Digging Deep A History Of Mining In South Africa

  • Digging deep. A history of mining in South Africa, by Jade

    Having documented the extraordinary rise of South Africa's mining industry over the last century and a half, it is a disappointing task for author of the book Digging deep: A history of mining in South Africa, Jade Davenport, to note that, as this concluding section is written in August 2013, the once mighty and economy-dominating force is now but a shadow of its former self.

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  • DIGGING DEEP. A History of Mining in South Africa. Jade

    Digging Deep describes the establishment and unparalleled growth of mining, tracing the history of the industry from its humble beginnings where copper was first mined on a commercial basis in Namaqualand in the Cape Colony in the early 1850s, to the discovery and exploitation of the country's other major mineral commodities.

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  • DIGGING DEEP: Amazon.co.uk: DAVENPORT, JADE:

    Feb 01, 2014· A very well researched books which lays bare the history of mining in South Africa which now spans over 160 years. Well organised charpters on year after year discoveries and development, and it brings us to understand the immense contribution of South Africa's mining industry to its general indistrialization.

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  • Digging deep for value | Top Empowerment

    Digging deep for value. According to Statistics South Africa, mining companies had a tough go of it in the 12 months to 30 June 2018. Despite growing 15% to R482-billion, the industry is yet to reach the same heights it did in 2016 when it was valued at R560 -billion. As a mainstay of the country's economy, it is essential mining regains

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  • Mining report - CDP

    Digging Deep: Which miners are facing up to the low-carbon challenge? CDP's latest report, 'Digging Deep', shows that mining companies are generating up to US$16 billion in emissions costs in their downstream value chain. The report updates CDP's research and League Table for diversified miners, first published in November 2015.

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  • Digging deep to secure South Africa's mining industry

    Mar 24, 2014· Digging deep to secure South Africa's mining industry. March 24, 2014 intense. South Africa is a country rich in minerals and precious metals, with a vital mining industry aimed at taking gold, diamonds, platinum and other products such as copper, iron and coal out of the earth.

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  • Digging Deep: Miners of African - Black History 365

    Digging Deep: Miners of African Caribbean Heritage. 21 Sep 2019 - 08 March 2020. National Coal Mining Museum for England Caphouse Colliery New Road Overton Wakefield WF4 4RH 0115 871 3819 +44 (0) 7984 825482

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    A very well researched books which lays bare the history of mining in South Africa which now spans over 160 years. Well organised charpters on year after year discoveries and development, and it brings us to understand the immense contribution of South Africa's mining industry to

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  • A history of mining in South Africa (ZA)

    However, according to South African History Online, these were minor reefs and credit for the discovery of the main reef on Langlaagte Farm went to Australian George Harrison in July 1886. Johannesburg's large gold deposits that ran for miles underground ensured the little mining

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  • Digging deep : a history of mining in South Africa, 1852

    Get this from a library! Digging deep : a history of mining in South Africa, 1852-2002. [Jade Davenport]

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  • Children mining cobalt in Democratic Republic of Congo

    Mar 05, 2018· In the mines, women and children help with the so-called artisanal mining, but don't be fooled -- it is no quaint cottage industry. At barely 10 years old, children lug heavy sacks of cobalt to be

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  • Digging Deep A History of Mining in South Africa - ePub

    Digging Deep describes the establishment and unparalleled growth of mining, tracing the history of the industry from its humble beginnings where copper was first mined on a commercial basis in Namaqualand in the Cape Colony in the early 1850s, to the discovery and exploitation of the country's other major mineral commodities.

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  • Digging deep into the mining - The Africa Report.com

    Jul 30, 2019· It also has a huge database on artisanal mining sites and their locations. Currently, about 382 000 artisanal miners dig for minerals in eastern Congo's 2,700 mining sites. Because there are so many, the central government struggles to get a grip on them. The minerals they dig up are easily smuggled out of the country, escaping formal taxation.

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  • COMMENT: Digging deep to investigate the mining industry

    Dec 09, 2014· The runner-up of the first African Fact-Checking Awards recently spoke at an international conference in Mozambique about the challenges of investigating Zambia's mining industry. I come from a country where around 80% of our foreign exchange earnings flow

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  • Digging Deep: A History of Mining in South Africa Kindle

    Digging Deep: A History of Mining in South Africa - Kindle edition by Davenport, Jade. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Digging Deep: A History of Mining in South Africa.

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  • Sibanye-Stillwater: Digging deep to survive - CNBC Africa

    Jul 20, 2018· Like many in the business it is digging deep to survive. This is the story of Sibanye-Stillwater. It mirrors all the problems and pitfalls of South Africa's shrinking mining industry. It is

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  • Columnist | Digging Deep | Jade Davenport | MiningWeekly.com

    Columnist - Digging Deep A Jade Davenport 27th January 2017 The most fascinating aspect of South Africa's mining history, in my humble opinion, is the diamond and gold rush era of the 1870s

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  • Columnist | Digging Deep | Jade Davenport | MiningWeekly.com

    Columnist - Digging Deep A Jade Davenport 27th January 2017 The most fascinating aspect of South Africa's mining history, in my humble opinion, is the diamond and gold rush era of the 1870s

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  • Hard Rock Mining in South Africa - The Cornish Connection

    "South African Mining" by Anthony Hocking, Macdonald Heritage Library. "Digging Deep – A History of Mining in South Africa" by Jade Davenport. "The Discovery of Wealth" by Diko Van Zyl, Heritage Series: 19th century. "The Cornish Connection" by Janet Lee, in Mining Survey No. 2/4 1986.

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  • History of mining in South Africa: The key events

    History of mining in South Africa: Early industrial developments. The first mine to be constructed in what is now South Africa began operations in 1852, a copper project that would go on to form the cornerstone of the town of Springbokfontein, today Springbok, in the Northern Cape province.

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  • Digging deeper: Mining methods explained | Anglo American

    The underground mining methods we use include room and pillar, narrow vein stoping and large-scale mechanised mining. Room and pillar mining is a style of mining where tunnels are driven in a chess board pattern with massive square pillars between them which are gradually cut away as the work proceeds. We use this for mining coal.

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  • Kimberley | South Africa | Britannica

    Kimberley, city, diamond-mining centre, and capital of Northern Cape province, South Africa.It lies near the Free State province border. Founded after the discovery of diamonds on farms in the area in 1869–71, the mining camp of Kimberley grew as a result of the intensive digging of the diamond-bearing pipe at the hill called Colesberg Koppie.

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  • COMMENT: Digging deep to investigate the mining industry

    Dec 09, 2014· The runner-up of the first African Fact-Checking Awards recently spoke at an international conference in Mozambique about the challenges of investigating Zambia's mining industry. I come from a country where around 80% of our foreign exchange earnings flow

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  • Digging deep for value | Top Empowerment

    Digging deep for value. According to Statistics South Africa, mining companies had a tough go of it in the 12 months to 30 June 2018. Despite growing 15% to R482-billion, the industry is yet to reach the same heights it did in 2016 when it was valued at R560 -billion. As a mainstay of the country's economy, it is essential mining regains

    Get Price

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