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

Some years ago the value of our minerals was put at $2.5 trillion. Prior to the development of mining, South Africa was a largely farming

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Are South African miners underpaid? - The CareerMiner -…

However when you compare the salaries of South African miners to 6 – 10 years' experience will earn a base pay (excluding benefits) of around $4150K a month. The last time I visited SA (about 10 years ago) I felt the cost of living was

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World Heritage Gone: South African Diamond…

World Heritage Gone: South African Diamond Mining Destroys oldest stone age artifacts, made millions of years ago by human ancestors.

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Little progress for South Africa's miners…

Four years ago today, the Marikana massacre shook South Africa. Police officers shot 34 workers dead and injured 78 others during a protest.

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South African mining: Stuck in the past - Financial…

It also forced post-apartheid South Africa to re-examine the yawning it was established 102 years ago by the Chamber of Mines to source

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Days of coal mines are numbered as Eskom shifts focus |…

BHP Billiton spun off its South African coal and other lower-value Only 10 years ago, six companies accounted for 90% of South Africa's

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Illicit miners scrape for diamonds on abandoned…

Namaqualand, South Africa - For more than 80 years, large mines where alluvial diamonds accumulated millions of years ago, is no longer

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As South Africa's Gold Mining Companies…

A recent accident in a gold mine in South Africa has brought Companies stopped mining here more than 20 years ago, but at any given time,

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A brief history of mining in South Africa - South…

The Big Hole, which is one of South Africa's most iconic mines, operated for 43 years between 18 and produced a phenomenal 14. million carats,

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Diamond Production Map - Gem-Quality Diamond Mining…

Once centered in Africa, diamond mining now occurs in many countries three carats from a mine in Kimberly, North Cape Province, South Africa. . Diamond mining began in Angola over 100 years ago while it was a Portuguese colony.

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Deep in a South African gold mine, scientists…

Near the bottom of the Moab Khotsong gold mine in South Africa, scientists aim Three years ago, a magnitude .5 earthquake erupted from a

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Gold - Chamber of Mines South Africa

The Witwatersrand gold-producing area in South Africa is underlain by an laid down over a period which ended about 2,700 years ago, when widespread faulting After 120 years of mining on the Kaapvaal Craton, operations in this area

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South Africa: Why Mining and Violence are…

Last year South Africa's bountiful Wild Coast saw the assassination of of the sound of death that was heard on the Wild Coast a year ago.

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MiningWeekly.com | Breaking News | Real-Time Mining…

By: Henry Lazenby Updated 5 hours ago TSX-listed copper and gold producer By: Anine Kilian 20th June 2017 West Africa-focused mineral exploration . project in south-western Madagascar to contribute some $ million a year to the

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South Africa Mining News and Commentary |…

Workers at the mine downed tools over a week ago, angered by the company's actions to South Africa just hiked black ownership rules, miners getting crushed accounted for just 6.2% of foreign direct investment into the continent last year.

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Gangs battle over abandoned gold mines in South Africa |…

Gangs battle over abandoned gold mines in South Africa has intensified in the last few years, according to a special report published by AFP:.

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January, 2017 Mine SA 2016 - Chamber of…

The Chamber of Mines of South Africa is a mining industry employers' organisation that . years ago, is the world's largest layered intrusion, created when vast

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South Africa: Days of Coal Mines Are Numbered |…

South Africa: Days of Coal Mines Are Numbered as Eskom Shifts Focus . Only 10 years ago, six companies accounted for 90% of South

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Anglo American offloads South African coal mines…

The mines provide coal to domestic power giant Eskom and had been The miner, which was founded in South Africa 100 years ago, is trying

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Amazing Metropolis Discovered in Africa is 200,000…

Something amazing has been discovered in an area of South Africa, about 150 miles inland, "The thousands of ancient gold mines discovered over the past 500 years, points to a But remember -- we're talking almost 200,000 years ago!

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