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South Africa World's Deepest Gold Mine Construction - Full Documentary
 
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Mponeng is a gold mine in South Africa's Gauteng province. It extends over 4 kilometres below the surface, and is considered to be one of the most substantial gold mines in the world. It is also currently the world's deepest mine. The trip from the surface to the bottom of the mine takes over an hour. Video link: https://youtu.be/6ZtYInuOKtE Thanks for watching
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South Africa's Illegal Gold Mines
 
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In the 1970s, South Africa was the world's most prolific exporter of gold. Over the years, industrial decline has seen widespread closures of the mines across the country. However, Johannesburg sits on the biggest gold basin ever discovered. It's perhaps not surprising that many of these abandoned mines have seen a recent boom in illegal mining activity. Everyday, hundreds of illegal gold miners, known as Zama Zamas, descend kilometers deep beneath the surface. The miners often spend weeks underground, toiling away at the country's untapped gold reserves. Observers have suggested that illegal mining is now so widespread, black-market gold arguably supports the communities once subsistent on the very same mines they worked in before they shut down. The lack of policing in the mines has seen the practice go on largely unabated. However, in the absence of law enforcement, the extensive network of abandoned mines beneath the region has become an arena to deadly gang warfare between rival factions. VICE News visited illegal mines near Johannesburg, to meet the Zama Zamas risking life and limb everyday in the violent struggle for South Africa's illegal gold. Check out the VICE News beta for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/
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World's Deepest Mine - Gold Alchemy
 
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South Africa's TauTona mine, real life alchemy, and Halicephalobus Mephisto. Footage from the 2012 documentary, "Down to the Earth's Core". We have travelled into space and looked deep into the universe's depths, but the world beneath our feet remains unexplored and unseen. Now, that's about to change. For the first time in one epic unbroken shot, we embark on an impossible mission - using spectacular computer generated imagery to smash through three thousand miles of solid rock, and venture from our world into the underworld and on to the core of the Earth itself. It's a journey fraught with danger. One thousand feet down we find ourselves inside one of the planet's most volatile places - the San Andreas Fault. Caught between two huge rock slabs, we watch as stress builds and then releases. It unleashes an earthquake and blasts us on towards rivers of molten rock, explosive volcanoes, tears in the Earth's crust and giant tornadoes of liquid metal. But for every danger, there are wonders beyond imagination. Four hundred feet below the surface, a three hundred million year old fossilized forest, with every leaf and every piece of bark perfectly preserved. At one thousand feet down we enter a cave of giant crystals, glistening in deadly 122 degree heat. More than two miles underground we find buried treasure - gold and gems. Deeper still there are valuable resources - salt, oil, coal and iron. And over one hundred miles down we see the sparkling beauty of diamonds. As we descend we piece together our planet's extraordinary story. We rewind time to discover how prehistoric forests became modern-day fuel. 1700 feet down a layer of rock reveals the extraordinary story of the dinosaurs' cataclysmic death. We watch stalactites form and gold grow before our eyes. The deeper we travel into the underworld the more we understand our world above the surface. A bigger picture takes shape - a cycle of destruction and creation, driven by the core that sustains our dynamic planet and makes the Earth the only planet with life in a seemingly lifeless universe. Until, finally, three thousand miles down, we reach the core. Inside it lie the secrets of life as we know it - the magnetic force field that protects life on Earth from the sun's deadly rays, the ancient heat source that keeps our planet alive. Down to the Earth's Core brings the latest science together with breathtaking computer generated imagery. The result is an unmissable journey into an extraordinary world - full of dangers, wonders and secrets. And it's all down there, beneath our feet, right now waiting to be discovered.
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11 Most Massive Mines in the World
 
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From the worlds largest gold mine found on the top of a mountain to the largest diamond mine in the world here are the most massive mines in the world! Subscribe to American EYE! 5.. Asbestos Mine, Canada Also known as the Jeffrey Mine, it’s located in Asbestos, Quebec and it was in operation until 2012. It’s a whopping 2 kilometers wide and 370 meters deep! Check out this thing on google maps and you can tell how completely massive this thing is! It’s the by far the largest asbestos mine in the world. For a long period of time, people would use this mineral to put into their walls and keep their homes from catching on fire! But recently there’s been a link with asbestos and a disease called mesothelioma, which is a lung condition. This is a toxic substance that people should avoid, so obviously this large mine went out of business. The lake at the bottom might look like an inviting blue, but you can bet your bottom dollar, it’s highly toxic! The small town that grew with the thriving asbestos industry feels like they’ve kind of lost their identity once the mine was forced to close, but people do still live there. 4. Mcarthur River Uranium Mine In case you were wondering which mine produces the most uranium in the world, that would be of course the Mcarthur River uranium mine in Saskatchewan Canada. This huge deposit was found in 1988 and finally a mining operation took place in 1997, when it began producing what’s known as Yellowcake. It’s not the kind of yellow cake you’d eat with your grandparents. This stuff has a horrific odor and basically what it is, is concentrated uranium powder which can then be used for powering nuclear reactors. We imagine this powdery substance is quite difficult to get ahold of. There aren’t a ton of photos of this place but, it does produce about 13 percent of the global uranium production across the globe. 3. Diavik Diamond Mine In case you thought it was Africa who had all the massive diamond mines, think again! The Diavik Diamond mine, found in the the northwest territories of Canada is one of the largest producers of diamonds in the Northern hemisphere and this place is pretty crazy! They annually produce 7 million carats of diamonds each year and you better believe it’s not easy to get here. The Diavik mine is found north of the arctic circle and it’s definitely cold! This photo here shows the subarctic landscapes that surround the diamond mine. You thought getting to work in the morning was tough for you? Imagine trying to get to work here! Just recently in 2015, this diamond produced what was known as the Diavik Foxfire 187.7 which is one of the largest rough gem quality diamonds ever produced. 2. Siberian Diamond Mine Also known as the Mirny Mine, The USSR began searching for ways to make to make themselves a more economical stable and independent union. In 1955 the Soviets discovered large diamond deposits at this site in the far away lands of Siberia and many people got to work very quickly in order to help bring wealth to the union. After about 20 years of operations, they finally decided that At one point this mine produced 10 million carats of diamonds a year and reaches a max depth of 524 meters or around 1700 feet making it the 2nd largest excavated hole in the world. The mine is so deep, airspace is closed over the hole due to helicopter crashes caused from the downward flow of air. The construction of this in the frigid conditions of Siberia must have been grueling and downright cruel. Sources state that the machinery used at this mine had to be covered at night or it would freeze Are the diamonds worth freezing to death?! It’s unoperational today but Some claim that there’s still a bunch of diamonds in this mine and the whole thing could be worth about 12 Billion dollars. It’s possible that controlling this diamond is mine is crucial to controlling the price of diamonds across the world. Bingham Copper Mine The bingham copper mine located near Salt Lake City Utah is home to the biggest pit in the world and it’s been in operation since 1903. It’s about 2.5 miles wide and if it were a stadium, it would be able to fit an estimated 9.5 million people. It keeps getting bigger and bigger too! Diligent workers can move about 250,000 tons of rock each day and it’s even become a tourist attraction in recent years before a massive landslide took place. Some claim that this was the biggest non volcanic landslide to take place in North American modern history. This photo we see here shows you the aftermath of this massive landslide and Bingham Copper mine and it makes you wonder how safe some of the conditions at these mines truly are. The landslides were so massive, that they actually triggered a few small earthquakes! Experts estimated that 165 tons of earth slide down from the top of the mine all the way to the bottom.
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TOP 7 Countries With The Most Diamonds Found
 
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Mineral and coal resources of South Africa
 
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How South Africa's coal mines are contaminating groundwater | Global 3000
 
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South Africa has a surfeit of fossil fuels and other natural resources but the country's demand for energy is growing fast. Supply problems have become commonplace in recent years. South Africa is faced with a dilemma: Should it invest in renewable energies or carry on exploiting its extensive reserves of fossil fuels? Find out more: www.dw.de/dw/episode/0,,16172088,00.html
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Coal, Steam, and The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History #32
 
