South African Mining Development Association - The dti

Aug 26, 2014 ... In the research conducted by the MECP on the junior Mining sector the following definition of junior mining companies was concluded. e.g. – Junior Miners are companies with an Asset base of R50 million to R7 billion. – Above R7 billion are the majors. – Below R50 million are Small Scale miners.

Preliminary study on artisanal and small-scale mining in South Africa

SEFA. Small Enterprise Finance Agency. SSM small-scale mining. SSMB. Small-Scale Mining Board. MHSA. Mine Health and Safety Act. NWA. National Water Act. Provinces. EC. Eastern Cape. FS. Free State. GP. Gauteng. KZN. KwaZulu-Natal. LP. Limpopo. MP. Mpumalanga. NC. Northern Cape. NW. North West. WC.

The status of artisanal and small-scale mining sector in South Africa ...

This is despite evidence that ASM activities took place long before the emergence of large modern mining industries. There are studies which suggest that large mining industries started as artisanal and small-scale mining operations {e.g. the case of copper mining in Namaqualand in the Northern Cape Province). ASM is...

what is the status of small-scale mining in south africa - EI SourceBook

Aug 26, 2010 ... The main objective of the study is to establish broadly the status of SSM in South Africa, identify the key development issues associated with the sector in South Africa and globally and propose a strategic approach for the MQA to support development of the sector. This brief study was done to inform the...

Topic - Artisanal And Small Scale Mining - Mining Weekly

By: Natasha Odendaal 22nd January 2018 A new report has revealed explosive growth in the number of artisanal and small-scale miners worldwide over the past ... initiative to strengthen geoscientific knowledge and skills in Africa has been launched at the thirty-fifth International Geological Congress (IGC), in Cape Town.

Topic - Northern Cape - Mining Weekly

By: Bloomberg 6th February 2018 De Beers may follow its resumption of exploration for diamonds in South Africa's Northern Cape by looking in the longer term at .... By: Zandile Mavuso 31st July 2015 While the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) states that artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) plays a fundamental...

Kolomela Iron Ore Mine, Northern Cape - Mining Technology

The Kolomela mine is operated by the Anglo American group company Kumba Iron Ore through its subsidiary Sishen Iron Ore Company (SIOC). SIOC is owned 73.9% by Kumba and 26.1% by Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) shareholders. Anglo American holds a 69.7% stake in Kumba. Industrial Development...

Mining and minerals in South Africa - Brand South Africa

Aug 16, 2012 ... Kumba Iron Ore's massive operations in the Northern Cape include Sishen Mine and Kolomela Mine. (Image: Brand South Africa). Jump to: Mineral wealth; Contribution to the economy; Beneficiation and other policies; Black economic empowerment; Nationalisation; Junior and small-scale mining...

Frank Smith Mine, Windsorton, Francis Baard District, Northern ...

Frank Smith Mine, Windsorton, Francis Baard District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa : A small diamond mine, currently owned by Good Hope Diamonds Pty Ltd. The deposit consists of older kimberlite dykes that are intruded by two younger kimberlite pipes. It is not known when it was ...

water related impacts of small scale mining - Water Research ...

Oct 25, 2001 ... All small-scale mining types ranging from artisanal mines to small companies excluding junior ... In southern Africa, the most important environmental impacts caused by small-scale miners appear to be related to: ... Windsorton in the Northern Cape Province; and sand-winning sites along the Krokodilspruit.

Topic - Northern Cape - Engineering News

A Spanish renewable energy company has opened three thermal solar plants – which use the sun's heat to create electricity - in... → ... By: Martin Creamer 12th April 2017 Funding efforts aimed at reviving the old Northern Cape mining area endowed with significant zinc and copper potential are gaining momentum.

mining asbestos in south africa: labour, capital and the state

The major crocidolite and amosite mines were owned and operated by the British firms Cape Asbestos Company, the Griqualand Exploration and Finance Company ..... There was over time a natural progression from small, speculative mines using labour intensive methods to large-scale mining with its big capital, clear...

scale gold mining in ghana - Graham Sustainability Institute

An Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana (ASGM):. Final Report. 2 ... List of students and trainees involved in IA at the University of Michigan.............56. Appendix 3. IA team. ..... general, there was a dearth of data mining in northern Ghana, as most studies on ASGM to date had come from...

Big scale mining vs small-scale fishing: Concerns ... - cape-cffa.org

Jan 23, 2015 ... Over the past five years, East Africa has become one of the most exciting places for mining companies, primarily those interested in oil and gas. ... is less clear, with most excitement being placed on the discovery of large oil deposits on-shore, near lake Turkana, to be pumped to the northern coastal town of...

Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in ...

Jul 15, 2015 ... This article is one of three synthesis reports resulting from an integrated assessment (IA) of artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) in Ghana. ..... ASGM in Nangodi, which was also the site of the first deep shaft mine in northern Ghana [44] has been influenced by men involved in large-scale mining...

THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC WELLBEING OF SMALL MINING TOWNS ...

CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION. This study examines the social and economic wellbeing of the communities in small mining towns in the Northern Cape. It examines the extent to which the government and mining companies are addressing these issues and if the people in these communities have a chance of economic and...

environment - Kumba Iron Ore

reduced to 8.45 million GJ. Dust emissions challenges remain at our operations. A-list in CDP's climate disclosure leadership index. Carbon disclosure leader .... mine was granted certification by the Bureau of Veritas in August 2016, following an intensive review of the company's .... In the Northern Cape, arid conditions.

Diamonds - Chamber of Mines South Africa

The diamond matrix was subsequently named kimberlite; Diamonds were later discovered in significant quantities in kimberlites in what was then known as the Transvaal – the Cullinan mine in 1902 and Venetia (opened in 1992) and the Finsch mine in the Northern Cape, opened in 1978; In 2014 South Africa produced...

Democratic Republic of Congo - KPMG

sector is expected to grow substantially on the back of the growing interest from mining companies from. China .... northern and eastern regions as well as a decline in demand for commodities, economic growth has remained ..... Small-scale exploitation permit: It is given for investments requiring $100,000 – $2,000,000 for.

World's top 10 rookie gold mines | MINING.com

Jan 29, 2016 ... These high-grade mines will soon start competing with gold mining's industry leaders. ... “the best in the breed” gold operations within one mining category, first. Here is the list of the world's highest grade “rookie” gold mines, ranked according to gold concentration in reserves, based on available data.

All That Glitters - 'The rock on which the future will be built' by Emilia ...

After diamonds were discovered in the Northern Cape, a battle began about the ownership of the land. ... Only small amounts of capital were necessary to establish such a mine in the early days. By the early ... By the end of the 1870s many of these small-scale mine owners were forced to sell out to larger mining companies.

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

Feb 15, 2017 ... The consolidation of numerous small diggings into the giant De Beers company served as the prototype for the structure of the gold-mining industry ... The Namaqualand Railway, which connected a copper mine at O'kiep in the Northern Cape to Port Nolloth on the Atlantic coast, started operating in 1876.

Rockwell To Acquire African Alluvial Diamond Operations & Properties

The Government Valuator in Kinshasa has valued parcels of diamonds from recent small scale mining on the property in the range of US$85 to US$110 per carat. The recoveries from both sources are 0.15 to 0.2 carats per 30 kg samples. The Galputs Project, Namaqualand, in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa,...

kumba iron ore - Anglo American

Cover: At Kumba's new Kolomela Mine, the pit is starting to emerge as waste is moved to expose the ore body. In 2009 ... Sishen Iron Ore Company. Operations ... Northern Cape. Eastern Cape. Free State. North West. KwaZuluYNatal. Mpumalanga. Limpopo. Gauteng. Saldanha. Bay Port. Sishen Mine s. 39.4Mt (2009).

Technical risk assessment techniques in Mineral Resource ...

May 9, 2005 ... Technical risk assessment techniques in Mineral Resource. Management with special reference to the junior and small-scale mining sectors. Jeannette ..... LIST OF FIGURES. Figure 1: Components of the minerals sector showing where most of the historical industry research focus has been directed.

Northern Cape Province Department of Agriculture, Land Reform ...

Dec 9, 2003 ... Preliminary list of issues for discussion. Land ... Although about 98% of land in the Northern Cape is used for agriculture, mining is the prime income earner. .... prospects are also forecast for small-scale miners who, with the assistance of the provincial government, opened a resource centre in 1998 to help.

judgment - Saflii

and small-scale miners who conduct their mining activities on the relevant immovable properties, of which not .... “The Remaining Extent of Erf 5024 Kimberley, Northern Cape. Province, including the Gemdene Trailing ... attorneys with a list of some 800 names of artisanal miners ( other that the first sixth respondents) who...

