mining industry

 
Xolobeni mining ruling compromises the state
Xolobeni mining ruling compromises the state
Many of South Africa’s mineral resources are found on communally owned and subject to customary law. As such, the discourse on land in South...
‘Corporate death penalty’ for companies
‘Corporate death penalty’ for companies
Burning coal kills 52 000 people in the United States each year. Digging up that coal creates just under 52 000 jobs. A new research paper from...
Slice of life: ‘I felt the pollution in my chest’
Slice of life: ‘I felt the pollution in my chest’
These industries have been killing us since the 1880s. They pollute our air and water. When we work there, we get sick.
It’s mine, all mine
It’s mine, all mine
South Africa is open for business and the government is committed to ensuring the mining industry has a stable regulatory and policy environment....
Retrenched gold miners caught in a Catch-22
Retrenched gold miners caught in a Catch-22
Bandile Siyoko* bought himself a car in 2017, a second-hand Golf 4 GTI in mint condition. It is now back home in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape, where...
Moving from a social licence to a social investment to operate
Moving from a social licence to a social investment to operate
Shared value in the mining industry should result in the creation of a multilayered economy that supersedes the value of a mining operation. This...
How to ensure communities living near mining activities get a better deal
How to ensure communities living near mining activities get a better deal
The South African government and the Chamber of Mines are in the process of formulating a new Mining...
Limpopo mining saga continues and three rands is better than nothing, it seems
Limpopo mining saga continues and three rands is better than nothing, it seems
NEWS ANALYSISIn the seven months that the JSE-listed Bauba Platinum mined the land atop which Limpopo’s Jibeng community sits, it paid them...
Limpopo's Aubrey Langa fights to keep Ivanplats project out of town
Limpopo's Aubrey Langa fights to keep Ivanplats project out of town
Picture: Aubrey Langa - Troy Enekvist, M&G
Karoo way of life under threat from mining company
Karoo way of life under threat from mining company
‘I am a custodian of this land. I have to hand it over to the seventh generation.” Billy Steenkamp has chosen sunset to meet on the hill that...
Platinum bust batters Rustenburg
Platinum bust batters Rustenburg
The three largest platinum mining companies in Rustenburg had invested 14 times more than the government in health and 60 times more in housing,...
Red tape and power struggles: SA is losing mining investment
Red tape and power struggles: SA is losing mining investment
Strikes, unreliable power supply, a mining code that’s been under review for six years, and disputes over compulsory holdings by local black...

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