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Mongols Shirts and Crash Course Posters! http://store.dftba.com/collections/crashcourse In which John Green wraps up revolutions month with what is arguably the most revolutionary of modern revolutions, the Industrial Revolution. While very few leaders were beheaded in the course of this one, it changed the lives of more people more dramatically than any of the political revolutions we've discussed. So, why did the Industrial Revolution happen around 1750 in the United Kingdom? Coal. Easily accessible coal, it turns out. All this, plus you'll finally learn the difference between James Watt and Thomas Newcomen, and will never again be caught telling people that your blender has a 900 Newcomen motor. Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! http://store.dftba.com/products/crashcourse-world-history-the-complete-series-dvd-set Follow us! @thecrashcourse @realjohngreen @raoulmeyer @crashcoursestan @saysdanica @thoughtbubbler Like us! ‪http://www.facebook.com/youtubecrashcourse Follow us again! ‪http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse
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Impacts of Mining
 
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beneath the surface COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS FOR THE GLOBAL MINING THREAT Project Vision: Preventing Human Rights Abuses Related to Mining The objective of this multi-­‐year project is to build a multimedia toolkit that educates, empowers, and connects communities impacted by extractive industries. The toolkit aims to stop human rights abuses before they occur and to put communities in a strong position to protect their rights and fight for justice. The project uses videos to share stories and practical advice from communities already impacted by mining with communities where mining will soon occur. These stories will form the foundation of a video toolkit that provides communities with strategies and techniques for protecting their rights, and inspires them to action. Cutting Edge Tools for Community Organizations All videos will be published with a facilitator’s guide to help maximize the impact of video screenings and support communities in taking meaningful action. Videos will be distributed on DVDs, USBs, and online, along with links to relevant guides and further information on key topics and strategies covered in the videos. Key partners will also be provided with projection equipment and hands-­‐on training to launch their grassroots distribution program. Video Collection: Year 1 ● The Impacts of Mining (Peru, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe) ● Baseline Data and Environmental Monitoring (Nigeria) ● Community Mapping and Resistance to Mining (Ghana) ● Building a Resistance Movement (Peru, forthcoming) ● Negotiating for Environmental Protections (Bolivia, forthcoming) ● Resettlement and Relocation (Zimbabwe, forthcoming) Iteration & Year 2 The second phase of our project emphasizes distribution, feedback, and iteration. We will hold special screenings with target audiences in Haiti, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and other countries where mining poses an imminent threat. We are also seeking feedback from experts and practitioners on how to improve the content, and our distribution and implementation strategy. Get Involved! If you’re interested in collaborating on the project, hosting a screening, or providing advice or feedback, please contact Jessie Landerman at [email protected]
Unearthing the world's oldest gold mine
 
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(26 Oct 2009) No Slate at Start of Story Sakdrisi, 60 km southwest from Tbilisi, October 13, 2009 1. Wide Sakdrisi 2. Mid expedition members entering the cave 3. Tracking shot inside the cave 4. Mid members of expedition inside the cave 5. Mid Irina Gambashidze, head of the excavation site showing expedition members mining site 6. Mid the mining site 7. Close the ore 8. SOUNDBITE (Georgian) Irina Gambashidze, head of the excavation works at Sakdrisi: "Exactly at this place we have found two pieces of ceramics and this was the beginning of the sensational discovery, because it represented the Kura -Araxis period. But we needed more arguments to claim that this mine was that old. Afterwards we did a radio carbon dates of the charcoal collected from this place which corresponded the age of the ceramics and thus we had all the arguments to claim that these foundlings represented the early Bronze Age, and it was the sensational discovery because it revealed that this is the oldest mine in the world discovered for the moment." 9. Mid pan ancient tools storage 10. Mid pile of ancient stone tools 11. Wide Irina Gambashidze showing expedition members the stone hammer used in mining 12. Close Irina Gambashidze showing expedition members the stone hammer 13. Close the mining site 14. Close the ore 15. Mid members of the expedition moving inside the cave 16. Mid members of the expedition examining the stone hammers l 17. Close Irina Gambashidze showing the grooved stone hammer 18. Mid the members of the expedition 19. Mid pan interior of the mine 20. Mid Irina Gambashidze showing the depth of the mine 20. Mid tilt down the mine 21. Mid members of the expedition inside the mine 22. Wide exterior of the mine tilt down 23. Mid expedition members getting down to the mine 24. Mid expedition member looking down the mine 18. Mid top view to the mine 19. SOUNDBITE(Georgian) Irina Gambashidze, head of the excavation works at Sakdrisi : "In this place we have all the tools needed for gold mining. Therefore, we can say that preliminary processing of the gold was done here, but the further steps of processing - crashing, washing and melting was done at the settlement sight. There we have discovered stoves where the melting process was taking place. However, we are still in the process of finding where the final product was made. In other words, we have a chain from mining to processing of the gold, but we are still looking for the final product and right now our number one concern is to find what what has been done with the Sakdrisi gold." 20. Wide tilt down to the settlement Sakdrisi, 60 km southwest from Tbilisi, September 27 2009 21. Wide pan ancient settlement 22. Mid grave 23. Mid ancient grave 24. Close ancient pottery 25. SOUNDBITE(Georgian) Iakob Sikharulidze, member of the archeologist team: "The fact that this settlement is connected to the oldest gold mine not only in Georgian but in the world, makes the artifacts found in this graves of huge importance. This shows that the people living here were producing the gold not from the only one mine but from the various mining sites and the site presents the oldest settlement of the miners." 26. Mid pan ancient settlement 27. Mid ancient settlement 28. Various , exterior of Sakdrisi mine site LEADIN What's believed to be the world's oldest gold mine is just a few kilometres outside the Georgian capital, Tblisi. Archaeologists have carried out a series of scientific tests that date the mine back to the third millennium BC. STORYLINE The earth here is gradually giving up its secrets. Underneath this small mountain in the village of Sakdrisi some 60 kilometres southwest from the Georgian capital Tbilisi is believed to be the world's oldest gold mine. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/1ccfab50168f197293c9d6f772e79d53 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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THEY FORGOT THESE GOLD MINES!
 
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Abandoned Mines Mining has been around for ages. Like, the oldest mine is said to be around 43,000 years old! Mining is the process of digging into the earth to find minerals such as coal, gold, diamond or any other mineral that humans find valuable. Since mining has been around for so long and people will dig just about anywhere to find something valuable, it’s not a surprise that many mines become abandoned or forgotten.
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Klerksdorp Sphere
 
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Klerksdorp Spheres are "out of place" artifacts, found in sedimentary rock, in a coal / diamond mine near Ottosdal, South Africa. It is believed these objects are up to 3.8 billion years old. These objects are spherical/ovoid shaped -- similar to how a planet like Earth or Jupiter are "squished" -- all planets are not perfectly round, they are "bulged" at their equator due to the planet's rotation. All Klerksdorp Spheres have 2 or more parallel lines which run around the equator. These lines are always equidistant from each other. Some argue that the medal composition is not a type of metal which exists naturally on Earth. However, others have stated that these metals can exist on Earth, if chemical components are mixed. Somehow, although the Earth's pressure and heat can create the coal and diamonds in the mine, these objects were not destroyed. The exterior shell of each ball is a consistent number of centimeters thick, with a gooey substance at the center, which turns to dust when exposed to oxygen. Each sphere is balanced on the center of gravity of the sphere -- when you hold it in your hand, it feels solid and balanced, like it has a weighted exterior, but not so much a weighted core. They also have a consistent radius from the core at all points on their surfaces. It feels like a "warm" rock -- similar to the type at Stonehenge (which has both warm and cold rock). There is no smell, and you cannot crush it with your hand. These objects are clearly made by some sort of intelligent life. But by whom? Who knew metallurgy back then, and why make hundreds of these things? From carbon dating, the Earth is estimated to be about 4.5 or 4.8 billion years old. The Klerksdorp Spheres are carbon-dated to 3.8 billion years. Which means, these spheres existed on Earth while it was only 1 billion years old. I personally was not aware that the Earth was a solid mass at 1 billion years. Modern humans have only been known to exist for the last 4000 or 6000 years - the height of Egyptian, Sumarian, and Mesopotamian cultures. Cor-Magnon humans existed 12,000 - 35,000 years ago. As apes, humans were swinging from trees 120,000 years ago. Even dinosaurs were supposed to have died out 65 million years ago at the end of the Cretaceous Period. As far as we understand from linear history, no humans existed 3.8 billion years ago.
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How Do They Mine Diamonds?
 
