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Discovery of the Gold in 1884 | South African History Online

Apr 28, 2016 ... The first recorded discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand was made by Jan Gerrit Bantjes in June ... Growth of the Early Gold Mining Industry.

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Mining in SA: Then, now, and into the future - IRR - ARCHIVE ...

Feb 15, 2017 ... Factories were built to supply the needs of the mining industry and of the new .... Blacks were employed only on short-term contracts, at the end of which they ... for any understanding of the history of South African gold mining.” ...... it would soon complete a pilot project at the Cullinan mine, east of Pretoria,...

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Mining: a brief history | Statistics South Africa

Apr 3, 2017 ... Mining: a brief history. The 1970s are ... As covered in a previous article4, gold production has declined over the decades. In fact, Stats SA's...

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the history of silver mining in the greater pretoria region 1885-1999

Feb 12, 2012 ... A History of Silver Mining in the greater Pretoria region, 1885-1999 ..... within a short period of time the newspaper changed its selling .... industry developed at the same time as the gold mining industry of the Witwatersrand.

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GOLD INDUSTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA & HISTORY OF GOLD ...

The rapid growth of the gold-mining industry intensified processes started by the ... and Mafeking, and took Bloemfontein, Johannesburg, and Pretoria. In the ... primate predation (in primate (mammal): Historical background of primate studies).

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Mining industry of South Africa - Wikipedia

Mining in South Africa was once the main driving force behind the history and development of ... The gold mining industry continued to grow throughout much of the early 20th century, significantly contributing ... production in 2005, and consisted of 7,490,000 metric tons (7,370,000 long tons; 8,260,000 short tons) of material.

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All That Glitters - The glitter of gold by Emilia Potenza | South African ...

... to the discovery in 1886 of the greatest gold mines of all history, ancient and modern. ... African had mined gold hundreds of years earlier. ... the biggest town in the Transvaal, bigger even than Pretoria, the capital. ... This curve is called the Witwatersrand, the Rand for short. ... The importance of the gold-mining industry.

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The Crisis in South African Gold Mining - ScienceDirect

a brief upsurge to over $400 during the Gulf crisis. The only ... squeeze on the South African gold mining industry. ...... p. 188). For a history of mining taxation, see Marais .... Energy Affairs for the year 1986 (Pretoria: Government. Printer, 1987).

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