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The histories of the Transvaal Gold Mining Estates and Pilgrim’s Rest are inseparably linked. Both shared the fluctuating fortunes of the mines. An average of 300 000 tons of ore per annum was mined in the period1930 – 1950. In the fifties ore production fell to an average of 50 000 tons per year

  • COMMENCEMENT OF MINING AND SUCCESSFUL

    COMMENCEMENT OF MINING AND SUCCESSFUL

    Image 2 – Pilgrims Rest Plant Image 3 - First gold pour from Pre-mined Residue Project For personal use only. ABOUT STONEWALL RESOURCES LIMITED Stonewall Resources Limited (ASX: SWJ) is a gold mining company that holds a range of prospective gold assets, most of which are located in the world-renowned South African

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  • Gold Panning – Pilgrims Rest Tours

    Gold Panning – Pilgrims Rest Tours

    Gold Panning. Experience the thrill of finding gold like the early diggers did! You will accompany the tour guide to a select area of the river in Pilgrims Rest, where you will be shown how to pan for gold, and for an hour you can pan out as much as you like, and you can keep. all that you find. The area is renown for various metals and

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  • Pilgrim's Rest, 1910-19321 - JSTOR

    Pilgrim's Rest, 1910-19321 - JSTOR

    The architect of the system was Transvaal Gold Mining Estates, Limited (TGME), which controlled most of gold mining in and around Pilgrim's- Rest. In addition to owning 78,000 morgen of land in the district, TGME also acquired control over mining concessions granted in perpetuity to the Transvaal Consolidated Land and Exploration Company, Limited

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  • South Africa - Pilgrim's Rest Families

    South Africa - Pilgrim's Rest Families

    Pilgrim's Rest, if one regards the entire area from Sabie to Bourke's Luck as a gold field, produced payable gold from 1873 to 1971, ninety-eight years in all. Mining began again in 1998 and interestingly, and a little known fact, gold mining continues today

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  • Transvaal Gold Mining Estates Limited « KLCBT

    Transvaal Gold Mining Estates Limited « KLCBT

    The gold that the early diggers targeted was alluvial gold – mainly gold dust recovered by washing the gravel from the beds and banks of streams but nuggets were also found. The largest recorded nugget from the Pilgrims Rest area was the Breda Nugget, weighing in at 214 oz (more than 6 kg)

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  • New gold rush at Pilgrim's - Lowvelder

    New gold rush at Pilgrim's - Lowvelder

    Feb 10, 2015 PILGRIM’S REST – If there is one common misconception about this historic town, it is that there is no more gold beneath it. Seven mining rights have been granted to reopen historic mines to unearth the precious metal, and six additional exploration rights have already been implemented

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  • New mining, old gold: How Theta Gold Mines (ASX:TGM) is

    New mining, old gold: How Theta Gold Mines (ASX:TGM) is

    Jun 15, 2020 Theta’s flagship project is near the town of Pilgrims Rest, which attracted the second rush of gold prospectors in the 1800s. Theta is bringing open-pit mining to the area. With a resource base of over 44.8 million tonnes at 4.18 grams per tonne for over six million ounces of gold, Theta’s plan is to become a mid-cap gold producer

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  • Pilgrim's Rest: Sightseeing Pilgrim's Rest Pilgrims

    Pilgrim's Rest: Sightseeing Pilgrim's Rest Pilgrims

    There is also a very interesting display on the geology, photographs, maps and other artifacts depicting the gold-mining history of Pilgrim's Rest. Hours: Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 16:00 The Friends of the Pilgrim's Rest Museum is a voluntary, non-profit organisation run by locals to help manage museum matters, man the various museums after

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  • TGMGF: Theta Gold Mines is on the verge of transitioning

    TGMGF: Theta Gold Mines is on the verge of transitioning

    Nov 11, 2020 Theta Gold Mines (OTC:TGMGF) (ASX:TGM) is a junior mining company on the cusp of becoming a gold producer by targeting high-grade, near-surface gold deposits in the brownfield Pilgrims Rest

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  • Pilgrims Rest South Africa High Resolution Stock

    Pilgrims Rest South Africa High Resolution Stock

    Historical shop Pilgrim's Rest gold mining village from the 1870 s is now a National Monument Mpumalanga South Africa closeup of a red wooden wheel and spokes on an old historical ox wagon in Pilgrims Rest, South Africa. Hand-carved wooden figures of African wildlife at a souvenir stand in

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  • Pilgrim's Rest Accommodation, Mpumalanga (page 3)

    Pilgrim's Rest Accommodation, Mpumalanga (page 3)

    Pilgrim's Rest. Mining activities in Mpumalanga date back many centuries to a time when unknown miners worked quartz reefs in the region for gold. In more recent history, the historic mining and settler village of Pilgrim's Rest has also seen a fair amount of mining activity. The small village was established in 1873, when a miner named Alex

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  • Pilgrims Rest High Resolution Stock Photography and

    Pilgrims Rest High Resolution Stock Photography and

    Historical shop Pilgrim's Rest gold mining village from the 1870 s is now a National Monument Mpumalanga South Africa Scenic view of the village of Pilgrims Rest. Lalibela/Ethiopia - April 12, 2019: Pilgrims visit the rock-hewn Church of St. George. European woman admiring crafts and scarves

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  • 100 miler | +7500 m – Mac Mac Ultra

    100 miler | +7500 m – Mac Mac Ultra

    The quaint old gold mining town of Pilgrim’s Rest is the starting point of your epic journey.. The history of gold mining operations in the Pilgrim’s Rest area goes back more than 160 years to the 1840’s. The gold rush began in 1873 when the Lydenburg magistrate advised the Transvaal Volksraad that gold had been discovered in the streams

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  • Pilgrim's Rest: History Pilgrims Pilgrims-Rest

    Pilgrim's Rest: History Pilgrims Pilgrims-Rest

    The news sparked off the biggest gold rush of the time and in January 1874 some 1,500 diggers were working about 4,000 claims in and around Pilgrim's Creek. The early diggers panned for gold dust, but there were nuggets too - lumps of solid gold. The largest recorded nugget from the Pilgrim's Rest area was the Breda nugget, weighing in at 214 ozs

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  • Pilgrims Rest Tours – Trading as Brummer Tours / Ph: (+27

    Pilgrims Rest Tours – Trading as Brummer Tours / Ph: (+27

    The Historic Village of Pilgrims Rest is an important part of the History of South Africa, as the first ever gold rush in Africa occurred here in 1873. Gold and gold mining became the most important industry in South Africa, driving the economy from that time until present

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  • Pilgrim’s Rest gets set for a new gold boom | Citypress

    Pilgrim’s Rest gets set for a new gold boom | Citypress

    Apr 02, 2020 Australian company Theta Gold Mines has so far injected about R1 billion into establishing a mine in the historical gold mining Mpumalanga town of Pilgrim’s Rest, a heritage site. Pilgrim’s Rest has in recent times been known for the annual gold-panning championships and an economy completely reliant on tourism because of the town’s mining history and heritage, while in

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