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Gold mining on the Witwatersrand (Journal Article)

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The impact of gold mining on the Witwatersrand on

The dewatering and rewatering of the karstic aquifer overlying and adjacent to the Witwatersrand Supergroup and the pollution caused by Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) are some of the most serious consequences of gold mining in South Africa and will affect the lives of many South Africans.

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The impact of gold mining on the Witwatersrand on

2012-6-15  William Knight registered the first mining company on the Witwatersrand, the Witwatersrand Gold Mining Company, in September 1886. Goch founded the George Goch Gold Mining Company in 1886 and the Wemmer Gold Mining Company in 1887. Rudd and Rhodes floated the company Gold Fields of South Africa Limited on 9 February 1887.

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Gold mining on the Witwatersrand. (1946 edition)

Gold mining on the Witwatersrand by C. W. Biccard Jeppe, 1946, Transvaal Chamber of Mines edition, in English

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The impact of gold mining on the Witwatersrand on

Gold has been mined from auriferous layers along the Witwatersrand Basin since its discovery in 1886 (Durand, 2012). Acid mine drainage is produced from the biological and chemical reactions when...

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The impact of gold mining on the Witwatersrand on

Abstract The Witwatersrand has been subjected to geological exploration, mining activities, parallel industrial development and associated settlement patterns over the past century. The gold mines brought with them not only development, employment and wealth, but also the most devastating war in the history of South Africa, civil unrest, economical inequality, social uprooting, pollution ...

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Gold Mining On The Witwatersrand (2 Vols In One)

A very heavy book (2.2 kg) The author, the De Beers professor of Mining Engineering and Surveying in the University of the Witwatersrand and consultant to the Transvaal Chamber of Mines, was a member of the well-known Jeppe family of Johannesburg which gave its name to the Jeppe reef, Jeppe station, Jeppe suburb and three Jeppe schools.

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Subject 4 (Term 2): Gold Mining in the Witwatersrand ...

2020-6-1  Question 2: Discovery and Mining of Gold in the Witwatersrand Choose the correct answer from the following options: 2.1 Gold was first discovered in South Africa in the _____ . a) West Transvaal b) East Transvaal c) North Transvaal 2.2 Diggers were already digging in the area of Blyderivier near a town with the name of _____.

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Witwatersrand Gold Rush The Famous South African

2018-1-28  The continued mining of gold has firmly placed Johannesburg as the economical powerhouse of South Africa. While the ultimate source of the gold in the

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Discovery of the Gold in 1884 South African History

Discovery of the Gold in 1884 The first recorded discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand was made by Jan Gerrit Bantjes in June 1884, on the farm Vogelstruisfontein, and was followed soon thereafter, in September, by the Struben brothers who uncovered the Confidence Reef on the farm Wilgespruit, near present-day Roodepoort.

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Subject 4 (Term 2): Gold Mining in the Witwatersrand ...

2020-6-1  Question 2: Discovery and Mining of Gold in the Witwatersrand Choose the correct answer from the following options: 2.1 Gold was first discovered in South Africa in the _____ . a) West Transvaal b) East Transvaal c) North Transvaal 2.2 Diggers were already digging in the area of Blyderivier near a town with the name of _____.

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The impact of gold mining on the Witwatersrand on

Mining in South Africa's gold-rich Witwatersrand Area has brought naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) to the surface, negatively affecting water bodies, the people near the mine ...

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The impact of gold mining on the Witwatersrand on

The Witwatersrand has been subjected to geological exploration, mining activities, parallel industrial development and associated settlement patterns over the past century. The gold mines brought with them not only development, employment and wealth, but also the most devastating war in the history of South Africa, civil unrest, economical inequality, social uprooting, pollution, negative ...

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Gold Mining On The Witwatersrand (vol Ii) (1946 ...

Jeppe, C Biccard Gold Mining on the Witwatersrand (Vol II) (1946) Published: Transvaal Chamber of Mines, Johannesburg, 1946 Edition: First

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At last, the Witwatersrand Gold Basin is being

2020-11-13  When it comes to gold, additional exploration in South Africa’s Witwatersrand Gold Basin is not as needed as with other metals and minerals. The Wits Gold Basin has been so

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The Witwatersrand Basin and Its Gold Deposits

2019-2-21  The source of the huge amount of gold in the Witwatersrand is thought to be the entire greenstone-dominated Archaean cratonic surface, which was subjected to intensive chemical weathering permitting large-scale leaching of gold by contemporaneous surface waters. ... Numerous mining companies and their mine geologists are thanked for providing ...

