Disasters

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  • 16 Nov 2017- 08:51 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Mining Weekly In the last decade, there have been over 40 mining waste failures, killing some 341 people, damaging hundreds of kilometres of waterways, and affecting drinking water sources and the livelihood of communities. A new report
  • 30 Oct 2017- 12:21 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Biz Community Severely depressed uranium prices and the subsequent poor return for investors have had a hand in Peninsula Energy's decision to divest their interests in the Karoo Uranium Project (KUP). However, the Southern African Faith
  • 24 Oct 2017- 10:16 by Local Press Report DURBAN Infrastructure News The Department of Water and Sanitation is cracking down on the unlawful use of water through sand mining in KwaZulu-Natal. Private companies and individuals have been identified as the main culprits. A stakeholder engagement
  • 14 Sep 2017- 11:54 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Mining News Plans to mine coal by Australia’s Coal for Africa close to the Mapungubwe Unesco World Heritage site have been put on hold. This follows some concerns over the impact of coal mining and related activities on the environment,
  • 1 Aug 2017- 10:49 by Local Press Report MIDRAND Mining Review This landmark shareholding agreement strengthens Veolia Water Technologies South Africa’s compliance with new Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment regulations as a high level contributor, and demonstrates its continued commitment to
  • 19 Jul 2017- 12:53 by Local Press Report PRETORIA Infrastructure News South Africa’s Draft Mine Water Management Policy is now open for public comment until 14 September. The draft policy, which was approved by Cabinet in March, seeks to hold parties potentially liable for negative effects and