Pamodzi mine controversy drags on

Pamodzi mine controversy drags on Aurora Empowerment Systems, whose board members included President Jacob Zuma’s nephew Khulubuse Zuma, Nelson Mandela’s grandson Zondwa Mandela and businessman Thulani Ngubane, was seen as the saviour of liquidated mining company Pamodzi Gold when it took over two of its mines in 2009.

Aurora rerun at West Rand mine?

Members of the controversial Bhana family – of liquidated airline Velvet Sky and Aurora mining notoriety – appear to have seized yet another questionable financial opportunity, this time involving an insolvent gold mining company on the West Rand.Once again, however, it seems that the father-and-son team of Solly and Fazel Bhana have tried to keep […]

Cost of rehab to taxpayer?

The provisional winding up of the Blyvooruitzicht Gold Mining Company is of concern to the Federation for a Sustainable Environment for a number of reasons. Central to our concerns is the funds that have been made available for environmental rehabilitation in terms of s41 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002.

Defunct mine gets up Blyvooruitzicht’s nose

Blyvooruitzicht’s residents have nowhere to turn while choking on dust from a slimes dam that belongs to the stricken gold mine. A massive mine dump is rising like a new sand dune next to Blyvooruitzicht’s main shopping centre outside Carletonville in western Gauteng. Its white and yellow layers are the waste from mining in the […]

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

Back To Top