Essays Tagged: "Gold mining"

Gold mining Techniques

The way to discover large amounts of gold, was to have the perfect mining technique. One of the earliest techniques was panning and cradl ... onto the washing device which had a sieve(strain), and moving the pan to and fro until the heavier gold was separated from the dirt that was collected. Hargraves and his associates used the tin panni ... the dirt that was collected. Hargraves and his associates used the tin panning dish to separate the gold grains from the sediment, but later on in 1851, the cradle was introduced to speed up the gold ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.5 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Reno/Tahoe evaluation for new market in Irish Skiing Holiday Brochures.

evada is 5,500 feet.EconomyMining was the traditional cornerstone of the Nevada economy. Silver and Gold mining were once the main contribution to the state economy, with cattle and livestock secondar ... you can enjoy outdoor sundecks, a variety of restaurants, bars and lively nightspots. High Camp and Gold Coast are two mid-mountain day lodges that offer guests easy and convenient access to a variety ...

(19 pages) 79 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The history of Chinatown.

Chinese immigrants first came to Victoria in large numbers during thegoldrushes of the 1850s and Melbourne's Chinatown began as a stagingpost for the many thousands of C ... gan as a stagingpost for the many thousands of Chinese passing through Melbourne ontheir way to the goldfields. The overwhelming majority came from smallfarming villages in the Sze-Yap (meaning Four D ... s.Melbourne's Chinatown is the oldest in Australia.Lacking both capital and skills, the Chinese saw gold mining as a goodway to make a quick fortune. Why Little Bourke Street became theirMelbourne cen ...

(6 pages) 48 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Study Notes AP class

v Portuguese set up factoriesv Goldv Exchanged euro goods for slaves, ivory, pepper, skinsv Portuguese-Spanish conv ... tatus of womenv Sudanic states had Muslim slaves, but it was illegal religiously, helped in gold mining and saltv Preexisting trade allowed Euro's to tap into rootsv Gun trade- ...

(2 pages) 40 0 2.2 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Chinese Facing Discrimination in the United States

pulated. Young Chinese men heard about opportunities for work in the United States such as farming, gold mining and railroad work. They believed it would be a great place to start over again. Young Ch ...

(4 pages) 101 1 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Gold Mine--Book Report

The Gold Mine is a great book for kids it is written by Bob Wright. It is a mystery book. One day ... d that Mr. Bell needed help around the yard. At work they pulled weeds and talked to Mr. Bell about gold mining. After work they got paid and went and bought flashlights. Then they went up to the rive ... nto another cave. In the cave were the boxes with guns in them. The boys looked around and they saw gold on the walls. The boys heard the truck coming again, so they walk through the cave and f ...

(2 pages) 278 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Constructing a portfolio consisting of 10 shares listed on the JSE

th African Prospects 64 The Portfolio 74.1 The South African Mining Sector 74.1.1 The South African Gold Mining Sector 74.1.1.1 Western Areas 104.1.1.2 Gold Fields 124.1.2 The South African Other Mine ... . Each share will be equally weighted in the portfolio. The mining sector shares are Western Areas, Gold Fields, Kumba Resources, BHP Billiton, and Impala Platinum Holdings. The other five shares in t ...

(44 pages) 199 0 4.4 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Evironmental effects of gold mining

Since gold mining began in the 1850's it has changed a lot due to new technologies and techniques. These n ... ut definitely minimising it.Noise pollution is another major environmental issue which is caused by gold mining. The noise is produced by heavy machinery, wind, blasting of rock and other loud happeni ... acoustic cladding and erected bunds around the mining site.Air pollution is a major problem in the gold mining industry. The main reason for this is the amount of dust that the mines produce. Dust is ...

(3 pages) 29 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Gentrification in South Africa

or 16% of South Africa's GDP.Johannesburg's EconomyJohannesburg economic importance is declining as gold mining no longer takes place within the cities limits. However, most mining companies still hav ... entrification in JohannesburgIn 1886 George Harrison founded the city of Johannesburg when he found gold mines in the area. Apartheid, kept black people in townships outside Johannesburg; leaving it a ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Corruption

d to gain profit. The following quote signifies the magnitude of the scandal: ?The 6 billion dollar gold mining scam which traded from pennies to $285 a snare and back with in three years. Fortunes we ... rfect example of greed and deception. Bre X claims that they had discovered the greatest deposit of gold the world has ever seen. In an attempt to embezzle money from trusting investors, the companies ...

(12 pages) 123 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Boer War

oking at war in South Africa it is impossible to ignore the fact that the Transvaal was home to the gold mines of the Witwatersrand that in the past few years had become the worlds primary gold field. ... s of the war has focused around economic or political factors. It is without doubt that capital and gold had at least a substantial role to play in the course of events in South Africa in the period b ...

(10 pages) 32 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Bergama's Wealth

There was a peaceful life in Bergama until an Australian gold company (Eurogold) came over and offered wealth to Turkey. In 1992, the Company got the mining ... agers' acknowledgement. Then 652 people, whose aim was to make them cancel the license given to Eurogold Company, or to alter the claim that using cyanide in gold mining is not dangerous, applied to I ... sult of the dynamite explosions in the mining area. 2866 villagers held a referendum and opposed to gold mining by real cyanide. They went to Lefke in Cyprus to make investigations in the minefields. ...

(4 pages) 351 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Maya Angelou

e it says ?Does my haughtiness offend you? Don?t you take it awful hard cause I laugh like I?ve got gold mines diggin in my own backyard?.? This is another inspirational part of the poem that helped m ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Gold mining notes

Cyanide in Gold MiningAbstract:Without the use of cyanide in the gold mining industry, the world’s product ... the world’s production of gold would not nearly be as high as it is right as the very moment. Gold is very important to many different cultures; its uses go far beyond its use in jewelry. Gold i ... welry. Gold is needed for various forms of electronic equipment. Cyanide’s use has enabled the gold mines to have a higher output of gold, so therefore this very useful element’s demand has ...

(8 pages) 1612 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Chemical Engineering