SA News

FSE's donation to mining affected communities

Written by  Friday, 24 April 2020 09:52
Rate this item
(0 votes)

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 items.

The FSE has also contributed R3 000 towards the Non-Profit Organisation, Lukhanyo-Nkanyezi Reg 241-494 for food gardens farming in the Bekkersdal community against a back drop of dwindling local economy and the decline in the gold mining industry.

Read 1798 times

SA NEWS

FSE - DONATION OF TREES AND TREE PLANTING IN SIMUNYE, WEST RAND IN ASSOCIATION WITH SOUTH DEEP MINE

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 delivered a presentation during the ceremony.

"Varkies" gou op hok, maar als nie pluis | Beeld

Article also available for download as an attachment.

Radon Alert - Carte Blanche

Millions of South Africans are exposed to radioactive radon gas in their homes and workplaces every day, as the naturally occurring gas escapes through cracks in the earth. The second leading cause of lung cancer in several countries, radon breaks down and when inhaled, decaying atoms emit alpha radiation that can damage the DNA. There are no safe levels of radon concentration. The United States Environmental Protection Agency emphasises any radon exposure has some risk of causing lung cancer. Carte Blanche investigates why South Africa has no regulations to protect against radon accumulation in the home and what you can do to test your home and prevent lung cancer.   Watch the video here.

WITS Economics & Finance Courses: Mining for Development: The Taxation Linkage

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.