history of copper mining in namaqualand

  • Namaqualand South African History Online

    The regionis sometimes referred to as Little Namaqualand, and in 1876 the copper mining interests built a 2 ft South African History Online on 16

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  • Namaqualand – A Short History of Nearly Everything

    Namaqualand – A Short History of Nearly Everything copper mining companies, which we will learn about later on, or the fishing industry of the west coast.

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  • History of the Okiep copper district, Namaqualand, Northern

    The copper mines in the Okiep district of Namaqualand are steeped in the history of South African mining and geology. The most famous mineral specimen producing copper mine in the district was the Jan Coetzee mine, where several thousand quartz specimens were collected in 1966.

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  • History of Copper in South Africa turtlesa.com

    An article on the history of Copper in The copper mines of Namaqualand lay idle The railway line however has an interesting history in that for the

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  • copper mining namaqualand

    Aspects of the History of Copper Mining in Namaqualand copper mining namaqualand, A History of Copper Mining in Namaqualand by John M Smalberger is a history of Namaqualand and its mines from the 1600s till the 1930s4 Day Namaqualand Flower Tour Namaqua ToursWe also pay a visit to the old copper mining

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  • Aspects of the history of copper mining in Namaqualand

    In undertaking this work, the object has been to present a picture of Namaqualand and its mines. This picture is by no means complete, but it is hoped that the pages which follow will in a small way contribute something to the history of Namaqualand.

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  • Namaqualand

    Namaqualand (Afrikaans: its wealth of minerals and cultural history, Namaqualand is a popular region for international and while a large mine extracting

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  • A brief history of SA’s first mining company Mining

    A brief history of SA’s first mining recorded the discovery of a very rich copper mine in the attention on the copper deposits in Namaqualand,

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  • Namaqualand

    The area’s landscape ranges from an unexploited coastal strip in the west to semidesert areas in the north east. Famed for its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, its wild flowers during spring, its wealth of minerals and cultural history, Namaqualand is a popular region for international and local tourists.

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  • A brief history of SA’s first mining company Mining

    It is a little known fact that South Africa’s very first commercial mining company was established in 1846. The pioneering South African Mining Company was essentially formed in Cape Town in the mid 1840s to exploit the rich copper resources that were believed to exist in Namaqualand. Although the

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  • O’okiep South African History Online

    After the First World War there was such a fall inthe price of copper that the mines had to cease production in 1919.Whenthe price of copper rose once more, the O'okiep Copper Company tookover the assets of the former companies and recommenced mining in 1938.In1945 a new mine and concentrator were opened at Okiep. The

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  • Okiep Country Hotel History

    History; Location; Contact Us; O'okiep is the oldest mining town in South Africa where copper was first discovered and mined in 1855. The town of O'okiep was surveyed in March 1856. In the 1862 Phillips and King, who started the mining activities in Namaqualand in 1852, was taken over by a London based company which was called The Cape Copper Company and they continued mining in Namaqualand

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  • Nababeep The Namaqualand Copper Mine Railway

    The Namaqualand Copper Mine Railway a brief history Locomotives of the Namaqualand Copper Railway The little railway in Namaqualand

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  • The sale of the farm Melkboschkuil and the start of copper

    This thesis relates what is referred to in the text as a 'chronicle' of the history of the Cloete family of Springbokfontein and surrounding areas in Namaqualand, with particular attention to the issue of a land transaction in the early 1850s between seven Cloete brothers and the English copper mining company Phillips King.

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  • Springbok, Okiep Copper District, Namakwa District

    Springbok, Okiep Copper District, Namakwa District (Namaqualand), Northern Cape Province, South Africa : Springbok is situated close to the intersection of the N7 and N14, 550km north of Cape Town. It is set in a narrow valley bisecting the granite domes of the Klein Koperberge small copper mountains.

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  • Okiep Medal On The Rand Southern African Mining

    O'okiep Port Nolloth . Location: North West Cape formerly Namaqualand (View location on map) Minerals Worked: Copper Principal Mines: Okiep, Spektakel, Nababeep, Concordia plus the export terminal at Port Nolloth. Background History: The Okiep mine is is situate about 3 miles north of Springbok and is one of the largest and oldest in this once famous and copper rich district of Namaqualand.