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HOW DO THEY DO IT? Mondays 9:30p on Science In the world of diamond mining, everything starts with a bang. Thousands of tons of rock are blasted each day in order to reach diamonds that form 93 miles below ground. Watch full episodes of your favorite Science shows: http://www.sciencechannelgo.com We rarely consider many of the objects that make up the modern world--elevators, carpets, helicopters, breast implants, street lights, and more. Go behind the scenes to do the things, and make the things that form the modern world. Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out the all new Seeker.com: http://www.seeker.com/
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The Industrial Revolution (18-19th Century)
 
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Introduction to some of the elements of the Industrial Revolution, more on this subject to come! The economic developments of the 1800s saw the development of agrarian and handicraft economies in Europe and America transform into industrial urbanised ones. The term to describe this phenomenon would be known as the ‘Industrial Revolution’ and was first used by French writers, but made popular by English economic historian Arnold Toynbee. Please consider supporting our videos on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/simplehistory SIMPLE HISTORY MERCHANDISE Get your copy of Simple History: World War II today! (Top Seller!) https://www.amazon.com/Simple-History-simple-guide-World/dp/1505922410/ T-Shirts https://www.zazzle.com/simplehistory/gifts?cg=196817456987349853 Simple history gives you the facts, simple! See the book collection here: Amazon USA http://www.amazon.com/Daniel-Turner/e/B00H5TYLAE/ Amazon UK http://www.amazon.co.uk/Daniel-Turner/e/B00H5TYLAE/ http://www.simplehistory.co.uk/ https://www.facebook.com/Simple-History-549437675141192/ https://twitter.com/simple_guides Additional sources: The Penguin History of Europe Paperback by J. M. Roberts Credit: Narrator: Christian H Miles Animation: Daniel Turner Artwork: Daniel turner Music Credit Industrial Revolution by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100811 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
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300 Million Year Old "Chariot Wheel" Found Deep In Mine?
 
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Support Us On Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/MysteryHistory We Are Also On Steemit: https://steemit.com/@mysteryhistory Throughout the ages, countless reports of unexplained and baffling discoveries have been reportedly made deep within the mines of Earth. Regardless of the type of mine, or indeed its depth, it seems that these peculiar stories continue to surface, and usually only by word of mouth. Often, attached to these fascinating tales, you will find stories of these artefacts being seized, destroyed, or simply reburied. We are often confronted with an apparent cover-up, vast resources and man power being harnessed to hide these finds from the world. The motives for choosing to conceal such artefacts from the world, could indeed be endless. Though regardless of motive, we feel it is imperative that we continue to expose these stories to the earth, if we have compelling witnesses, and unmistakable evidence of a coverup, regardless of physically remaining evidence, we eel by conveying this said knowledge, we are improving all of our chances regarding their discovery. Thankfully, on the rare occasion, something will be found by a particular person, a person aware of this suppression facts, and mr Kasatkin’s is one of them. Deep beneath the city of Donetsk, within the Rostov region of Russia, a large foundation of sandstone can be found, something known as rock shield of Carboniferous age, it is about 360 to 300 million years ago, and is lined with distributions of coking coals that are also of around the same age. Astonishingly, mr Kasatkin has discovered upon the rook of this shaft of coal, an imprint of a chariot wheel, an imprint, undoubtedly made before the rock had formed around it, he also later discovered another imprint a small distance further along the shaft. It must be noted that these imprints have remained buried deep within these seams of rock for many millions of years, if a scientific analysis could have been undertaken upon this artefact, it could have shook our understandings of world history, just like so many other artefacts we have been made aware of, all but a few now stolen from the public domain. Upon realising the implications of his discovery mr Kasatkin, an extremely experienced foreman in Ventilation and Safety Engineering, specializing in Seismic Prognosis, thankfully took several photographs of his miraculous and now concealed discovery, before officially reporting it, and requesting a scientific evaluation. When his boss notified the owners of the mine, in the hopes of getting an analysis of the artefacts, with an attempt to preserve it, to his bosses surprise, they demanded he continued the work through the shaft, so that it could be subsequently flooded, which is unfortunately what has occurred, making further exploration of the sites impossible. mr Kasatkin told greaterancestors.com, The “wheel” was printed on sandstone upon the roof of the coal seam. drifters tried to “cut it away after finding out about the owner’s reluctance to preserve such a wonderful discovery, they used pick axes and sledge hammers to try to extract it and take it to the surface, but sandstone was so strong that having been afraid of damaging the print, they left it in place. At present, the mine has been officially closed since 2009 and access to the “object” is impossible, the equipment is dismantled and the layers are already flooded. He stated that he has investigated further, regarding the Western mine’s history with the fellow miners there, and was able to confirm the existence if the other print within that mine. it had been damaged by blast-hole driving, and was little mentioned, though it was indeed there. he was sometimes in this cut he said, and got to take a good look at it. He says that he was surprised, but is also, somewhat afraid to admit that these “objects” are of artificial origin. We on the other hand are excited by such a premise, and will keep you posted any further developments regarding the mine.
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The price of gold: Chinese mining in Ghana documentary | Guardian Investigations
 
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Ghana has had a gold rush but here, Afua Hirsch discovers how Chinese immigrants are profiting from industrialising the country's small-scale mining industry. She sees for herself that, for the many locals who chance losing life and limb for a piece of the same pie, the risks are rarely worth it, and explores where the responsibility for regulating this industry lies. The price of gold: Chinese mining in Ghana documentary Subscribe to the Guardian HERE: http://bitly.com/UvkFpD Afua Hirsch reports on Ghana's gold rush in a film that discovers how Chinese immigrants are profiting from industrialising the country's small-scale mining industry. She sees for herself that, for the many locals who chance losing life and limb for a piece of the same pie, the risks are rarely worth it, and explores where the responsibility for regulating this industry lies.
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Diamond Mining: Inside Earth's Gigantic Holes
 
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Oct.2 (Bloomberg) -- From detonation to diamonds. Alrosa is the world's largest diamond producer you've never heard of, and Bloomberg's Ryan Chilcote been given exclusive, unprecedented access. -- Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg Bloomberg Television offers extensive coverage and analysis of international business news and stories of global importance. It is available in more than 310 million households worldwide and reaches the most affluent and influential viewers in terms of household income, asset value and education levels. With production hubs in London, New York and Hong Kong, the network provides 24-hour continuous coverage of the people, companies and ideas that move the markets.
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India's Child Miners: Growing Up, Underground
 
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In the mountains of northeast India, children as young as 9 years old mine for coal.
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1959 SOUTH AFRICA TRAVELOGUE   LAND OF ENDEAVOR 50214
 