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Algal ecology of a stream polluted through gold

Algal populations of a High Veld stream are examined against the background of mineral and acid pollution derived from sand-dumps and slimes-dams consequent on the gold-mining industry of the Witwatersrand. A rich flora of filamentous Conjugales, desmids and diatoms is found in the originating springs of the Witwatersrand Quartzites. Pollution from sand-dumps raises ionic content and pH and ...

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Largest Gold Deposits in the World – Witwatersrand

2016-11-14  The gold fields of the Witwatersrand Basin in South Africa are, by a landslide, the largest single gold producing district in the world. It has produced some 2 billion ounces over a century of mining and at an average grade of 15 g/t Au with a current head grade of 6-10 g/t Au and they still have estimated reserves of some 1,161 billion ounces ...

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The viability of using the Witwatersrand gold mine ...

2015-5-8  The Witwatersrand Basin is the heart of South Africa’a gold mining industry. The cluster of gold mines located in the Witwatersrand Basin generates a significant amount of mine tailings, which have adverse effects on the environment and ecological systems.

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Discovery of the Gold in 1884 South African History

On 14 September 1886, the first large mining company on the Reef, the Witwatersrand Gold Mining Company, was formed with a total nominal capital of £3,063,000. The first crushing battery, consisting of five stamps, had been erected on the Reef in 1885 to service the Struben's excavations on the lower West Rand reef, but this was a small ...

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Gold mining on the Witwatersrand. (1946 edition)

Gold mining on the Witwatersrand by C. W. Biccard Jeppe, unknown edition,

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The impact of gold mining on the Witwatersrand on

The Witwatersrand has been subjected to geological exploration, mining activities, parallel industrial development and associated settlement patterns over the past century. The gold mines brought with them not only development, employment and wealth, but also the most devastating war in the history of South Africa, civil unrest, economical inequality, social uprooting, pollution, negative ...

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The impact of gold mining on the Witwatersrand on

Abstract The Witwatersrand has been subjected to geological exploration, mining activities, parallel industrial development and associated settlement patterns over the past century. The gold mines brought with them not only development, employment and wealth, but also the most devastating war in the history of South Africa, civil unrest, economical inequality, social uprooting, pollution ...

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Gold Mining On The Witwatersrand (vol Ii) (1946 ...

Jeppe, C Biccard Gold Mining on the Witwatersrand (Vol II) (1946) Published: Transvaal Chamber of Mines, Johannesburg, 1946 Edition: First

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Gold Mining In Witwatersrand - Scholman Loodgieters

Johannesburg Mining Gold Mining In Witwatersrand. 2020-6-2Johannesburg is inextricably linked to mining. The city which began its life as a mining village was founded on the discovery of gold which subsequently led to the Witwatersrand Gold Rush.

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Gold Mining On The Witwatersrand (vol Ii) (1946) -

Gold Mining on the Witwatersrand (Vol II) (1946) Johannesburg Centenary Johannesburg One Hundred Years - deluxe edition signed by two former mayors. Allister M. Miller Swazieland And The Swazieland Corporation, Limited. (1900) Baines (Thomas) THE GOLD REGIONS OF SOUTH EASTERN AFRICA. Close. Using the Site. Buying Guide;

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The Witwatersrand a Unique Gold Mining Community

THE WITWATERSRAND A UNIQUE GOLD MINING COMMUNITY Donald R. Petterson Mr. Petterson is a member of the geography staff at Northwestern University. He was in Johannesburg in 1945 and returned to Africa for four months in the field in 1949. AMONG the great gold fields of \ the world, the Witwatersrand of South Africa stands out for its uniqueness.

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At last, the Witwatersrand Gold Basin is being

2020-11-13  When it comes to gold, additional exploration in South Africa’s Witwatersrand Gold Basin is not as needed as with other metals and minerals. The Wits Gold Basin has been so

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Johannesburg (South Africa) – Gold mining belt

Johannesburg (South Africa) – Gold mining belt Witwatersrand; The map gives an overview of the ethnic, social and economic differentiation in the Witwatersrand Region, with the metropolis of Johannesburg at its heart. The region is at the centre of South African gold mining, which has permanently marked the man-made landscape with its many ...

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Cradle Gold. A High Margin, Shallow Resource

2019-9-20  Gold Mining Through a Unique Shared Value Approach Cradle Gold understands that sustainable mining operations in the Witwatersrand Basin requires us to tap into the immense knowledge and potential of our people by allowing them to participate in the value created through their efforts.

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