in 2010, south africa was the top producer of platinum, with an almost 77% share, followed by russia at 13%; world production in 2010 was 192,000 kg 423,000 lb . large platinum deposits are present in the state of tamil nadu, india. platinum exists in higher abundances on the moon and in meteorites.
the british iron age is a conventional name used in the archaeology of great britain, referring to the prehistoric and protohistoric phases of the iron age culture of the main island and the smaller islands, typically excluding prehistoric ireland, which had an independent iron age culture of its own. the parallel phase of irish archaeology is termed the irish iron age.
walvis bay now namibia walvis bay, although legally part of the cape province, was long administered as part of south west africa and used the swa registration wb. in the 1970s south west africa adopted a new system using codes starting with s; walvis bay was sv. cwb was used during the short period when the town and its surrounding territory .
richards bay is, alongside rustenburg, south africa's fastest-developing city. it is a fast-growing industrial centre that has been able to maintain its ecological diversity. however, like most of south africa, the richards bay area is plagued by unemployment and poverty.
this is a list of countries by coal production, based mostly on the statistical review of world energy ranking countries with coal production larger than 5 million tonnes. ^ 'statistical review of world energy 2018'. a b 'statistical review of world energy 2017'.
bs 546, two-pole and earthing-pin plugs, socket-outlets and socket-outlet adaptors for ac 50-60 hz circuits up to 250 v is a british standard for three pin ac power plugs and sockets. originally published in april 1934, it was updated by a 1950 edition which is still current, with eight amendments up to 1999. bs 546 is also the precursor of .
titanium is a chemical element with the symbol ti and atomic number 22. it is a lustrous transition metal with a silver color, low density, and high strength. titanium is resistant to corrosion in sea water, aqua regia, and chlorine.. titanium was discovered in cornwall, great britain, by william gregor in 1791 and was named by martin heinrich klaproth after the titans of greek mythology.
3, while ni iii is present in nickel oxide hydroxide, which is used as the cathode in many rechargeable batteries, including nickel-cadmium, nickel-iron, nickel hydrogen, and nickel-metal hydride, and used by certain manufacturers in li-ion batteries. ni iv remains a rare oxidation state of nickel and very few compounds are known to date.
sapphire is a precious gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum, consisting of aluminum oxide α-al 2 o 3 with trace amounts of elements such as iron, titanium, chromium, vanadium, or magnesium.it is typically blue, but natural 'fancy' sapphires also occur in yellow, purple, orange, and green colors; 'parti sapphires' show two or more colors.
there are also about 200 automotive component manufacturers in south africa, and more than 150 others that supply the industry on a non-exclusive basis. the department of trade and industry's motor industry development programme midp , which ran from 1995 to 2012, provided a major boost to auto manufacturing in south africa.