mining communities in south africa

The rights of mining communities in South Africa – THE ...

The rights of mining communities in South Africa. South Africa has laws which fall under the Constitution . Section 24 of the Bill of Rights: Environment 24. Everyone has the right— (a) to an environment that is not harmful to their health or wellbeing; and (b) to have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through reasonable legislative and other ...

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South Africa: Mining Communities Must Have a Say in

South Africa: Mining Communities Must Have a Say in COVID-19 Safety. 11 May 2020. New Frame (Johannesburg) analysis By Busisiwe Kamolane. The coronavirus

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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 ().

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How South Africa's rural communities are getting a raw ...

14/07/2019  South Africa's rural communities where mining licenses have been granted are often excluded from consultations and bear the brunt having their environment and livelihoods destroyed.

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(PDF) Mining Community Development in South Africa: A ...

Mining Community Development in South Africa: A Critical Consideration of How the Law and Development Approach the Concept “Community” March

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South Africa: How Mining Damages Communities and the ...

27/08/2018  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 generations, even if

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Communities, mining corporations and corruption in South ...

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

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South Africa: Mining And Local Communities: Free, Prior ...

While requirements for a social and labour plan in South Africa already aim to ensure community development, when coupled with the Mining Charter requirements, the inability to accurately determine leadership structures within the host community usually causes the most turbulence for all stakeholders. Although social impact studies are required as part of an application for a mining right, the ...

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How to ensure communities living near mining activities ...

08/05/2018  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.

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COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY MINING STAND TOGETHER

12/02/2019  Vainola Makan, Energy Justice Coordinator at the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) says, “We note, with dismay, that there is a trend in government to promote the interest of foreign mining companies at the expense of South African citizens’ right to dignity, through meaningful public participation – which is enshrined in our Constitution.”

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South Africa: Mining Communities Must Have a Say in

South Africa: Mining Communities Must Have a Say in COVID-19 Safety. 11 May 2020. New Frame (Johannesburg) analysis By Busisiwe Kamolane. The coronavirus

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(PDF) Mining Community Development in South Africa:

Mining Community Development in South Africa: A Critical Consideration of How the Law and Development Approach the Concept “Community” March 2019; Law

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South Africa: How Mining Damages Communities and

27/08/2018  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 generations, even if

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Constitutional Court empowers mining communities in

MINING REVIEW / 26 OCTOBER 2018 - 18.04 / STAFF REPORTER The Constitutional Court in South Africa has ruled that mining communities can now exercise their constitutional rights to oppose mining companies who bypass them in favour of working through traditional leaders. This is according to the Mining Forum of South Afr

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South Africa: Mining And Local Communities: Free, Prior ...

While requirements for a social and labour plan in South Africa already aim to ensure community development, when coupled with the Mining Charter requirements, the inability to accurately determine leadership structures within the host community usually causes the most turbulence for all stakeholders. Although social impact studies are required as part of an application for a mining right, the ...

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What Mines Mean for South Africa Communities:

05/02/2019  The Minerals Council South Africa, which represents most mining companies in the country, said in a response to questions that it disagrees with the PwC figures, saying its

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MACUA Nothing About Us Without Us

Since its inception in 2012, Mining Affected Communities United in Action (MACUA) has presented a formidable point of opposition against the toxic alliance between mining companies and the government in South Africa. In the movement’s young history, there is a critical opportunity to evaluate to role that MACUA has played in the country’s mining sector. Developed and Informed by the ...

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How South Africa's rural communities are getting a raw ...

Mining activities in South Africa’s rural areas tend to occur at the expense of local communities and the environment. Shutterstock Shutterstock Many of these developments have led to the ...

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COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY MINING STAND

12/02/2019  Vainola Makan, Energy Justice Coordinator at the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) says, “We note, with dismay, that there is a trend in government to promote the interest of foreign mining companies at the expense of South African citizens’ right to dignity, through meaningful public participation – which is enshrined in our Constitution.”

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Charting a Way for South African Mining to Benefit

01/07/2017  Mining, though contributing a declining share to the South African economy, is still a significant employer and earner of foreign exchange revenue. It has a troubled past and, for good reason, was one of the first targets of Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) at the dawn of South Africa’s democratic dispensation. Twenty-three years later, animosity between the state and the mining

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South Africa: How Mining Damages Communities and

27/08/2018  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 generations, even if

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

21/07/2019  Mining-affected communities in South Africa are living in a social, economic and environmental crisis generated by the mining sector’s drive

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Southern African Development Community :: Mining

Mining is an industry of strategic importance in Southern Africa. Roughly half of the world’s vanadium, platinum, and diamonds originate in the region, along with 36% of gold and 20% of cobalt. These minerals contribute greatly to several Southern African Development Community (SADC) Member State gross national product and employment, and many of them depend on mineral exports for their ...

