OverviewContentsHistoryPoliticsMining in South Africa was once the main driving force behind the history and development of Africa's most advanced and richest economy. Large-scale and profitable mining started with the discovery of a diamond on the banks of the Orange River in 1867 by Erasmus Jacobs and the subsequent discovery and exploitation of the Kimberley pipes a few years later. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precursors to the biggest discov
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.
South Africa union seeks 12,500 rand minimum for gold ...
... Sibanye Gold Ltd. and Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd., according to Minerals Council South Africa, ... South Africa’s gold mines are among the world’s deepest, ...
Gold Street Is Where South Africa’s Mining History
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Gold - Minerals Council South Africa
We are a mining industry employers organisation which exists to serve our members and promote their interests in South Africa.
Mineral industry of Africa - Wikipedia
Mineral industry of Africa ... Gold mining is Africa's main ... Intraregional minerals trade was however significant in the case of gold. South Africa imported ...