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Control over black workers, closed compounds and migrant labour. Miners eating in their compound Image source. With the discovery of diamonds in South Africa, institutionalised forms of labour control such as the compound/ hostel system now emerged, and in the …

KPMG GLOBAL MINING INSTITUTE Guinea

2021-8-1 · largest iron ore mine and infrastructure venture of its kind Estimated Simandou South iron ore production at full capacity. 1. Guinea 2012, African Economic Outlook, May 2012, Guinea" African Economic Outlook, accessed 23 August 2013 2. US Geological Survey, Mineral Commodity Summaries 2013; US Geological Survey Mineral Information – Guinea 3.

Environmental law and practice in South Africa: overview ...

2017-2-1 · A Q&A guide to environment law in South Africa. This Q&A provides a high level overview of environment law in South Africa and looks at key practical issues including emissions to air and water, environmental impact assessments, waste, contaminated land, and environmental issues in transactions.

Mining & Indigenous Rights: the emergence of a global ...

2021-8-26 · Anyone who has seen the massive 900-page book entitled The Gulliver File (1992) will undoubtedly concur that for better or for worse anti-mining activism is a global social movement. This book lists mining projects and their parent companies around the world in alphabetical order and gives background history and environmental impact information (albeit from a particular activist perspective ...

Minerals Council takes Mining Charter to court

2019-3-27 · Minerals Council SA has filed an application for a judicial review of the recently gazetted Mining Charter, citing problems with certain clauses, saying past deals were not sufficiently recognised ...

With new law, Indonesia gives miners more power and fewer ...

2020-5-13 · With new law, Indonesia gives miners more power and fewer obligations. Indonesia''s parliament has passed a mining bill that activists say will lead to unbridled exploitation by a mining industry ...

The dangerous world of South Africa''s deep-level mining ...

2017-12-29 · It is another world – dark, cramped, unbearably hot, the air laden with harmful dust, earth tremors an ever-present threat, and the normal world of safety and sunlight a barely imaginable four or more kilometres above, well beyond reach in a moment of crisis. This is the dangerous world of South Africa''s deep-level mining. It is ...

Is South Africa''s land reform an election gimmick?

2018-8-10 · It is the EFF which has been driving the agenda on land reform. When I once asked its leader whether this was an election gimmick, Mr Malema said, "No. "We took a …

Where next for South Africa''s upstream sector and would-be ...

2021-5-4 · South Africa May 4 2021. It has now been over two years since Total made its significant gas condensate discovery in the Brulpadda block, offshore Mossel Bay. The announcement led to much ...

What are environmental regulations on mining activities ...

2021-8-28 · Material adapted from: Hudson, T.L, Fox, F.D., and Plumlee, G.S. 1999. Metal Mining and the Environment, p. 48-49. Published by the American Geosciences Institute Environmental Awareness Series. Click here to download the full handbook. An extensive regulatory system has been developed to govern current mining …

Land, Law and Traditional Leadership in South Africa ...

2016-6-17 · Land, Law and Traditional Leadership in South Africa. More than two decades after the end of apartheid, land remains an emotive fault line in South Africa. Many in rural communities have lost patience with the paternalistic approach of traditional leaders, commercial farmers and mining corporations. The African National Congress (ANC) has ...

South Africa

South Africa - South Africa - World War II: When Britain declared war on Germany on September 3, 1939, the United Party split. Hertzog wanted South Africa to remain neutral, but Smuts opted for joining the British war effort. Smuts''s faction narrowly won the crucial parliamentary debate, and Hertzog and his followers left the party, many rejoining the National Party faction Malan had ...

Mining: South Africa''s Biggest Success or Apartheid''s ...

2016-1-22 · Mining: South Africa''s Biggest Success or Apartheid''s Breeding Ground? When visiting The Apartheid Museum, I was struck by the relationship between South Africa''s mining industry and the foundations of Apartheid and racial segregation. When gold was first found in what was to become Johannesburg in 1886, The English had literally struck ...

