Comments are attached for download. 20200228_KAREERAND_TSF_EXPANSION_PROJECT.pdf
NEWS / 25 OCTOBER 2019, 10:04PM / SHEREE BEGA A decision by the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and Environmental Affairs setting aside the environmental approval for a planned open-cast coal mine on the East Rand has been hailed as “excellent” for the region. In her decision on October 20, Minister Barbara Creecy stated that it was vital that commercial […]
According the Draft Water and Sanitation Master Plan, high water yield areas constitute only 4% of South Africa’s surface area and are the water factories of the country. Currently only 18% of them have any form of formal protection. Furthermore, 57% of river ecosystem types and 65% of wetland eco system types are threatened, making […]
Successful Appeal against the Decision to Grant an Integrated Environmental Authorisation to Anglo Operations (Pty) Ltd in respect of a Mining Right Application relating to opencast coal mining on Farm Palmietkuilen. The FSE assisted and supported the 1st and 3rd Appellants, namely Largo and Grootvaly A H Residents and Businesses and the Grootvaly Blesbokspruit Conservation […]
Economics & Finance Courses at the University of the Witwatersrand. Mining for Development: The Taxation Linkage – Understand taxation for development and sustainability in mining. View the course here. Enrolment starts on the 7th of October 2019.
The document is attached. Waste_Exclusion_Comments_16_September_2019.pdf
SATURDAY STAR article written by Sheree Bega – “Mintails mining site reduced to rubble” “Look, there’s nothing left,” said the heavily armed security guard as he pointed to what remained of Mintails’ gold treatment plants, offices and adjacent infrastructure: rubble. Read the rest of the article here.
SATURDAY STAR NEWS / 31 AUGUST 2019, 4:55PM / SHEREE BEGA Mariette Liefferink, chief executive of the Federation for a Sustaiable Environment, has described Mintails Group’s Krugersdorp and Randfontein mining activities as one of South Africa’s ‘worst environmental catastrophes’. Picture: Boxer Ngwenya Johannesburg – As a heavy wind blows over the West Rand, clouds of dust swirl from clusters of […]
Photographs of FSE’s tour of the West rand gold field on the 31st of August 2019 with Law Faculty students (LLB & LLM) of the University of Pretoria and Senior Lecturer Melanie Murcott. All photographs taken by Melanie Murcott.
SATURDAY STAR | 19 APRIL 2019, 7:41PM | SHEREE BEGA Picture:Yvette Descham On August 13 2013, Billy M heard gunshots at the gate of his house. He didn’t know who fired the gun, and, worried that local traditional leadership might be involved, he didn’t report the incident to the police. For the next five years, the […]