OPINION: A desperate battle is raging across vast tracts of Mpumalanga between coal mining on the one hand and water preservation, food security and tourism on the other, writes Tracey Davies of the Centre for Environmental Rights. 15 September 2014 For at least the last five years scientists, academics, conservation organisations, tourism authorities and NGOs […]
King Justice Mpondombini Sigcau of the amaMpondo passed away at Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital in Mthatha after suffering a stroke. He had served as the amaMpondo king from December 1978. President Zuma stated: “This is indeed a great loss to South Africa. The king was a great and admired leader, who worked tirelessly for his people, building […]
Save Our Sands (SOS) Mtunzini SOS (Save Our Sands) Mtunzini the joint campaign of the Mtunzini Conservancy to address the proposed sand dune mining to the North and the South of Mtunzini. The Mtunzini Conservancy (Reg. No. 2007/006455/08) is a NPC with Section 18A tax status and can issue tax certificates for donations made. […]
This will be of particular interest to those concerned about the proposed mining at Mtunzini… You are reminded and cordially invited to the SHEC (Safety, Health, Environment and Community) Umbrella stakeholder meeting taking place tomorrow on Wednesday, 3rd October. At this meeting Tronox gives feedback on their performance in the SHEC areas for the first […]
By Andrew Verster, CEO, Wildlands Conservation Trust Last week I received notification that the EXXARO Sands – now Tronox KZN Sands – Fairbreeze mining application has received Environmental Authorization. This Authorization will now be subject to significant legal interrogation through the appeals process, by many concerned citizens and organisations. The reason for this interrogation is that […]
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