n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Kaytech reinforces mine retaining wall : market contribution

Volume 21, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Mponeng mine, formerly Western Deep Levels South Shaft, situated in Carltonville, western Gauteng, is one of the richest gold mines in the world and so deep that a trip from the surface down to the bottom (reaching 3 400 m) takes over an hour. In 2012, Kaytech's RockGrid PC was installed at Mponeng mine when high-tensile, geosynthetic polyester grids were required for reinforcement of a newly constructed concrete retaining block wall.

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