South Africa

Target 3 Mine

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Overview

Mine TypeUnderground
StatusCare and Maintenance
Commodities
  • Gold
Mining Method
  • Scattered stoping
  • Shaft pillar
SnapshotTarget 3 shaft is currently on care and maintenance and serves as a second escape way for Target 1.

Previous plans to explore the sale of the operation have been abandoned and further development is not a viable option at this stage.

Owners

SourceSource
CompanyInterestOwnership
Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd. 100 % Indirect
Harmony acquired Target in 2002.

Deposit type

  • Conglomerate hosted

Summary:

The gold mineralization exploited by Target 3 is contained within the Basal Reef, B Reef, A Reef (Kimberly Formation) and Elsburg Reef, a succession of Elsburg a pebble conglomerate reefs hosted by the Van Heeverrust(Eldorado Formation). Synclinal fold forms the major structural feature and is manifested as an asymmetric syncline whose axis trends N 15° W, with a general plunge of 10 12° north.

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Mining Methods

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Comminution

Crushers and Mills

Milling equipment has not been reported.

Processing

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Production

CommodityUnits2015
All production numbers are expressed as metal in doré.

Operational metrics

Metrics2015
Tonnes milled 99 k tons

Production Costs

Commodity production costs have not been reported.

Heavy Mobile Equipment

Fleet data has not been reported.

Personnel

Mine Management

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