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South Africa: Groundbreaking Court Judgment On Mining and

1 天前South Africa: Groundbreaking Court Judgment On Mining and Community Rights This is because the MPRDA only gives a community 30 days to lodge objections to a mining right that has already been

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South Africa: Groundbreaking Court Judgment On Mining and

1 天前Kenya: Nanok Urges State to Disclose Details of Mining Activities in Turkana. South Africa: Groundbreaking Court Judgment On Mining and Community Rights

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South Africa: Mining gathering must confront human rights

Amnesty International and its partner organizations have documented numerous cases of human rights abuses linked to mining operations. In South Africa, victims of the bloody tragedy at Marikana, in which 34 protesters were killed and at least 70 injured by members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) during a mining strike in August 2012

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South African community wins court battle over mining rights

Nov 22, 2018Environmental activists in South Africa have won a landmark legal victory after the high court ordered the government to get prior community consent before granting mining rights.. The judgment

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Interview: The Dangers of Opposing Mining in South Africa

Apr 16, 2019Fighting for a healthy environment in South Africa's coal mining communities can be perilous. At least three activists have been killed in the last three years.

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Mining In South Africa Mining Of Mineral Resources

Mining in South Africa. Long before diamonds were discovered in the Kimberley area and the Gold Rush in Pilgrim's Rest and Witwatersrand areas in the late 1800s, minerals have been mined in South Africa. At Mapungubwe in the Limpopo Province evidence of gold and iron mining and smelting was found which dates back to the early 11th century AD.

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Mining rights ride roughshod over property rights

Mining houses have used this provision to justify their confiscation of land in rural communities, arguing that the Interim Protection of Informal Land Right Act which prohibits the

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How to apply for a Mining Right in South Africa as

Financial and Technical CompetenceExisting RightsPrescribed FeeEnvironmental AuthorisationProvide details and documentary proof of the applicant’s technical ability and financial resources compatible with the mining work programme that are readily available or how they will be provided for, to enable the applicant to carry out the mining activities in terms of the mining work programme and to mitigate and rehabilitate relevant environmental impacts satisfactorily.

Interview: The Dangers of Opposing Mining in South Africa

Apr 16, 2019Fighting for a healthy environment in South Africa's coal mining communities can be perilous. At least three activists have been killed in the last three years.

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South Africa: How Mining Damages Communities and the

Aug 27, 2018The South African Human Rights Commission has released a scathing report on the damage mining in the country is posing to human rights. The conclusion paints a dark picture: "[T]he mining sector

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Mining In South Africa Mining Of Mineral Resources

Mining in South Africa. Long before diamonds were discovered in the Kimberley area and the Gold Rush in Pilgrim's Rest and Witwatersrand areas in the late 1800s, minerals have been mined in South Africa. At Mapungubwe in the Limpopo Province evidence of gold and iron mining and smelting was found which dates back to the early 11th century AD.

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How to apply for a Mining Right in South Africa as

Oct 17, 2018The following is required to apply for a Mining Right in South Africa as stipulated by the Department of Mineral Resources: Details of the land or area. Applicant’s for a Mining Right must provide a plan as contemplated in regulation 2(2) of the MPRDA. Mining

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How Mining Damages Communities And the Environment

The South African Human Rights Commission has released a scathing report on the damage mining in the country is posing to human rights. The conclusion paints a dark picture: “[T]he mining sector is riddled with challenges related to land, housing, water, [and] the environment.”

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Mining Law 2021 Laws and Regulations South Africa ICLG

South Africa: Mining Laws and Regulations 2021. ICLG Mining Laws and Regulations South Africa covers common issues in mining laws and regulations including the acquisition of rights, ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, transfer and encumbrance, environmental aspects, native title and land rights in 15 jurisdictions.

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How mine dumps in South Africa affect the health of

May 02, 2018Mining is a major economic activity in many developing countries. In South Africa, mining of gold, coal and other natural resources has played a significant role in the country’s economy, with

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Mineral industry of Africa Wikipedia

South Africa's output declined because of lower production from the Palabora Mine and the closure of the Maranda Mine in 2004. In 2005, Zambia accounted for 65% of African copper mine production; South Africa, 15%; and Congo (Kinshasa), 13%. Africa's share of world copper mine production was 5% in 2005 compared with 14% in 1990.

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Mining industry of South Africa Wikipedia

Mining in South Africa was once the main driving force behind the history and development of Africa's most advanced and richest economy. Large-scale and profitable mining started with the discovery of a diamond on the banks of the Orange River in 1867 by Erasmus Jacobs and the subsequent discovery and exploitation of the Kimberley pipes a few years later.

