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Xolobeni mining ruling compromises the state

‘Community consent’ is now required for mining but in practice this further benefits elite interests

It’s mine, all mine

A year ago, tensions between the government and the mining industry were high

Retrenched gold miners caught in a Catch-22

Pan African Resources closes Evander Gold Mine, leaving its former workforce out on a limb

Moving from a social licence to a social investment to operate

This will require embracing new ways of understanding value

How to ensure communities living near mining activities get a better deal

The mining industry in South Africa needs an inclusive model that builds on and improves shared value

Limpopo mining saga continues and three rands is better than nothing, it seems

The Sekhukhune mining saga continues: The community gets R149 000 and the landowner R1-million.

Limpopo’s Aubrey Langa fights to keep Ivanplats project out of town

The Mokopane shopkeeper has laid at least 7 environmental and anti-corruption charges against the platinum mine and the state to halt the project.

Karoo way of life under threat from mining company

Uranium mining is returning to the area, threatening water resources in a dry region and raising concerns about the spread of radiation particles.

Platinum bust batters Rustenburg

Commodity prices and labour issues have hamstrung the effectiveness of the mining companies’ community investment in the North West town.

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