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impotance of mining gold ore in south africa

impotance of mining gold ore in south africa

Gold mining activities in the Witwatersrand have played a pivotal role in the development and existence of Johannesburg since 1886 Mining made Johannesburg ‘the city of gold’ and has since been the main driving force behind the history and the economic development of Johannesburg and South Africa as a whole Gass 2012

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    the importance of mining pumps south

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