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Johannesburg’s Golden Legacy Includes Radioactive Dump

Johannesburg sits atop the world’s most productive gold reef -- a staggering 40,000 tons of the precious metal has been mined from it during a history tracing back 130 years. That legacy of riches has left behind a toxic inheritance: radioactivity from uranium hauled up in the mining process. This article mentions London-listed Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti and De Beers.
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Goldman puts ‘for sale’ sign on Iran’s old uranium supplier

Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank are quietly trying to get out of a business few people know they are even in: trading supplies of raw uranium known as yellowcake. Goldman's largest role in the global trade in uranium comes through a deal with AngloGold Ashanti, which produces almost all of the yellowcake in South Africa, as a side product of gold mining. Between 2010 and 2012, AngloGold Ashanti supplied Goldman's NUFCOR business with an average of almost 600 tonnes a year of the raw fuel.
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