Mining

Judge blocks mine expansion

Licence to extend the Somkhele mine set aside

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Law | 5 May 2022

Diver accuses Alexkor of more illegal rock dumping

And Green Scorpions find evidence that the company is defying a Compliance Notice on coffer dam construction

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News | 22 March 2022

Mines are failing Limpopo communities, says scathing report

Researchers recommend that state implements harsher measures against non-compliant companies

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News | 24 February 2022

Western Cape government joins battle over mining

Appeal filed against new coastal prospecting licence

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News | 23 February 2022

Concourt hears vital defamation case

Defendants want common law to be developed to prevent ‘SLAPP’ suits

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Law | 20 February 2022

Australian mining company’s “SLAPP case” against its critics heads to Concourt

Constitutional issues at stake in R14.25 million defamation action against environmentalists and activists

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Law | 1 February 2022

Alexkor facing criminal charges over Northern Cape mining operations

Environment department lays charges against state diamond miner over use of “coffer dams”

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News | 19 January 2022

How mining erodes the rights of women

Women are also marginalised when it comes to the economic benefits that mining brings

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Opinion | 7 October 2021

How a determined community is fighting the army’s attempts to evict them

Happiness Village’s residents fear for their lives and face unlawful evictions, beatings and intimidation, legal action and shack demolitions

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Feature | 9 September 2021

Platinum mine tense after assassination of unionist

NUMSA’s Malibongwe Mdazo was gunned down outside the CCMA office in Rustenburg

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News | 26 August 2021

Battle to stop 22km long mine on Wild Coast

Xolobeni community deeply divided

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Feature | 28 July 2021

Elections 2021: Xolobeni voters may kick ANC out

Poor services and a controversial mining project have fuelled disaffection with governing party

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Feature | 8 July 2021

A thriving trade has sprung up around informal mining in Gauteng

Immigrant traders supply miners with everything from water to socks

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News | 7 July 2021

Aussie mining company fires Mark Caruso as CEO

Unclear if firing will impact on case in which Caruso is suing six South Africans for defamation

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News | 1 April 2021

Court stops Mpumalanga coal mine

No mining will be permitted in critical water source area until legal challenges are settled

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Law | 25 March 2021

MEC opens up the way for mining in protected Mpumalanga grasslands

Provincial government revokes status of part of Mabola Protected Environment

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News | 10 March 2021