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RHODESIAN MINING INDUSTRY I900-193g

Rhodesian mining industry during the early years of its development. The story of the growth and expansion of the Rhodesian mining industry does not follow a smooth and uninterrupted path of linear development. Started on a modest scale with two mines in 1893, the industry soon became 'a specu-

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The Reconstruction of the Southern Rhodesian Gold Mining ...

Consequently, all shares in Kaffirs-the term for both Rhodesian and Rand mining issues-were depressed.3 But the collapse of the share market due to a broader crisis really was the last straw for the Southern Rhodesian mining industry, because the effects of generally depressed financial markets then contributed to and were compounded by

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(PDF) Copper Empire: Mining and the Colonial State in ...

As elsewhere in southern Africa, Northern Rhodesian patterns of employment became characterised by migratory labour, 4 a relatively inefficient system, in that it involved recurring costs for the mining industry, in the form of recruitment and transportation, and for providing a wide range of basic services such as housing and food.

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THE RHODESIAN JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS

THE MINING INDUSTRY IN RHODESIA 1940-1974 r D. G. CLARKE i The mining industry of Rhodesia was an important component of the ^industrial complex’ that developed after 1940. However, the proletarianiza­ tion of African mineworkers was influenced by conditions that differentiated

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THE RHODESIAN JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS

Rhodesian mining industry and what steps can be taken to increase its export potential; there is no doubt that our mining industry will have a steadily growing part to play in the domestic economy, be it in the provision of minerals for primary industry, such as coal for power generation or iron ore for steel ...

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(DOC) Capitalist investment started in Northern Rhodesia ...

By the end of the 1930s, Northern Rhodesian copper mining on the Copperbelt was booming. their black employees accepted, and even liked working and living conditions in the copper mines. Citing plentiful supplies of voluntary labour, as well as low absentee and desertion rates, management complacently assumed their employees were perfectly happy.

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Northern Rhodesia - Wikipedia

When Northern Rhodesia's mining industry suffered a major downturn in the 1930s, its representatives pushed for amalgamation in January 1936 at Victoria Falls, but the Southern Rhodesian Labour Party who blocked it, because the British government objected to Southern Rhodesian policies of job reservation and segregation being applied in the north.

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0 i ix i v I - University of the Witwatersrand

sian mining industry. Unlike the Rand, the Rhodesian mines were spread over a wide area and operated on a much smaller scale. The average output of a 'large' Rhodesian mine was only one-tenth of that of a Witwatersrand mine. It was only within the constraints of these factors thai Rhodesian mines were profitable, and the industry had to

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AN ECONOMIC HISTORY OF THE ZAMBIAN COPPERBELT - Copper ...

Dec 22, 2008  In what was ‘an extraordinary chapter in Britain's relationship with Africa’ (p. 299), Butler shows that the Northern Rhodesian Copperbelt was an example of large-scale foreign investment that brought rapid benefits for the metropole; whereas, for Northern Rhodesia proper, ‘the colonial state needed the mining industry, particularly ...

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Ian PHIMISTER University of the Free State, Bloemfontein ...

African labour conditions and health in the Southern Rhodesian mining industry, 1898-1953 part one: accommodation. Article. Nov 1975; Ian Phimister ...

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THE RHODESIAN JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS

Rhodesian mining industry and what steps can be taken to increase its export potential; there is no doubt that our mining industry will have a steadily growing part to play in the domestic economy, be it in the provision of minerals for primary industry, such as coal for power generation or iron ore for steel ...

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(PDF) Seeing the Copperbelt: Science, mining and colonial ...

growth of the mining industry produced the revenue flows upon which the Northern Rhodesian colonial state was built. The state, in turn, used its growing reach to enable the

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The Reconstruction of the Southern Rhodesian Gold Mining ...

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Seeing the Copperbelt: Science, mining and colonial power ...

