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Category:Mining communities in South Africa Wikipedia

Pages in category "Mining communities in South Africa" The following 60 pages are in this category, out of 60 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

A Practical Guide for Mining-Affected Communities

communities can take to address the challenges that mining poses on communities. Coal mining, and mining in general, are activities central to South Africa’s economy. The Government regulates the mining of minerals through the law, which mining companies have to obey. Mining

MINING AND COMMUNITIES IN SOUTH AFRICA PAST

gold –although south africa still has about 40% of global reserves mining is hampered by ultra-deep levels, flooding and seismic events. too dangerous for labour intensive, too costly for mechanisation. small scale, micro and survival artisanal mining is possible in abandoned, ownerless and derelict mines.

The rights of mining communities in South Africa THE

Over 60 community representatives from all nine provinces of South Africa and 20 civil society formations gathered to consider their continued exclusion from the mining laws. The meeting noted that the MPRDA failed to deal with any of the long-standing problems with the previous legislation, including:

South Africa: Groundbreaking Court Judgment On Mining and

May 28, 2021 By Geoffrey Allsop/Image:Groundup. The Umgungundlovu community, located in Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape, has won an important case in the Gauteng High Court that enables communities to meaningfully consult with companies that want to conduct mining operations in areas where they live or work.

South Africa: Mining Communities Bear the Burden of

Jul 09, 2020 In addition, social and economic conditions in most mining communities in South Africa remain appalling. Most mineworkers live in overcrowded

Mining-affected communities are in a crisis which prese...

Jul 21, 2019 Mining-affected communities in South Africa are living in a social, economic and environmental crisis generated by the mining sector’s drive

South Africa: Mining Communities Must Have a Say in COVID

May 11, 2020 It is imperative that community networks have a say in mining safety guidelines during the coronavirus pandemic. South Africa: Mining Communities Must Have a Say in COVID-19 Safety allAfrica

How to ensure communities living near mining activities

May 08, 2018 The South African government and the Chamber of Mines are in the process of formulating a new Mining Charter.The charter serves as a blueprint for transforming the mining industry.

MACUA Nothing About Us Without Us

Mining Affected Communities United in Action Follow. MACUA is the largest community-based, united front of mining-affected communities in South Africa

MINING AND COMMUNITIES IN SOUTH AFRICA PAST

gold –although south africa still has about 40% of global reserves mining is hampered by ultra-deep levels, flooding and seismic events. too dangerous for labour intensive, too costly for mechanisation. small scale, micro and survival artisanal mining is possible in abandoned, ownerless and derelict mines.

Category:Mining communities in South Africa Wikipedia

Pages in category "Mining communities in South Africa" The following 60 pages are in this category, out of 60 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

(PDF) Mining Community Development in South Africa: A

The legislative system that provides for the socio-economic development of mining communities in South Africa has been under significant scrutiny in recent times. Various instances of conflict

Mining in SA Minerals Council South Africa

Economic activity in modern-day South Africa has been centred on mining activities, their ancillary services and supplies. The country’s stock exchange in Johannesburg was established in 1887, a decade after the first diamonds were discovered on the banks of the Orange River, and almost simultaneously with the gold rush on the world-famous Witwatersrand.

National Hearing on the Underlying Socio-economic

Mining-affected Communities in South Africa 2 and addressing the underlying socio-economic challenges experienced by mining-affected communities. Furthermore, the Report highlights that a greater focus on social and environmental sustainability coupled with the introduction of improved measures to address systemic non-compliance and

South Africa: How Mining Damages Communities and the

Aug 27, 2018 Mining-affected communities across South Africa have said that mining needs to respect the customary rights of the people who have lived on the land for

Mining-affected communities are in a crisis which prese...

Jul 21, 2019 Mining-affected communities in South Africa are living in a social, economic and environmental crisis generated by the mining sector’s drive

EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING ON

2.3 Understanding South Africa’s Mining Industry and Economic Development .. 10 2.4 South Africa Mining industry: Contention and Ambiguity .. 12 2.5 Mining and the livelihoods of local communities: Contribution towards socio-economic

South Africa Communities Remember Anti-Mining Activist

Feb 22, 2021 People And Nature In South Africa, the state remains willing to sacrifice rural communities for its coal-fired development agenda, one that persists despite visible social and environmental devastation and the growing threat of climate disaster.Hali Healy writes in this guest post about the communities’ response.

Communities, mining corporations and corruption in South

Feb 07, 2019 Before democracy South Africa's mining sector prioritised profits over the people and environment. Not much has changed. Communities, mining corporations and corruption in South Africa

How Mining Damages Communities And the Environment

When I interviewed residents of such communities in South Africa’s Limpopo, KwaZulu Natal, Mpumalanga, and North West provinces earlier this year, I heard many stories echoing the commission’s findings. Somkhele is a community near one of the coal mines mentioned in the Human Rights Commission’s report.

