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Mining: Government Publications: Commissions/Publications

Publications published by the Government of South Africa and some of Southern African countries on mining

Commission of Inquiry

UG Series

Mines Department Report on Modderfontein Dynamite Factory Explosion 1911 UG 28 1911

Mines Department of Annual Report Part 5 Harbour 1910 UG 29 1911

Mines Department Annual Report 1910 Parts 1-2 UG 34 1911

Mines Department (O.F.S) Report 1910 UG 24 1911

Mines Benefit Funds Committee of Inquiry UG 9 1911

Mines Department Annual Report of Inspector of Explosives 1910 UG 40 1911

Mines Department Part 4 Geological Survey  1910 UG 44 1911

Miners Phthisis and Pulmonary Tuberculosis Commission of Inquiry UG 19 1912

Mines Department Report on accident in magazine area of Modderfontein Explosives Work UG 48 1912

Mines Department Annual Report Parts 1-2  1911 UG 49 1912

Mines Department Annual Report Parts Part 3 Geological Survey UG 50 1911

Mines Department Annual Report Parts 4  White Labour department 1911 UG 51 1912

Mines Department. Explosions of sand and dust in Natal Report UG 52 1912

Miners Phthisis Prevention office Report UG 55 1912

Mines Department Modderfontein explosive works. Report on accident in Dynamite Cartridging hut UG 3 1912

Mines Department Cape explosive works. Report of accident in Packing House UG 11 1913

Miners Phthisis Board Reports 1912/1913  UG 13 1913

Miners Phthisis and Pulmonary Tuberculosis Commission of Inquiry UG 19 1912

Mines Department Report on accident in magazine area of Modderfontein Explosives Work UG 48 1912

Mines Department Annual Report Parts 1-2 UG 49 1911

Mines Department Annual Report Part Part 3 Geological Survey UG 50 1911

Mines Department Annual Report Part 4  White Labour department UG 51 1911

Mines Department. Explosions of sand and dust in Natal Report UG 52 1912

Mines Department Annual Report Part 1 Commission of Mines Part 2 by Government Mining Engineers UG 40 1913

Mines Department Annual Report Part 3 Explosives UG 41 1912

Mines Department Annual Report Part 4 Geological Survey UG 42 1912 

Mines Department Annual Report Part 5 Department of White Labour UG 43 1912

Mines Departmnet Modderfontein Explosive Works. Report on accident in Dynamite Cartridging Hut 1912 UG 3 1913

Mines Department Accident at Kynoch Ltd Report UG 49 1913

Miners Phthisis prevention Report UG 46 1913

Mines Department Annual Report Part 1 Labour Industries UG 21 1914

Miners phthisis Board. 1st Annual Report 1912/1913 UG 27 1914

Mines Department Annual Report Part 2 Explosives 1913 UG 28 1914

Mines Rescue Station (Natal) Report of the enquiry 1913  UG 29 1914

Mines Department Annual Report Parts 3-4 Mining Section 1913 UG 30 1914

Mines Department Annual Report Part 5 Geological Survey UG 40 1914

Miners Phthisis board 2nd Annual Report  1913/1914 UG 22 1915

Mines Department Annual Report  1914  UG 23 1915

Miners Phthisis prevention committee. Special Report UG 30 1915

Miners Phthis Board. Report 1913/14 UG 34 1915

Mines Department Geology and Mineral Industry South West Africa Geological Survey Memorandum 7 UG 35 1915

Miners Phthisis Board 3rd Annual Report 1914/1915 UG 7 1916

State Mining Commission. Minutes of Proceedings and evidence UG 6 1916/1917

Mines Department. Miners Phthisis  Board and Miners Phthisis Medical Bureau Report  1916 UG 17 1917

Mines Department Annual Report of Government.  Mining Engineers  1914/1915 UG 37 1916

Miners Phthisis  Board 4th Annual Report 1915/1916  UG 21 1917

Underground Mining Contracts Report UG 38 1917

Mines Department Annual Report of Government. Mining Engineer 1916 UG 40 1917

State Mining Commission Reports  1916/1918 UG 1 1918

Miners Phthisis Board and Medical Bureau. Annual Report 1916/1917 UG 6 1918 

Mines Department Industries Advisory Board and Scientific Technical Committee Reports UG 21 1918

Miners Industries Annual Report 1917 UG 37 1918

Mines Department. Report of the the ship accident at the Meye and Charlton Gold Mine UG 44 1918

