The TauTona Mine or Western Deep No.3 Shaft, is a gold mine in South Africa. At approximately 3.9 kilometers (2.4 mi) deep, it is home to the world's deepest mining operations, rivalled only by the Mponeng gold mine.
Savuka gold mine operated by AngloGold Ashanti is one of the deepest mines in the world. Image courtesy of AngloGold Ashanti. The Driefontein gold mine in the Gauteng Province of South Africa is extended to a depth of 3.4km.