Jan 01, 2013  The growth of the mining industry produced the revenue flows upon which the Northern Rhodesian colonial state was built. The state, in turn, used its growing reach to enable the activities of the mining companies frequently through dispossessing Africans of their land and livelihoods (Berger, 1974, Parpart, 1983, Perrings, 1979). The link then ...

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0 i ix i v I - University of the Witwatersrand

sian mining industry. Unlike the Rand, the Rhodesian mines were spread over a wide area and operated on a much smaller scale. The average output of a 'large' Rhodesian mine was only one-tenth of that of a Witwatersrand mine. It was only within the constraints of these factors thai Rhodesian mines were profitable, and the industry had to

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A history of Rhokana/Rokana Corporation and its Nkana Mine ...

Employing the largest labour force in the mining sector, Rhokana spearheaded the labour movement on the Copperbelt. Its Nkana mine was also the largest producer of copper in the Northern Rhodesian mining industry between 1940 and 1953, and contributed hugely to the war economies of Britain and the United States of America.

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The Mining Industry and Zambian Independence SpringerLink

On the long-delayed 1958 Mining Ordinance, see P. Slinn, ‘The Mining Ordinance of Northern Rhodesia: a Legislative History 1924–1958’, Journal of African Law, 23, 1 (1979), 84–106. CrossRef Google Scholar

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Business and British Decolonisation: Sir Ronald Prain, the ...

(2007). Business and British Decolonisation: Sir Ronald Prain, the Mining Industry and the Central African Federation. The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History: Vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 459-484.

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Ian PHIMISTER University of the Free State, Bloemfontein ...

African labour conditions and health in the Southern Rhodesian mining industry, 1898-1953 part one: accommodation. Article. Nov 1975; Ian Phimister ...

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Our Rhodesian Heritage: Rhodesia in Brief 1968

May 14, 2010  The mining industry makes an important contribution to the nation's income and has a marked effect on levels of employment, railway traffic, manufacturing and the consumption of electricity. The increase in the value of mineral production in Rhodesia in

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The World of European Labour on the Northern Rhodesian ...

tions of the Northern Rhodesian copper mining industry”, as Ian Phimister has noted, “have hardly looked at white miners at all”. 10 Moreover, the scattered

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The Biggest Platinum Metal Producers - ThoughtCo

Nov 20, 2019  Lonmin, which was initially incorporated as the London and Rhodesian Mining and Land Company Ltd. (Lonrho) in 1909, produces 687,272 ounces of platinum yearly, putting it at No. 3 on the list. The company's primary operation, the Marikana mine,

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Rio Tinto (corporation) - Wikipedia

Rio Tinto Group is an Anglo-Australian multinational and the world's second largest metals and mining corporation, behind BHP, producing iron ore, copper, diamonds, gold and uranium. The company was founded in 1873, when a multinational consortium of investors purchased a mine complex on the Rio Tinto, in Huelva, Spain, from the Spanish government.. Since then, the company has grown through a ...

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THE RHODESIAN JOURNAL ECONOMICS

Purchases by the mining industry (as defined in the census of production) advanced from £6.9m. in 1965 to £7.4 in 1966, the last year for which statistics are available. These statistics indicate that, in the main, the output of the mining industry goes to export, and in this way makes an important positive contribution to the balance of ...

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Company rule in Rhodesia - Wikipedia

The Southern Rhodesian mining and farming industries advanced considerably during this period; Southern Rhodesia's annual gold output grew in worth from £610,389 in 1901 to £2,526,007 in 1908. The territory first balanced revenue and expenditure in 1912.

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Seeing the Copperbelt: Science, mining and colonial power ...

Jan 01, 2013  The growth of the mining industry produced the revenue flows upon which the Northern Rhodesian colonial state was built. The state, in turn, used its growing reach to enable the activities of the mining companies frequently through dispossessing Africans of their land and livelihoods (Berger, 1974, Parpart, 1983, Perrings, 1979). The link then ...

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A history of Rhokana/Rokana Corporation and its Nkana Mine ...