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Presented by Caltex, this 1959 profile of South Africa presents an outline of South African history is followed by descriptions of the Union as it existed in that decade: the Boers and agriculture; measures to advance the Bantu; the Cape Malayas and Indians; mining and industrial developments. New towns. The film completely ignores apartheid. At mark 1:20 is how South Africa came to existence. In 1652, small group of Dutch colonies established the first European settlement at the southern tip of the land. Renamed by the Portuguese from Cape of Storm to Cape of Good Hope. At mark 1:45 is the vast, wild and unexplored world. There is a hippo, elephant, and different animal varieties. At mark 2:02, is mass migration to the South Africa. At mark 2:30, the soil is tilled. At mark 2:52, the map of South Africa is seen. At this mark, all the states united and become South Africa. At mark 3:15, the flags are seen. At mark 3:40, a farmer from the Orange Free State talks about farming in the country. At mark 4:05, is his maize plantation. Maize is used for powder, and gun powder. At mark 4:44, sheep are seen. More wools are harvested form them. At mark 5:15 is indigenous cattle. Today, they have become a chief source of beef and leather. At mark 5:40, a lady is seen harvesting grapes. At mark 6:06 is the wine making company. At mark 6:25, dancers are dancing. Fruits of many varieties are produced and exported as seen at mark 7:08. Apart from the city’s fruits, thousands of citrus are exported each year. At mark 7:25 is seen a plantation for orange. At mark 7:33, train transport these fruits. Banana, pawpaw, sugar cane and lots are also produced at mark 7:50. Now lets see timber at mark 8:08. Timber is also produced in the country as seen at mark 8:15, supplying almost 2/3 of the country’s need. At mark 8:30, lumbers are seen. At mark 9:10, it is seen how the land has been wasting away, and losing its fertility but today there is proper care of the soil. At mark 9:40 is a Bantu doctor, Dr. Joseph Massuka. He talks on modern surgery and old medicines. At mark 10:30, the ancient life is seen. A warrior is seen making a spear for ceremonial use. At mark 10:50 is the Bantu village. At mark 11:36 are children of the city. At mark 11:44, they are singing. At mark 12:03, the bantu kids are at school and are taught on ways of their culture. Every year there’s more bantu student taking a higher education and getting new professions at mark 12:27 like teaching and doctors. At mark 13:00, the bantu are dancing in their culture. At mark 13:50 is a man who runs a small printing business. He talks about his other people and how they’ve been brought up to work in various profession line. Fishing is seen at mark 14:45. Frozen foods are also exported. At mark 15:33, the member of the queen’s carnival is seen. At mark 16:00, Joseph Talip talks on the ancient religious faith. At mark 16:28, a man is seen making cap. Craftsmen are seen at mark 16:45. Dancers are also seen at mark 17:10. At mark 17:40, the Indian population mostly concentrated in the town is seen. An Indian shop is seen at mark 17:48. At mark 18:10 are places for religions of any type. At mark 18:20 are old India customs. At mark 19:00, is a man in his fourth year at a university of economics. He talks on standard of living of the country. New plants, new roads, trains, dams, water system and how all this existed as raw material for eachother. At mark 20:05, workers and production line are developing. At mark 20:42, manufacturers are conducting tests on their products. At mark 21:05, industrial future of South Africa is talked on. At mark 21:35 is a mining house in Johannesburg. Peter Weisberg a geologist here talks on gold mining in Johannesburg. At mark 22:08, the mining site is seen. He talked on difficulties, as seen at mark 22:33. The miners are mining at mark 22:50. At mark 23:08, gold bars are been transported from the site. At mark 23:15, is Uranium mining. At mark 23:28, is coal, iron and manganese mining. At mark 23:48, the ore where these resources are processed is seen. At mark 23:55, steel is been processed. Copper is also mined for power lines at mark 24:22. Also comes Crimore in which million is mined. Titanium at mark 24:48 is also mined. At mark 24:55 is a site for mining diamond from the desert site. At mark 25:36, these precious stones are sorted. A diamond mine at Kimberly is seen at mark 25:55. At mark 26:45, a beach is seen where people are enjoying their leisure. At mark 27:18, the wildlife is seen. Modern life in South Africa strips in to align with older culture. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD, 2k and 4k. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
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Diamond Mining in Sierra Leone
 
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This is a movie about diamond mining in Sierra Leone. Since the brutal civil war the Sierra Leone diamond industry is known as the source for the so called "Blood Diamonds". Diamonds that were mined under forced condition and traded on the illegal markets to purchase weapons. More than 10 years after the war, entrepreneurs rehabilitating the mining sector; for more traceability and fair prices paid to the miners. For more infos check out the upcoming homepage: www.smc-sl.com
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Ancient Scottish mines
 
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This Sahara Railway Is One of the Most Extreme in the World | Short Film Showcase
 
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At more than 430 miles long, the Mauritania Railway has been transporting iron ore across the blistering heat of the Sahara Desert since 1963. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe ➡ Get More Short Film Showcase: http://bit.ly/ShortFilmShowcase #NationalGeographic #Trains #Sahara About Short Film Showcase: The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the web and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners. Know of a great short film that should be part of our Showcase? Email [email protected] to submit a video for consideration. See more from National Geographic's Short Film Showcase at http://documentary.com Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta One of the longest and heaviest trains in the world, the 1.8-mile beast runs from the mining center of Zouerat to the port city of Nouadhibou on Africa’s Atlantic coast. The train is the bedrock of the Mauritanian economy and a lifeline to the outside world for the people who live along its route. Hop on board the ‘Backbone of the Sahara’ with filmmaker Macgregor for an incredible journey through the stunning Western Saharan landscape. Follow Macgregor: http://macgregor.works/ About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. This Sahara Railway Is One of the Most Extreme in the World | Short Film Showcase https://youtu.be/jEo-ykjmHgg National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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Digging for Hope: Inside an Ohio coal mine
 
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Matt Beaver and other miners describe their difficult working conditions and how they hope President Donald Trump can save their struggling industry. They work at the Vail Mine, owned by the Rosebud Mining Company, in Freeport, Ohio.
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The Spanish Empire, Silver, & Runaway Inflation: Crash Course World History #25
 
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In which John Green explores how Spain went from being a middling European power to one of the most powerful empires on Earth, thanks to their plunder of the New World in the 16th and 17th centuries. Learn how Spain managed to destroy the two biggest pre-Columbian civilizations, mine a mountain made of silver, mishandle their economy, and lose it all by the mid-1700s. Come along for the roller coaster ride with Charles I (he was also Charles V), Philip II, Atahualpa, Moctezuma, Hernán Cortés, and Francisco Pizarro as Spain rises and falls, and takes two empires and China down with them. Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! http://store.dftba.com/products/crashcourse-world-history-the-complete-series-dvd-set Follow us! @thecrashcourse @realjohngreen @raoulmeyer @crashcoursestan @saysdanica @thoughtbubbler Like us! ‪http://www.facebook.com/youtubecrashcourse Follow us again! ‪http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse
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Where To Find Gems & Gold Locations How Where To Find Gems Gold Locations How To Find Gold Locations
 
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The Mines of Wylam (11th May 2017)
 
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11th May 2017 I go for a stroll around Wylam seeking out some of the former pits that I know about. I am not a historian so I may have some things wrong and some of the locations are approximations based on old maps. Similarly, my family history overlaps many of the sites... you won't believe how much family history I cut out of this video... just can't help talking about it. For my branch of the family, Wylam is considered our ancestral home because my paternal line has been living there for nearly 250 years. Although I no longer live in the village, many of my family still do. These are all sites that I am very familiar with and have visited many many times in the past. I hope you enjoy. Approximation of my route (I added a few extra miles on because I had other family business to do in Wylam): https://gb.mapometer.com/walking/route_4538415.html I didn't actually explain who Timothy Hackworth was... He was one of the 4 men who designed Puffing Billy (the oldest surviving steam train in the world - now located in the Science Discovery museum in London) and helped come up with the idea of using metal rails to support the weight of the steam train... thus inventing the modern railway. The other men involved were Christopher Blackett, William Hedley and the one that always gets written out of history was Jonathon Forster. Additions from my family after they watched the video: The bit of brick wall on rift mine that I wasn't sure about whether it belonged to the mine or the cottages belonged to the mine. There was originally a second brick wall running parallel and it formed the foundation for an iron and wooden structure that held the winding wheel. There was some confusion about the cottages because I was describing them above the pit meaning above the hill. Just to clear up that confusion, the cottages were south of the pit. The coal from this mine along with the coal from the second mine on the other side of Rift Farm were both processed at Anne pit. The pill box was housed by Poles but they lived in separate accommodation and they also manned a search light for spotting bombers coming up the Tyne. The wooden structure that I spotted where the Bell mine buildings were located belonged to a some sheds that were used by the farm for storing horse drawn farming equipment, quite possibly taken over by the farm after the mine closed. Please consider supporting me by buying me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/northernwayfarer ----- Thank you for watching Please Like & Subscribe
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available jobs in carletonville mines in under ground
 
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Take a fly over our Mogalakwena Platinum mine, one of our flagship operations.
 
