Refer to pages 26 to 28 of the latest edition of Modern Mining for the article. “The Jagersfontein tragedy that took place in September has shone the spotlight on the increasing rate of tailings dams’ failures and the impact such incidents have on lives, infrastructure and the environment. According to Mariette Liefferink, CEO of the […]
People are living in close proximity to dangerous mine dumps. Meanwhile, government is moving slowly to address the problem Nthabiseng, Gloria and Lauren have been living in Tudor Shaft informal settlement near Krugersdorp for “five or six years”, since leaving Polokwane to find work. They have matric, but there are “no jobs, no bursaries, no […]
This document is not to oppose the proposed project, but to attempt to highlight the environmental challenges, which are perceived as significant, and to make recommendations.