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Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in Africa Opportunities

Compendium on Best Practices in Small-Scale Mining in Africa, 2002, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. Global Report on Artisanal Small-scale Mining, 2002, International Institute for Environment and Development World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

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Corporate Social Responsibility in South Africa's Mining

prevalent in South Africa where mining has dominated the country's economy for so long. CSR can help rid South Africa's mining industry of its long history of instability

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Madeleine Busacca Claremont CollegesCorporate social responsibility

Mining, Murder and a British Millionaire Protestors stand

South Africa's Eastern Cape Department of Development, Environment and Tourism has succinctly reported the reasons why the community favour community-led alternatives to mining

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Zwane's radical Mining Charter in the firing line Daily

Figures from 2016 released by the Chamber on Wednesday claim the mining industry directly employs over 450,000 people and last year contributed over R300-billion to South Africa's GDP, almost 8%

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THE DECLINE OF THE MINING INDUSTRY WIReDSpace Home

developments in communities around them. The Political Economy of the Mining Industry in South Africa 14 2.1 Introduction 14 2.2 The State of the Mining Industry 15 The Response of the United Association of South Africa to the Decline of the Mining Industry 49

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Diamond Mining in Africa Child Labor Conflict Diamonds

Labor Community. Many of the world's diamonds are mined using practices that exploit workers, children, and communities. A million diamond diggers in Africa earn less than a dollar a day.

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Water Treatment in South Africa Water for all

South Africa is the fourth largest mining nation in the world . It is the source of 70 percent of the world's platinum, and also is a large supplier of gold, diamonds, and other minerals . Mining, however, uses large amounts of water, and because of this, the South African government has limited the amount of water that can be used in

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CoverPage Community perceptions of mining DSPACE

Community perceptions of mining The rural South African experience J.A. MUNTINGH establish what the perceptions are of a rural farming community in South Africa with regard to mining and the possible establishment of a mine within 2.3 Conflicts in Mining Communities 26 2.4 The Impact of Mining Development 28. 6

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Youth in Mining Foundation

YiM Foundation is a non profit company (NPC) that seeks to be a reservoir of information for young people about the mining industry. Our mandate and objective is to foster youth participation in the mining industry through program and advocating for holistic transformation specifically through 7 of the 9 pillars of the Mining Charter, namely

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Mines and communities the long road to real partnerships

A quick read of current headlines examining the South African mining industry, it is clear that there is a belief and a fear of growing levels of mistrust between mines and communities.

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Revitalization of Distressed Mining Towns South Africa

Fifteen mining areas in five provinces and their associated labour sending areas had been prioritised for the revitalisation of distressed mining communities. The five provinces covered were Limpopo, Gauteng, North West, Mpumalanga and the Free State.

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Mining and 'Traditional Communities' in South Africa's

Mining and 'Traditional Communities' in South Africa's 'Platinum Belt' Contestations over Land, Leadership and Assets in North-West Province c.19962012 Andrew Manson North West University,

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Journal of Southern African Studies 2013Andrew Manson North West UniversityEthnic group

South Africa Impacted mining communities speak out

Affected communities and farmers represented by South African Food Sovereignty Coalition (SAFSC) and the Mining Affected Communities United in Action (MACUA), came in

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Illicit miners scrape for diamonds on abandoned mines

It is essential that small-scale miners in South Africa become integrated into the greater South African mining community, states a notice on the directorate's website . READ MORE The sordid

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Communities Anglo American

South Africa Anglo American Group Foundation De Beers Group Kumba Iron Ore Whether it's dealing directly with our products as an engineer, or with people living in mining communities, our people make a difference every day. Take a tour of a modern mine.

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Employees and Surrounding Communities to get a free stake

As part of the South African government grand plan to reverse economic exclusion of the majority black in the country. A new mining regulatory charter has been announced on Thursday, that will see employees of (and surrounding communities) get a free stake at mining companies.

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PICS Amadiba community fights proposed mine IOL News

PICS Amadiba community fights proposed mine Eastern Cape / 2 January 2017, 1101am / Mark Olalde Despite opposition from the community, companies are intent on mining titanium in the area.

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Mining Minerals Sustainable Development Southern Africa

South Africa Tel Fax 27 11 646 4962 E-mail [email protected] Mining Minerals Sustainable Development Southern Africa Research Topic 3 Mining and Society LOCAL DEVELOPMENT relationship between mining projects and communities located adjacent to mine project sites. From a policy reform point of view South African seems to

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Community to prevent Atha-Africa's mining activity

Atha-Africa's mining right required it to start mining within 1 year from which its environmental management programme was approved, which is today . After the coalition's interdict was launched on 20 June 2017, Atha-Africa made application to the minister of Mineral Resources for an extension of this period.

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South Africa Mining sector seeks way to repay debt to

In South Africa, the likes of AngloGold Ashanti, Anglo American and Impala Platinum have put tens of millions of dollars into projects to improve conditions for mine workers, communities near the

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Protests test tribal authority on South Africa's platinum

MOGALAKWENA, South Africa (Reuters) A new power struggle is unfolding in South Africa's old homelands between global mining giants, traditional leaders and an impoverished rural populace

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The Social and Environmental Consequences of Coal Mining

South Africa is a politically sophisticated country and both mine owners and the communities they work in, have developed an understanding of and an interest in mining and its externalities.

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Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

A well known organisation in South Africa, the Federation for a Sustainable Environment, spearheaded by Ms Mariette Liefferink has been fighting the issue of the effects of mining and Acid Mine Drainage with government and mining companies for 2 decades.

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Miners ready legal challenge as South Africa publishes

South Africa is committed to having funds from mining go to disadvantaged communities T he South African rand fell nearly 2pc against the dollar as critics warned the charter would put off investors in a country that is already in recession.

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Hundreds rally behind Xolobeni community in mining rights

Communities affected by mining across South Africa have rallied behind a legal battle to grant residents the power to refuse companies mining rights. On Tuesday, lawyers in the case between the

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Mining Sickness South Africa YouTube

Feb 08, 2008June 2002 Vantech produces 20% of the world's Vanadium, a mineral used in steel and glass.

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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

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THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF DIAMOND MfNfNG IS IT TIME TO

South Africa is a substantial producer of diamond rough and was ranked 6th by volume in 2007 yet it remains finnly entrenched as a net producer of rough with insignificant beneficiation 5% is processed into high value. diamond end use products) (DME. 2008).

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Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the

The history of South Africa, which resulted in blacks, mining communities and women largely being excluded from participating in the mainstream of the economy, and the formal mining

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Mining host communities in court to challenge 2017 Mining

Mining community federations Mining Affected Communities United in Action‚ Women Affected by Mining United in Action‚ and the Mining and Environmental Justice Community Network of South Africa

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