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Dive down into the 245m deep pit of this highly mechanised operation, as you explore the largest open-pit platinum mine in the world. Mogalakwena is at the forefront of mining safety and efficiency, producing a record 412,000 ounces in 2016 and currently 4.5 years fatality free. A real mine making a real difference for real people.
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Karida Brown "Archiving in Black: Lessons from EKAAMP"
 
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Sociologist Karida Brown will give a public lecture on the history and lives of African Americans who moved with the Great Migration of the twentieth century to the coal-mining towns of Southern Appalachia. The lecture will be at 7 o'clock tonight (Monday, March 25th), in Gailor Auditorium. It is open to the public. Brown’s book, Gone Home: Race and Roots through Appalachia, recently was published by the University of North Carolina Press. Gone Home focuses on Harlan County, Kentucky, and in it Brown challenges and corrects our assumptions today that Southern Appalachia – where Sewanee is located – is and has always been a region populated exclusively by poor whites. In fact, Brown shows, thousands of African Americans migrated from the deep south into areas of West Virginia, Tennessee, and Kentucky in the early twentieth century and made their livings and established their homes in coal mining towns. Brown’s grandparents were part of that initial migration, settling in Lynch, Kentucky, and her parents were born and raised there. When they reached adulthood, though, they followed other blacks in migrating to urban centers around the U.S. Brown’s parents moved to Long Island, New York, where she was born and raised. Those migrations and the decline of mining led to the disappearance of many of these black communities. African Americans, Brown writes, have been “largely displaced from Appalachia in the popular imagination, in that their experiences and contributions to the region and to the coal economy have been largely erased from representations of the place.” Beyond restoring these black coal mining communities to public memory and attention, Brown argues that these places still have deep and abiding meaning to the descendants of the original coal-mining migrants. Each year many return to Harlan County on Memorial Day to reunite with those who trace their families to the area. Brown herself interviewed more than 150 persons from these communities, creating an extraordinary public archive that is available on line through the Southern Historical Collection at the University of North Carolina. The Eastern Kentucky African American Migration Project address is http://ekaamp.web.unc.edu. The recovery work that Brown has done has a special resonance for Sewanee because it parallels the history of African Americans in this community. Before 1970, 200 or more African Americans lived in Sewanee and worked for the university and for local white families. In the aftermath of the Civil Rights Movement and the opening of better opportunities for education and work elsewhere, younger generations moved away from the Mountain. The black neighborhoods here declined dramatically in population. As a result, more recent arrivals to Sewanee, including students, often do not realize that prior to 1980, Sewanee was a town of white and black residents and that blacks were vital to the life and prosperity of the university and the community. It is too easy to imagine mistakenly that Sewanee, like Appalachia, always has been a white community. Brown’s lecture is sponsored by the Sewanee Project on Slavery, Race, and Reconciliation, the six-year initiative undertaken by the University of the South to investigate its historic entanglements with slavery and slavery’s legacies. Funding for the lecture is provided by a Common Heritage grant awarded to the Sewanee Project by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Project is using the NEH grant to sponsor two community archiving events this summer, May 27 (Memorial Day) and July 5, at the St. Mark’s Community Center. At these “history harvests,” as they sometimes are called, present and former black residents of Sewanee and their descendants will be able to bring their family artifacts – photographs, family Bibles, scrapbooks, school records – and have them scanned, digitally preserved and returned to them on a flash drive. Participants will not have to surrender their mementos, but they will be invited to donate a digital copy to a community archive, where their histories will be available for others to learn about. There also will be an oral history booth to record memories and stories of Sewanee’s black history, and a “community map” where participants may locate important places that have disappeared from Sewanee’s landscape. Brown received her undergraduate degree from Temple University, a master’s from the University of Pennsylvania, and her Ph.D. from Brown University.
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The Black Railroad Workers That Built America
 
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The construction of the U.S. railway system was the most important industry that black American's ever worked in. More black American's were railroaders than were steel workers, carpenters, coal miners, or were loggers. America's railroad construction perpetuated the use of black slave labor and later exemplified the African-American industrial experience. "The entire southern railroad network that was built during the slavery era was built almost exclusively by slaves. Some of the railroads owned slaves, other railroads hired or rented slaves from slave owners. And the most shocking thing that I found was that women as well as men were actually involved in the hard, dangerous, brutal work of railroad construction." - Ted Kornweibel, author of "Railroads in the African American Experience: A Photographic Journey," *Interview courtesy of KPBS - San Diego State University 2010 VISIT OUR WEBSITE TODAY! http://www.blacktradesmen.us is a social networking website catering to African-American construction tradesmen & tradeswomen. Our dynamic site design, and awesome online tools. provides our members with a unique network to share: information, job leads, videos, photos, training courses, tools & industry news. African-American tradesmen & tradeswomen share a unique history in the construction of the United States. From the development & construction of Americas first capital, to the construction of the worlds largest mass railways infrastructure, African-Americans have cemented a legacy of detailed craftsmanship & robust labor. This history must be admonished and its tradition must be continued into the future for generations of highly skilled tradesmen & tradeswomen to carry with pride! Join today for FREE! www.blacktradesmen.us @blacktradesmen #blacktradesmen #buildingLEGACY PLEASE! SUBSCRIBE, LIKE, SHARE, AND COMMENT! FOLLOW OUR TEAM ON INSTAGRAM @blacktradesmen_us #honorBLACKlabor #PULLMANPORTERS #RAILWORKERS #BLACKTRADESMEN
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The World's Largest Abandoned City - Ordos
 
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Ordos The World’s Largest Abandoned City The development of the city of Ordos is a unique tale. Ordos is a city designed from scratch and built within 10 years. This city came to fruition after private mining companies were given the rights to dig into deposits in the late 90’s and 2000’s. This generated a lot of tax revenue making Ordos the 2nd highest income per capita city in China. Ordos is a city located in Inner Mongolia that has been constantly been burdened with water shortage issues. Instead of trying to revamp the current infrastructure the Chinese government decided to rebuild the city from scratch which is called “New Ordos” just 16 miles or 25 km kilometers away from the existing city now called “Old Ordos”. The people of Old Ordos refer to New Ordos as the Kangbashi district of Ordos, these new and old labels are basically not supported by anyone locally. Two villages built around the Wulan Mulan River were demolished and construction started in 2005. 161 billion dollars in infrastructure was invested to build the Kangbashi District over the first 5 years. Regardless if anyone lives in this new city, this is a major plus to the government of China as it increases China’s GDP. The government gave kickbacks to developers who helped boost GDP so building anything anywhere is promoted. The old city of Ordos or Dongsheng is home to over ½ a million people, it was expected that many of them would move to the new city as it became completed. As explained by many locals, a working couple only makes $800 a month combined of which ⅓ is taken for rent. The new apartments in New Ordos sell for 70 - 100 thousand dollars making it virtually impossible for locals to live there. Sales were slow at first but eventually investors snapped up many of the units in the new city. This has left New Ordos with a ton of infrastructure and no residents. The city was originally designed to hold 1 million people but was scaled down during construction to 500,000 then to 300,000 after coal prices crashed. The city features a 5 story shopping mall, impressive monuments and statues, art and city museum, the Ordos Dongsheng Stadium that seats 35,000 people, opera house, a brand new airport and a modern designed mosque. The city streets are lined with skyscraper after skyscraper that are almost completely empty. A toy store is one of the only stores in the massive 5 story mall, the man who runs the store says he sells something every few days and if the government doesn’t step in soon to fix it, he may have to move back to Dongsheng. It is estimated only 2 % of the buildings were ever filled the rest remain abandoned. Outside the mall an elaborate water show is put on every night with only a few people found to be watching it. A water show this size in a normal city would draw thousands of viewers daily. The city has everything it needs to be a great thriving new city like extra wide roads with bike lanes like what is found in Taipei, modern amenities and infrastructure but simply no people. The initial wave of 30,000 people that moved to New Ordos all lived in a 4 to 5 block radius just north of central park. A few years later that grew to 60,000 and now 12 years after the start of construction there are around 150,000 residents in a city that was originally designed for 1 million. The city has been doing many things to attract people to live there like moving the best schools from Dongsheng to Kangbashi. While some areas of Kangbashi aren’t a ghost town at all today, many still are. One abandoned project is the Ordos 100 Project, which is a project that was to have 100 different extreme luxury villas designed. Instead of the government doing it themselves they invited 100 different architects from around the world to each design a luxury villas to be placed on the map. Land sections were given out with the utmost creative freedom except the design was not to look like traditional Mongolian designs such as Yurts. Each architect designed their villa and construction started. Within the Ordos 100 Project site multiple half finished villas can be found. While many lay half finished some have progress going forward. Music: Melopsych-Between Mechanics n Soul Check out some of our other videos: Top 10 Fruits You’ve Never Heard Of Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRdgPyZF45g&feature=youtu.be For copyright matters please contact: [email protected] Intro music thanks to Machinmasound: Rallying the Defense: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruPk4RD19Nw Titan Top List is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com
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NCERT Class 8 Geography Chapter 3: Mineral and Power Resources (Dr. Manishika) | English | CBSE
 
