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The impact of gold mining on the Witwatersrand on ... - ResearchGate

The Witwatersrand has been subjected to geological exploration, mining activities, parallel industrial development and associated settlement patterns over the...

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The Origin of Gold in South Africa » American Scientist

Small-scale gold prospecting and mining began in this area in the early 1850s, ... steps toward answering questions about the origin of the Witwatersrand gold.

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Discovery of the Gold in 1884 | South African History Online

Apr 28, 2016 ... The first recorded discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand was made by ... By August 1886, the mining camp, as yet unnamed, could already...

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All that glitters... Acid mine drainage: The toxic legacy of gold mining ...

Sep 23, 2011 ... Acid mine drainage: The toxic legacy of gold mining in South Africa ... Mining communities in the Witwatersrand goldfields are often built near,...

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Discovery of gold in South Africa Physical attributes - Rand Refinery

Gold was discovered on a Transvaal farm,. Langlaagte, on the Witwatersrand in 1886 by two ... Africa, various mining towns develped along the curve.

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Stoping in Witwatersrand gold mines during the past ... - CiteSeerX

Stoping in Witwatersrand gold mines during the past forty years by H.G. MOSENTHAL. *. SYNOPSIS. In any mining enterprise, the extraction of the ore from the...

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Gold mining belt Witwatersrand - Diercke International Atlas

Johannesburg (South Africa) – Gold mining belt Witwatersrand. The map gives an overview of the ethnic, social and economic differentiation in the...

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The World's 10 Most Prolific Gold Fields | CMI Gold and Silver

Mar 31, 2011 ... Mining in the Witwatersrand Basin is accomplished by creating deep underground tunnels that are necessary to reach the plentiful reserves.

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Afrikaners and the Witwatersrand Gold Mining Industry from 1902 to ...

TO THE 1907 MINERS' STRIKE*. BY ELAINE N. KATZ. University of the Witwatersrand. AROUND 1892 the Witwatersrand gold mines, formally launched in...

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Occupational lung disease in the South African mining industry ...

Jul 6, 2011 ... One hundred and twenty years after the discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand in 1886, mining remains a major force in the South African...

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Algal ecology of a stream polluted through gold mining on the ...

Algal ecology of a stream polluted through gold mining on the Witwatersrand ... and slimes-dams consequent on the gold-mining industry of the Witwatersrand.

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The impact of gold mining on the Witwatersrand on the rivers and ...

Jun 15, 2012 ... The Witwatersrand has been subjected to geological exploration, mining activities, parallel industrial development and associated settlement...

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Witwatersrand Gold Rush

The Witwatersrand Gold Rush was a gold rush in 1886 that led to the establishment of ... Dorado" in the folklore of the native tribes that roamed the plains of the South African highveld and in...

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city of Johannesburg - Why the gold came to the Reef

Mar 6, 2007 ... ... of all the gold ever mined comes from one place - the Witwatersrand ... Gold mining in South Africa hit its peak in 1970, when over 1 000...

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Gold Mining - Ekala Eco Tours

Johannesburg Gold mine tours, historical gold mine shafts of Kromdraai ... The Witwatersrand 'ridge of white waters' the richest gold area/reef in the world.

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Witwatersrand Basin (RSA) - Edu-Uni-Klu

The Witwatersrand Basin is approximatly 350 km long and 200 km wide. The gold mines in this area are possibly the deepest mines in the world (mining...

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Mine water management in the Witwatersrand Gold Fields with ...

assessment and reappraisal of the situation with respect to acid mine drainage, focusing on the Witwatersrand Gold Fields. Examination of international and...

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The impact of gold mining on the Witwatersrand on the rivers and ...

Title: The impact of gold mining on the Witwatersrand on the rivers and karst system of Gauteng and North West Province, South Africa. Authors: Durand, J. F..

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The Gold Mines of Johannesburg, South Africa

The gold mines of Johannesburg make South Africa world leader in gold ... gold resources in the world were found in the area of the Witwatersrand and it is...

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Cornish Miners and the Witwatersrand Gold Mines in South Africa, c ...

Cornish Miners and the Witwatersrand Gold Mines in South Africa, c. 1890-1904 Published in Cornish History Introduction The economy and society of southern...

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