#africatop10 When it comes to gold mining, Africa is one of the hotspots. The region is home to many exploration companies, as well as a slew of major international companies focused on extracting
The gold producing country in Africa. 1. South Africa It is the main producer of gold in South Africa with 4605 t in 2012. It operates the Kloof and Driefontein mines (KDC 29.1 t), Beatrix (9.0 t) and since 2007 South Deep (8.4 t). It is active in South Africa and Ghana with its new open pit mining, Tarkwa.
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This is a list of countries by gold production in 2018.. Until 2006 South Africa was the world's largest gold producer. In 2007 increasing production from other countries and declining production from South Africa meant that China became the largest producer, although no country has approached the scale of South Africa's period of peak production during the late 1960s and early 1970s.