Although replete with the names of key players in the history of mining and details of production and costs, the book remains an easy read. However, the terminology may be unfamiliar to the general reader, and footnotes on the relevant pages would have been helpful. In an early chapter, an attempt is made to equate the value of money then in use to the current rand. The author is to be commended for writing the book in such a way that each chapter's history is complete, yet linked along the historic path to the other chapters.
Nap Mayer was involved in the mining industry from to with experience in copper, diamonds, coal, and gold.
Servicios Personalizados Articulo. Citado por Google Similares en Google. The reviewer Nap Mayer was involved in the mining industry from to with experience in copper, diamonds, coal, and gold. The department of mineral resources constantly talks about beneficiation, but does it do anything? It's all rhetoric. There are initiatives, but they are extremely local and community based.
We need it to be driven nationally. We need a strong leadership figure — someone who can be the face of beneficiation, as it were. You must have visited a fair number of mines.
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Have you been down any of the really deep ones? I've been down about a kilometre.
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