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  • Copper History: Copper through the Ages

    60 Centuries of Copper: Intended for the reader who is interested in the general history of copper mining, the development of metal working processes and the uses of copper through the past six thousand years.

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  • South African Military History Society Journal Relief

    Military History Journal Vol 16 No 5 June 2015 IN MEMORY OF THE TWO 'BILL' DUKES The role of Duke Of Edinburgh's Own Volunteer Rifles in the Relief of O'okiep, Namaqualand, 1902

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  • Miners and Mining History of Copper

    By 1882 Cornish copper mines were producing very little of the ore that reached the South Wales smelters. Chilean regulus was a major source of copper for what had become more of a refining industry than a smelting one. The Cape Copper Company itself had developed mines in O’okeip in Namaqualand, and by this period these South

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  • Aspects of the history of copper mining in Namaqualand

    Get this from a library! Aspects of the history of copper mining in Namaqualand, 1846 1931.

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  • Topic Namaqualand Mines Mining Weekly

    Nov 03, 2014Namaqualand Mines acquisition to become effective end Oct . By: Leandi Kolver 4th June 2014 The acquisition of De Beers Consolidated Mines’ (DBCM’s) Namaqualand Mines by JSE listed Trans Hex’s 40% owned subsidiary Emerald Panther Investments (EPI), was expected to become effective on October 31, Trans Hex CEO

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  • Aspects of the History of Copper Mining in Namaqualand

    A History of Copper Mining in Namaqualand by John M Smalberger is a history of Namaqualand and its mines from the 1600s till the 1930s Book Title: Aspects of the History of Copper Mining in Namaqualand 1846 1931

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  • The sale of the farm Melkboschkuil and the start of copper

    Magister Artium MA. Show simple item record. The sale of the farm Melkboschkuil and the start of copper mining in Namaqualand (1850 – 2000)

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  • The O’okiep Copper District, Namaqualand, South

    The O’okiep Copper District is the oldest formal mining SpringerLink. Search. Home; Aspects of the history of copper mining in Namaqualand 1846 1931

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  • Locomotives of the Namaqualand Railway and Copper Mines

    The fascinating history of a 30” gauge railway in the Northwest South Africa, opened in 1871 76, and its locomotives. The railway closed in 1941, but rail operations (with diesel and electric locomotives) continued at the mines until 2003 and at Port Nolloth until 2006.

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  • Annie's Cottage Attraction

    The Heart of Namaqualand Town of Diamonds, Copper and Springflowers. History of Springbok. Springbok was build around the copper mining industry.

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  • The O'okiep Copper District, Namaqualand, South Africa

    The O'okiep Copper District, Namaqualand, South Africa: A review of the geology with emphasis on the petrogenesis of the cupriferous Koperberg Suite

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  • Cape Copper Company History of Copper

    The Cape Copper Company itself had developed mines in O’okeip in Namaqualand, The history of copper is one of Britain’s hidden ‘Greats’.

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  • Okiep in the Namaqualand, once Centre of Copper Mining

    The little hamlet of Okiep north of Springbok used to be the centre of South African copper mining. The tourist centre of Okiep is the excellent Okiep Country Hotel.

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  • 60 Centuries of Copper

    Sixty Centuries of Copper is intended for the reader who is interested in the general history of copper mining, 60 Centuries of Copper. By B Webster Smith.

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  • Nababeep Steam Locomotives of the Namaqualand Copper

    Jul 15, 2010NOTE: Information about the Namaqualand Copper Mine Railways is spread over these entries: CLARA built by Kitson Co in 1891 The Namaqualand Copper Mine Railways a brief history

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  • NABABEEP Largest Copper Mining Town in Namaqualand

    Nababeep is the largest Copper Mining Town in Namaqualand north of Springbok offering spectacular seasonal flower displays and historical artifacts of the Copper Boom of

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  • okiep copper mine production

    and check out Okiep copper mine, Okiep Copper District, Namaqualand: Ookiep South African History Online. the Cape Copper Company commenced mining at

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  • History of Hondeklipbaai Activities

    History of Hondeklipbaai discovered the rich copper deposits of Namaqualand him to name the place “Hondeklip Bay”. The first Copper Mines commenced

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  • History of the Okiep copper district: Namaqualand

    The copper mines in the Okiep district of Namaqualand are steeped in the history of South Article from The Mineralogical Record July 1, 2004

