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The Gold Mines of Southern Rhodesia to 1924 – D A Mitchell ...

This well researched book of 304 pages provides an in depth study of the gold mines in Southern Rhodesia. Early chapters cover mining history, mining law and mining documents. Then follows a listing of 125 mines each with its history, postal history, output of the mine and its location shown by both a map and geographical co-ordinates (an ...

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Gold mining in Southern Rhodesia 1919/1953

Mar 01, 1976  Phimister, I.R. (1976) Gold mining in Southern Rhodesia 1919/1953. The Rhodesian Journal of Economics, vol. 10, no. 1, (pp. 21-44). University of Rhodesia , Salisbury: RES. Rights holder University of Zimbabwe (UZ) (formerly University College of Rhodesia) Rights details

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Mines – Rhodesian Study Circle

Antenior (Matabele) Gold Mines Ltd. Ayshire Gold Mine Ltd. Beatrice (Rhodesia) Co Ltd. Clarks Consolidated Ltd. East Gwanda Mines Ltd. Forbes Rhodesia Syndicate Ltd. General Asbestos Co Ltd. Holton Land and Mining Co Ltd. London and Rhodesian Mining Land Co Ltd.

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Phoenician Gold Mines of Zimbabwe (Rhodesia)

Mr. J. Hays Hammond, the gold-mining engineer, in 1894, the very early days of modern prospecting of gold-belts in Rhodesia, examined certain portions of some of the gold-belts, and reports: "That an enormous amount of gold has been obtained from these workings in

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the rhodesian mining in the colonial era - BINQ Mining

Feb 13, 2013  Company rule in Rhodesia – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Southern Rhodesian mining and farming industries advanced considerably during this period; Southern Rhodesia‘s annual gold payment of colonial »More detailed

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The discovery of mines in Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe ...

Aug 31, 2019  The ex-members of the Pioneer Column during their exploration in the Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe, discovered mining prospects in this country.

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Pre-colonial mining in southern Africa

Summers’ Ancient Mining in Rhodesia and Adjacent Areas25, which details what he terms to be ‘ancient’ (here, pre-colonial) copper and gold mines and mining techniques, is perhaps the most comprehensive source yet written on the topic. Summers classifies, ‘for convenience’, ancient workings into four types26: Open stopes

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economic revolution. Throughout its previous history, gold ...

MIGRANT LABOR IN SOUTHERN RHODESIA* PETER SCOTT S INCE World War II, Southem Rhodesia has been undergoing an economic revolution. Throughout its previous history, gold mining had remained the basis of its economy, but in the postwar years this has been overshadowed by an agricultural expansion that has brought new wealth to the Colony.

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The discovery of mines in Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe ...

Aug 31, 2019  The ex-members of the Pioneer Column during their exploration in the Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe, discovered mining prospects in this country.

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Bushtick Mine, now the location for Falcon College, the ...

Pre-European mining. Roger Summers in Ancient Mining in Rhodesia lists the output at the Bushtick mine site as lower than many of the other pre-European or “ancient” gold mining sites in the surrounding area based on the size of the open stopes and gold values.

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Settling in Motion: Nyasa Clandestine Migration through ...

Settling in Motion: Nyasa Clandestine Migration through Southern Rhodesia into the ... Witwatersrand Gold Mines [, Gender and History, 2, 3, 1990, pp. 318-36. 7 D. Moodie, ZEthnic Violence on South African Gold Mines [, Journal of Southern African Studies, 18, 3, 1992, pp.

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Company rule in Rhodesia - Wikipedia

The Southern Rhodesian mining and farming industries advanced considerably during this period; Southern Rhodesia's annual gold output grew in worth from £610,389 in 1901 to £2,526,007 in 1908. The territory first balanced revenue and expenditure in 1912.

