Asked in Geology, Engineering, Mining
Were is the deepest mine in the world?
South Africa is where it's at for deep mines. And what are they digging for? Gold! AngloGold Ashanti's Savuka mine near Carletonville is currently the world's deepest mine at just less than 3.8km below the surface. Gold Fields mines Driefontein will be the world's deepest mine at 4.1km below the surface and Kloof will be the second deepest mine at 4km underground when their extensions are complete. They're digging them now. At this stage AngloGold Mponeng mine is official the deepest mine...
Asked in Empire State Building
What is the deepest mine in the US that is 3 times as deep as the Empire State Building is tall?
I don't know the deepest mine in the US but Resolution Copper Mining's #10 shaft in Superior, AZ is more than 6000ft deep ...
Asked in Coal (fuel source)
Which is the deepest coal mine in the world?
The deepest coal mine in Europe is Jindřich II Mine in the Rosice-Oslavany coal basin, Czech Republic. The shaft of the mine reached 1550 m while the deepest level coal was mined at was at 1428.4 m. The mine was closed in 1991. It is probably the deepest coal mine in the world. Springhill Mine, near Springhill, Nova Scotia, Canada, is the deepest coal mine in North America. The greatest depth of the Springhill area mines is about 1350 m. The mine...