Environment must be saved

This week an environmentalist opened criminal pollution charges against Blyvoor at the Police in Carletonville. The environmentalist, Ms Mariette Liefferink, decided to take this step after the Herald as well as other media and environmentalists have been complaining for some time that the mine is polluting the environment.

Johannesburg’s Golden Legacy Includes Radioactive Dump

Johannesburg sits atop the world’s most productive gold reef — a staggering 40,000 tons of the precious metal has been mined from it during a history tracing back 130 years. That legacy of riches has left behind a toxic inheritance: radioactivity from uranium hauled up in the mining process.Scientists have found uranium quantities in rivers […]

Mintails staan stil

Die beleërde myngroep Mintails, wat goudherwinning uit ou mynhope aan die Wesrand doen en reeds vir langer as n week stil staan, het nou ook waarskuwings van die departement van waterwese ontvang.

Slime spill at Blyvoor within days of takeover

Within days of Blyvoor Gold Mine’s new owner taking over the mine, a mine sludge spillage polluted the environment with some of the toxic waste spilling into the Wonderfonteinspruit. Problems at Blyvoor started in August last year when the mine’s previous owner, the company Village Main Reef, also known as Village, indicated that it will […]

Begin typing your search term above and press enter to search. Press ESC to cancel.

Back To Top