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Mining in Southern Rhodesia - Google Books

Mining in Southern Rhodesia. The Department, 1956 - Mines and ... deposits diamond drilling District dwts European complement examination Exploration feet fibre field footage further Geological gold Government Mining Engineer grade Gwelo important improved Includes increase industry installed interest Iron labour Limestone Limited lithium ...

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Pre-colonial mining in southern Africa

Summers’ Ancient Mining in Rhodesia and Adjacent Areas25, which details what he terms to be ‘ancient’ (here, pre-colonial) copper and gold mines and mining techniques, is perhaps the most comprehensive source yet written on the topic. Summers classifies, ‘for convenience’, ancient workings into four types26: Open stopes

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Racial Ducrimination and Repression in Southern Rl

Southern Rhodesia, attention having focussed primarily upon the liberation of the Portuguese occupied territories. In particular, the intensification of ... that the hopes placed in gold-mining had been ill-founded. The Company consequently was faced with acute financial difficulties. Up to 1900 revenue

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Rhodesian Maps Archive of Rhodesia

A Rhodesian map resource: detailed maps of Rhodesia (now called Zimbabwe). The maps archive includes the whole country at 1:250 000 scale and many of

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Cecil John Rhodes South African History Online

In the early 1880s gold was discovered in the Transvaal, sparking the Witwatersrand Gold Rush. Rhodes considered joining the rush to open gold mines in the region, but Rudd, convinced him that the Witwatersrand was merely the beginning, and that far greater gold fields lay to the north, in present day Zimbabwe and Zambia.

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History of pre-colonial mining in Zimbabwe Celebrating ...

Jun 01, 2017  “Since the beginning of recorded history in Southern Africa, ancient gold mining has been associated with Zimbabwe. Early Portuguese chroniclers, such as De Barrosi, linked Rhodesia with ancient Ophir and the gold mines of King Solomon. The next evidence for early gold mining comes from the Golden Shower claims near Arcturus.

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The search for the fabled gold mines of Monomotapa (Mutapa ...

In the 1850's the Portuguese tried to re-establish the gold fair, but by then ivory was a more important trade item. Macequece was renamed Manica by the Portuguese who tried to revive the gold trade and built a Fort on the site in 1890 due to tension with the BSA Company over the territorial boundaries with Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)

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Rhodesia [Zimbabwe]. 'Southern Rhodesia: Gold Mining. A ...

Rhodesia [Zimbabwe]. 'Southern Rhodesia: Gold Mining. A native compound at Wanderer Gold Mine, near Salukwe, Southern Rhodesia'. Photograph No.: POP 12303 H. Official Rhodesia photograph compiled by Central Office of Information. Hand stamp of Paul Popper, London, on reverse. Date: 1947 Jun Held by: The National Archives, Kew

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Alluvial gold mining and trade in Nineteenth-Century South ...

6 In some areas, alluvial gold was worked by shafts sunk into river banks and reef mining may have developed from this technique; see, for example, The Rhodesian Mining Review, 19 02 1913, 185. For further details of alluvial mining methods, see I. R. Phimister, ‘Placer mining in South Central Africa’, unpub. research paper.

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Rhodesia [Zimbabwe]. 'Southern Rhodesia: Gold Mining. A ...

Rhodesia [Zimbabwe]. 'Southern Rhodesia: Gold Mining. A native compound at Wanderer Gold Mine, near Salukwe, Southern Rhodesia'. Photograph No.: POP 12303 H. Official Rhodesia photograph compiled by Central Office of Information. Hand stamp of Paul Popper, London, on reverse. Date: 1947 Jun Held by: The National Archives, Kew

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THE RHODESIAN JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS

GOLD MINING IN SOUTHERN RHODESIA, 1919-1953 I. R. PHIMISTER* ‘At the end of 1939 gold mining employed more than three-quarters of the total number of Africans engaged in mining; at the end of 1953 it employed under two-fifths, and the number it employed were only about a third of those in 1939. Output in 1939 was nearly

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Bushtick Mine, now the location for Falcon College, the ...

