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Hennie Kriel‘s Today’s Memory

Hennie Kriel‘s Today’s Memory

Hennie Kriel‘s Today’s Memory

Work stopped at the Kimberley diamond mine

Originally shared by Hennie Kriel

4 August 1914:

Work is stopped at the Kimberley diamond mine in the northern Cape province after 43 years when it becomes uneconomical to operate at a depth of 1 083 m. It has since become a tourist attraction called the ‘Groot Gat’ (Big Hole).

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  1. Work stopped at the Kimberley diamond mine.

    4 August 1914:

    Work is stopped at the Kimberley diamond mine in the northern Cape province after 43 years .’Groot Gat’ (Big Hole).

  2. Salute Wonder if they were worried about safety or did the diamonds peter out?

  3. Nothing safe in those areas, Larry Gandy…

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