Commission of Inquiry into working of Miners Phthisis Acts Report UG 58 1918

Miners Phthisis Board and Miners phthisis Medical Bureau. Annual Report   1917/1918 UG 5 1919

Mines Department Trade Conditions in East Africa, Nyanda and Zanzibar Report UG 35 1919

Miners Industries Department Annual Report 1918 UG 38 1919

Low Grade Mines Commission. Interim Report UG 45 1919

Gold Conference. Summarised Report of Proceedings UG 18 1919

Miners Phthisis board and Miners Phthisis Medical Bureau. Annual Report  1918/1919 UG 21 1920

 Low Grade Mines Commission Report UG 34 1920

Factories Labour Divsion. Department of Mines Industries UG 42 1919

Commission of Inquiry into Simmer deep and Jupiter Gold Mines UG 44 1920

Mines Department Annual Report 1919 UG 50 1920 

Commision of Inquiry into probable closing down of the Roodepoort United Main Reef UG 51 1920

Committee of Inquiry into the closing down of Knights Deep UG 63 1920

Miners Phthisis Commission Interim Report  1920 UG 35 1920

Miners Phthisis Board and Miners Phthisis Medical Bureau Report 1919/1920 UG 38 1921

Mines Department Annual Report 1920 UG 40 1921

Inquiry into the purchase of certain farms by the Miners Phthisis Board. Report of the Commissioner UG 41 1921

Miners Phthisis Board and Miners Phthisis Medical Bureau Report 1920/1921 UG 25 1922

Mines Department Annual Report  1921 UG 31 1922

Mining Industry Board Report UG 39 1922

Miners Phthisis Board and Miners Phthisis Medical Bureau Report 1921/1922 UG 20 1923

Mines Department Annual Report 1922 UG 37 1923

Miners Phthisis Board Report UG 23 1922/1923

Mines Department Annual Report 1923 UG 27 1924

Mines Department Madagascar Trade Conference1923 UG 28 1924

Miners Phthisis Medical Bureau Report1922/1923  UG 32 1924

Mining Regulations Commission 1924 UG 36 1925

Department of Mines Industry GME Annual Report 1924  UG 42 1925

Miners Phthisis Medical Buraue Report1923/1924  UG 46 1925

Witwatersrand Rock Burst Committee Report  1924 UG 48 1925

Miners Phthisis Board Report 1923/1924 UG 17 1925

Gold Payments UG 12 1925

Gold Payment UG 13 1925

Cinderella - East Proprietory Mines Commission UG 18 1926

Miners Phthisis Board Report1924/1925 UG 24 1926

Mines Industry and Government Engineer Report 1925 UG 34 1926

Miners Phthisis Board Report UG 15 1925/1926

Gold Mining Industry Report of the Far East Rand by the G.M.E UG 28 1927

Mines Department Annual Report of Government Mining Engineer1926  UG 30 1927

 Miners Phthisis Medical Bureau Report 1924/1926 UG 38 1927

 Miners Phthisis Board Report 1926/1927  UG 4 1928

Mines Department Governmnet Mining Engineer 1927 UG 34 1928

Miners Phthisis Medical Bureau Report 1926/1927 UG 36 1928

 Miners Phthisis Board Report 1927/1928 UG 53 1928

 Miners Phthisis Medical Bureau Report 1927/1928 UG 19 1929

Mines Department Governmnet Mining Engineer 1928  UG 33 1929

Miners Phthisis Board Report 1928/1929 UG 48 1929

Mines Department Annual Report of the Government Mining Engineer 1929  UG 21 1930

Miners Phthisis Medical Bureau Report 1928/1929 UG 30  1930

Miners Phthisis Commission of Enquiry 1929/1930 UG 38 1930

 Miners Phthisis Board Reports 1929/1930 UG 46 1930

Mines Department Annual Report of the Government Mining Engineer 1930 UG 17 1931

Miners Phthisis Board Reports 1930/1931 UG 34 

Low grade Ore Commission Report UG 16 1931

Mines Department Annual Report of the Government Mining Engineer  1931 UG 18 1932