Pre-European mining. Roger Summers in Ancient Mining in Rhodesia lists the output at the Bushtick mine site as lower than many of the other pre-European or “ancient” gold mining sites in the surrounding area based on the size of the open stopes and gold values.

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Settling in Motion: Nyasa Clandestine Migration through ...

Settling in Motion: Nyasa Clandestine Migration through Southern Rhodesia into the ... Witwatersrand Gold Mines [, Gender and History, 2, 3, 1990, pp. 318-36. 7 D. Moodie, ZEthnic Violence on South African Gold Mines [, Journal of Southern African Studies, 18, 3, 1992, pp.

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Mining in Southern Rhodesia - Google Books

Mining in Southern Rhodesia. The Department, 1956 - Mines and ... deposits diamond drilling District dwts European complement examination Exploration feet fibre field footage further Geological gold Government Mining Engineer grade Gwelo important improved Includes increase industry installed interest Iron labour Limestone Limited lithium ...

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Company rule in Rhodesia - Wikipedia

The Southern Rhodesian mining and farming industries advanced considerably during this period; Southern Rhodesia's annual gold output grew in worth from £610,389 in 1901 to £2,526,007 in 1908. The territory first balanced revenue and expenditure in 1912.

More

Pre-colonial mining in southern Africa

Summers’ Ancient Mining in Rhodesia and Adjacent Areas25, which details what he terms to be ‘ancient’ (here, pre-colonial) copper and gold mines and mining techniques, is perhaps the most comprehensive source yet written on the topic. Summers classifies, ‘for convenience’, ancient workings into four types26: Open stopes

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Racial Ducrimination and Repression in Southern Rl

Southern Rhodesia, attention having focussed primarily upon the liberation of the Portuguese occupied territories. In particular, the intensification of ... that the hopes placed in gold-mining had been ill-founded. The Company consequently was faced with acute financial difficulties. Up to 1900 revenue

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Rhodesian Maps Archive of Rhodesia

A Rhodesian map resource: detailed maps of Rhodesia (now called Zimbabwe). The maps archive includes the whole country at 1:250 000 scale and many of

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Diamond exploration and mining in southern Africa: some ...

Smaller finds in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and Swaziland spurred renewed interest in South Africa, leading to the discovery of Venetia and other smaller mines in South Africa and Botswana. Figure 1 shows a chart of diamond discovery and mining in southern Africa for all of the countries listed in Table I for the period 1867 to present.

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The search for the fabled gold mines of Monomotapa (Mutapa ...

In the 1850's the Portuguese tried to re-establish the gold fair, but by then ivory was a more important trade item. Macequece was renamed Manica by the Portuguese who tried to revive the gold trade and built a Fort on the site in 1890 due to tension with the BSA Company over the territorial boundaries with Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)

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Gold mining in Southern Rhodesia 1919/1953 - CORE

Gold mining in Southern Rhodesia 1919/1953 . By I.R. Phimister. Download PDF (1 MB) Abstract. Historical article on the history of gold mining in Rhodesia(now Zimbabwe Topics: Industrial Development . Publisher: Rhodesian Economic Society (RES). University of Rhodesia

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Mining in Rhodesia - Free ZIMSEC Cambridge Revision Notes

Gold priced lowered around 1952 and asbestos became the most valuable mineral in Zimbabwe; The coal mining business developed steadily; Industries to produce by-products of coal such as tar, benzene, creosote and ammonia were established; Southern Rhodesia was the second major producer of beryllium by 1951; To access more topics go to the ...

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Mining history: African mining on the eve of the colonial ...

Dec 26, 2011  rthern and southern Rhodesia, the Gold Coast and the Belgian Congo, and a significant part of those from Angola, Sierra Leone and Southwest Africa. Most of the private foreign capital invested in Africa from 1870 to 1935 went into mining, and much colonial public investment was intended for developing mining.

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