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  • Illegal miners in South Africa swallow gold in condoms Reuters

    Aug 25, 2017 . Illegal miners in South Africa are swallowing unrefined gold and platinum in condoms as a new tactic to avoid arrest for smuggling that is costing the industry $1.5 billion a year, the police told parliament on Friday.

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  • South Africa: All 955 Gold Miners Freed After Power Restored . Time

    Feb 2, 2018 . All 955 workers that were trapped in a South African gold mine by a power cut earlier this week have been safely freed.

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  • South Africa's gold industry, like its economy, is crumbling Chicago .

    Mar 8, 2016 . Just off the highway and behind a yellow auto repair shop, Andile Jeremiah slipped into a hole in the ground, descending into an abandoned 100 year old mine that had helped make South Africa rich. For a poor man in a country with a slumping economy, it was time to look for whatever had been left.

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  • NC Historic Sites Reed Gold Mine

    Reed Gold Mine is the site of the first documented gold find in the United States. From this discovery, gold mining spread gradually to nearby counties and eventually into other southern states. During its peak years gold mining was second only to farming in the number of North Carolinians it employed. The estimated value.

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  • Mining industry of South Africa Wikipedia

    Gold[edit]. South Africa mined gold production, 1940 2011. South Africa accounted for 15% of the world's gold production in 2002 and 12% in 2005, though the nation had produced as much as 30% of world output as recently as 1993. Despite declining production, South Africa's gold exports were valued at.

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  • Pilgrim's Rest: History Pilgrims Pilgrims Rest pilgrimsrest .

    A number of insignificant gold deposits were discovered in the northern parts of South Africa between 1840 and 1870. But the first gold rush in South Africa took place in 1873 when payable gold was discovered on the farm Geelhoutboom near the town of Sabie (5km from Pilgrim's Rest as the crow flies). President Burgers.

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  • South Africa's Gold Mines Face Uncertain Future WSJ

    Sep 1, 2015 . South Africa's gold mining industry must undergo radical change to cope with falling prices, intensifying labor disputes and the surging cost of ever deeper exploration.

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