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  • South Africa profile - Timeline - BBC News

    image caption Mining has been the driving force behind South Africa's economic development 1879 - British defeat the Zulus in Natal. 1880-81 - Boers rebel against the British, sparking the first

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  • 7 miners killed in cave-in in South Africa - CNN

    05.05.2018· (CNN) Seven miners were killed in a cave-in this week at a South African gold mine, the nation's President and the mining company said Saturday. The collapse took place at

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  • 21 People Have Died at One Company's Gold

    28.06.2018· Sibanye Gold Ltd. accounts for nearly half of the 47 people killed at South African mines in 2018, making this the deadliest six months in the company's five-year history.

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  • A Brutal Genocide in Colonial Africa Finally Gets

    During the 1960s, hundreds of anti-apartheid protesters were killed, and thousands more were thrown in jail. As the South African government tightened its fist, many activists decided to flee

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  • Two Ivanhoe Mines workers die in accident at

    Ivanhoe Mines (OTCQX:IVPAF) says at least two people have been killed in an accident at its Platreef mine development project in South Africa.. The company says a "kibble bucket" commonly used to

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  • South Africa profile - Timeline - BBC News

    image caption Mining has been the driving force behind South Africa's economic development 1879 - British defeat the Zulus in Natal. 1880-81 - Boers rebel against the British, sparking the first

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  • Five killed in attacks on foreigners as South

    03.09.2019· Five people were killed in xenophobic attacks in South Africa, police said, as President Cyril Ramaphosa vowed to clamp down on what he described as "acts of

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  • Marikana massacre - Wikipedia

    The Marikana massacre, was the killing of 34 miners by the South African Police Service (SAPS). It took place on 16 August 2012, and was the most lethal use of force by South African security forces against civilians since 1976. The massacre has been compared to the 1960 Sharpeville massacre. The incident took place on the 25th anniversary of a nationwide miners' strike.

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  • Mining fatalities in South Africa at record low as

    24.01.2020· Miners safety increased in South Africa in 2019, with a record low 51 deaths. South Africa's mining death toll reached an all-time low in 2019 with 51 fatalities. The country's Department of Mineral Resources has published statistics showing annual deaths have fallen from 81 in 2018.

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  • Ivanhoe says at least two people killed in accident

    15.09.2020· Ivanhoe says at least two people killed in accident at Platreef mine in South Africa By The Canadian Press Tue., Sept. 15, 2020 timer 1 min. read Vancouver-based

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  • Final death toll at South African gold mine rises

    By the end of March, 22 people had been killed at South African mines, the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) said. The 2017 death toll in South Africa's mines increased to 88, surpassing the

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  • Big Hole - Wikipedia

    On 13 March 1888 the leaders of the various mines decided to amalgamate the separate diggings into one big mine and one big company known as De Beers Consolidated Mines Limited, with life governors such as Cecil John Rhodes, Alfred Beit, and Barney Barnato. This huge company further worked on the Big Hole until it came to the depth of 215 metres, with a surface area of about 17 hectares and

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  • Ivanhoe says at least two people killed in

    15.09.2020· Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. is reporting at least two people have been killed in an accident at its Platreef mine development project in South Africa. It says that preliminary information indicates that a "kibble bucket" commonly used to haul water, ore or refuse to the surface fell down Shaft 1 at the palladium-platinum-nickel-copper-rhodium-gold mine, striking the northern side of

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  • South African mine deaths rise after years of

    Back in 1993, the year before Nelson Mandela became South Africa's first black president, 615 miners died in the pits. By 2009 - when Matsemela suffered his accident - the rate had dropped to

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  • The British mine owners, the police and South

    23.11.2013· People gather on a hill in Marikana on 23 August 23, 2012 after attending a memorial service for the 44 people killed in a wildcat strike at Lonmin's Marikana mine.

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  • Mine Fatalities in South Africa Rise First Time in

    07.12.2017· South Africa has gone from being by far the deadliest place to work in a mine to ranking near rivals including the U.S. and Canada for fatality rates. Conditions have improved in

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  • Ivanhoe says at least two people killed in

    Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. is reporting at least two people have been killed in an accident at its Platreef mine development project in South Africa. It says that preliminary information indicates that a "kibble bucket" commonly used to haul water, ore or refuse to the surface fell down Shaft 1 at the palladium-platinum-nickel-copper-rhodium-gold mine, striking the northern side of the

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  • Blood Diamonds & Violence in Africa | Brilliant

    many diamond mines in Africa, with armed groups using force to seize or control diamond wealth. Rival groups also fight with each other to control diamond-rich territory. The tragic result is bloodshed, loss of life, and shocking human rights abuses – from rape to the use of child soldiers. Diamonds that fuel civil wars are often called "blood" or "conflict" diamonds. Although many diamond

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  • Mining in SA - Minerals Council South Africa

    A total of 456,438 people were employed in the mining sector in 2018; Each person employed in the mining sector has up to nine indirect dependants; The mining sector has, for many years, attracted valuable foreign direct investment to South Africa; Major mining sectors in SA. Coal. Coal mining's advent in South Africa can best be traced to the start of gold mining in the late 19 th century

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  • South Africa profile - Timeline - BBC News

    image caption Mining has been the driving force behind South Africa's economic development 1879 - British defeat the Zulus in Natal. 1880-81 - Boers rebel against the British, sparking the first

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