Conversations about Gold

This is Gold is about bringing the industry to life. In this section we feature Conversations about Gold – which highlights key discussions about the industry, People of Gold – which introduces some of the most vibrant and interesting people in the industry, and Places of Gold – which shows the mines that keep the industry going.


South Africa’s gold mines made the JSE

Had it not been for the gold of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and its stock exchange would not have existed. Well before South Africa became a union, the future country had, or would soon have, other exchanges – in Cape Town, Durban, Pietermaritzburg, Port Elizabeth, Klerksdorp, Pretoria, Kimberley and Barberton.