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Okiep Copper Mine South Africa

The Okiep mine is one of the oldest and largest workings in the Namaqualand copper district of South Africa. The Namaqualand mining district was discovered in 1685 and the first South African mining company was formed there in 1852. Mining in the district continued until the early 21st Century (at …

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Okiep Mine (O'okiep Mine), Okiep Copper District, …

Okiep Mine (O'okiep Mine), Okiep Copper District, …

Okiep Mine (O'Okiep Mine), Okiep Copper District, Namakwa, Northern Cape, South Africa : The Okiep mine was one of the largest and oldest in the district (Marais, 1987). Initially, pioneer mining started from a mineralized outcrop of an intrusive of the Koperberg Suite. This was followed ...

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O'okiep (Mrds #10304534) Cu

O'okiep (Mrds #10304534) Cu

Reserve-Resource. FINANCIAL TIMES INTERNATIONAL YEARBOOKS, MINING 1988, Reserve-Resource. 1987, P. 319. Reserve-Resource. BROOKHUNT AND ASSOCIATES, P. 71 (1987 EDITION).

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Portergeo Database

Portergeo Database

The Okiep district copper mines are located within the Bushmanland mobile belt of southern Africa, within 30 km of the town of Springbok in the Northern Cape province, South Africa. Copper orebodies have been mined within the O'okiep district since 1852, although serious mining did not commence until 1931. Total production and known reserves from these deposits as at 1985 was 2 Mt of Cu from ...

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(Pdf) History Of The Okiep Copper District, Namaqualand ...

(Pdf) History Of The Okiep Copper District, Namaqualand ...

The copper mines in the Okiep district of Namaqualand are steeped in the history of South African mining and geology. The most famous mineral specimen-producing copper mine in …

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Tracks4africa Padkos

Tracks4africa Padkos

The Okiep Copper Company (OCC), or the locals refer to it “Jan Komponie”, was once a well-known industry leader in the copper mining sector. They discovered copper in 1855, making Okiep the second oldest mining town in South-Africa after Springbok. Okiep Copper Company has evolved from mining to a plant equipment rental company after the ...

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Mining Weekly

Mining Weekly

Name: O’okiep Copper Company Location: It is located in the western region of the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. Brief history: A large number of individual orebodies have been ...

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The Copper Deposits Of The O'okiep District, South Africa ...

The Copper Deposits Of The O'okiep District, South Africa ...

The copper deposits of the O'okiep District rank amongst the top three S. African producers, with an annual output of 3 million metric tons grading 1.65% Cu on average. They occur in what is now considered the S. extension of the 1200 m. y. Kibaran orogenic belt. Copper mineralization is linked to cross-cutting bodies of "noritoid" RO=0.7126−0.7250) which have been emplaced into the ...

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The O’Okiep Copper District, Namaqualand, South Africa: A ...

The O’Okiep Copper District, Namaqualand, South Africa: A ...

Abstract. The O’okiep Copper District is the oldest formal mining area in South Africa. Between 1852 and 2002, the 2,500 km 2 area yielded two million tons of copper from 32 mines ranging in ore tonnages from 140,000 to 37 million tons. This paper summarizes the calendar of events from the formation of the first primitive crust 1,700–2,000 Ma ago to early Cambrian times ~500 Ma ago, with ...

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Haib Copper

Haib Copper

Over 6,000 tons of hand sorted high-grade copper ore were sold to the O’okiep Copper Mines, across the border at Nababeep in South Africa, reportedly at grades of up to 18% Copper. In 1963 - 1964 Falconbridge completed a moredetailed exploration programme looking at …

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Old Steam Locomotives In South Africa: Nababeep

Old Steam Locomotives In South Africa: Nababeep

Jul 15, 2010· 1928 Copper mining ceased in the area; 1937 O'Okiep Copper Company (OCC) formed to reopen mines; 1937 Diesels introduced on the line; 1940 line between Port Nolloth and Okiep closed - Sections remained open for mine/harbour/Town use; 1949 closed section inland to Five Miles used for Port Nolloth water supply

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Textural, Mineralogical And Chemical Characteristics Of ...

Textural, Mineralogical And Chemical Characteristics Of ...

Oct 01, 2013· The Okiep Copper District is located 600 km north of Cape Town in the north-western part of the Northern Cape Province, South Africa and includes the towns of Springbok, Okiep, Nababeep and Concordia. It is the oldest mining district in the country and has been a copper producer for more than 150 years.

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(Pdf) The O'okiep Copper District, Namaqualand, South ...

(Pdf) The O'okiep Copper District, Namaqualand, South ...

The O’okiep Copper District is the oldest formal mining area in South Africa. Between 1852 and 2002, the 2,500 km2 area yielded two million tons of copper from 32 mines ranging in ore tonnages ...

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See All The Copper From A Mine In One Giant Ball | New ...

See All The Copper From A Mine In One Giant Ball | New ...

