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Boost for mechanised mining in South Africa

Gold Fields (SJ:GFI) and South Africa’s University of Witwatersrand have signed a R6 million (US$432,670) three-year partnership to further the academic knowledge of mechanised mining and rock engineering.

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Gold Fields is hoping to help bring on more mechanised mining and rock engineering expertise with its funding

The miner will provide funding to the university's School of Mining Engineering and Wits Mining Institute in an effort to fill the mechanised mining skill gap in South Africa.

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