Minister Barbara Creecy’s Decision on Springs Mine Hailed

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 […]

Appeal Decision Palmietkuilen

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 […]

Mintails mining created an ‘environmental catastrophe’ in the West Rand

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 […]

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