Central Rand Gold Ltd is a gold exploration and production group. It is engaged in a gold mining and exploration project that aims to bring profitable and sustainable gold mining back to the City of Johannesburg. The company plans to extract all profitable gold from its resource base using appropriate mining, processing, and environmentally friendly technologies. Central Rand Gold's current portfolio is the Consolidated Main Reef (CMR) operations which have been split into CMR West and CMR East and the Crown Mines development. CMR West is Central Rand Gold's first mining target area. It comprises an operational underground and opencast gold mine that utilizes conventional opencast stopping and extraction methods.