Coming in third on this top gold mining companies list is AngloGold Ashanti, which produced 116.8 tonnes of gold in 2017. That represents a small increase from the 112.8 tonnes it produced in 2016.
Jan 09, 20184. X Ray Diffraction. Its not all hardware that will be changing the game in 2018. Mining software has been making every mine smarter for some time, and one of the most innovative
Hard rock gold mining extracts gold encased in rock, rather than fragments in loose sediment, and produces most of the world's gold. Sometimes open pit mining is
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Things that are done only in the gold mining sector and then you have technology and innovation when it comes to applying existing technologies to this sector. There's work being done in exploration technologies, in mine processing technologies, metallurgy, ore blasting, ore transport, and ore fragmentation and other areas such as water treatment and tailings management.
The worlds biggest gold mining merger could also shake up the industrys exploration efforts. When a big merger comes to mining, it usually results in the large conglomerate acquiring mines from the smaller company, absorbing all the hard work the junior has done in exploration.