Mines Department Annual Report of the Government Mining Engineer 1932 UG 13 1933

Miners Phthisis Board Reports1931/1932  UG 14 1933

Miners Phthisis Medical Bureau Report  1931/1932 UG 22 1933

Mines Department Annual Report of the Government Mining Engineer 1933 UG 21 1934

Miners Phthisis Board Reports1932/1933 UG 25 1934

Miners phthisis Beneficiaries Report UG 14 1935

Mines Department Annual Report of the Government Mining Engineer 1935 UG 17 1936

Miners Phthisis Board Reports 1933/1934 UG 32 1935

Trading on Mining Ground Commission UG 33 1935

Mines Department Annual Report of the Government Mining Engineer UG 17 1935

Miners Phthisis Board Reports 1934/1935 UG 27 1936

Miners Phthisis Medical Bureau Report  1935 UG 46 1936

Miners Phthisis Board Reports1935/1936  UG 18 1937

Mines Department Annual Report of the Government Mining Engineer 1936  UG 19 1937

Miners Phthisis Board Report 1936/1937  UG 49 1937

Mines Department Annual Report of the Government Mining Engineer 1937  UG 17 1938

Miners Phthisis Board Report 1937/1938 UG 54 1938

Mines Department Annual Report of the Government Mining Engineer UG 13 1938

Miners Phthisis Medical Bureau UG 40 1935/1938

Miners Phthisis Board Report1938/1939  UG 53 1939

Mines Department Annual Report of the Government Mining Engineer 1939 UG 22 1940

Miners Phthisis Board Report UG 43 1939/1940

Mines Department Annual Report of the Government Mining Engineer 1940  UG 26 1941

Miners Phthisis Board Report  1940/1941 UG 37 1941

Miners Phthisis Acts Commission 1941/1934 UG 22 1943

Miners Phthisis Medical Bureau 1941 UG 18 1944

Witwatersrand Mine Natives wages commission UG 21 1944

Committee on Deep Level Mining UG 18 1945

Mines Department Annual Report of the Government Mining Engineer 1941/1944  UG 8 1946

Miners Phthisis Medical Bureau 1943/1944 UG 15 1946

Committee on Gold Mining Taxation UG 16 1946

Mine Workers Union Commission of Enquiry UG 36 1946

Government Mining Engineer 1945 UG 39 1946

Government Mining Engineer Annual Report  1946 UG 41 1947

Coal Commission Report 1946/1947 UG 29 1948

Mines Department Annual Report of the Government Mining Engineer 1947 UG 48 1948

 Mines Department Annual Report 1948 UG 44 1949

 Miners Phthiosis Board Report 1941/1946-1946/1948 UG 40 1949

 Mines Department Annual Report 1949 UG 53 1950

Commission on diseases due to employment in mines Report UG 22 1951

Mine Workers Union Commission of Enquiry Report 1951 UG 52 1951 

Coal Shortages. Commission of enquiry Report 1952 UG 9 1952

Government Mining Engineer Annual Report 1951 UG 50 1952

Mines Department Annual Report 1952 UG 31 1953

Department of Mining 1953 UG 35 1954

Department of Mines 1954 UG 36 1955

Dairy industry control board. Acting Controller and Auditor General 1953/1954

Government Mining Engineer and Geological Survey 1955 UG 30 1956

Government Mining Engineer and Geological Survey 1956 UG 15 1958

Government Mining Engineer and Geological Survey 1957 UG 47 1959

Department of Mining 1958 UG 49 1959

Government Mining Engineer and the Geological Survey.  Annual Report 1958/1959 UG 58 1960

Historical Papers

RP Series

Pneumoconiosis compensation commissioner 1960/1961 UG 11 1961

Pneumoconiosis bureau 1960/1961 RP 18 1961

Mines department annual report... Government mining engineer and geological survey 1960 RP 18 1962

Pneumoconiosis compensation commissioner 1961/1962 RP 66 1962

Department of Mines annual report including Government mining engineer and geological survey RP 13 1963

Commission of enquiry regarding safety in mines.  First interim report RP 21 1963

Department of mines Annual Report 1962 RP24 1964

Pneumoconiosis compensation commissioner report RP 28 1964

Pneumoconiosis bureau and miners medical bureau report 1962/1963 RP 46 1964

Government mining engineer and geological survey.  Annual Report 1963 RP 66 1964

Pneumoconiosis compensation commissioner report 1963/1964 RP 33 1965

Miners' medical bureau report RP 52 1965

Department of Mines annual report and government mining engineer and geological survey 1964 RP 54 1965

Miners' medical bureau report RP 62 1965

Pneumoconiosis compensation commision 1964/1965 RP 16 1966

Commission of enquiry regarding the mining rights bill 1966 RP 37 1966

Department of mines annual report of government mining engineer and geological survey 1965 RP 53 1966