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In this video Dr. Manishika Jain explains the NCERT Class 8 Geography Chapter 3: Mineral and Power Resources The idea is to understand the basic characteristics of mineral and power resources (conventional and non-conventional) and various classification for the resources. Minerals @0:07 Classification of Minerals @0:36 Extraction of Minerals @1:34 Distribution of Minerals @2:46 Minerals – Asia @3:32 Minerals – Europe @4:04 Minerals – North America @4:40 Minerals – South America @5:15 Minerals – Africa @5:46 Minerals – Australia @6:14 Minerals – Antarctica @6:33 Minerals – India @7:13 Conventional Sources of Energy @8:14 Coal @10:43 Petroleum @11:18 Natural Gas @12:00 Hydel Power @12:31 Non – Conventional Sources of Energy @13:29 Wind Energy @14:06 Geothermal Energy @14:42 Tidal Energy @15:22 Biogas Energy @15:52 Nuclear Energy @16:21 #Chromium #Appalachian #Manganese #Tungsten #Caucasus #Gypsum #Lustre #Sedimentary #Minerals #Naturally #Substance #Manishika #Examrace For details on IAS visit https://www.examrace.com/IAS/IAS-FlexiPrep-Program/ For competitive exam preparation visit https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/
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UNDERGROUND SILVER MINES Most Interesting Documentary Film History video
 
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UNDERGROUND SILVER MINES Top Secret Documentary Film History video
Access to Justice and Extractive Industries
 
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Speakers: Aidan Davy, Richard Meeran, Juan Pablo Sáenz, Jake White Chair: Dr Veerle Heyvaert Recorded on 13 March 2014 in Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House. A panel of international legal and industry experts discuss the fraught world of environmental justice, human rights, minerals and mining and explain why it should be of concern to us all. The EJOLT project (Environmental Justice Organizations, Liabilities and Trade) will also launch its global map of environmental (in)justice. Aidan Davy is deputy president and senior program director at the International Council for Mining and Minerals (ICMM). Aidan has extensive experience with sustainable development and social responsibility issues, with a strong emphasis on the extractive industries. He has worked as an independent consultant for a range of multi-lateral/bilateral and private sector clients on many of the emerging challenges for the sector. Richard Meeran is a partner at Leigh Day & Co. Richard pioneered claims against UK-based multinationals, Cape PLC for 7,500 South African asbestos victims and Thor Chemicals for South African workers poisoned by mercury. Since 2004, Richard has worked with South African NGOs & gold miners on silicosis claims against Anglo American, and with Tanzanian villagers in a claim against African Barrick Gold. Juan Pablo Sáenz is a representative of the Amazon Defense Coalition and founding partner of Fromboliere Abogados. The ADC secured one of the largest judicial victories in environmental litigation history, which saw Chevron ordered to pay $9.5 billion in damages to remediate profound environmental, social and health impacts caused by its operations in Ecuador. Jake White is a environmental lawyer at Friends of the Earth. Jake has worked for Britain's Department of Trade and Industry, and the Department of Energy & Climate Change, designing a legislative structure to ensure waste and clean-up are paid for by operators. At FoE he works on climate and energy, in particular fracking which has involved working closely with local communities. This event is supported by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre and the EJOLT (Environmental Justice Organisations, Liabilities and Trade) Project.
Table Mountain
 
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http://www.mcremo.com/california.html https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-GyNP5vrEatUG9WdUtGWDFLNTA/view?usp=sharing https://www.google.com/maps/@37.9294707,-120.4950186,12z/data=!5m1!1e4?hl=en The artifacts from these deep mine shafts and tunnels were apparently of great antiquity. Some of the more significant discoveries were made at Table Mountain in Tuolumne County. There miners dug vertical tunnels that penetrated through layers of volcanic deposits to reach the auriferous gravels. Or they dug horizontal tunnels that ran below the volcanic deposits. The auriferous gravels lay in old river channels. Norris and Webb (1990, pp. 90-93) give the geological history of the region. During the Eocene, rivers cut channels into the bedrock of the Sierra Nevada. These channels became filled with gravels containing gold. In the late Oligocene, the Eocene river channels were covered with thick deposits of rhyolitic volcanic ash, which now forms a pinkish rock. New rivers cut channels into these deposits. At Table Mountain in Tuolumne County, the new river channel was filled by a flow of latite (some earlier geologists called it basalt). This flow occurred in the Miocene. Geologists obtained potassium argon dates of about 9 million years for the Table Mountain latite. Later, the softer material on the sides of the latite flow was worn away by erosion, leaving the harder volcanic deposits. So at Table Mountain we have three hundred feet of Miocene latite covering Oligocene rhyolitic tuffs, which in turn cover the old Eocene river channels containing the auriferous gravels. According to Slemmons (1966, p. 200), the auriferous gravels are at least 30 million years old. If the gravels belong to the early Eocene, they could be as much as 50-55 million years old. The principal discoveries of human bones and artifacts came from the very lowest levels of the auriferous gravels near the bedrock.
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Diamond Mining in Panna, India
 
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A brief tour of the complex organisation of diamond mining in central India
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Mexican Oil and Drug Cartels: Cocaine & Crude (Full Length)
 
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Watch more here: http://bit.ly/2wMCWhh VICE founder Suroosh Alvi travels to Mexico to see the effects of cartel oil theft firsthand. Mexico’s notoriously violent drug cartels are diversifying. Besides trafficking narcotics, extorting businesses, and brutally murdering their rivals, cartels are now at work exploiting their country’s precious number one export: oil. Every day as many as 10,000 barrels of crude oil are stolen from Mexico’s state-run oil company, Pemex, through precarious illegal taps, which are prone to deadly accidents. Pemex estimates that it loses $5 billion annually in stolen oil, some of which ends up being sold over the border in U.S. gas stations. As police fight the thieves and the cartels fight each other, the number of victims caught in the battle for the pipelines continues to climb. Follow Suroosh Alvi on Twitter: @SurooshAlvi Watch "Bomb Trains: The Crude Gamble of Oil by Rail: http://bit.ly/1k5C8YM Part 1: http://bit.ly/1nRvExR Part 2: http://bit.ly/1oeGurQ Part 3: http://bit.ly/1rWLede Check out the VICE News beta for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/
Views: 8244051 VICE News
GSNI Salt mining
 
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Geologist Kieran Parker from the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland (GSNI) explains why salt mining has caused subsidence in Carrickfergus and the risks it poses.
12 GIANT Abandoned Structures And Places
 
