Multiple opencut developments at Tropicana

INDEPENDENCE Group has further confirmed the potential of its Tropicana joint venture with South African miner AngloGold Ashanti, flagging the possibility that the massive gold deposit could host several opencut mines and underground operations.

Speaking at the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies 2007 National Mining Congress on Friday, Independence managing director Chris Bonwick said AngloGold, which holds 70% of the rights to