discovery of gold in south africa

Diamonds and All That – The Contribution of Mining to ... This year, 2017, is the 150th anniversary of the discovery of diamonds in South Africa. Actually, that is probably not strictly true, as diamonds might have been discovered earlier by people who never put them to commercial use. gold mine company south africa - leehosea Harmony Gold is the third largest gold mining company in South Africa.Harmony operates in South Africa and in Papua New Guinea.The company has nine underground mines, one open-pit mine and several surface operations in South Africa. History of Diamonds, Where Do Diamonds Come From Erasmus Jacobs discovers a 21.25-carat diamond along the Orange River in South Africa. 1870 The Kimberly Mine is discovered in South Africa, marking the beginning of large scale diamond mining.    Read More