Site visits of the West Rand goldfields were facilitated and conducted on 2 August 2023 by the FSE with the UN Special Rapporteur on Toxics and Human Rights, Dr Marcos Orellana and his team, and members of mining affected communities of the West Rand goldfields as well as representatives of Benchmarks Foundation, and two of […]
The Objection to the Oberholzer Gold Prospecting Application can be viewed and downloaded below. The application area covers 12 335.16 hectares, it extends over 53 farm properties and islocated west to southwest of Carletonville, in the magisterial district of Oberholzer, GautengProvince of South Africa. This objection to the prospecting right application is submitted on behalf […]
Allegations that former convicts Kenny Kunene and Gayton McKenzie defrauded poor Sowetan communities by persuading them to participate in a mining rights application for Central Rand Gold in Johannesburg are being investigated. However, there is widespread confusion over the status of the police investigation.