Environmental organisation the Federation for a Sustainable Environment CEO Mariette Liefferink stresses that the organisation has identified and engaged with government to address loopholes in the current closure requirements of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA), which will be affected by the final National Mine Closure Strategy draft… Read the full article here or download it below.
FSE CEO Mariette Liefferink says failure to implement such a solution may lead to an increase of the salt load in the Vaal river, which can be mitigated only by releases from the Vaal dam as a means of diluting this load… Read the full article here or download it below.
Report can be viewed and downloaded below.
Article by Sheree Bega All three deep-level abstraction pumps at the government’s R1 billion Eastern basin acid mine drainage (AMD) treatment plant in Springs on Gauteng’s East Rand are no longer operational, leaving a tide of toxic mine water rising significantly underground… Continue reading the article here.
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The FSE facilitated and conducted a tour on Monday, the 28th of March, 2022 with the Global Challenges Research Fund’s (GCRF) Mine Dust & Health Network Stakeholders of the Mintails Group of Companies’ operations, Harmony Gold Mine’s Doornkop Tailings Storage Facility, Gold Fields’ South Deep Mine’s Doornpoort Tailings Storage Facility, DRDGold’s reclamation operations and Sibanye-Stillwater’s reclamation […]
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FSE’s objection can be found below.