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Exhibition traces migrant workers’ journey

South Africa was built on mining, and its mines were built on migrant workers. Millions of black men across southern Africa were forced by economic circumstance and taxes to travel to the city of gold, leaving their families at home. Here they toiled long hours underground in dangerous conditions. Wits Art Museum lays bare their lives.

Scientist gets mine drainage patent

Professor Jannie Maree's chemical treatment process is a world-first solution to treat the global scourge of acid mine drainage, which threatens aquatic ecosystems and the water table
Working towards sustainable mining

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