Mining Industry

Some articles on mining industry, mining:

Moss Bank - History - The Decline of The Mining Industry
... during a period that lasted from the nationalisation of the deep coal mining industry in 1947 until the early 1990s ... The collapse of the coal mining industry in St ... a long standing employer owing to the government maintaining that the deep mining of coal was no longer an economically viable proposition in most British coalfields ...
Mining Industry Of Nigeria
... The mining of minerals in Nigeria accounts for only 0.3% of its GDP, due to the influence of its vast oil resources ... The domestic mining industry is underdeveloped, leading to Nigeria having to import minerals that it could produce domestically, such as salt or iron ore ... Organized mining began in 1903 when the Mineral Survey of the Northern Protectorates was created by the British colonial government ...
Technological And Industrial History Of The People's Republic Of China - Mining Industry - Other Minerals and Metals
... After 1949 geological exploration discovered deposits of more than 130 useful minerals ... China is among the world leaders in proven deposits of tungsten, antimony, rare earth, molybdenum, vanadium, titanium, pyrite, gypsum, barite, copper, tin, lead, zinc, aluminum, mercury, manganese, nickel, phosphorus, asbestos, fluorite, magnesite, and borax ...
Rustenburg - History
... landowners earning royalties from mining operations ... Platinum mining in Rustenburg began in 1929, shortly after the discovery of the Platinum Reef by Hans Merensky, later named the Merensky Reef ... despoliation of the environment through mining has drawn comparisons to the Norilsk complex in Russia, one of the ten most polluted cities in the world ...
Cornish Australian - Immigration - Mining
... late 18th and early 19th centuries over a third of the Cornish workforce was employed in the mining industry ... A mixture of famine and collapses in the mining industry in their native Cornwall forced many thousands of Cornish people to leave their homes from the 1840s ... their skills in hard-rock and metalliferous mining were so sought after that tens of thousands more were sent for over the following decades to build the growing Australian ...

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