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  • Spotlight on South Africa's troublesome mining industry - Mining

    Nov 19, 2013 Key issues to overcome to revive South African mining Cutifani, who is also director of South African gold mining company AngloGold 

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  • South Africa's gold industry, like its economy, is crumbling - The

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    Sep 20, 2016 South Africa is the world's number one platinum producer. Notably, the Vaneck Vectors Gold Miners Fund (GDX) and the Global X Silver 

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  • South Africa's "gold slaves" - Equal Times

    Dec 2, 2014 Earlier this year, the South African government's Council for Geosciences These miners dig, polish, scrap and crush hard rock laced with gold ore on Unfortunately, rather than tackle the problem, some local police officers 

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  • Mining in SA: Then, now, and into the future - IRR - ARCHIVE

    Feb 15, 2017 South African gold is to be found in the vaults of central banks and . problems”, with the result that South African Railways (SAR) had to 

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  • mining in south africa: the challenges and the opportunities

    Sep 2, 2016 2 September 2016. Mining in South Africa: the challenges and the opportunities. 18. • Non-gold mining sector can grow at 3-5% pa, resulting in 

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  • Good as Gold? South Africa's Problem with Illegal Gold Mining Is

    Nov 20, 2014 Whether South Africa's illegal gold mining problem is measured in revenue, security risks, or human lives, in the end, everyone loses.

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  • A review of problems and solutions of abandoned mines in South

    May 7, 2015 Abandoned mines (especially abandoned gold mines) turn to be hot spots for . In South Africa, acid mine drainage problems worsen daily.

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    Oct 15, 2012 South Africa's mining sector has suffered from many problems during the past from some of the country's biggest gold and platinum mines.

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    Sep 13, 2017 South Africa gold mining companies face silicosis lawsuit whose workforce is particularly vulnerable to health and wellbeing problems.

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    May 13, 2016 Ex-gold miners in South Africa can go ahead with a class action against the silica dust in gold-bearing rocks, can lead to breathing difficulties, 

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  • Challenges Facing the South African Gold Mining Industry

    The South African gold industry is mainly characterised by deep-level hard-rock mining. The inherent technical constraints and the difficulties of labour-intensive 

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

    Jun 15, 2012 One of the first major problems that government and mining houses .. This mining technique has been perfected on the South African gold 

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  • GEOG 3104 project 2010 Effects of Mining in Africa

    Throughout the 1970's and 1980's, gold mining was South Africa's largest export and . The biggest environmental problem associated with gold mines in South 

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  • Environmental Impact of Mining in South Africa | Roy Bryant

    Apr 2, 2017 While people usually think that the history of gold mining came right after . The current environmental problem of mining in South Africa has its 

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  • Challenges faced by the South African exploration and mining industry

    Nov 17, 2014 By Warren Beech, partner and head of mining at law firm Hogan Lovells. The various challenges being faced by the South African Exploration 

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