Mining

Youth take to their bikes to protest against mining companies

Youth Affected by Mining United in Action cycled the “Toxic Tour” to various mining companies’ offices in Johannesburg

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Brief | 18 June 2024

Mining is destroying crucial Eswatini nature reserve

The mine has the king’s blessing but no environmental authorisation

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Feature | 11 June 2024

Sibanye-Stillwater miners who staged underground protest resurface in Rustenburg

They staged a sit-in strike over unpaid employee share ownership scheme funds. But the company says they do not qualify yet.

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Brief | 6 June 2024

Environmental activists win against Shell in appeal court

Shell still has one more shot at seismic exploration authorisation

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Law | 3 June 2024

TotalEnergies will destroy our livelihoods say small scale fishers

South African fishers joined a picket outside the company’s AGM in France last week

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Brief | 31 May 2024

Workers march against looming retrenchments at Sibanye-Stillwater

Unions call for resignation of top management and the CEO Neal Froneman

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News | 13 May 2024

Remote Namaqualand diamond town battles dust and neglect

Mine told to fix the pollution problem

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News | 9 May 2024

Coal mine accused of making “manifestly scurrilous” allegations against opponents

A coalition against mining in the Mabola Protected Environment want “scandalous” and “irrelevant” claims struck from court record

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News | 8 May 2024

Families to leave ancestral lands as coal mine expands

Land Claims Court orders Mpumalanga mine to build them permanent houses

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News | 3 May 2024

Mineworkers disrupt COSATU May Day rally in Soweto

“What are we celebrating, when we are losing our jobs?”

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News | 2 May 2024

Village activists take Marikana mining company to court

Tharisa Mines is trying to gag us, say Oridile Kgatea and Rodney Kotsedi

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Law | 1 May 2024

Proposed coal mine in Mpumalanga grasslands back in court

Uthaka Energy persists with plans for a colliery in Mabola Protected Environment despite six court judgments

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News | 30 April 2024

Alexkor vs Creecy in environment court battle

The state mining company is challenging an environmental compliance notice

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News | 12 April 2024

Protesters accuse coal mining company of damaging their homes

Ogies and Phola coal mining communities also demand that Seriti publish a labour plan

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Brief | 5 April 2024

Namaqualand communities call for moratorium on all new mining rights

People from Richtersveld, Concordia, Hondeklip Bay and other Northern Cape towns marched in Springbok on Human Rights Day

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News | 22 March 2024

Mpumalanga protesters reject government’s latest energy plan

Marches for cleaner, safer, and more affordable energy took place across the country on Wednesday

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News | 20 March 2024