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Table 1 Eleven communities selected in the study located in Gauteng and North West provinces, South Africa during November-December 2012

From: Chronic respiratory disease among the elderly in South Africa: any association with proximity to mine dumps?

Mine dump facility Province Exposed communities a Unexposed communities b
Durban Roodepoort Deep (DRD) Gauteng Braamfischerville Dobsonville
Crown Gold Recoveries (CGR) Gauteng Diepkloof, Riverlea, and Noordgesig Orlando East
East Rand Proprietary Mines (ERPM) Gauteng Reiger Park Windmill Park
Ergo Gauteng Geluksdal Windmill Park
Anglo Gold Ashanti (AGA) North West Stilfontein Jouberton
  1. a1-2 km from mine dumps.
  2. b5 km or more from mine dumps.