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Methods of mining gold copper petroleum in africa

Update date: Apr 13

Africa has over 30 percent of the world’s global mineral reserves. 1. The continent produces over 60 different metals and minerals and has huge potential for exploration and production. 2. There is a considerable history of mining across Africa with artisanal and small scale mining of gold tracing back to the 15th Century. 3

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