After the massacre: life in South Africa’s platinum mining

Today it is the heart of South Africa’s platinum mining industry, , This spring, South Africa held its first general elections since the death of Mandela.

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All About the Kimberley Diamond Mine in South Africa

Kimberley, South Africa, is home to the world’s largest diamond mine, also known as the “Big Hole” Dug by humans and so large it is visible from space, the pit has yielded some of the world’s largest diamonds and made the De Beers name famous world wide.

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South Africa gold mine: All 955 trapped workers freed

All 955 workers from a gold mine in South Africa have been safely brought back to the surface They had been trapped underground since a power cut struck on Wednesday night, and back-up generators failed to work "Everybody's out," said James Wellsted, a spokesman for the operating firm Sibanye.

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955 gold miners in South Africa rescued after night

Related: Robots are replacing humans in the world’s minHere’s why Mine security officials walk underground at Sibanye Gold's Masimthembe mine in Westonaria, South Africa on April 3, .

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7 Reasons to remind us why South Africa is the most

Waqas Asghar : South Africa’s peaceful and stable transition to democracy, universally recognized as one of the major achievements of the 20th Century, is not a coincidence or a mere short-term success: the realities in South Africa, which made this miraculous transition possible, are still in place and guarantee future stability.

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Job Opportunities

Jul 6 : Country Manager (Facilities Services / Hospitality Management) - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: JAM : Reference Number: JAM Job Description: A leading Camp Management and Hospitality company is looking to hire a Country Manager to run their existing projects in Tanzania.

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South Africa: more than 950 trapped gold miners

The Sibanye gold mineshaft in South Africa, where hundreds of miners are trapped underground following a power outage Photograph: Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images At least 900 gold miners who were trapped in a South African mine for more than 24 hours after a power outage were safely evacuated on.

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Springbok, Namaqualand,Northern Cape

Springbok in the Northern Cape is situated 570 km north of Cape Town, on the N7 and is the last major South African town before crossing over into Namibia.

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South Africa’s gold industry, like its economy, is

ROODEPOORT, South Africa — Just off the highway and behind a yellow auto repair shop, Andile Jeremiah slipped into a hole in the ground, descending into an abandoned 100-year-old mine that had helped make South Africa rich.

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Cyril Ramaphosa: from Lonmin mining massacre to President

The union leader then transformed himself into a multi-millionaire businessman, eventually taking over the McDonald’s franchise in South Africa in , the BBC says But Ramaphosa is better known in South Africa in connection with a massacre at the British-owned mining company Lonmin in .

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South African mining is in crisis

South Africa’s mining industry is shrinking At its peak in , mining accounted for a fifth of the country’s GDP; the number now stands at 73%.

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What's left in the wake of South Africa’s abandoned gold mines

Thousands of abandoned gold mines are scattered across South Africa, polluting the water with toxics and filling the air with noxious dust For the millions of people who live around these derelict sites, the health impacts can be severe.

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History of South Africa

In fascism: Neofascism outside Europe ,most significant neofascist group in South Africa after was the South African Gentile National Socialist Movement (the “Greyshirts”), which changed its name to the White Workers Party in .

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How to start a mining business in South Africa

Currently, South Africa is not a good place for establishing new mines, because: 1 All of the most easily accessible ore has been mined and you’ll have to go very deep.

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Springlake Colliery, Coal Mines, Kwazulu Natal, ,034

Springlake Colliery Phone and Map of Address: Springlake Colliery, Dannhauser, , South Africa, Kwazulu Natal, Business Reviews, Consumer Complaints and Ratings for Coal Mines in Kwazulu Natal.

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Mining and minerals in South Africa

South Africa has abundant mineral resources, accounting for a significant proportion of world mining and reserves, including gold, platinum and manganese.

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Marikana Platinum Mine, Rustenburg, South Africa

Marikana is located near Rustenburg, about 112km from Johannesburg in South Africa It is a producer of platinum group minerals (PGMs) and covers an area of 33km².

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South Deep Gold Mine

South Deep gold mine, in the Mpumalanga region of South Africa, is the second biggest gold mine in the world,Read More.

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Leading magazine on Mining technology in South Africa

Modern Mining June Diamond exploration in Southern Africa by junior companies is currently at a low ebb, with only a handful of companies.

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South Africa's Illegal Gold Mines

Mar 28, Subscribe to VICE News here: bitly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News In the s, South Africa was the world's most prolific exporter of gold Over the years, industrial decline has seen widespread closures of the mines across the country.

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State of Mining in Africa In the spotlight

point of view of the Deloitte mining leaders across Africa, backed by research in the form of data taken from key business and industry reports.

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The best 10 Coal Mines in Mpumalanga

Find Coal Mines in Mpumalanga and get directions and maps for local businesses in Africa List of best Coal Mines in , Mine Premises, Secunda, , South Africa.

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Geology Internships

Department of Mineral Resources This department is one of the oldest departments of the South African Government They mainly focus on the minerals within South Africa and ensure all rights concerned with minerals are according to procedure.

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Southern Africa Tackles Tuberculosis in the Mining

Tuberculosis (TB) among mine workers in South Africa is a century-old scourge, currently at 10 times the level that the WHO classifies as an emergency Mineworkers in South Africa have the highest incidence of TB among all working populations in the world The governments of Lesotho, Mozambique.

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South African Labor Unrest in Mining Deepens

Sep 13, JOHANNESBURG — The labor strife gripping South Africa’s mines spread Wednesday, with riots prompting the world’s largest platinum producer to halt production at a number of its mines in the country and guards firing tear gas on protesting workers at a major gold mine Unrest has rippled across.

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Badplaas, Mpumulanga

Situated in the wide open spaces of the grasslands region of the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa, the little town of Badplaas is most likely best known for its hot springs which bubble up from underground at the foot of a range of hills known as Ndlumudlumu, meaning "Place of Much Thunder" in Swazi.

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History of Diamonds

THE HISTORY OF DIAMOND MINING AND DIAMONDS IN SOUTH AFRICA The discovery of diamonds in the Cape Colony, South Africa, radically modified not only the world’s supply of diamonds but also the conception of them.

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gold one mine in springs

This page is about gold one mine in , is the first new mine built on the East Rand of South Africa's Gauteng , drilling at Spring Hill,1 , Thor Mining (LON.

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South Africa gold mine: About 950 workers trapped

About 950 workers remain trapped in a gold mine in South Africa after a storm caused a power cut, preventing them from getting out, Without electricity, lifts could not bring the night shift workers to the surface, but they "appear to be fine", a spokesman for their employer sa He said about 65.

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Mining Industry Prospects in Africa

Mining Industry Prospects in Africa , the recent strikes and deaths in major platinum and gold fields in South Africa have highlighted , The Africa Mining.

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