (Knights). Witwatersrand Deep Ltd. BOKSBURG. East Rand Proprietary Mines Ltd (ERPM). Van Dyk Consolidated Mines...

Part 13 - Eastwards from Germiston, Part 1: Germiston East to ...

Heavy engineering works could be found especially between Boksburg and Benoni. The fully-developed maze of SAR tracks were interspersed with numerous private lines belonging to the mines and various industrial concerns as well as hordes of private sidings. The ERPM Mine at one time boasted the deepest mining...

Acid Mine Drainage and its Governance - GCRO

May 30, 2015 ... Gold Fields (DWA, 2012a). The Western Basin is located in the. Krugersdorp, Witpoortjie and Randfontein areas; the Central Basin is located between Durban Roodepoort Deep (DRD) in the west and East. Rand Proprietary Mines (ERPM) in the east; and the Eastern Basin is located in the Boksburg,...

witwatersrand mining survey contents - Joburg Heritage Foundation

CITY DEEP LTD, GELDENHUIS DEEP LTD, NOURSE MINES LTD, VILLAGE MAIN REEF G M CO (1934) LTD,. MEYER & CHARLTON G M CO LTD, WOLHUTER GOLD MINES LTD, NEW PIONEER CENTRAL RAND G M CO LTD. Johannesburg Heritage Foundation. Page 3 of 10. Witwatersrand Mining Survey listing...

Redpath Mining | SSC Group - Together We Grow

... Platinum Mine – Client was Impala Platinum and location is in Rustenburg, North West; ERPM Gold Mine – Client was ERPM and location is in Boksburg, Gauteng. Directors are: Ockert Douglas Managing Director, Redpath South Africa. Mr. Douglas has over 20 years of mechanised and conventional mining experience.

Cricket News

The current Boksburg Cricket Club formed in 1991 as an Amalgamation of Boksburg Cricket Club (formed in 1984) and ERPM which was playing out of “The Knee” at ERPM mines. ... Boksburg Cricket Club is the only club from Easterns to have won the National Club Championships in 2000. ... Gold T20 League: 2014/15

the development of appropriate procedures towards and after ...

Jan 3, 2001 ... The East Rand basin also consists of interconnected underground gold mines that are separated from the Central basin by the “Boksburg gap”, which is just an unmined area. The task of dewatering is carried by only a few remaining mines, with the most significant volumes coming from the deeper mines.

Mitigating the risk of rockbursts in the deep hard rock mines of South ...

As the South African gold mining industry expanded and the severity of rockbursts increased, the authorities appointed .... Ophirton seismograph was moved to Boksburg in 1913, where tremors were beginning to be felt. ... Anatomy of a typical deep Witwatersrand Basin gold mine (a pictorial view of ERPM from Cook et.

Area Info | The Patio Boksburg

The Patio Boksburg. The Patio is Located : 1.1 Km's From the ERPM Golf Club Entrance. 3.0 Km's From the East Rand mall. 5.5 Km's From Emperor's Casino ... Originally, Boksburg was laid out in 1887 to serve the surrounding gold mines, and named after the State Secretary of the South African Republic, Eduard Bok.

As mines go deeper, spotlight’s falling once ... - Mining Weekly

Mar 28, 2008 ... While ice cooling has featured at DRDGold's East Rand Proprietary Mine (ERPM) and AngloGold Ashanti's Mponeng mine for some time, Gold Fields is now .... Following that, Rand Mines placed the world's biggest ice plant at its ERPM, in Boksburg, which was at one stage the deepest mine in the world.

Faces and Places (page 2) - CERN Courier

Aug 24, 2010 ... ... well known for this work on the kinematics of particle interactions. The first observation of the neutrino in cosmic rays occurred in the 1960s in the ERPM gold mine near Boksburg after Friedel Sellschop alerted Fred Reines to this opportunity and then led the South African component of the research team.

Johan Boshoff | Facebook

ERPM Gold Mine Boksburg. Education. Boksburg High School. Boksburg, Gauteng. Current City and Hometown. Boksburg, Gauteng. Current city. Boksburg, Gauteng. Hometown. About Johan. Johan BOSHOFF Known as "Bossie" past away after a fall at the South African Kyalami Car/Motorcycle Race Track in 1977

The Patio (Self catering), Boksburg, South Africa

The patio is centrally situated in Boksburg (East Rand) in a quiet up-market area opposite ERPM Golf Course, close to the East Rand Mall, the Airport, Wild Waters, Conference venues, Casino's & all amenities. Most visitors are re-visitors that enjoy the area's private location & nice garden overlooking the high trees of the...

About Boksburg in Johannesburg - TravelGround

The town of Boksburg was founded in 1887, after gold was discovered in the area, in order to serve surrounding mining towns. ... Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy golfing at Benoni Lake Golf Club, the ERPM Golf Club, and Glendower Golf Club, sand boarding at Mount Mayhem, and paintballing at Blades and Triggers...

There's more to filming in Benoni than Charlize Theron

Ekurhuleni is home to many small Victorian towns which sprung up after the discovery of gold, among them Alberton, Benoni, Boksburg, Brakpan, Edenvale, ... A few of the highlights include the Cinderalla Prison on Trichardt Street which was built by the ERPM mine in 1904 to house long-term Black male prisoners...

