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Kruger Park River Polluted by Acid Water From South …

 · South Africa is probing a major mine spillage into a river running through Kruger National Park, the country''s biggest game reserve. Highly acidic water flowed from a dam filled with waste rock ...

Women in the Mine Towns | American Experience | Official …

 · Women in the early 1900s were barred from working underground in the coalmines, but their work above ground was integral to the coal camp system. In many cases, a wife''s unpaid labor made it ...

South Africa''s Marikana mine closed by ''intimidation''

 · Operations at Lonmin''s mines have virtually ground to a halt since the strike over pay and conditions began earlier this month, causing international platinum prices to jump.

A brief history of diamonds and the Big Hole in Kimberley …

In December diamonds were found in the adjacent Du Toit''s Pan, triggering the third diamond rush. Cecil Rhodes, aged 17, arrives in South Africa. He sells ice to miners in the hot African sun and saves his money. 1871: The De Beers Mine is discovered in May

Exceptional Space: Concentration Camps and Labor …

 · Exceptional Space: Concentration Camps and Labor Compounds in Late Nineteenth-Century South Africa. Lindsay Weiss explores the relationship between the 1886 ''closed labour compounds'' of the South African diamond industry, the concentration camps of the 1899-1902 Anglo-Boer war, and the german camps used in th Herero and Nama massacre of 1904.

South Africa: Illegal miners trapped after accidents

 · Since the first accidents were reported in 1904, more than 54,000 South African mine workers have lost their lives in mine accidents and many more workers have died as a …

Migrant Labour in South Africa''s Mining Economy: The …

In the early years of this century, the industry''s dominance was, if anything, even greater than in the 1980s. Secondary manufacturing was only beginning to develop. Farming although extremely important was still struggling and had yet to receive the massive state subsidies...

Roots of Apartheid: South Africa''s Mining Industry

 · South Africa''s apartheid structures affected workers from all over southern Africa. Black mine-worker resistance to the imposed restrictions and conditions Despite the challenges, black mine-workers organized themselves. In 1920, 70,000 African mine-workers downed their tools.

A story of South Africa: Mining, Migration, Misery

 · A story of South Africa: Mining, Migration, Misery. Mining and migration have gone hand in hand since the Neolithic era, but the special impact of …

South Africa

In short, the compound was the key institution of labour control in early industrial South Africa. It provided the link between a capitalist enclave in Kimberley and its labour- supplying hinterland. The mine- owners had struggled to control the supply of labour throughout the 1870s and 1880s, but had failed in the face of the greater control of chiefs and elders over the labour-power of their ...

Chuquicamata Copper Mine

 · Chuquicamata, one of the largest open pit copper mines and the second deepest open-pit mine in the world, is located 1,650km north of Santiago, Chile. The mine, popularly known as Chuqui, has been operating since 1910. The century-old copper mine is owned and operated by Codelco and forms part of the company''s Codelco Norte division, which ...

South-African-Mines

South-African-Mines. Mining in South Africa has been 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 ...

Early South African Geostatistical Techniques in Today''s …

Cite this paper as: Krige D.G., Guarascio M., Camisani-Calzolari F.A. (1989) Early South African Geostatistical Techniques in Today''s Perspective. In: Armstrong M ...

List of mines in South Africa

This list of mines in South Africa is subsidiary to the list of mines article and lists working, defunct and future mines in the country and is organised by the primary mineral output. For practical purposes stone, marble and other quarries may be included in this list.

(PDF) Putting It into Practice: Using Feminist Fractured …

STANLEY, Liz (2005a) ''Emily Hobhouse, moral life and the concentration camps of the South African War, 1899-1902'' South African Historical Journal. 52: 60-81. STANLEY, Liz (2005b, in press) ''Looking at the taciturn exterior: On legendary topography, the meta- narrative of commemoration and palimpsest monuments of the concentration camps of the South African War'' Journal of Visual Culture.

Infectious disease and nutritional deficiencies in early …

 · Chinese indentured mine labor and the dangers associated with early 20 th century deep-level mining on the Witwatersrand gold mines, South Africa Int. J. Osteoarch., 26 ( 2016 ), pp. 648 - 660 CrossRef View Record in Scopus Google Scholar

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, …

Mining industry of South Africa

Mining 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.

