Water Pollution Near Mines Prompts South African Ombudsman Probe

South Africa’s anti-corruption ombudsman has begun a probe into water pollution allegedly caused by mining companies.The inquiry by the Public Protector is in its early stages, spokesman Oupa Segalwe said by e-mail.“The investigation has to do with alleged pollution of water as a result of mining operations in a number of provinces,” Segalwe said. By […]

Mintails: Conditions for Water Use License

In  terms  of  Condition  12.9  of  the  authorised  Water  Use  License “The  Licensee  shall  attend  and  actively  participate  in  the  Wonderfontein/Loopspruit catchment  forum  to  which  the  Licensee  must  report  and  present  all  aspects  of  water management  as  contained  in  the  conditions  of  this  license  such  as  compliance  with  the licence  conditions  and  progress  with  all  […]

Tackling Acid Mine Drainage in a big way

A mammoth new plant is nearly ready to treat toxic water.  A hundred tons of lime a day and a ” hell of a lot” of electricity. This is some of what it will take to power the biggest acid mine drainage (AMD) plant of its kind in South Africa and the continent.

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