Sep 03, 2014· For over a hundred years, the West O’okiep Mine in South Africa yielded large amounts of copper. This eerie image, created nearly half a century after it closed, represents the copper …

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Cornish Engine Pump House Of The Abandoned Copper Mine …

Cornish Engine Pump House Of The Abandoned Copper Mine …

Download this stock image: Cornish Engine Pump House of the abandoned copper mine in Okiep, Northern Cape province, South Africa - CPEWG9 from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors.

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History Of Copper In South Africa

History Of Copper In South Africa

History of Copper in South Africa . ... In the meantime the copper mines at Okiep had come into full production and ore was being shipped to Hondeklipbaai by means of ox wagons across the mountains and deep, sandy plains on roads that were almost non-existent.

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An Overview Of Copper Smelting In Southern Africa

An Overview Of Copper Smelting In Southern Africa

in varying degrees of success and failure in the 150-year modern history of the Okiep district mines (Smith, 2006). In 1984, Newmont sold the Okiep Copper Company to Goldfields of South Africa. More recently, assets from the O’okiep Copper Company were acquired by Metorex in 1998.

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Copperinsouthafrica

Copperinsouthafrica

O'okiep Copper Co.Ltd,Messina Ltd,enPalabora Mining Co.Ltd.Dievolgende wQfdmetbetrekking totelkeen vandiemaatskappye bespreek: agtergrond, ontwikkeling, geologie, mynbou, konsentrsie enhuidige posisie. ... 114 APRIL1985 JOURNAL OFTHE SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING AND METALLURGY youngergranite.Unfortunately, notallthebasicbodies

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Copper Mines In Africa

Copper Mines In Africa

The Kansanshi copper-gold mine located near Solwezi in Zambia is currently the biggest copper mine by production in Africa. The open-pit mine is owned and operated by Kansanshi Mining (KMP), a joint venture between First Quantum Minerals (80%) and the Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines-Investment Holdings (ZCCM-IH, 20%). get price

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Okiep &Amp; Nababeep/Namaqualand | Northern Cape A …

Okiep &Amp; Nababeep/Namaqualand | Northern Cape A …

Okiep is the oldest mining town in South Africa. By the 1870s it was ranked the richest copper mine in the world. In 1876, in order to overcome the transport problem once and for all, the company set about constructing a narrow-gauge railway from Okiep to Port Nolloth, a distance of about 146km.

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O'okiep Copper Co

O'okiep Copper Co

Company profile page for O'okiep Copper Co including stock price, company news, press releases, executives, board members, and contact information ... Metals & Mining. ... ADDRESS. South Africa ...

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Okiep, Northern Cape

Okiep, Northern Cape

Jun 24, 2013· Okiep in the flower season – a fine place to be. A s you’re driving north from Springbok towards the Namibian border. on the N7, look out for the tall smoke stack on your right.. That’s the historic icon of a tiny place called Okiep, which was once the centre of the South African copper mining industry.In fact, just before the dawn of the 20 th century, Okiep boasted the richest copper ...

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Hayes In &Quot;Rethink&Quot; On Concordia Copper Plan After Lessons ...

Hayes In &Quot;Rethink&Quot; On Concordia Copper Plan After Lessons ...

Sep 05, 2018· It’s been three years since Miningmx first wrote about Namaqualand-based mining entrepreneur, Shirley Hayes, and her plans to resurrect copper mining on the site of the former O’okiep Copper mine, which she calls the Concordia project. During that period, Hayes learnt a lot more about the geological nature of the 36,000 hectare of ground to […]

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1914 The Copper Companies Of Namaqualand

1914 The Copper Companies Of Namaqualand

In 1937, the O’okiep Copper Company was incorporated to buy out the South African Copper Company. Shares in the new enterprise were taken up by a variety of international mining companies, with the Newmont Mining Corporation, based in America, as the largest shareholder.

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List Of Copper Mines In South Africa

List Of Copper Mines In South Africa

Okiep Copper Mine - South Africa 2 albums / 2 photos / 2 photo votes / 0 documents / 0 notes Last modified - May 7 th 2012 by mcrtchly Want to add a mine? As a registered AditNow member you are very welcome to add new mine/quarry/site to the database We are very grateful to people for contributing and increasing the number of mines and quarries ...

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P J (Basie) Fourie

P J (Basie) Fourie

Management of the closure and rehabilitation of 43 copper mines of O'okiep Copper Company, Nababeep, Northern Cape Province, South Africa Geological and Mining consultant PJF Consultancy Oct 2005 - Aug 2010 4 years 11 months. Exploration, ore resource modeling and estimation, geological reports, open pit mine design and mine planning, open pit ...

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Okiep | Springbok Accommodation, Northern Cape, South ...

Okiep | Springbok Accommodation, Northern Cape, South ...

Okiep was the world's richest copper mine until production ceased in 1928. Okiep echoes the copper boom years, being the oldest mining town in South Africa where copper was first discovered and mined in 1855. Forst Shelton, on the road between Okiep and Concordia, was the main fortification of the Home Guard during the siege of Okiep from 1 ...

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