1976 AUGUST 1976. - openSALDRU

Sep 14, 1973 ... Boksburg. February 9 Welkom Gold. Mine .;. Feb. 16- 23 Western fiQldings,. Free State Ge:-; duld, near. Welkom. April S - 8 Welkom Gold Mine. (3). DEAD INJUREp. NOTES. 12. 10 ... at E.R.P.M. Police used tearga~,S. batons and dogs to restore ... miners at E.R.P.M. Police who had been on stand-by all...

miningnews - Murray & Roberts Cementation

Less than a year ago, the future of East Rand Proprietary. Mines (ERPM) Limited hung in the balance, with all indications pointing to the closure of the now 113 year old mine's underground operations at Boksburg. Careful planning and management, together with State assistance, is turning around the operation, with the.

Farewell to an old friend – Cecil Raymond (Butch) James – Wood ...

Dec 10, 2015 ... After school he signed up to do a Fitter and Turner apprenticeship at the East Rand Proprietary Mines (ERPM) Gold Mine in Boksburg. Butch hated going underground. He used to say that he wasn't a mole. In those days apprentices at the mine not only did practical training but they also studied for a few...

George Farrar - WordPress.com

Aug 28, 2016 ... goldfields to set up a branch of Howard, Farrar & Co supplying mining equipment.1 In. 1895 he established East Rand Proprietary Mines (ERPM) after realising that a water drilling machine manufactured by his grandfather's company could be used to discover gold reefs. This is what he used to drill on the...

i THE EARLY DAYS OF JAZZ •a - South African History Online

Illustrated by Tim Quirke. When you come into Boksburg from the north-west, that is from the Johannesburg side, off the highway going west to. Witbank, you see a sign: E.R.P.M. LIMITED - GOLD MINE. A big gold and green sign. Underneath it is a more modest sign saying 'Welcome to Boksburg'. 'As I was saying, my China...

ERPM Golf Course: Home

Over 100 Years of Heritage. Boksburg's Premier Golf Club. We are proud to say that we have some of the countries most stunning fairways and greens. Our members boast about the incredible amenities available at ERPM Golf Club. View Memberships...

Gold Mining - Ekala Eco Tours

ERPM (East Rand Proprietary Mines): Combination of outcrop and deep level mining by the Farrar-Anglo French group. Sev mine, Cason mine shaft, Angelo deep shaft and the Broomfield gold mining village. Including the areas of Boksburg, Benoni, and Brakpan. Boksburg: Leeuwpoort once a farm with several of the...

THE RE-DISCOVERY OF THE BOKSBURG BLOCKHOUSE

Dec 2, 2010 ... One week after the remains were re-discovered, Copper Eagle Mining Aggregates ceased operating on the East Rand Proprietary Mine (ERPM) railway embankment in the immediate vicinity of the foundations and moved their operations to the portion of the embankment that lies close to the stream that...

Acid mine water threatens Gold Reef City | IOL Business Report

Feb 24, 2011 ... It warns that if the water is allowed to continue to rise, it will start “decanting in low-lying areas in the vicinity of the ERPM Mine in Boksburg and possibly elsewhere across the Witwatersrand”. Before this, it will “flood the underground mine operated as a tourist attraction at Gold Reef City”. According to a...

A Johannesburg - Wits University

within an arc of gold mines stretching from Durban Roodepoort Deep Mine, some. 18km west of central Johannesburg, to ERPM Mine at Boksburg, about 16km to the east of the city, the total length of outcrop being approximately 481m. In. 100 years of mining, more than 4005q.km. of mineralized strata have been removed.

PEARSON, Patrick, Collection of photographs, 1886-1976, A2638

Including compounds Crown mines; African dancers, 1906; Mai Mai market, 1950s; prisoners; African guards at Boksburg prison; New Kleinfontein mine; Main road ... Including E.R.P.M. boarding house; African barber; Wemmer Gold mine compound; Chinese cook house; Crown Mines underground; Indian hawkers; African...

ERPM - SAIMM

Oct 24, 2002 ... ERPM is located within and near the northern margin of the Witwatersrand Basin in the town of Boksburg, 25 km east of Johannesburg,. South Africa. The lease area totals some 95 km2. The company is responsible for the mining and recovery of gold in two production units. The central unit consists of...

Ilan Godfrey wins OPENPhoto Award | Daily Maverick

May 14, 2012 ... One gram of gold is worth R250. Life for these miners can often become violent as they fight for the best spots and in some cases murdering each other deep underground. Photograph: Ilan Godfrey. Thokozani Sikhakhae, 20, works as a security guard at ERPM Cason Shaft. The mine was originally...

Destroyed ERPM Mining Village – Some practical thoughts ...

Jul 31, 2016 ... The previous owner of the mining village site however erected concrete palisade fencing parallel to Comet Road, and it is now no longer possible for the public to visit the War Memorial. The Municipal War Memorial in Boksburg was vandalised in 2006 and the ERPM War Memorial is, at the moment, the...

Part 13 - Eastwards from Germiston, Part 1: Germiston East to ...

Heavy engineering works could be found especially between Boksburg and Benoni. The fully-developed maze of SAR tracks were interspersed with numerous private lines belonging to the mines and various industrial concerns as well as hordes of private sidings. The ERPM Mine at one time boasted the deepest mining...

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