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Save Our Sands Mtunzini – a letter from Bruce Hopwood

  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. […]

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SHEC stakeholder meeting of Tronox KZN Sands – Mtunzini

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 […]

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TAKE ACTION NOW: Fairbreeze mine set to leave a disastrous legacy

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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From unspoilt eco-tourism hub to dusty, mining town in 10 years? A perspective on mining in Mtunzini

HOW MINING WILL CHANGE MTUNZINI The tourism brochures boast about its ‘pristine coastline’ and ‘zig-zagging rivers and streams’ in a ‘clean and safe environment’. They also mention its commitment to the ‘preservation of its natural heritage’. But if mining giant Exxaro KZN Sands gets its way, all this could be lost for future generations who […]

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