TB’s Grip on the Mining Community CDC

Mar 20, 2017 In South Africa, the rate of TB among miners is 15 times higher than the rest of the South African population, and a staggering 2,000 times higher than the rate of TB in the United States. has created a perfect storm for the development and transmission of drug-resistant TB in mines and mining communities in southern Africa.

Are Mining Communities to benefit under the new Mining

Oct 04, 2018 The pronouncement on the South African Mining Charter III, while it is welcomed as a step forward in creating certainty in the mining industry has left gaps in interpretation and workings around mining communities. There is an old mining quote that says “Just need to dig a little more to get the meaning we need”, and this is very much true today.

MACUA Nothing About Us Without Us

Mining Affected Communities United in Action Follow. MACUA is the largest community-based, united front of mining-affected communities in South Africa

Category:Mining communities in South Africa Wikipedia

Pages in category "Mining communities in South Africa" The following 60 pages are in this category, out of 60 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

Mining in SA Minerals Council South Africa

Economic activity in modern-day South Africa has been centred on mining activities, their ancillary services and supplies. The country’s stock exchange in Johannesburg was established in 1887, a decade after the first diamonds were discovered on the banks of the Orange River, and almost simultaneously with the gold rush on the world-famous Witwatersrand.

Mapping and classification of mining host communities: A

Jul 01, 2020 Since large-scale mining began in South Africa in 1852, about 36 mining host communities have been affected by mine closure and/or downscaling leading to retrenchments. This is largely in the copper districts in the Northern Cape, the goldfields in Gauteng and the Free State, and the coalfields in KwaZulu-Natal, but also in asbestos mining

Mining-affected communities are in a crisis which prese...

Jul 21, 2019 Mining-affected communities in South Africa are living in a social, economic and environmental crisis generated by the mining sector’s drive

South Africa: How Mining Damages Communities and the

Aug 27, 2018 Mining-affected communities across South Africa have said that mining needs to respect the customary rights of the people who have lived on the land for

THE IMPACT OF MINING ON THE SOUTH AFRICAN ECONOMY

Feb 10, 2018 The SAHRC launched its Report on the National Hearing on the Underlying Socio-economic Challenges of Mining-affected Communities in South Africa on the 22nd of August 2018. The FSE participated in the Hearing and many of its issues of concern are addressed in the Report. The Report may be opened here as a PDF document.

EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING ON

2.3 Understanding South Africa’s Mining Industry and Economic Development .. 10 2.4 South Africa Mining industry: Contention and Ambiguity .. 12 2.5 Mining and the livelihoods of local communities: Contribution towards socio-economic

Are Mining Communities to benefit under the new Mining

Oct 04, 2018 The pronouncement on the South African Mining Charter III, while it is welcomed as a step forward in creating certainty in the mining industry has left gaps in interpretation and workings around mining communities. There is an old mining quote that says “Just need to dig a little more to get the meaning we need”, and this is very much true today.

How Mining Damages Communities And the Environment

When I interviewed residents of such communities in South Africa’s Limpopo, KwaZulu Natal, Mpumalanga, and North West provinces earlier this year, I heard many stories echoing the commission’s findings. Somkhele is a community near one of the coal mines mentioned in the Human Rights Commission’s report.

Mining and ‘community’ struggles on the platinum belt: A

Aug 01, 2015 The last two sections of the paper present some analytical discussion and a conclusion in which I argue, mainly, that the state’s attempt to include ‘traditional communities’ in South Africa’s post-apartheid mining industry has failed to grasp the complex group identities at the village level, therefore fuelling tension. 2.

Expectations of mining companies and the needs of mining

production industry in South Africa (RSA, 2002). The MPRDA seeks that the lives of the people surrounding the mining communities are transformed through development . 6 strategies. In order for this transformation to happen effectively, the prerequisite, according to MPRDA, is the submission of the Social and Labour Plan (SLP) so as to

Mining and Environmental Justice Community Network of

Mining and Environmental Justice Community Network of South Africa. MEJCON-SA is a network of communities, community-based organisations and community members whose environmental and human rights are affected, directly or indirectly, by mining and mining-related activities.

New approach needed to ensure communities benefit from mining

Feb 19, 2019 Community involvement will likely not end mining in South Africa, or cause miners to turn their backs on this country. In November last year, the Pretoria High Court ruled that the Department of Mineral Resources must obtain consent from the Xolobeni community before giving mining rights to an Australian company seeking to operate in that area.