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About Us Mineral Services is an internationally respected consulting company that specialises in providing expert services to the exploration and mining industry. The company operates out of offices in Vancouver, Canada (Mineral Services Canada) and Cape Town, South Africa.
The year 1870 was a watershed in the history of South Africa, it ushered in an era of drastic change promoted by the discovery of Diamond at Kimberly in 1867 and later Gold at Witwatersrand inl 886. Other minerals included zinc. manganese, aluminium and coal.
Rhodochrosite The mineral Rhodochrosite information and
South Africa and Peru also produce intense red transparent scalenohedral crystals that are also highly desirable to collectors. Some consider these Rhodochrosites, with the deep color, transparency, and well-formed crystals, to be the most beautiful of all minerals.
South Africa's Biggest Medical Aid Discovery Launches
Nov 14, 2018South Africa's largest medical insurer, Discovery Health, has launched its much-anticipated banking offering, calling it the first behavioural bank. Launched in 1992, Discovery has
African Gems Minerals . The Wealth of Africa, lies
For the last 32 years we have exhibited at and organized no less than seventy Gem Mineral Shows in South Africa, the USA, Germany and New Zealand At the last Show in South Africa we exhibited a piece of Moon Rock, Meteorites, Fossils, Crystals and beautiful displays of Exotic African Minerals from Tsumeb and the Kalahari Manganese Fields.
Zimbabwe's massive diamond fields discovery to bring
Jan 13, 2014Zimbabwe's massive diamond fields discovery to bring billions Zimbabwe says it has discovered new diamond fields 'almost the size of Swaziland' and expects to realise billions of dollars from mining activities.
A huge oil and gas deposit, three times the size of past
A South Africa's first deep-water discovery backed by a consortium that includes Canadian Natural Resource Ltd., may prompt a rush of activity offshore by competitors as the country works to cut
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A story of South Africa Mining, Migration, Misery
Apr 14, 2014A story of South Africa Mining, Migration, Misery This fuelled South Africa's first major mineral rush, the consequent industrialised mineral exploitation of these deposits, and a struggle
History of South Africa Mother Earth Travel
South Africa did not exist as a unified self-governing state until 1910. Indeed, before the discovery of minerals--diamonds and gold--in the late nineteenth century, the emergence of such a country appeared unlikely because the early history of the subcontinent was marked by
South Africa Encyclopedia
The discovery around 1870 of diamonds along the Orange and Vaal rivers and in the Kimberley district led to an influx of foreigners and brought prosperity to the Cape and the Orange Free State. One of the largest and most diverse mineral producers, In 2003, South Africa was the largest producer and exporter of chromium and vanadium, as well
Diamonds and Migrant Labour in South Africa, 1869-1910
Diamonds and Migrant Labour in South Africa, 1869-1910 following the discovery of diamonds between the Vaal and Harts rivers, some 700 miles from Cape Town. a system so advantageous to mining capitalists that it continues to operate throughout the mineral industries in South Africa today. The mine-owners justified such a system of
CHAPTER 4 Africa's Natural Resources The Paradox of Plenty
Africa is blessed with vast natural resources and rich environments (see Chapters 2 and 3). It is generously endowed with pro- ductive land and with valuable natural resources, which include renewable resources (such as water, forestry, and ﬁsheries) and non
Total makes 'significant' offshore S.Africa gas find
South Africa's Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe welcomed the news of the discovery in the deep waters as potentially a major boost for the economy which grew less than one percent last year It is exciting for our country.
South Africa Overcoming Apartheid
Unit 1. Introduction. Apartheid describes a system of racist laws and policies of total segregation in South Africa that began in 1948, when the National Party came to power, and ended in 1994, when Nelson Mandela was elected President in the first democratic elections.
The History of Apartheid in South Africa Stanford University
The History of Apartheid in South Africa. South Africa (see map) is a country blessed with an abundance of natural resources including fertile farmlands and unique mineral resources.South African mines are world leaders in the production of diamonds and gold as well as strategic metals such as platinum.
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Discovery's principals and geologists have undertaken projects in North America, Central and South America, Africa, Europe, and Asia. The goal of Discovery Consultants is to provide full-service consulting to the minerals exploration and development industry.
Finding oil off the coast of Mossel Bay could be a 'game
Minister of mineral resources, Gwede Mantashe, said that the discovery could be a 'game changer' for South Africa. Finding oil off the coast of Mossel Bay could be a 'game changer' for
Total's huge discovery opens new petroleum play off SA's
The discovery, which also includes some light oil, could prompt a rush of activity offshore by other companies, especially since South Africa is due to introduce new oil and gas legislation later this year aimed at spurring exploration.
Ivanhoe Mines' exploration geologists receive the 2016
Dec 07, 2016Ivanhoe Mines' exploration geologists receive the 2016 Colin Spence Award for excellence in global mineral exploration for the Flatreef Discovery of platinum-group metals in South Africa. Other key members of the Ivanhoe Mines Flatreef Discovery Team include Tim Dunnett, Danie Grobler, Devine Hadebe, Daniel Mudau, Shane Nielsen, Mike Phipps, Alfred Sarila, Kennedy Singo, Barry de Wet and
Africa Energy Announces Significant Discovery and Opening
The Brulpadda discovery is located on Block 11B/12B in the Outeniqua Basin 175 kilometers off the southern coast of South Africa. The block covers an area of 19,000 square kilometers with water
Oil Discoveries News Oilfield Discovery Gas Discovery
Oil field discoveries news, companies and oil exploration. Total reports deepwater gas-condensate discovery off South Africa. Feb 7, 2019. 175 km offshore southern South Africa. The
SA's key economic sectors Brand South Africa
South Africa is also a major producer of coal, manganese, chrome, platinum, and diamonds. South Africa is the world's largest producer of platinum and is ranked the fourth largest diamond industry in the world, with only Botswana, Canada and Russia producing more diamonds each year.