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Mining and your Community: Know your Environmental Rights

Mining is an important industry in South Africa, but it is also an industry with a damaging impact. Mining often pollutes the water, air and soil, and can disrupt farming activities and community life. Communities throughout South Africa struggle to defend their rights to their land, to their environment and to their resources when

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Tharisa has right to sell all of $4.2bn Zimbabwe platinum mine

Oct 17, 2019Tharisa, the publicly traded South African platinum and chrome miner run by the Pouroulis family, has the right to take over a platinum mine project in Zimbabwe that could ultimately cost $4.2bn. The company in June last year paid $4.5m for a 26.8% stake in Karo Mining Holdings, also run by the family.

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Mining and minerals in South Africa

Aug 16, 2012The junior mining sector in South Africa was born of new legislation in the form of the Mining and Petroleum Resources Development Act of 2006. The law enforced a “use it or lose it” principle, stipulating that mining rights not used by mining companies to exploit minerals in the ground would revert back to the state.

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How to apply for a Mining Permit in South Africa as

Jul 30, 2019The following is required to apply for a Mining Permit in South Africa as stipulated by the Department of Mineral Resources:. Details of the land or area Mining Permit Provide a plan as contemplated in Regulation 2(2) read with Regulation 2(3) of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA).

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To Dig or not to Dig Surface Owners’ Rights Versus the

Few activities are more environmentally destructive than mining. South Africa's economy, however, was built on mining. We also have an environmental right in our Constitution that has been described by our courts as "majestic" as it offers unlimited protection for the environment.

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Russian Plan to Dig Biggest Zimbabwe Platinum Mine

1 天前A project that aims to develop Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum mine has cleared a significant hurdle, with the African Export-Import Bank completing a due diligence study allowing it to proceed with

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AngloGold must keep South Africa listing to sell assets to

Aug 21, 2020The transfer of mining rights to Harmony, which is necessary to close the sale of its Mponeng mine and its surface assets in South Africa, also is conditional on AngloGold keeping its headquarters

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Why Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a fan of South Africa's

12 小时前“[South Africa’s constitution] was a deliberate attempt to have a fundamental instrument of government that embraced basic human rights, had an independent judiciary. It really is a great

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Sibanye-Stillwater looking to buy gold mines outside South

2 天前Sibanye, the world's largest producer of platinum and rhodium, aims to acquire gold mines outside South Africa, Froneman said, in a bid to diversify its geographical exposure.

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To Dig or not to Dig Surface Owners’ Rights Versus the

Few activities are more environmentally destructive than mining. South Africa's economy, however, was built on mining. We also have an environmental right in our Constitution that has been described by our courts as "majestic" as it offers unlimited protection for the environment.

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Online system for mining rights, permits Brand South Africa

9 February 2011 The South African government has launched a pioneering online system to counter corruption and ensure transparency during the application and granting of mining rights, permits and prospecting licences.

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Mining and minerals in South Africa

Aug 16, 2012The junior mining sector in South Africa was born of new legislation in the form of the Mining and Petroleum Resources Development Act of 2006. The law enforced a “use it or lose it” principle, stipulating that mining rights not used by mining companies to exploit minerals in the ground would revert back to the state.

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Tharisa has right to sell all of $4.2bn Zimbabwe platinum mine

Oct 17, 2019Tharisa, the publicly traded South African platinum and chrome miner run by the Pouroulis family, has the right to take over a platinum mine project in Zimbabwe that could ultimately cost $4.2bn. The company in June last year paid $4.5m for a 26.8% stake in Karo Mining Holdings, also run by the family.

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How mine dumps in South Africa affect the health of

May 02, 2018Mining is a major economic activity in many developing countries. In South Africa, mining of gold, coal and other natural resources has played a significant role in the country’s economy, with

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How to apply for a Mining Permit in South Africa as

Jul 30, 2019The following is required to apply for a Mining Permit in South Africa as stipulated by the Department of Mineral Resources:. Details of the land or area Mining Permit Provide a plan as contemplated in Regulation 2(2) read with Regulation 2(3) of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA).

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MINING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

South Africa has an abundance of mineral resources, which is a direct source of foreign investment. We are said to have the world’s fifth-largest mining sector, employing 5% of the South African workforce. The mining industry is currently regulated under the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development

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8. China's Mining Footprint in Africa China in Africa

While South Africa is a natural port of call for Chinese mining companies, competition is tough in the local mining environment while the country’s draconian black economic empowerment (BEE) criteria has made Chinese investors wary of committing large investments into the mining sector a trend evident with mining companies from other

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16 South African jobs that are in high demand right now

Job losses. South Africa has been rocked this week by the news that a number of its major banks plan to cut thousands of jobs. On Thursday (14 March), Standard Bank announced that it

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Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

This Bill of Rights is a cornerstone of democracy in South Africa. It enshrines the rights of all people in our country and affirms the democratic values of human dignity, equality and freedom. 2. The state must respect, protect, promote and fulfil the rights in the Bill of Rights. 3. The rights in the Bill of Rights are subject to the

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