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Seismicity in Deep Gold Mines of South Africa: Implications for ...

Abstract. We have studied induced seismicity associated with five deep gold mines located in the Far West Rand district, Republic of South Africa, focusing on...

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Indigenous Gold Mining in Southern Africa: A Review - jstor

ABSTRACT. The history of gold mining and gold trade in southern. Africa goes back .... suspected precolonial gold mines in South Africa itself. (Fripp 1912...

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Paper on health in African Mines.pdf - IOE

Jan 22, 2009 ... CONTEMPORARY SOUTH AFRICA. JOCK MCCULLOCH. ABSTRACT. Gold mining has been central to the success of South Africa's economy...

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Modelling of Radiological Health Risks from Gold Mine ... - MDPI

Jun 7, 2016 ... Modelling of Radiological Health Risks from Gold Mine Tailings in Wonderfonteinspruit Catchment Area, South Africa ... Abstract. Mining is one of the major causes of elevation of naturally-occurring radionuclide material...

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The extrusion of foreign labour from the South African gold mining ...

Abstract. The South African gold mining industry has traditionally drawn its migrant labour force from a variety of domestic and foreign labour reservoirs.

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The Role of Mining in the South African Economy - ERSA

ABSTRACT: This paper examines the contribution of three aggregate mining ... gregate South African mining sectors: Coal, Gold & Uranium and Diamond.

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Archaeal Diversity in Waters from Deep South African Gold Mines

ABSTRACT. A culture-independent molecular analysis of archaeal communities in waters collected from deep South African gold mines was performed by...

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The impact of acid mine drainage in South Africa

gold mining and in particular on the now defunct mines in the Western Basin ... To appreciate the impact of AMD on South Africa, it is therefore necessary.

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Mitigating the risk of rockbursts in the deep hard rock mines

ABSTRACT: South Africa hosts two of the world's richest ore bodies, the ... Tunnel in a deep South African gold mine damaged by an ML=3.6 tremor (photograph...

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An Introduction to Gold Mining | HISTORY

Gold Mining – The process of removing gold, or gold ore from the earth. ... These mines can go extremely deep, with the deepest at 12,800 ft. in South Africa.

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Trends in silicosis prevalence and the healthy worker effect among ...

Abstract ... The study's objectives were to compare the prevalence of silicosis among working black gold miners in South Africa during 2004–2009 to that of ... In 2003 the South African mining industry committed itself to eliminating silicosis, the...

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Mining for Gold: The Constitutional Court of South Africa's ... - SSRN

Jul 23, 2008 ... Mining for Gold: The Constitutional Court of South Africa's ... Abstract: Despite a long history of referring to foreign law in its opinions, the...

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Medicine, Politics and Disease on South Africa's Gold Mines ...

Jul 15, 2013 ... Abstract. South Africa's gold mines were the first in the world to compensate silicosis and tuberculosis as occupational diseases. They were...

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Thrust-fracture network and hydrothermal gold mineralization ...

... network and hydrothermal gold mineralization: Witwatersrand Basin, South Africa ... Abstract. This paper examines the geometry and genesis of a mineralized ... At the Elandsrand Gold Mine, the conglomeratic Ventersdorp Contact Reef,...

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Threats and opportunities for post-closure development in dolomitic ...

Abstract. For long periods in the history of South Africa gold mining formed the backbone of an otherwise agriculturally-dominated economy, initiating rapid...

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The environmental impact of gold mine tailings footprints in the ...

Abstract Gold mining in South Africa resulted in vast volumes of tailings, which have been deposited in impoundments. Poor management of most of the tailings...

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Platinum and Gold Mining in South Africa: The Context of the ...

Abstract: Mining is a source of extraordinary wealth, but its benefits often do not accrue to the workers and communities most involved. This paper...

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

Jul 6, 2011 ... Abstract. South African miners face an epidemic of occupational lung ... for occupational disease in South Africa's gold mining industry, and...

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Gold mineralization in Natal, South Africa (PDF Download Available)

Abstract. Gold deposits in Natal, South Africa have attracted considerable interest over the ... Total gold production, from 1989 to 1991, amounted to over 824 kg.

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Occupational disease trends in black South African gold miners. An ...

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1996 Feb;153(2):706-10. Occupational disease trends in black South African gold miners. An autopsy-based study. Murray J(1)...

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