List Of Gold Mines In South Africa And Their Names. South Africa is one of the countries making a lot of people via mining. The mining sector keeps contributing greatly to the countrys economy, and it is common knowledge that South Africa is blessed with important minerals and metals like diamonds, coal, coal, platinum, and so on.
Harmony Gold Mining today reported that two employees were fatally injured in the early hours of Thursday morning, following a seismic event resulting in a fall of ground at its Kusasalethu mine, near Carletonville, in the Gauteng province of South Africa.
Gold sales increased by 3.7% at R72.6 billion in 2019 Gold production decreased to 101.3 tonnes in 2019 At the current gold price more than half of the South African gold mining industry is marginal; South African gold only accounts for 4.2% of global gold production
Brief history of gold mining in South Africa. INCLUDING MAJOR EVENTS. 1873. First large scale production began when alluvial deposits were discovered at Pilgrims Rest. 1884. Gold was discovered in the Witwatersrand which led to an influx of miners from around the world. 1886 .