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    Miners at work drilling, gold bar being weighed, machinery which drains the ore.

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    Johannesburg, South Africa.

    Documentation states South Africa produces half the world's output of gold and now a good portion of uranium, where more than 375,000 men are employed. The documentation elaborates on the production of gold and uranium.

    GV two rooftops, Johannesburg. LS of miners entering mine. CU MS of miners at work drilling etc. LS CU ore on conveyor belt CU of hot molten gold being poured into mould machinery is then clamped down on top of it the gold bar now finished is taken over to be weighed. LS exterior mine CU earth on moving conveyor belt CU of mixture of earth and water running from pipe into tank. High angle of int plant. Various CUs of machinery which drains the ore. LS CU of ore when it has finally reached the stage where all moisture has been removed. LS of man placing ore in kiln. LS int men pulling trolley High angle of goods yard CU LS crane lifting barrels and lowering them into hold of ship. LS of oil tanker.


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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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    01:41:59:00 / 01:43:47:00
    UN 3014 D

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