Postmasburg

Postmasburg

 

a center of the mining industry in the Republic of South Africa, in Cape of Good Hope Province. Population, 4,700 (1960). Railroad junction. Postmasburg has one of the largest deposits of manganese ores in the capitalist world; total reserves are estimated at 60 to 100 million tons (1962). More than 2 million tons were mined in 1970. The ores are used primarily for export to the USA and Western Europe. There are also diamond and asbestos deposits in the Postmasburg area.

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The Redstone solar thermal power project is located in Postmasburg, near Kimberley in the Northern Cape province.
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The top South African producer was Johan Moller of Postmasburg who achieved an average price of R807,56 for 278 pelts.
In Waar die wereld wyd is (2010), deel Lategan Bredenkamp sy jeugherinneringe aan sy ervaringe en belewenisse in die distrik Postmasburg met die leser.
Whereas the Commission saw the areas of Kuruman, Hartswater and Postmasburg as functionally and economically linked to the North-West region, these areas were incorporated into the Northern Cape.
Segue Resources Limited (ASX:SEG) has signed an agreement to acquire up to 51% of the Emang Manganese Project in the Postmasburg Manganese Field in South Africa, one of the world's largest manganese fields.
Waar die wereld wyd is bevat volgens die agterplat die skrywer se "herinneringe aan voorgeslagte en tydgenote uit die distrik Postmasburg waar hy grootgeword het en vandag nog voltyds boer.
The new project will entail laying a direct link between Postmasburg and the main line, increasing rolling stock and upgrading existing conveyors.
Even though he was Chairman of the company and of other companies, he loved going to the field; he spent a large part of his life in the Postmasburg and Kalahari manganese fields, that he was instrumental in discovering.
The manganese-related investment would be used to upgrade the rail network from Hotazel, in the Northern Cape, to Coega to enable it to support axel loads of 26 t the route would pass through Postmasburg, Kimberley, De Aar and Cradock on the way to South Africa s newest deep-water harbour.