Gold-mining sentence example

  • Over 70,000 men are employed in the gold-mining industry, more than two-thirds of them being engaged in quartz mining.
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  • Minerals are known to exist in the northern section of the republic, and gold-mining is carried on to a small extent.
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  • Expert opinions have been advanced stating that gold-mining in Uruguay is capable of development into an important industry.
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  • Gold-mining has been carried on in a primitive manner for more than two centuries, but the output has never been large and no very rich mines have been discovered.
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  • The mines became crown property, gold-mining was forbidden, and no one was permitted to enter the reservation without a licence.
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  • Among other industries gold-mining is advancing rapidly.
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  • The city dates from 1701, when a gold-mining settlement was established in its ravines by Antonio Dias of Taubate.
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  • He was back in Johannesburg in December 1903, and had to consider the crisis in the gold-mining industry caused by the shortage of native labour.
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  • Gold-mining and quartz-mining are its principal industries, and in 1907 Nevada county's output of gold (104,J90.76 oz., worth $2,162,083) was second only to that of Butte county (134,813.39 oz., worth $2,786,840) in California; the county is the leading producer 1 Died the 21st of September, 1890, and Frank Bell became governor by virtue of his office as lieutenant-governor.
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  • The l principal gold-mining regions in these tracts are the .
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  • Tyumen (29,651) in West Siberia, head of Siberian navigation; Barnaul (29,850), capital of the Altai region; Krasnoyarsk (33337) and Tobolsk (21,401), both mere administrative centres; Biysk (17,206), centre of the Altai trade; Khabarovsk (15,082), administrative centre of the Amur region; Chita (11,480), the capital of Transbaikalia; Nikolsk (22,000); Irbit (20,064); Kolyvan (11,703), the centre of the trade of southern Tomsk; Yeniseisk (11,539), the centre of the gold-mining region of the same name; Kurgan (10, 579), a growing town in Tobolsk; and Minusinsk (10,255), in the southern part of .the Yeniseisk province, trading with north-west Mongolia.
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  • Johannesburg, the centre of the gold-mining industry, had a population, within the municipal boundary, of 155,642 (83,36 3 whites).
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  • In 1887 when the gold-mining industry was in its infancy the duty on imports had risen to £190,792, and in 1897, when the industry was fully developed, to £1,289,039.
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  • Gold-mining was forbidden within its limits and diamond-washing was placed under severe restrictions.
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  • There are also on the Rand, and dependent on the gold-mining, three towns possessing separate municipalities - Germiston and Boksburg, respectively 9 m.
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  • Then gold-mining, after being long at a standstill, began again to make headway.
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  • Apart from gold-mining, coal-mining and gum-digging, the industries are still mainly the growing of food and raw material; and the occupation of the land is easily the chief of all economic questions.
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  • Gold-mining went through the usual stages of alluvial washing, deep sinking and quartz-reef working.
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  • War had brought progress in the north to a standstill; in the south wool-growing and gold-mining showed their customary fluctuations.
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  • Ballarat is the second city and the chief gold-mining centre of the state.
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  • There is a consider able amount of gold-mining in the district, which, however, is chiefly pastoral, although cereals, tobacco and wine are produced in considerable quantities.
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  • The last named is the chief township in the Tati concession, the centre of a gold-mining region, and the most important white settlement in the protectorate.
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  • The remarkable area of gold-mining industry which lies to the north-east of Gartok is reached by another route from Leh, which, crossing the Chang la close to Leh, passes by Rudok at the eastern extremity of Lake Pangong in a south-easterly direction, running north of the great mountain masses which crowd round the Indus sources.
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  • Gold is often present, and in many gold-mining districts the precious metal is obtained mainly from auriferous pyrites.
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  • Revenue is obtained principally from caravan taxes, liquor licences, rents from government land and contributions from the gold-mining companies.
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  • Gold-mining recommenced in 1905 at Urn Rus, a short distance inland from the Red Sea and some 50 m.
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  • As the result of favourable indications extensive gold-mining operations have been instituted in the provinces of Benguet and Ambos Camarines in Luzon, and on the island of Masbate.
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  • Gold-mining is carried on along the Caribbean littoral.
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  • The slow recovery of the gold-mining and other industries in the Transvaal after the war was reflected in a great decline in trade in Cape Colony during the last half of 1903, the distress being aggravated by severe drought.
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  • The chief food crops grown have been indicated (see Flora), and the gold-mining is separately noticed below.
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  • Gold-mining has been carried on regularly since 1897, and by 1900 the value of the ore extracted exceeded £100,000.
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