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1st stage copper mining in africa

1st stage copper mining in africa

History of mining in South Africa Early industrial developments The first mine to be constructed in what is now South Africa began operations in 1852 a copper project that would go on to form the cornerstone of the town of Springbokfontein today Springbok in the Northern Cape province

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