Kalahari Manganese Field - Kuruman area (RSA)
In 1940 Associated Manganese Mines of SA acquired the manganese outcrop "Black Rock" and soon began to mine. After the Kuruman area was surveyed by Dr L.G. Boardman wth geophysical techniques the mines Smartt, Hotazel and others where opened after 1954. 1N'Chwaning I Mine, N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari,,N'Chwaning I Mine, N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape, South Africa : A closed manganese mine owned by Assoc. Manganese Mines of South Africa, Ltd. The north-western areas, where mining began, were noted for the presence ofVIVOTEK Secures Miners’ Safety in the Manganese Mine in,,manganese mine in Kuruman, which wasn’t yet operational, recently installed a site-wide network of IP-based security cameras for monitoring the safety of construction workers and to secure the site. The security system had to be able to cover the mine’s needs once mining got started.