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From huge unsettling ghost towns to strange and unique buildings. These are 12 GIANT Abandoned Structures And Places HEY YOU ! There are more awesome videos being made every week, like and subscribe to World Unearthed so you don't miss a beat ! 11. SSC | TEXAS 10. Foreshore Bridge | South Africa 9. Battersea Power Station | England 8. Tehachapi Pass Wind Farms | California 7. Sterick Building | Tennessee 6.Hashima Island | Japan 5.Ryugyong Hotel | North Korea This is a shining example of what Best Korea can accomplish when they put their mind to it ! The beautiful 105 story 1080 ft (330m) pyramid hotel sports hundreds of unfinished rooms, rustic growth, tons of concrete and no windows for 20 years. Construction began in 1987, abruptly stopped in 1992, and then resumed again in 2011. Not much has changed since, its not a place you can just go exploring at, since you would be arrested fairly quickly, and you DON’T wanna end up in a North Korean prison, trust me on that one. Do you guys think its possible the whole building is just a facade for a massive weapon? That would be crazy ! 4. Fukushima | Japan Let's stick around this area for a bit longer, as you may have heard, in 2011 the Tohoku earthquake caused a massive tsunami that hit the coast of Japan and caused billions of dollars in damages, it was one of the worst disasters in recent history, and things got worse when information about the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant came out. The plant suffered catastrophic failure, that could have been prevented… but thats just not the way thing happened. The nearby town of Namie stood frozen in time, until April 2017. The Japanese government allowed people to go back to their homes…. Would you ever go back to your home if you were in their position ? I’m not so sure I would. Namie was not the only town evacuated, this map shows the total area affected... 3. Pripyat | Ukraine Pripyat is a town located dangerously close to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant… before Fukushima Daiichi, Chernobyl was the only nuclear accident to be given the highest rating of 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale. In 1986, Reactor N4 suffered a catastrophic failure during a safety test operation, the accident was not handled properly, and many people did not evacuate in time. The town of Pripyat had 49,360 residents, and fell right into the “Zone of Alienation”. For many years nobody was allowed to visit the town, but that has changed in recent years, the Ukranian Government has decided to allow small groups of tourists to visit the ghost town. Not a lot of people mention the actual city of Chernobyl, which also had to be evacuated. Some 10,000 people lost their homes, and suffered health complications. The city was only evacuated 30 hours after the accident. As of 2017, the town is considered a “Ghost Town” by most, but there are residents that have moved back…. Again… that's just strange to me. 2. The Base | Tenerife | Spain Oohhkay, enough with the nuclear disasters, lets go back to old fashioned funding problems. Some sources say this was a military base, others say it was supposed to be a leper colony ? Whatever the case may be, lets look at some photos from here. The church looks pretty cool from the outside, this is probably the main hospital of the compound, the insides of the buildings have served as a canvas for many aspiring graffiti artists, which creates a strange mix of great art and sad history. It doesn’t seem like there is a lot of security around the location, just watch out for squatters…or leppers. 1.Tkvarcheli Thermal Power Plant | Tkvarcheli | Abkhazia For our final destination, we will travel to Abkhazia or Georgia, or Russia, or whatever you wanna call it. Do you notice that big power plant? Yeah its no longer operational, at all. This thing is massive, and it was supported by the nearby coal mining operations. Just look at it from the inside, so much machinery just going to waste. Oh yeahh, there is dark and unsettling mining tunnels. Have you ever been inside a shut down mine? I don’t think I would last too long in these tunnels. Let me know in the comments below :D At first, I just thought I would talk about the power plant, but the whole city has suffered, a lot of the buildings are barely holding up, the population has been cut in half, and some of the surrounding smaller towns are completely abandoned.
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Mapping resources that matter: Paul Bauman at TEDxCanmore
 
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Talk Overview 90% of geophysicists in the world explore for oil and gas. Another 5% explore for mineral resources. And another 4.9% teach and regulate the previous 95%. In today's world, fluctuating commodity prices and mountainous stockpiles of recycled metals tell us that we have too much oil, uranium, coal, and iron ore. Today and in the foreseeable future, what the world is drastically scarce of is clean water, clean soil, and a common cultural legacy. Those remaining less than 0.1% of geophysicists not accounted for, above, are dedicated to developing techniques to explore for potable water, mapping soil salinization, demining previously productive agricultural land, and delineating subsurface remains of culturally rich sites threatened by development. With examples from Africa, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East, we can see how these non-destructive subsurface investigation techniques can radically improve life not only on a local and regional scale, but even on a continent wide scale. And where we are not using these approaches, we can envision how the development of access to clean water, clean soil, and mankind's cultural legacies can be greatly improved. Speaker Profile Paul Bauman is the Technical Director of the Geophysics group at WorleyParsons, in Calgary, where he has been working since 1990. He is one of the world experts on near surface applications of borehole and surface geophysical methods as applied to investigations in water resources, archaeology, soil science, geotechnical engineering, subsurface contamination, and geohazard identification. Paul has a B.Sc.E. in Geological Engineering from Princeton University, a Minor in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton, and an M.Sc. in Earth Sciences from the University of Waterloo. Paul has published widely in peer reviewed journals, scientific volumes, and conference proceedings. He has presented geophysical papers at over 100 conferences in an extraordinarily wide range of disciplines including geophysics, soil science, hydrogeology, disaster relief, archaeology, water resource development, contaminant hydrogeology, mining, mine waste management, heavy oil, shallow gas, salt water intrusion, salt water intrusion, etc. He has been an invited speaker at many educational, professional, and government institutions including Princeton University, Boston University, California State, the University of Pennsylvania, the National Water Authority in Yemen, the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, the Royal BC Museum, and the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife. Aspects of his archaeogeophysical work have been the subject of a NOVA documentary (Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land), numerous radio and television interviews, a National Geographic movie entitled "Finding Atlantis," and numerous newspaper and magazine articles including in Time, National Geographic, and the Reader's Digest. Paul's work in the Cave of Letters and other sites is featured in the recently published popular books Secrets of the Cave of Letters: Rediscovering a Dead Sea Mystery; Digging Through the Bible: Modern Archaeology and the Ancient Bible; and Digging through History: Archaeology and Religion from Atlantis to the Holocaust. Ongoing archaeogeophysical projects include the subsurface imaging of a Roman bath house from the time of Jesus, located in Nazareth; the geophysical mapping of the ancient Phoenician harbour of Tel Akko, perhaps the first constructed harbour in the world; and the geophysical mapping of the destroyed and buried remains of a World War II Nazi extermination camp at Sobibor, Poland. A few water resource projects of note include the introduction of an entirely new approach to water exploration in Africa, which raised success rates in drilling from less than 20% to over 90% in Malawi; innovative and successful geophysical water exploration programs in Yemen which tapped previously unused aquifers in areas that had gone years without significant rainfall; and the secondment to UNICEF to assess the impact of the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami to the water resources of Aceh Province in Indonesia, and to begin the redevelopment and rehabilitation of water supplies to the region -- besides being an experienced geophysicist and hydrogeologist, Paul speaks fluent Indonesian and Malay.
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A Miner's Tale (Integral - Official)
 
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"To be informed of our new titles, subscribe here http://goo.gl/BYxo4R " A Miner's Tale, by Nic Hofmeyr, (South Africa, 2001, 40') For Joachim, a migrant worker from Mozambique, a dilemma about responsibility : how to comply with family tradition and polygamy when you're HIV positive ? If you want to follow up all the episode, rather watch the integral Playlist http://bit.ly/1iTjq5E
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Driving Downtown - Birmingham Alabama USA
 
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Driving Downtown - Birmingham Alabama USA - Season 1 Episode 7. Starting Point: 20th St https://goo.gl/maps/A9rz55ggvuD2 Highlights include 20th St - 6th Ave - 17th St - 1st Ave - 23rd St - 2nd Ave - 3rd Ave - 4th Ave - 5th Ave - 6th Ave - 19th St - 18th St - Rev Abraham Woods Jr Blvd - 22nd St. Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama. The city is the county seat of Jefferson County. The city's population was 212,237 according to the 2010 United States Census.[3] The Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of about 1,128,047 according to the 2010 Census, which is approximately one quarter of Alabama's population. Birmingham was founded in 1871, during the post-Civil War Reconstruction period, through the merger of three pre-existing farm towns, notably, former Elyton. It grew from there, annexing many more of its smaller neighbors, into an industrial and railroad transportation center with a focus on mining, the iron and steel industry, and railroading. Birmingham was named for Birmingham, England, UK; one of that nation's major industrial cities. Most of the original settlers who founded Birmingham were of English ancestry.[4] In one writer's view, the city was planned as a place where cheap, non-unionized, and African-American labor from rural Alabama could be employed in the city's steel mills and blast furnaces, giving it a competitive advantage over industrial cities in the Midwest and Northeast.[5] From its founding through the end of the 1960s, Birmingham was a primary industrial center of the South. The pace of Birmingham's growth during the period from 1881 through 1920 earned its nicknames The Magic City and The Pittsburgh of the South. Much like Pittsburgh, Birmingham's major industries were iron and steel production, plus a major component of the railroading industry, where rails and railroad cars were both manufactured in Birmingham. In the field of railroading, the two primary hubs of railroading in the Deep South were nearby Atlanta and Birmingham, beginning in the 1860s and continuing through to the present day. The economy diversified during the later half of the twentieth century. Though the manufacturing industry maintains a strong presence in Birmingham, other businesses and industries such as banking, telecommunications, transportation, electrical power transmission, medical care, college education, and insurance have risen in stature. Mining in the Birmingham area is no longer a major industry with the exception of coal mining. Birmingham ranks as one of the most important business centers in the Southeastern United States and is also one of the largest banking centers in the United States. In addition, the Birmingham area serves as headquarters to one Fortune 500 company: Regions Financial, along with five other Fortune 1000 companies. In higher education, Birmingham has been the location of the University of Alabama School of Medicine (formerly the Medical College of Alabama) and the University of Alabama School of Dentistry since 1947. Since that time it has also obtained a campus of the University of Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham (founded circa 1969), one of three main campuses of the University of Alabama System. It is also home to three private institutions: Samford University, Birmingham-Southern College, and Miles College. Between these colleges and universities, the Birmingham area has major colleges of medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, law, engineering, and nursing. The city has three of the state's five law schools: Cumberland School of Law, Birmingham School of Law, and Miles Law School. Birmingham is also the headquarters of the Southeastern Conference, one of the major U.S. collegiate athletic conferences. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birmingham,_Alabama http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g30375-Activities-Birmingham_Alabama.html http://birminghamal.org/
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It's time to draw borders on the Arctic Ocean
 
