Tag: Alternative Mining Indaba

Coalition demands rejection of MPRDA amendment

A coalition of civil society groups resolved at a meeting on the sidelines of the Alternative Mining Indaba in Cape Town on Tuesday (Feb 7) to oppose in every way possible the draft mining law amendment returned to Parliament by President Jacob Zuma in 2015. President Zuma sent the Bill back to Parliament two years …

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Mining communities out in the cold over compensation

WHEN the Mapela community’s long fight with Anglo American Platinum turned violent in September, a new and still unoccupied old-age home donated by the company was one of the buildings that went up in flames. With it went the sympathy of many who might otherwise have cheered the Limpopo community’s effort to save a school …

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