Report of the miners medical bureau 1965/1966 RP 60 1966

Report of the Pneumocohniosis compensation commissioner 1965/1966 RP 30 1967

Annual Report.  Department of mining engineer and geological survey 1966 RP 46 1967

Report of the miners medical bureau 1966/1967 RP 68 1967

Mining statitstics 1966 RP 10 1968

Annual Report including reports of the government mining engineer and the geological survey for the year ended 31 December 1967 RP 38 1968

Mining statistice 1967 RP 47 1968

Report of the miners' medical bureau for the period 1 April 1967 to 31 March 1968 RP 25 1969

Department of mining.  Mining Statistices 1968 RP 31 1969

Annual Report including reports of the Government mining engineer and the geological survey for the year ended 31 December 1968 RP 36 1969

Report of the miners medical bureau for the period 1 April 1968 to 31 March 1969 RP 89 1969

Department of mining.  Mining Statistics 1969 RP 33 1970

Department of mines Annual Report including reports of the government mining engineer and the geological survey for the year ended 31 December 1969 RP 63 1970

Miners medical bureau report RP 87 1971

Pneumoconiosis compensation commission report 1971/1972 RP 77 1972

Miners medical bureau report 1971/1972 RP 25 1973

Annual Report of Secretary for mines, government mining engineer and geological survey RP 43 1973

Pneumoconiosis compensation commissioner report 1973 RP 761973

Commission into diamond industry in South Africa and South West Africa RP 85 1973

Miners' Medical Bureau Report 1972/1973 RP 42 1974

Department of Mines Annual Report 1973 RP 73 1974

Mines department.  Annual Report 1974 RP 591975
Commission of Inquiry into the coal resources of South Africa RP 63 1975

Department of mines.  Report of the Government Mining Engineer and Geology survey 1975 RP 54 1976

Department of mines report 1976 RP 33 1976

Bantu affairs administrative board.  Diamond Field area.  Auditor Generals report on accounts 1975/1976 RP 91 1977

Mining Industry 5 day working week.  Commission Report 1977 RP 97 1977

Department of Mines Report 1977 RP 27 1978

Department of Mines.  Government Mining Engineer, Geological Survey and Minerals bureau  Annual Report 1978 RP 28 1979

Diamond field area administration.  Report of the Auditor General 1977/1978 RP 50 1979

Department of Mines.  Annual Report 1979 RP 24 1980

Diamond field area administration board.  Report of the Auditor General 1978/1979 RP 48 1980

Department of Mineral and Energy Affairs.  Annual Report 1985 RP 45 1986

Department of Mineral and Energy Affairs.  Annual Report 1986 RP 46 1987

Report of the Department of Mineral and Energy Affairs: including reports of the Government Mining Engineer, the Geological survey, the Minerals bureau and the Energy branch for the year ended 31 Dec. 1987 RP 51 1988

Report of the Department of Mineral and Energy Affairs: including reports of the Government Mining Engineer, the Geological survey, the Minerals bureau and the Energy branch for the year ended 31 December 1988 RP 41 1989

Department of Mineral and Energy Affairs.  Annual Report 1989 RP 34 1990

Report of the Commission of inquiry into State assistance to the East Rand Proprietary Mines ltd. RP 99 1990

Department of Mineral and Energy Affairs.  Annual Report 1990 RP 37 1991

Department of Mineral and Energy Affairs.  Annual Report 1991 RP 34 1992

Department of Mineral and Energy Affairs.  Annual Report 1992 RP 34 1993

Report of the Auditor General on the accounts of the Goldfields Regional Services Council for the financial year 1991/1992 RP 117 1993

Department of Mineral and Energy Affairs for the year ended 31 December 1993 RP 45 1994

Report of the Auditor General on the accounts of the Diamantveld Regional Services Council for the period 1 October 1989 to 30 June 1992 RP 63 1994

Report of the Auditor General on the accounts of the Diamantveld Regional Serivices Council for the period 1 July 1989 to 30 june 1992 RP 118 1994

Report of the Auditor General on the Mines works compensation fund for 1993/1994 RP 52 1995

Department of Mineral and Energy Affairs.  Annual Report RP 180 1995

Report of the Auditor General on the Diamantveld Regional Services Council for the financial year 1993/1994 RP 183 1995

Report of the Auditor General on Mintek for 1993/1994 RP 191 1995

Report of the Auditor General on the Mines and Works Compensation Fund 1994/1995 RP 228 1995