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Why Russia wants to own the North Pole. Follow Johnny to stay up to date: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/johnnyharrisvox Vox Borders Episodes: 1. Haiti and the Dominican Republic ( https://youtu.be/4WvKeYuwifc) 2. The Arctic & Russia (https://youtu.be/Wx_2SVm9Jgo) 3. Japan & North Korea (https://youtu.be/qBfyIQbxXPs) 4. Mexico & Guatemala (https://youtu.be/1xbt0ACMbiA) 5. Nepal & The Himalaya (https://youtu.be/ECch2g1_6PQ) 6. Spain & Morocco (https://youtu.be/LY_Yiu2U2Ts) The ice in the Arctic is disappearing. Melting Arctic ice means new economic opportunities: trade routes in the Arctic ocean, and access to natural resources. Because of this, the Arctic nations are now moving to expand their border claims. Russia has shown that it’s the most ambitious, using a potent combination of soft power and military buildup to advance its agenda. They’ve said the Arctic is rightfully theirs. Check out more arctic maps from IBRU, Durham University, UK: http://www.durham.ac.uk/ibru/resources/arctic / Vox Borders is a new international documentary series presented by Emmy-nominated videojournalist Johnny Harris. For this series, Johnny is producing six 10-15 minute documentaries about different borders stories from around the world.
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G10/P9: World Geography: Europe - physiography, Drainage, Climate, Resources
 
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Language: Hindi, Topics Covered: 1. Physical geography of Europe 2. Water bodies around Europe 3. Mediterranean sea- Islands and water bodies 4. Black sea- water bodies 5. Rivers of Europe 3 divisions: (1) those flowing to Mediterranean sea (2) to Atlantic ocean (3) to Black sea 6. Rivers of Iberian peninsula, France 7. Important river – Danube, Po, Rhine- and Ruhr coal region 8. Cities of Europe on rivers 9. Climate of Europe 10. Effects of North Atlantic drift current on climate of Europe 11. Agriculture on Europe: Viticulture, Dairy farming, milk-quota and its impact on India dairy industry. 12. Coal resources of Europe: Germany, France, UK 13. Petroleum reserve, Brent Crude oil in Europe 14. Diamond trading in Belgium 15. Benelux countries 16. Northern Europe: Scandinavian countries, Nordic countries 17. Nordic countries: Norway, Sweden, Finland and their features 18. important Manufacturing and industrial centres of Europe, Germany and UK Exam-Utility: UPSC IAS IPS CSAT, Prelims, Mains, CDS, CAPF Faculty Name: Ms. Rajtanil Solanki Venue: Sardar Patel Institute of Public Administration (SPIPA), Satellite, Ahmedabad, Gujarat,India
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Westward Expansion: Crash Course US History #24
 
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In which John Green teaches you about the Wild, Wild, West, which as it turns out, wasn't as wild as it seemed in the movies. When we think of the western expansion of the United States in the 19th century, we're conditioned to imagine the loner. The self-reliant, unattached cowpoke roaming the prairie in search of wandering calves, or the half-addled prospector who has broken from reality thanks to the solitude of his single-minded quest for gold dust. While there may be a grain of truth to these classic Hollywood stereotypes, it isn't a very big grain of truth. Many of the pioneers who settled the west were family groups. Many were immigrants. Many were major corporations. The big losers in the westward migration were Native Americans, who were killed or moved onto reservations. Not cool, American pioneers. Support CrashCourse on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Hey teachers and students - Check out CommonLit's free collection of reading passages and curriculum resources to learn more about the events of this episode. America’s Westward expansion was fueled by both Manifest Destiny and a desire to grow the nation and its resources — though at a cost: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/manifest-destiny As Americans continued to stream West on the name of Manifest Destiny, American Indians saw their lives changed forever as they moved from practising resistance to lives on reservations: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/from-resistance-to-reservations
Views: 2264980 CrashCourse
Congo Harvest - Wealth Of The World (1950)
 
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An Associated British Pathe Series. CONGO HARVEST - WEALTH OF THE WORLD Logo of hand holding a globe. Africa - various scenes: Jungle, trees, swamp, elephants, a deer, a monkey, a snake, snow-capped mountain, fast flowing river, barren landscape. Man beating drum. Camera pans around an African village. Camera pans along a row of seated African natives. The witch doctor dances in the centre of the group. A waterfall. Wildlife. A small paddle boat on a river. MS the natives and white safari man on-board. Men carrying boxes on their heads through the jungle. Several vies of the Conga river. Man climbing palm tree and cutting down the fruit. Boy fires bow and arrow. Men carry palms through the jungle. A man lights a fire by rubbing sticks together. Natives at work extracting palm oil from fruit by traditional methods. Painting of William Lever (later Lord Leverhulme). A map of the Belgian Congo. The "white man" in consultation with tribesmen. CU the faces of tribes men. CU a handshake. Various scenes as the villages build a mill: Unloading goods from a barge, carring boxes through the jungle, workers on the site. Belgians, Britons and the men of the Congo work together. Men haul a huge boiler using ropes made from creepers. Palm trees. Women carrying baskets of fruit on their heads. Market trading. The bosses do deals with the locals. Trees falling - clearing jungle. Men carrying burning torches. They set fire to trees and bush. Clouds of smoke. A view of large area of tree trunks not burned away. The tree trunks are levered and moved. Palms are planted. Map of the Congo showing copper mines, roads, airports etc. Aerial shot of palm fields. Palm trees from the ground. African children at school sing a song and hold their fingers in the air. Older children going to school and doing physical exercise in playground. Classroom scenes, learning to write and type. Diving and swimming in a river. Trucks carrying men to work in the plantations. Recruiting staff. Some have goats or dogs with them. Men are weighed and have their chests checked by doctor with stethoscope. Money is counted. Thumb print marks their receipt. Food being issued and clothes. Houses for the workers. Men at work in the plantations. Working in mills, typing, woodworking etc. Trucks carrying fruit. Shovelling coal into furnaces. Factories and machines processing trees to make palm oil. Freight trains and ships. School scenes. Mathematics lesson. Men picking up their wages. Mountains. Families in the jungles. Medical care for the local children. Doctors and nurses. Lake. Traditional music and dance. A child yawns. End titles: "Wealth of the World Series... in Association with Sofidoc and Film Centre. Music Composed and Conducted by Francis Chagrin". This seems to be a duplicate of 1677.05. Check for best quality. Note: with hindsight the commentary for this film seems rather patronising and jingoistic. The local people are described as being "backward" and of not being able to exploit the potential of their country's resources without the help of the white man. Safety print exists. FILM ID:3262.11 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. http://www.britishpathe.tv/ FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT http://www.britishpathe.com/ British Pathé also represents the Reuters historical collection, which includes more than 120,000 items from the news agencies Gaumont Graphic (1910-1932), Empire News Bulletin (1926-1930), British Paramount (1931-1957), and Gaumont British (1934-1959), as well as Visnews content from 1957 to the end of 1979. All footage can be viewed on the British Pathé website. https://www.britishpathe.com/
Views: 5865 British Pathé
Iron Horses: A History of Railroads in Wyoming Valley
 
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Coal and trains combined to spur the development of the Wyoming Valley and establish a rich historical tradition.
Views: 555 Loran Lewis