Timeline, 1604-1992 - Nova Scotia Archives - Men in the Mines

Information additional to the Institute's original listing has been added to the timeline presented below — which although it doesn't include everything relating to the ... Coal mining begins at Cow Bay (Port Morien) Cape Breton, developed on a small scale by the French for local use at Louisbourg; this was the first mining of...

list & contacts of project developers - Department Of Energy

Border of Northern and Eastern Cape. Province. Beatrix methane capture. Beatrix, a division of GFI. Mining South Africa. P O Box 131253, Bryanston,. 2021. Dr Jan du ..... Energy Company. P O Box 976, Honeydew,. Johannesburg, 2040. Mr. Marcel Steinberg. Cell: 083 282 4247 Fax: 086. 616 1312 [email protected]

• Klipdam Diamond Mining • Barkly West • Noord-Kaap • - Tuugo

Rockwell holds 51% of H C van Wyk Diamonds (Proprietary) Limited (“H C van Wyk”) and Klipdam Diamond Mining Limited. H C van Wyk is a well-established Northern Cape-based ... Limpopo Soil Poisoning Company. SA Mining. Covering southern Africa's mining and ... the company's focus on diamond mining in SA.

HIV/AIDS Guide for the Mining Sector - IFC

For whom was the Guide developed? The Southern African mining sector comprises a range of actors, including small scale miners, mining companies, suppliers, contractors and associated industries, national ministries, NGOs, labour unions and research institutions. The primary users of the Guide will be emerging mining...

South Africa : Biofuels Digest

The plant is expected to come online for 2019 and aims to supply the mining industry in the Northern Cape and North West provinces. Through ... In South Africa, based on its recent analysis of the biofuels market, Frost & Sullivan recognized Biogreen Diesel with the 2016 South Africa Company of the Year Award. Biogreen...

A Guide to Responsible Large-scale Mining - Conservation ...

54. Box 4.4: Working with Local Communities: Small-scale Miners. 57. Box 4.5: The Potential Costs of Not Involving. Local Communities. 64. Box 5.1: Governance of the Mining Sector. 68. Box 5.2: The Porgera Mine Agreement. 82. Box A.1: Minerals. 11. Table 2.1: Exploration Budgets of World's Larger. Mining Companies.

project list - Savannah Environmental

BA & EMP for the Newcastle Small Scale Solar Energy Facility, Kwa-Zulu ... BA & EMP for the PV Facility on a Site West of Kakamas, Northern Cape province. The Power Company. BA & EMP for the PV Installation at the Bloemfontein Airport, Free State ..... Backfill Plant Upgrade At South Deep Gold Mine, Gauteng province.

Download Document - Mining Qualifications Authority

Jul 5, 2016 ... 9. 2.2.1 INTrodUCTIoN. 10. 2.2.2 INdUSTrIAL CoVerAGe. 10. 2.2.3 oVerVIew of MQA SUBSeCTorS. 10. 2.3.1 Coal mining. 10. 2.3.2 Gold mining. 11 ... 2.6.6 Small-scale mining. 24 .... APPENDIX 3: MMS SCARCE SKILLS LIST SUBMITTED BY THE MINING QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY ON 5 JULY. 2014...

Cameroon counrty mining guide - KPMG

Republic of Cameroon: Cameroon Mining Code, 2001, Cameroon Mines, accessed 14 May 2013. 2. Cameroon to launch first industrial diamond mine this month”, Reuters, January 2013. 3. Cameroon: 2011 Minerals Yearbook, US Geological Survey, p2. 1 NKC Cameroon Country Profile November 2013. Artisanal. Mining.

ANNUAL TECHNICAL REPORT of the Council for Geoscience

Mar 7, 2010 ... 100 of 1993), and is listed as a Schedule. 3A Public Entity in ..... ARTISAN AND SMALL-SCALE MINING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE. DEVELOPMENT . ...... 101. ST-2009-1057. CONTROL OF MINERALISATION AT THE BLUEDOT MINING COMPANY, AMALIA GREENSTONE.

amaBhungane - Shortcomings of SA laws exposed through ...

Dec 6, 2017 ... ... the environmental impacts of “coffer dam mining” on the 330km Northern Cape coastline, where state-owned Alexkor and West Coast Resources – in which billionaire businessman Christo Wiese holds a significant stake – make up a duopoly. Both mines have large-scale operations. Coffer dam mining is...

Customary and Statutory Tenure in Africa

The International Labor Organization (ILO) and the World Bank Group estimate artisanal and small-scale miners number 20 to 25 million, .... Some villages of northern Côte d'Ivoire resumed gold extraction and ..... customary rights to land are recognized by the land laws of Ghana, mining companies are required to negotiate.

Felix M, Leger JP, Ehrlich RI. - Vula

Cape Asbestos Company started mining north of Prieska and created a market in the United Kingdom for this variety of fiber (Hall, 1930). Mining development ... By 1930, there were 24 crocidolite mines in the Cape, as well as Small diggings ..... of the scale of the epidemic in the northern Cape/Bophuthatswana region.

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