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Is situated in the southern part of Gauteng Province. Its name, which is an Afrikaans word meaning "association," refers to the coal-mining association that owned the town when it was founded in 1892.With its chief products being iron, steel, pipes, bricks, tiles and processed lime, the city is currently one of the most important industrial manufacturing centres in South Africa, Founded in 1892. the city was and is situated on the banks of the northern loop of the Vaal River. Much of its early growth was due to the nearby coal mines. The city's motto is Per Pacem ad Industriam which means, "Through peace to industry." There are several coal mines are also still situated in the area, with reserves being estimated at four billion tons. Other mines nearby extract fire-clay, silica and building stone. Nearby goldmines get their electricity supply from Vereeniging's several Eskom thermal power plants. Vereeniging has been mentioned jokingly as the town in South Africa which has the most vehicle dealerships per square metre.
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