South African Military History Society

One of these camps was located in Boksburg. South African War heritage sites in Gauteng In late 1900, Boers attacked the New Kleinfontein Mine and mine houses on the farm ''Driefontein''. As a result, a mines defence unit - the Rand Rifles - was formed to

Second Boer War

The Second Boer War (Afrikaans: Tweede Vryheidsoorlog, lit."Second Freedom War", 11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902), also known as the Boer War, the Anglo-Boer War, or the South African War, was fought between the British Empire and two independent Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire''s influence in South Africa.

41 DEATH IN SOUTH AFRICAN MINES

DEATH IN SOUTH AFRICAN MINES 45 no longer be looked upon as debarred by lack of brain and indus trial training from interfering with the white man''s opportunities of employment and as merely an aid to enable the white man to earn wages sufficient to keep him ...

South Africa''s White Supremacist Training Camps

 · Fatherland: The terrifying extremist groups preparing for race war in South AfricaThe Dark Side Of South African Vineyards: https://

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Mining continued after the Gulags disappeared, but high costs forced many mine closures in the early 2000s. Over the past two decades, Vorkuta has become something of a ghost town.

Legendary South African 23Moz gold mine is back in the …

 · Editor''s Note: Don''t miss Kitco''s LIVE interview with Gareth Soloway, chief market strategist of InTheMoneyStocks , on Tuesday, June 29, at 4:00 pm EST, to be hosted by anchor David Lin. Comments and questions will be taken. - Nomad Royalty (TSX: NSR) (OTCQX: NSRXF), an owner of a gold stream on the Blyvoor mine in South Africa, today announced that it has filed on a voluntary …

Early Photographs Reveal Daily Life at the Kimberley …

 · 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 worldwide. The ...

Rio Tinto halts mine after deadly violence

 · Rio Tinto has been forced to halt work at a South African mine, with violence continuing weeks after the GM was assassinated in a hail of bullets. …

460 Boer Squatter Camps in South Africa, and growing. …

 · 460 Boer Squatter Camps in South Africa, and growing. The fall of South African "Apartheid" was actually the substitution of common sense politics to Communism, that age old failure. Now, as with children of Japan who ask of China that no blame be laid on them for the "Rape of Nanking", as they weren''t even born at that time. In turn ...

History of Pafuri Border Camp Kruger Park | Liz at …

 · Legend has it (and it''s probably more truth than legend), in the early 20th Century, gun runners, poachers, fugitives and anyone other dodgy characters escaped to Crooks Corner as a safe haven. There''s a beacon marking the corner of the triangle where the three countries met – the countries in those days being the Union of South Africa, Portuguese East Africa and Southern Rhodesia.

South African mine deaths rise after years of improving …

South African mine deaths rise after years of improving safety. PHUTHADITJHABA, South Africa (Reuters) - Pakiso Matsemela recalls the day he lost the use of his legs, joining the long casualty ...

Anticipating and planning for mine closure in South Africa …

 · The mine life-cycle approach assumes that the lack of success is because mining companies did not plan for the social consequences of mine closure early enough in the mine''s life cycle. The mining literature repeatedly warns that post-mining economies should avoid the risk of ghost towns developing ( MMSD, 2002 ; Veiga, Scoble, & McAllister, 2001 ).

SOUTH AFRICAN WAR—MORTALITY IN CAMPS OF …

SOUTH AFRICAN WAR—MORTALITY IN CAMPS OF DETENTION. (Hansard, 17 June 1901) MR. SPEAKER This is a matter that cannot be discussed on the motion now before the House. The hon. Member obtained leave to discuss the condition of the camps of ...

The Haunting Legacy of South Africa''s Gold Mines

 · South African companies now dig up waste weighing more than 15 million pounds — heavier than 38 Boeing 747s — in order to process one standard gold bar''s worth of final product. Around Johannesburg, some 270 tailings piles, most of them unlined, contain that waste, which weighs in at an estimated 6 billion metric tons.

uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) in exile | South African History …

Despite Lesotho''s economic dependence on South Africa, Jonathan Lebua repeatedly criticised the South African Government''s policy of apartheid and declared his support for the prohibited ANC. He called for international sanctions and established relations with the Soviet Union and the People''s Republic of China.

Boycott Israel News: De Beers Diamonds

 · Despite these laws, black mine-workers resisted, in 1920, 70,000 African mine-workers downed their tools. Police were called in to break the strike - they fired on the workers injuring 35. In 1946, 76,000 black miners went on strike.