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  • THE NAMAQUALAND MINES ACQUISITION Trans

    2 Introduction Transaction structure About Namaqualand Mines Mineral resources and reserves Valuation Concluding remarks Appendix 1: Geology, Resources and Reserves

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  • History of the Okiep copper district: Namaqualand

    The copper mines in the Okiep district of Namaqualand are steeped in the history of South African mining and geology. The most famous mineral specimen producing copper mine in the district was the Jan Coetzee mine, where several thousand quartz specimens were collected in 1966. Excellent specimens

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  • Namaqualand 0 4 2ST Pioneer

    Braakpits Junction was on the Namaqualand Railway of the Cape Copper Company, which ran from Port Nolloth on the West Coast to the copper mines around O'okiep. A tramway line was also constructed from Flat Mine to the Company's most important mine at Tweefontein, as well as branch lines to the Company stores at Concordia and the copper

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  • Restoring degraded landscapes in lowland Namaqualand

    High grade copper was discovered at Springbok in 1850, and the residents of Namaqualand, together with new immigrants, began mining in earnest in 1852 (Jowell and Folb, 2004). Copper deposits were later mined at a number of sites in the uplands of Namaqualand (Jowell and Folb, 2004). In 1925, as the era of copper mining was

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  • Namaqualand

    The area’s landscape ranges from an unexploited coastal strip in the west to semidesert areas in the north east. Famed for its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, its wild flowers during spring, its wealth of minerals and cultural history, Namaqualand is a popular region for international and local tourists.

    Read more
  • history of copper mining in namaqualand

    A History of Copper Mining in Namaqualand by John M Smalberger is a history of Namaqualand and its mines from the 1600s till the 1930s Live Chat Aspects Of The History Of Copper Mining In Namaqualand

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  • A HISTORY OF COPPER MINING IN NAMAQUALAND

    A HISTORY OF COPPER MINING IN NAMAQUALAND John M Smalberger in the Africana category for sale in Pretoria / Tshwane (ID:332638273)

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  • Springbok Pride of the Northern Cape of South Africa

    The Heart of Namaqualand Town of Diamonds, Copper and Springflowers. Springbok is a town of historical importance in the Northern Cape. It is peaceful and a colorful town enfolded in a vast expanse of space and silence. History of Springbok In 1684 Nama and Khoisan people arrived at the Castle in the Cape of Good Hope to sell their bangles

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  • The O okiep Copper District, Namaqualand, South

    The O’okiep Copper District, Namaqualand, South Africa: a review of the geology with emphasis on the petrogenesis of the cupriferous Koperberg Suite Tom N. Clifford Erika S. Barton Received: 26 April 2011 /Accepted: 18 January 2012 /Published online: 17 February 2012 # Springer Verlag 2012 Abstract The O’okiep Copper District is the oldest formal mining

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  • Aspects of the history of copper mining in Namaquala

    Compare book prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Find Aspects of the history of copper mining in Namaquala (0869770438) by John M Smalberger.

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  • Port Nolloth jetty showing method of loading copper

    Port Nolloth jetty showing method of loading copper ore A History of Copper Mining in Namaqualand.jpg

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  • Application of regional geochemical surveys to

    Stream sediments from the Okiep copper district, Namaqualand in South Africa show highly elevated copper values as the result of a history of mining activity in the area. The potential for contamination of forage and drinking water was investigated and no obvious clinical evidence of copper excesses was observed in the ecosystem.

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  • Aspects Of The History Of Copper Mining In Namaqualand

    Smalberger (J.M.) ASPECTS OF THE HISTORY OF COPPER MINING IN NAMAQUALAND 1846 1931. Published: C. Struik, Cape Town, 1975

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  • Aspects Of The History Of Copper Mining In Namaqualand

    Read and Download Aspects Of The History Of Copper Mining In Namaqualand 1846 1931 Free Ebooks in PDF format WORLD OF WARCRAFT THRALL TWILIGHT OF THE ASPECTS WORLD OF

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  • Copper Ore: An Unlikely Global Commodity

    Copper Ore: An Unlikely Global Commodity . What role does the British Industrial Revolution have in the new global narratives that historians have developed in the last two decades? Once, the coming of heavy industry was considered as one of the core experiences of modernity. That has long since ceased to be the case. Old views of the

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