“As the legislated frontline in the battle against ecosystem collapse, the Environmental Assessment Practitioners’ Association of South Africa is meant to hold a critical professional sector to account. But, as the case of Dr Kenneth Singo shows, the regulator is not doing its mandated job. If the country’s priceless biodiversity is to survive, a whole […]
“While the FSE welcomes the publication by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy(DMRE) of its Draft National Mine Closure Strategy. We do however have concerns aboutthe strategy from a number of different perspectives. Our comments are as follows…” Download the FSE’s comments below.
“It is common cause that the Department of Water and Sanitation is experiencing a skills shortage. The NW&SMP found that “a secure water future will not be achieved without addressing the issue of capacity – the skilled people required to undertake the work.” The NW&SMP further states: “A skills gap analysis conducted by the WRC […]
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A Twitter message from someone in Turkey who recently saw Jozi Gold…. “Greetings from Turkey! I just wanted to say I watched your documentary ‘Jozi Gold’ and it was quite heartbreaking. I didn’t know mining could give rise to these issues, let alone be the second greatest threat just following climate change. Therefore I can […]
Letter addressing non-compliance by Sweet Sensations Sand Mine attached for download. Letter toMrAboud_SweetSensationsMine
Please find the following attached for download: 1. Basel Gold Day: How to obtain clean gold – the consumer perspective 2. Basel Gold Day: Presentation by the FSE Basel Gold Day_How to obtain clean gold Basel Gold Day_FSE presentation
Attached for download: 1. ASM Policy 20202. FSE’s Submission ASM_Policy_2020 FSE_workshop_artisanal_mining
The FSE is of the firm opinion that many persons and companies want to financially profit from the current situation. This is resulting in failure to holistically identify and manage the AMD impacts and challenges. The reason might partly be that the situation is a political problem as well.
Die Blou Skerpioene het verlede week toegeslaan op Platmin, wat ‘n reuse-oopgroefmyn in ‘n beoogde erfenis-gebied op die voorstoep van die Pilanesberg-natuurreservaat bedryf.