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Constitutional Court empowers mining communities in

MINING REVIEW / 26 OCTOBER 2018 - 18.04 / STAFF REPORTER The Constitutional Court in South Africa has ruled that mining communities can now exercise their constitutional rights to oppose mining companies who bypass them in favour of working through traditional leaders. This is according to the Mining Forum of South Afr

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Mining and Community in South Africa Taylor

22/09/2017  Taking an interdisciplinary approach, Mining and Community in South Africa will be of interest to scholars of South Africa, economic development, labour and industry, politics and planning. TABLE OF CONTENTS . section A 57 pages Setting the scene . chapter 1 18 pages The background to the Postmasburg study . By Lochner Marais, Deidré van Rooyen, Philippe Burger, Molefi Lenka,

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What Mines Mean for South Africa Communities:

05/02/2019  The Minerals Council South Africa, which represents most mining companies in the country, said in a response to questions that it disagrees with the PwC figures, saying its

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Communities, mining corporations and corruption in

My research shows that some mining corporations still have influence over mining development in post-apartheid South Africa, although to a lesser degree. The study found that mining corporations ...

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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

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Flaws in South African mining royalties system highlighted

26/03/2019  Corruption Watch has launched its 2018 Mining Royalties Research Report in South Africa, highlighting the complexities and challenges in the management and distribution of mining royalties to people living in mine-affected communities. Since 2004, law in South Africa has decreed that mineral and petroleum resources belong to the people of South ...

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New relationship between mining companies and

New relationship between mining companies and communities needed – Gordhan The scrapping of the migrant labour system in South Africa is the subject of ongoing discussion between the government ...

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Mining and community engagement: the latest decision

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal has clarified some issues relating to consultation with affected communities when a mining right is being applied for Tensions between mining companies and their neighbouring communities are historically high, given the nature of mining operations and the South African economy. This is illustrated in a recently-decided matter.

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Mining in South Africa: Whose Benefit and Whose Burden ...

04/07/2019  Walking the Talk The Social Audit Baseline Report (ActionAid, 2019), which was conducted in eight mining affected communities across South Africa, as part of the ActionAid South Africa’s Social Audit Project, was conceptualised as part of our ongoing work with MACUA and WAMUA. Our research has found very little, if any evidence, that the development

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Communities, mining corporations and corruption in

St Lucia is located near South Africa’s coastal border with Mozambique. It’s near the Great St Lucia Wetland Park, a world heritage site. My research shows that some mining corporations still have influence over mining development in post-apartheid South Africa, although to a lesser degree. The study found that mining corporations, national and local government had a close relationship ...

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What Mines Mean for South Africa Communities:

05/02/2019  The Minerals Council South Africa, which represents most mining companies in the country, said in a response to questions that it disagrees with the PwC figures, saying its

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The impact of mining on indigenous African communities

PhD (Indigenous Knowledge Systems ), North-West University, Mafikeng CampusThe economic development of South Africa has historically relied on the role that mining has played. Despite the huge profits enjoyed by the mining company, several communities in the study area; are not able to enjoy those accumulated benefits. The company operates invariable among rural communities that have

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Small-scale mining — opportunities and challenges ...

18/04/2019  In South Africa, the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act of 2002 (MPRDA) regulates mining in general, including ASM. Section 27 of the Act explains the application for, issuing, and duration of a mining permit. Mining permits are granted if the mineral in question can be mined optimally within a period of two years and the mining area in question does not exceed 1.5 hectares

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South Africa, gold mines continue poisoning

Johannesburg, in South Africa was spawned by gold mining when the metal was discovered in the 1880s in the Witwatersrand goldfield, the world’s biggest, arching around the south and west of the city.More than 600 mines lie abandoned with much of their waste piled up high next to residential communities, most of which are marginalised, poor and black.

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Communities, mining corporations and corruption in

My research shows that some mining corporations still have influence over mining development in post-apartheid South Africa, although to a lesser degree. The study found that mining corporations ...

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Flaws in South African mining royalties system highlighted

26/03/2019  Corruption Watch has launched its 2018 Mining Royalties Research Report in South Africa, highlighting the complexities and challenges in the management and distribution of mining royalties to people living in mine-affected communities. Since 2004, law in South Africa has decreed that mineral and petroleum resources belong to the people of South ...

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Mining and Corporate Social Responsibility Partnerships in ...

The mining industry in South Africa has been in-volved in communities for many decades. Mining companies found themselves in the ‘spotlight’ for the conditions linked to the migrant labour sys- tem they adopted. Simultaneously, it is important to note that mining in South Africa has formed the pillar of economic growth, given the country’s endowment of mineral resources. To deal with the ...

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