In a first for SA, a mining company has pleaded guilty to breaking environmental laws while prospecting for coal in a protected wetland -- in return for a relatively light penalty.

Published in LEGISLATION
Monday, 02 April 2012 23:48

Hof straf mynhuis

Anker Kole, ’n Nederlandse steenkoolmynhuis, is in die Ermelo-streekhof met R304 000 beboet omdat sy werknemers en konsultante tydens prospektering ’n vlei op die plaas Steenkoolspruit in die Usuturivier beskadig het.

Published in LEGISLATION

A mining company and its director have been convicted of contravening environmental laws, but nongovernmental organisations say they are disappointed the fines imposed are largely suspended.

Published in LEGISLATION

Plea and sentence agreement between the State and Anker Coal and Minerals Holdings SA (Pty) Ltd.

Published in LEGISLATION
Sunday, 17 February 2013 10:10

Class Action on Mining

A legal opinion has been prepared for the Centre for Environmental Rights by Kate Hofmeyr and Nick Ferreira on Class Actions in repsect of damages arising from mining activities.

Published in AFFILIATES