going for gold

Central Rand Gold is on track to reopen Johannesburg's gold mining industry next year, probably starting near New Canada Dam.

Central Rand Gold is on track to reopen Johannesburg's gold mining industry next year, probably starting near New Canada Dam.

Chief executive Greg James said a detailed environmental impact assessment was handed to the government on February 4, and it's now midway through the stipulated 120-day public objection period.

The company's efforts to win over surrounding communities by stressing that the project will create jobs and cause little dust or noise seems to be paying off. - Robert Laing

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