The Objection to the Oberholzer Gold Prospecting Application can be viewed and downloaded below. The application area covers 12 335.16 hectares, it extends over 53 farm properties and islocated west to southwest of Carletonville, in the magisterial district of Oberholzer, GautengProvince of South Africa. This objection to the prospecting right application is submitted on behalf […]
“Weed is dubbed the “mop crop” for it’s ability to remove or render industrial pollutants harmless…”
Objection documents can be found below.
An ambitious new government strategy to deal with abandoned mines is welcome but needs more teeth, say those in the know. Andiswa Matikinca reports. It has been almost six years since #MineAlert reported that it will cost R30-billion or more to clean up and rehabilitate the thousands of abandoned mines scattered around South Africa. In a series of […]
“As the legislated frontline in the battle against ecosystem collapse, the Environmental Assessment Practitioners’ Association of South Africa is meant to hold a critical professional sector to account. But, as the case of Dr Kenneth Singo shows, the regulator is not doing its mandated job. If the country’s priceless biodiversity is to survive, a whole […]
“While the FSE welcomes the publication by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy(DMRE) of its Draft National Mine Closure Strategy. We do however have concerns aboutthe strategy from a number of different perspectives. Our comments are as follows…” Download the FSE’s comments below.
“It is common cause that the Department of Water and Sanitation is experiencing a skills shortage. The NW&SMP found that “a secure water future will not be achieved without addressing the issue of capacity – the skilled people required to undertake the work.” The NW&SMP further states: “A skills gap analysis conducted by the WRC […]
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“The government has postponed its R10 billion long term solution for acid mine drainage, which involves turning partially treated acidic mining water into potable or industrial water through desalination and selling it to consumers…” Download the full article below.
Download the FSE’s comments below.