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history of platinum mining in south africa

Platinum mining in South Africa also called PGM mining or Platinum Group Metals mining is rife with South Africa holding over 80 of the world’s platinum group metal reserves This is evidenced with the country currently having in excess of 80 PGM mining projects the majority held by only 11 platinum mining companies

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  • History of mining in South Africa The key events

    History of mining in South Africa The key events

    May 20 2019 · 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 today Springbok in the Northern Cape province

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  • history of platinum production  South Africa

    history of platinum production South Africa

    South Africa History of platinum production since January 1 1970 Platinum production has declined to 9399100 ounces in 2014 down from 13702400 ounces from the preceding value a change of 3141

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  • A history of mining in South Africa ZA

    A history of mining in South Africa ZA

    However according to South African History Online these were minor reefs and credit for the discovery of the main reef on Langlaagte Farm went to Australian George Harrison in July 1886 Johannesburg’s large gold deposits that ran for miles underground ensured the little mining

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  • Where is Platinum Mined  Platinum Value and Value of

    Where is Platinum Mined Platinum Value and Value of

    Founded in 1924 this complex has three layers two of which contain most of the worlds Platinum group metals the Merensky Reef and the Upper Group 2 Reef Platinum mining is not heavily regulated in South Africa allowing contracts to enter South Africa with little to no interference Russia

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  • Lonmin  Wikipedia

    Lonmin Wikipedia

    Lonmin plc formerly the mining division of Lonrho plc is a British producer of platinum group metals operating in the Bushveld Complex of South Africa It is listed on the London Stock Exchange Its registered office is in London and its operational headquarters are in Johannesburg South Africa

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  • The history of platinum

    The history of platinum

    Sep 05 2013 · Its been a tumultuous year in mining and the most read articles of 2019 show an industry grappling with technological change market volatility and climate change but still unafraid to take

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  • The 10 Biggest Platinum Producers  The Balance

    The 10 Biggest Platinum Producers The Balance

    Nov 20 2019 · Aquarius Aquarius Platinum Ltd has interests in seven properties in South Africa and Zimbabwe two of which are currently producing 418461 ounces of platinum per year The Kroondal and Mimosa mines are respectively located in the Bushveld Complex in

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  • Bushveld Igneous Complex  Wikipedia

    Bushveld Igneous Complex Wikipedia

    It has been reported that more than 20 billion metric tons of PGE ore rock has been indicated in South Africa by the different exploration and mining companies of which contains about 381 kilotons of platinum metal in mineral reserves and resources in the Bushveld

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  • Impala Platinum  Wikipedia

    Impala Platinum Wikipedia

    Impala Platinum Holdings Limited Implats is a multinational mining corporation based in South Africa that specialises in platinum group metals PGMs as well as nickel copper and cobalt

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  • Mining in SA Then now and into the future  IRR

    Mining in SA Then now and into the future IRR

    Writing in A History of South Africa Social and Economic published in 1941 CW de Kiewiet pointed out that gold mining in South Africa was very expensive because of the small amount of gold in vast tonnages of rock “The concept of an industry that was colossally wealthy only on condition that it jealously watched each penny of its

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  • Anglo American Platinum  Wikipedia

    Anglo American Platinum Wikipedia

    History In 1995 the company Johannesburg Consolidated Investments unbundled Its platinum interests became Amplats later renamed Anglo American Platinum Anglo American is the companys majority shareholder On 5 October 2012 Anglo American Platinum made 12967 striking South African miners redundant In July 2014 Amplats announced it would sell many of its South African mines

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  • History of PGM  PMM

    History of PGM PMM

    In 1924 a farmer in the Transvaal province of South Africa discovered several nuggets of platinum in a riverbed Following this up the geologist Hans Merensky discovered two deposits each of around 100 kilometres in length These became known as the Bushveld Igneous Complex and its mines today provide three quarters of the worlds platinum output

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  • Brief history of gold mining in South Africa  Mining for

    Brief history of gold mining in South Africa Mining for

    Chamber of Mines now Minerals Council South Africa founded 1890 South Africa began to slow down in the 1880s as the new deposits being found tended to be pyritic ore and gold could not be extracted from this compound with any of the then available technologies

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  • Platinum Palladium Rhodium and Gold Mining in South

