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Mineral Resources

South Africa’s history and development has been greatly shaped by the discoveries of minerals and mining. Mining has contributed to South Africa being Africa’s most advance economy. South Africa is a mineral rich country. Coreplat Resources is involved in investments in minerals such as gold, coal, chrome and diamonds in South Africa and the African region as a whole.

 


Gold is South Africa’s most valued mineral, producing 10% of the world’s gold and contributing significantly to the country’s GDP. Read more...

Coal, of all the raw materials and minerals found in South Africa is center of the energy-driven economy of the country. Read more...

The only ore of chromium, the metal used to make stainless steel, nichrome and chrome plating. Read more...

The mining of diamonds in South Africa started in the late 1800s when the famous Eureka Diamond was discovered by Erasmus Jakobs. The diamond was discovered in a river bed near Hopetown. Read more...

South Africa is a country that is predominantly dependent on coal as its primary energy commodity, but with declining coal resources, the country has to resort to alternative energy sources such as oil and natural gas. Read more...