Employing the largest labour force in the mining sector, Rhokana spearheaded the labour movement on the Copperbelt. Its Nkana mine was also the largest producer of copper in the Northern Rhodesian mining industry between 1940 and 1953, and contributed hugely to the war economies of Britain and the United States of America.

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0 i ix i v I - University of the Witwatersrand

sian mining industry. Unlike the Rand, the Rhodesian mines were spread over a wide area and operated on a much smaller scale. The average output of a 'large' Rhodesian mine was only one-tenth of that of a Witwatersrand mine. It was only within the constraints of these factors thai Rhodesian mines were profitable, and the industry had to

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THE RHODESIAN JOURNAL ECONOMICS

Purchases by the mining industry (as defined in the census of production) advanced from £6.9m. in 1965 to £7.4 in 1966, the last year for which statistics are available. These statistics indicate that, in the main, the output of the mining industry goes to export, and in this way makes an important positive contribution to the balance of ...

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The Debate on Controlling the Mining Industry (1939–1952 ...

Abstract. Arguably, the wartime transition from virtually unrestricted laissez faire to government intervention was particularly difficult in Northern Rhodesia’s case, where the mining firms had previously enjoyed considerable latitude in managing their affairs without reference to the colonial state. 1 Contacts between business and state inevitably became more frequent.

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The Mining Industry and Zambian Independence SpringerLink

On the long-delayed 1958 Mining Ordinance, see P. Slinn, ‘The Mining Ordinance of Northern Rhodesia: a Legislative History 1924–1958’, Journal of African Law, 23, 1 (1979), 84–106. CrossRef Google Scholar

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Ian PHIMISTER University of the Free State, Bloemfontein ...

African labour conditions and health in the Southern Rhodesian mining industry, 1898-1953 part one: accommodation. Article. Nov 1975; Ian Phimister ...

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Our Rhodesian Heritage: Rhodesia in Brief 1968

May 14, 2010  The mining industry makes an important contribution to the nation's income and has a marked effect on levels of employment, railway traffic, manufacturing and the consumption of electricity. The increase in the value of mineral production in Rhodesia in

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Rio Tinto (corporation) - Wikipedia

Rio Tinto Group is an Anglo-Australian multinational and the world's second largest metals and mining corporation, behind BHP, producing iron ore, copper, diamonds, gold and uranium. The company was founded in 1873, when a multinational consortium of investors purchased a mine complex on the Rio Tinto, in Huelva, Spain, from the Spanish government.. Since then, the company has grown through a ...

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The Biggest Platinum Metal Producers - ThoughtCo

Nov 20, 2019  Lonmin, which was initially incorporated as the London and Rhodesian Mining and Land Company Ltd. (Lonrho) in 1909, produces 687,272 ounces of platinum yearly, putting it at No. 3 on the list. The company's primary operation, the Marikana mine,

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The Political Economy of Rhodesia

To this end the economic base of the Rhodesian social system before World War II is analyzed and related ... to the mining camps brought about a deriva-tive demand for other products. Between 1901 and 1911 the European ... of 1932 does not even mention the manufacturing industry. White Wage-Workers Much more significant was the class of white ...

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Northern Rhodesia - encyclopedia article - Citizendium

Jun 09, 2009  Copper mining became the cornerstone of the Northern Rhodesian economy, and the overall economic health of the protectorate came to ride with the state of the world copper industry. In addition to mining copper, the mines of Northern Rhodesia produced Gold, Silver, Lead, Cobalt, Zinc, Manganese, Cadmium, Selenium and Uranium.

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Zambia’s history of copper production — Part 1

An Irish-American mining magnate, Alfred Chester Beatty, set up the Rhodesian Selection Trust (RST) as a holding company for his mining assets in what was then called Northern Rhodesia and, in 1928, Luanshya Copper Mine was the first to be commissioned, followed by Mufulira in 1933. Outside investment poured in and, by the late 1950’s, copper ...

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