Maloney’s Eye Water Use Application – Magaliesburg

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The above matter refers. The Water Use Licence Application in respect of Maloneys eye is available for review and comment for a period of 30 days. The water use licence application files can be accessed at this dropbox link or download this zip file (290 Mb) which contains all documents. Should you have any comments with regards to the water use licence application please forward your comments to our offices in writing per fax (086 …

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Edna Molewa: South African’s must understand conservation

Musina – South Africans need to understand the value of conservation if they are to take pride in their national parks, says Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa. Molewa was addressing the official opening of the Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre and the launch of SanParks Week at the Mapungubwe National Park outside Musina on Monday. “We can only have all South Africans taking pride in our parks when they start understanding the value of …

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WWF urges responsible mining practice

2012-08-15 13:01 Economist Hugo Van Zyl has contributed to a report into the environmental cost of mining. (Duncan Alfreds, News24) Duncan Alfreds Cape Town – A report has found that South African mining companies have not made adequate provision for clean-up of operations following the closure of mines. The report, commissioned by environmental organisation the World Wide Fund for Nature, found that South African tax payers are likely to face a massive bill for the …

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Auditor General Report on rehabilitation of abandoned mines at the Department of Minerals and Energy

Hi everyone Another document uncovered by one of our landowners that is a worthwhile read for you all. According to this document: There are 5 906 officially listed abandoned mines in South Africa as of the end of May 2008. The majority of the 5 906 mines closed down prior to 2002 when the MPRD Act came into effect. It furthermore states that only 5 of the 5 906 abandoned mines have been rehabilitated thus …

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Feasibility Study for a Long-Term Solution to address the Acid Mine Drainage associated with the East, Central and West Rand Underground Mining Basins, Gauteng Province

This newsletter provides information to stakeholders on the progress of the feasibility study for a long-term solution to address the acid mine drainage associated with the Witwatersrand underground mining basins. In January 2012, the Department of Water Affairs (DWA) initiated a feasibility study for the long-term solution. A multi-disciplinary team of consultants led by Aurecon SA in association with SRK Consulting and Turner and Townsend, and supported by specialists from different institutions was appointed to …

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Acid Mine Drainage AMD – EIA: Public meetings to review the Draft Scoping Report

Dear Stakeholders We would like to remind you of the public meetings that will be taking place as part of the public review of the Draft Scoping Report for the EIA for the Immediate and Short Term Interventions to treat Acid Mine Drainage. As you have already been notified, the Draft Scoping Report is available for review until 7 August 2012. Public meetings are planned in this review period to discuss the content of the …

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