Some Aspects of Shaft Sinking on the Witwatersrand

FOR many years the Witwatersrand has been the leading gold mining camp in the world and, to a Canadian mining student, could not fail to be of overwhelming interest. The vast scale upon which the operations are conducted, the enormous production accomplished, and the perfection of the operative technique, have all so forcibly impressed themselves on his memory that it is difficult to select any one feature as more outstanding than another.
Keywords: Johannesburg, rock, shaft, WALL, wall plate, Mine, Mines, mining, Rock, Rocks, Rope, Ropes, Shafts, Skips
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