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Mining industry of South Africa

Mining in South Africa has been the main driving force behind the history and development of ... Despite declining production, South Africa's gold exports were valued at $3.8 billion USD in 2005...

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

... prevalence and the healthy worker effect among gold miners in South Africa: a ... In 2003 the South African mining industry committed itself to eliminating ... of 500 000 miners, ex-miners and peri-mining communities for tuberculosis [8].

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South African Gold Mining - unu-merit - United Nations University

in South African Gold Mining: 1886-1933 ..... Southern African Mining 1846-1885. ...... Community Research and Development Information Service. COST.

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Mining and tax in South Africa: Costs and benefits - Curtis Research

South Africa's two major mineral exports – platinum and gold – both saw large price ... costs, notably for the communities in the mining areas as well as mine-.

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tuberculosis in south africa's gold mines - results uk

Miners in South Africa's gold mines have the highest rates of tuberculosis (TB) ... sent home to die'.v Back in their communities, miners don't always get the...

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SA's lacklustre gold sector holds promise – KPMG

of reserves and resources of gold remaining. ... projects. “Our gold mines in South Africa are ... communities; a mutual understanding of compliance and free...

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GEOG 3104 project 2010 Effects of Mining in Africa

Little improvement was seen in the black gold mining communities as indigenous South Africans were stripped of their citizenship and suffered under racist...

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GOLD FIELDS | LinkedIn

... of gold with eight operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa with ... are all from the communities surrounding Gold Fields' South Deep mine.

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Rehabilitation and Mine Closure Liability - University of the ...

South Africa has a long and somewhat troubled history when it comes to mine closure. ... liability (Harmony Gold, 2005); (Stilfontein Gold Mining, 2006); (Kebble, ... first present the problems faced by communities in the wake of mine closure.

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Miners must benefit communities | IOL

Feb 23, 2016 ... Johannesburg - South African mining companies should face tighter ... Gold Mining say they will need to reassess community and labor...

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Illegal Mining in South Africa: What are the Impacts and Threats ...

Sep 29, 2015 ... According to the Department of Mineral Resources, South Africa ... Illegal miners re-enter the shafts, typically in search of gold, and ... Illegal mining creates a serious threat to mine employees, communities and illegal miners...

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The Haunting Legacy of South Africa's Gold Mines by Mark Olalde ...

Nov 12, 2015 ... Thousands of abandoned gold mines are scattered across South Africa ... they blame on the mine waste piled in and around their communities.

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Dirty Gold Mining and the Community - Health Conditions, Land Rights

These circumstances encourage the growth of the commercial trade in mining towns, leading to the spread of HIV. Some gold mines in South Africa report...

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TB and Mining | Aeras

New TB Vaccines Can Transform Mining in South Africa and Beyond ... While nations like South Africa produce about 22% of the world's gold, this ... Leaders of 15 Southern African nations (Southern African Development Community – SADC),...

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Gold - Chamber of Mines South Africa

The Witwatersrand gold-producing area in South Africa is underlain by an ... century the large gold mines on the West Wits line were established, and towns like...

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Lancet Study - Gold & Platinum Mining In SA - The Journalist

Our case studies of gold and platinum mining in South Africa are exemplars of this process, glimpsed through the experience and words of affected communities...

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Gold Mining and Shared Value: Contributing to Development and ...

Jul 24, 2014 ... Employees and local communities stand to gain jobs, local procurement ... In South Africa, mining supports about 1.4 million direct, indirect and...

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Gold mining in Congo | Open Society Initiative of Southern Africa ...

The report, which was based on 10-months of research in gold-mining communities in the provinces of North and South Kivu, Maniema and Orientale by a team...

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Archaeal Diversity in Waters from Deep South African Gold Mines

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

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Business unusual: Mining in the aftermath of Marikana

South Africa in 2012 has compelled mining companies to acknowledge and ... To address and prevent these risks and respect workers' and communities' rights, .... against 30 gold mining companies by as many as 17,000 former miners.

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