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
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
World Heritage Gone: South African Diamond Mining Destroys oldest stone age artifacts, made millions of years ago by human ancestors.
Four years ago today, the Marikana massacre shook South Africa. Police officers shot 34 workers dead and injured 78 others during a protest.
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
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
Namaqualand, South Africa - For more than 80 years, large mines where alluvial diamonds accumulated millions of years ago, is no longer
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,
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,
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.
Near the bottom of the Moab Khotsong gold mine in South Africa, scientists aim Three years ago, a magnitude .5 earthquake erupted from a
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
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.
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
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.
Gangs battle over abandoned gold mines in South Africa has intensified in the last few years, according to a special report published by AFP:.
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
South Africa: Days of Coal Mines Are Numbered as Eskom Shifts Focus . Only 10 years ago, six companies accounted for 90% of South
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
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!