Report of the Auditor General on Mintek for 1994/1995 RP 45 1996

Department of Mineral and Energy Affairs.  Annual Report 1995 RP 53 1996

Gold Minings Labour Markets.  Legacies of the past, challenges of the present.  Labour Market Policy Papers 1 RP 151 1996

Report of the Auditor General on the Council for Mineral Technology 1995/1996 RP 62 1997

Depatment of Minerals and Energy Affairs.  Annual Report 1996 RP 65 1997

Report of the Auditor General on the Mines and Works Compensation Fund for the 1995/1996 Financial year  RP 68 1997

Report of the Auditor General on the accounts of vote 22- Minerals and Energy for 1996/1997 RP 162 1997

Report of the Auditor General on the accounts of the mines and works compensation fund for the 1996/1997 financial year RP 192 1997

Report of the Auditor General on the accounts of the South African diamond board for 119/1997 RP 51 1998

Department of Minerals and Energy.  Annual Report 1997 RP 112 1998

Report of the Auditor General on the financial statements of vote 23 - Minerals and Energy for the year ended 31 March 1998 RP 194 1998

Report of the Auditor General on the Council for Mineral Technology 1997/1998 RP 52 1999

Report of the Auditor General on the financial statements of the Mines and Works Compensation Fund for the 1997/1998 financial year RP 92 1999

Report of the Auditor General on the financial statements of vote 24 - Minerals and Energy for the year ended 31 March 1999 RP 148 1999

Report of the Auditor General on the financial statements of the Counci for Mineral Technology for the financial year ended 31 March 1999 RP 188 1999

Report of the Auditor General on the financial statements of the Mines and Works Compensation Fund for the 1998/1999 financial year RP 195 1999

Report of the Auditor General on the financial statements of the South African Diamond Board for the year ended 31 March 1999 RP 42 2000

Report of the Auditor General on the financial statements of vote 23 - Minerals and Energy for the year ended 31 March 2000 RP 132 2000

Report of the Auditor General on the Lebowa mineral trust for the period 1 April 1988 to 31 March 1996 RP 190 2000

Report of the Auditor General on the financial statements of the mines and works compensation fund for the 1990/2000 financial year RP 10 2001

 Report of the Auditor General on the Council for Mineral technology for 1999/2000 RP 65 2001

Report of the Auditor General on the financial statements of the South African Diamond Board for the year ended 31 March 2000 RP 77 2001

Report of the Auditor General on the financial statements of the Mines and Works Compensation fund for 2000/2001 financial year RP 166 2001

South Africa Department of Mineral and Energy.  Annual Report 2000/2001 RP 172 2001

Report of the Auditor General on the financial statements of the South African Diamond board for the year ended 31 March 2001 RP 29 2002

Mintek Annual Report 2002 RP 92 2002

Mining Qualifications Authority Annual Report 2001/2002 RP 106 2002

South African Diamond Board Audited Annual Financial Statement for the year ending 31 March 2002 RP 126 2002

Department of Minerals and Energy.  Annual Report 2002 RP 159 2002

Mintek.  Annual Report 2003 RP 55 2003

Mining Qualifications Authority.  Annual Report 2002/2003

Department of Minerals and Energy.  Annual Report 2002/2003 RP 113 2003

South African Diamond Board Annual Report 2003 RP 127 2003

Mintek.  Annual Report 2004 RP 31 2004

Department of Minerals and Energy.  Annual Report 2003/2004 RP 85 2004

Mine, Health and Safety Council.  Annual Report April 2003 to March 2004 RP 136 2004

Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate.  Annual Report 1 April 2003 - 31 March 2004 RP 142 2004

South Africa Diamond Board.  Annual Report 2004 RP 194 2004

South Africa Diamond Board.  Annual Report 2005 RP 59 2005

Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate  Annual Report 2004/2005 RP 125 2005

Mine Health and Safety Council.  Annual Report April 2004 toMarch 2005 RP 141 2005

Mintek Annual Report 2005 RP 184 2005

Mine Health and Safety Council.  Annual Report 2005-2006 RP 40 2006

Department of Mineral and Energy.  Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate.  Annual Report 2005/2006 RP 108 2006

South Africa Diamond Board.  Annual Report 2006 RP 138 2006

Mine Health and Safety Council.  Annual Report April 2006 to March 2007 RP 26 2007

Mining Qualifications Authority.  Annual Report 2010/2011 RP 206 2011

Coal Mining Publications

South Africa Parliament House of Assembly: Select Committee Reports