Gold Fields, · Gold Fields Limited is one of the world's largest gold mining firms. Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, the company is listed on both the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The firm was formed in 1998 with the amalgamation of the gold assets of Gold Fields of South Africa Limited and Gencor ...African Rainbow Minerals, · African Rainbow Minerals Limited is a mining company based in South Africa. ARM has interests in a wide range of mines, including platinum and platinum group metals (PGMs), iron, coal, copper, and gold. ARM's Goedgevonden coalmine near Witbank is a flagship of their joint venture with Xstrata, and produces 6.7 million tons of coal per year.Adani Mining CEO Lucas Dow steps down, · Adani Mining chief executive Lucas Dow has suddenly stepped down from the top job only a year before the first coal is expected to be exported from the controversial $2 billion Carmichael mine in ...How to Research Coal Mining Ancestors in the UK, · During the industrial revolution of the 19th and early 20th centuries, coal mining was one of the UK's main industries. By the time of the 1911 census, there were over 3,000 mines employing over 1.1 million miners in England, Scotland and Wales. Wales had the ...Mining towns and urban sprawl in South Africa, · South African policy today promotes integrated mining communities (as opposed to mining towns) and homeownership for these communities (mainly with a view to creating social stability). As South African urban areas have some of the lowest urban densities in the world, urban policy also emphasises higher densities (Dewar and Uytenbogaardt, 1992)..