coal mining

 
Sun and wind for Africa, yet we go for coal
Sun and wind for Africa, yet we go for coal
South Africa has pledged to lower its carbon emissions by 42% by 2025. Half of these emissions come from Eskom’s coal-fired power stations.
Break free from a corrupt mining sector
Break free from a corrupt mining sector
People affected by mining will gather at the Guptas’ residence in Saxonwold Drive, Johannesburg, to make a stand against the corruption, vested...
Gupta mine tests farmers’ resilience
Gupta mine tests farmers’ resilience
"We are told that we should live next to mines and be good neighbours. But they don’t return the favour.”
Power crisis undermines future of Heidelberg farmers
Power crisis undermines future of Heidelberg farmers
Douw Venter struggles to sit comfortably in the stiff, red, Wimpy booth in Heidelberg, a picturesque dorp 60km south of Johannesburg. One arm rests...
Mine lays claim to Mpumalanga water catchment area
Mine lays claim to Mpumalanga water catchment area
An Indian company this week declared its intention to mine in a critical water catchment area in Mpumalanga, just one year after the area was...
[Slideshow]Coal and eMalahleni's poisoned people
[Slideshow]Coal and eMalahleni's poisoned people
A Greenpeace investigation of Witbank, which has the world’s dirtiest air, sheds light on the impact of coal on humans. A photo essay explains.
Turkish police clash with protesters in mine disaster town
Turkish police clash with protesters in mine disaster town
Turkish police fired water cannons and tear gas on Friday to disperse a crowd of several thousand protesters in the town of Soma, where close to...
Hope fades for Turkish coal mine survivors
Hope fades for Turkish coal mine survivors
Hopes faded of finding more survivors in a coal mine in western Turkey on Wednesday, where 245 workers were confirmed killed and around 120 were...
Hundreds trapped in Turkish coal mine
Hundreds trapped in Turkish coal mine
The blast at the mine in Soma, around 120km northeast of the Aegean coastal city of Izmir, happened during a change in shift, leading to uncertainty...
Illegal Gupta coal mine accused of polluting crop irrigation water
Illegal Gupta coal mine accused of polluting crop irrigation water
The modern story of Mpumalanga is of the war between farming and mining....
Coal comfort on the edge of despair
Coal comfort on the edge of despair
Johan Botha was driving between two of his farms outside Chrissiesmeer in Mpumalanga on a warm summer's morning when he noticed that there were...

Client Media Releases

MTN scoops coveted international HR award
N2 coastal road in good shape
Skills that will help you get ahead in the workplace
FCM wins top award