“The government has postponed its R10 billion long term solution for acid mine drainage, which involves turning partially treated acidic mining water into potable or industrial water through desalination and selling it to consumers…” Download the full article below.
The FSE participated in the Hata-Butle Primary School’s Environmental Day Workshop in Khuma on the 3rd of June 2021 and was requested to present on environmental issues to the learners. The invitation was extended by Mr Pule Mokoteli, Chairperson of the TLHAHO-IMVELO ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANISATION. The Workshop was attended by members of COGTA, officials from the City […]
“It’s mid-morning on the West Rand’s polluted goldfields and a cold wind blows clouds of fine dust from towering, barren mine dumps…” Download and read the full article below.
“Ensuring that mine closure incorporates all the relevant elements of safety, health and environment, as well as the associated cost, is a legal requirement. And while some companies are often quick to liquidate their operations once they’ve reached their end of life, the more conscious miner goes the extra mile to ensure that all the […]
“Acid mine drainage (AMD)continues to pose a serious challenge to the country. SAMining caught up with CEO of the Federation for a Sustainable Environment, Mariette Liefferink, to find out about the latest developments related to the short- and long-term solutions to AMD…” ~ Article by Nelendhre Moodley. Download the article below.
The environmental damage caused by radioactive waste at the abandoned mines 10 November 2020 7:14 AM The Federation for Sustainable Environment has taken about 30 organs of state, including Ministers and DGs in the departments of Mineral Resources, Water & Sanitation and Environmental Affairs and mining company Mintails, to be held accountable for the environmental […]
The FSE, in association with Gold Fields’ South Deep Mine, donated 40 white Karee Trees (Searsia penduline) during Arbor Week to the mining affected community of Simunye in the West Rand and participated in the tree planting ceremony with the community of Simunye, the local Municipality and officials from South Deep Mine. The FSE also […]
In response to the hardships imposed upon mining affected communities as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic, the FSE in collaboration with the South Deep Mine donated R13 933, 68 to the homeless people of Westonaria, one of the South Deep Mine’s host communities. The donation will be used for the purchase of food […]
Pursuant to the announcement by President Ramaphosa of a lockdown effective from Thursday night 12pm, the FSE’s physical office will no longer be manned effective from Friday this week for the duration of this lockdown. The FSE will, however, continue to fulfil its objectives in terms of its Memorandum of Incorporation albeit remotely. The FSE […]