South Africa

2020-8-18 · South Africa - South Africa - Resources and power: South Africa is rich in a variety of minerals. In addition to diamonds and gold, the country also contains reserves of iron ore, platinum, manganese, chromium, copper, uranium, silver, beryllium, and …

PROPERTY RIGHTS FROM ABOVE AND BELOW: MINING …

Mining has played a critical role in the South African economy for over 150 years, but it has also produced a highly unequal distribution of harm s and benefits. Here the report briefly reviews the history and political economy of mining in South Africa. Despite the substantial export revenue from the mineral trade, mining operations are

Minerals and Mining Policy of South Africa: Green Paper ...

2021-8-26 · The document was then ratified and signed by the Minister of Minerals and Energy as a Green Paper on Minerals and Mining Policy for South Africa. The Green Paper is organised into six main themes covering the issues which have been identified by the Steering Committee in the process of consultation discussed above.

South Africa profile

2018-4-4 · image caption Mining has been the driving force behind South Africa''s economic development 1879 - British defeat the Zulus in Natal. 1880-81 - Boers rebel against the British, sparking the first ...

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Control over black workers, closed compounds and migrant labour. Miners eating in their compound Image source. With the discovery of diamonds in South Africa, institutionalised forms of labour control such as the compound/ hostel system now emerged, and in the industrial environment exploitative relations now assumed the same racial form as that which already existed in the rural areas.

South Africa''s Land Restitution Challenge

2019-10-17 · South Africa''s Land Reform Policies ..... 230 A. Land ... ously took ownership over the country''s mineral rights through legislation designed to create colonial wealth. 15. Until the 1990s, whites maintained almost complete title to the country''s mineral and mining rights with mini-mal limits on the way those rights could be . 16exercised.

India''s new mining reforms explained

2021-3-17 · The changes to the definition of illegal mining also provide a somewhat controversial boon to mining companies. India''s mining law enables the government to recover of the value of illegally extracted minerals. Mining within a lease area will become exempt, meaning any violation within that area, be that over-extraction beyond the mining ...

Acts | South African Government

2014-10-22 · 406.16 KB. 26 Apr 2021. Air Traffic and Navigation Services Company Amendment Act 18 of 2020 (English / Afrikaans) Act. 18 of 2020. G. 44226. GoN 83. - Comment by.

The Revolution in South Africa: An Analysis

2001-9-22 · South African law requires foreign banks to buy South African Defense Bonds. The banks also provide the foreign exchange needed by South Africa to import heavy industrial equipment. As the world overproduction crisis hit South Africa in the late 1970s, South Africa…

Minerals Council says 75% of SA''s gold mines unprofitable

2018-7-11 · BL PREMIUM. 11 July 2018 - 05:10 Allan Seccombe. Three-quarters of SA''s gold mines are unprofitable or barely making money, says the Minerals Council …

Governments should always assess the impact of economic ...

2020-3-12 · The South African government''s proposed responses to these challenges are controversial. They involve job losses and cuts in social services. Government claims that over time the reforms will yield more jobs, better services and a growing economy that is environmentally sustainable. Unfortunately, while the short term costs are clear, the ...

Post-looting in South Africa. What does the future hold ...

2021-8-12 · Over time, E&T Minerals have demonstrated its dedication by practicing sustainability, advocating for volunteerism and promoting philanthropy to make South Africa …

South Africa: Key Issues and Challenges | Mark Mobius

2017-3-16 · Several challenges have plagued the South African mining industry in particular over the past few years—a key driver of the country''s economy. Besides declining commodity prices, labor union rivalry escalated labor issues, resulting in one …

Blood Diamonds

2020-8-14 · A large stone, maybe a carat, could earn him $100, he says, enough to let him dream about going back to school, after dropping out at 12 to go to the mines—the only work available in his small ...

CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA

2021-8-19 · CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA Case CCT 265/17 In the matter between: ... IBMR obtained a prospecting right over the farm from the Department of Mineral Resources (Department). ... IBMR was awarded a mining right over the farm by the Department. On 20 June 2008, an environmental management programme required in terms of section 39 of the ...

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