WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Africa Records Institute (AFRI) – Anglogold Ashanti: Gold mining company operates world’s tallest underground elevator

30-04-2020

(Worldkings.org) Anglogold Ashanti is the gold mining company that operates the world’s tallest underground elevator.

AngloGold Ashanti Limited is a global gold mining company. It was formed in 2004 by the merger of AngloGold and the Ashanti Goldfields Corporation. 

 

The world’s tallest elevator can be found at the Anglogold Ashanti’s Mponeng Gold Mine in South Africa.

This elevator is a remarkable 7490 feet! First constructed in 1986, it takes just three minutes to travel down this immense elevator. For miners who need to travel to the depths of the Earth, there is a second elevator that takes workers down another 11,800 ft lower.

This elevator is also impressive in size, carrying up to 120 workers at a time! 

According to expertservicesolutions.com


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