    Platinum Palladium Rhodium and Gold Mining in South

    Oct 20 2019 · All for thisa freshlymined unprocessed rock bearing platinum palladium rhodium and gold As prices soar Khuseleka is among the South African mines

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  • The impact of platinum mining in Rustenburg A high

    The impact of platinum mining in Rustenburg A high

    in the early 1900s it was only in 1925 that platinum mining in the district became financially viable when sufficient deposits were discovered Rustenburg profited immensely from South Africa’s rising platinum output between 1994 and 2009 which grew by 67 over that period

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  • Mining and minerals in South Africa

    Mining and minerals in South Africa

    Aug 16 2012 · South Africa has abundant mineral resources accounting for a significant proportion of world mining and reserves including gold platinum and manganese South Africa is a world leader in mining The country is famous for its abundance of mineral resources accounting for a significant proportion of wor

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  • A history of mining in South Africa MW

    A history of mining in South Africa MW

    However according to South African History Online these were minor reefs and credit for the discovery of the main reef on Langlaagte Farm went to Australian George Harrison in July 1886 Johannesburg’s large gold deposits that ran for miles underground ensured the little mining

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  • How Is Platinum Mined  History and Practices  Canada

    How Is Platinum Mined History and Practices Canada

    Platinum is mainly mined in Russia North America and Botswana with 80 of the world’s supply produced by South Africa according to the British Geological Survey There are six metallic elements called the Platinum Group Metals pgm which are platinum

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  • Occupational respiratory diseases in the South African

    Occupational respiratory diseases in the South African

    Jan 24 2013 · Asbestos has been reported in a vermiculite mine in South Africa and there are anecdotal reports of asbestos in other mines such as the iron and manganese mines in the Northern Cape province and in chromeplatinum mine tailings dumps James I Phillips NIOH personal communication The Bushveld Complex is a mineralrich area that is being extensively mined

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  • Marikana Platinum Mine Rustenburg South Africa  Mining

    Marikana Platinum Mine Rustenburg South Africa Mining

    Marikana is located near Rustenburg about 112km from Johannesburg in South Africa It is a producer of platinum group minerals PGMs and covers an area of 33km² The mine was commissioned at the end of 2002 with an initial investment of R630m 61m The mine is jointly owned by Anglo American

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  • Top 10 Largest Platinum Mining Companies in the World

    Top 10 Largest Platinum Mining Companies in the World

    South Africa has once again maintained its title as largest platinum producing country in the world and the number one platinum exporter in the world Meanwhile Anglo American Platinum is the world’s largest platinum mining companies accounting for nearly 38

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  • Our History  About us  Gold Fields

    Our History About us Gold Fields

    Today Gold Fields is a leading global gold mining company that has built on its South African reserves and resources to become a truly global miner with eight

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  • Rustenburg the Segregated city  South African History Online

    Rustenburg the Segregated city South African History Online

    A history of Pass Laws in South Africa Like all apartheid cities in South Africa Rustenburg was a divided city whites in the town and blacks on the periphery in townships allowed into white areas only when their labour was required

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  • The history of platinum

    The history of platinum

    Sep 05 2013 · Its been a tumultuous year in mining and the most read articles of 2019 show an industry grappling with technological change market volatility and climate change but still unafraid to take

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  • 2014 South African platinum strike longest wage strike in

    2014 South African platinum strike longest wage strike in

    By the time a deal was reached the strike had become the longest and most costly in South African history After the strike Anglo American Platinum Amplats announced that it planned to sell four mines and two joint ventures because of the fivemonth long strike action

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  • Production  South Africa  PMM

    Production South Africa PMM

    The Bushveld Complex The Merensky Reef was the principal source of pgm from the time that it was first worked in 1925 until the end of the 20th century However extraction of other reefs has grown in importance and by 2011 the Merensky Reef accounted for only 22 per cent of all the platinum ore processed in South Africa

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  • SouthAfricanMines  Mining Artifacts

    SouthAfricanMines Mining Artifacts

    Diamond and gold production may now be well down from their peaks though South Africa is still no 2 in gold but South Africa remains a cornucopia of mineral riches It is the worlds largest producer of chrome manganese platinum vanadium and vermiculite It is the second largest producer of ilmenite palladium rutile and zirconium

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