the law of mining and sustainability in south africa

Extractive Industries World Bank

About 3.5 billion people live in countries rich in oil, gas or minerals. With good governance and transparent management, the revenues from extractive industries can have an impact on reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity, while respecting community needs and the environment

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Confronting South Africa's water challenge McKinsey

South Africa faces a growing gap between water supply and demand. The most effective solutions will cater to the specific agricultural, industrial, and domestic needs of the country's different basins. Exploding growth in world populations and increased agricultural and industrial production are

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187 Sustainable Development Jobs in South Africa Adzuna

187 Sustainable Development Jobs in South Africa available on Adzuna, South Africa's job search engine. Discover over 50,000 new job ads every day.

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Mining Charter compliance Harmony Home

The South African Mining Charter was developed in terms of section 100 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA), No. 28 of 2002, with the aim of transforming the mining

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The challenge of sustainable mining in Africa Planet

My research interest is in the area of sustainable development and management of the water environment in mining districts. Water is life and therefore its sustainable management is important to the continuous presence and well-being of all living organisms on earth. Mining disturbs the land where it is undertaken and affects both the surface and

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AGRICULTURE FACTS TRENDS South Africa

South Africa requires a more sustainable approach, or the welfare of our nation both current and future generations is at risk. Mis managed agricultural industrialisation and intensification could com

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Existing legal and institutional frameworks The Open

In essence, national laws in Zimbabwe and South Africa provide citizens with the right to access records in the custody, or under the control, of public bodies. If implemented and enforced, these laws can promote social and environmental accountability in the mining sector by ensuring that governments and mining companies have to provide information to local communities.

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E1351299 Draft SDGs Report Southern Africa

E/ECA/ SDG/7 Page 4 This progress notwithstanding, Southern Africa is facing economic, social, environmental and governance challenges; thereby raising concerns about the sustainability of its progress in terms of

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What's left in the wake of South Africa's abandoned gold

Thousands of abandoned gold mines are scattered across South Africa, polluting the water with toxics and filling the air with noxious dust. For the millions of people who live around these derelict sites, the health impacts can be severe.

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Botswana U.S. Department of State Home Page

More information about Botswana is available on the Botswana Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet.. U.S.-BOTSWANA RELATIONS. The United States considers Botswana an excellent partner and an advocate of and model for stability in Africa.

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Global Mining- Sustainability Community Investment in

Global Mining- Sustainability Community Investment in South Africa a) Promote economic growth and mineral and petroleum resources development in South

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Mining Safety Mining Health and Safety Legislation in

Mining Health and Safety Legislation in South Africa. It is important to be aware of the Laws and Regulations governing Mining Safety in South Africa.

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MINING INDABA 2018 South Africa's mining industry must

The South African mining sector must strive to build a competitive, transformed and sustainable industry, the chairperson of the Council for Geoscience said at Mining Indaba in Cape Town this week.

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FROM ENVIRONMENTAL LAW TO GOVERNANCE FOR

FROM ENVIRONMENTAL LAW TO GOVERNANCE FOR SUSTAINABILITY EXPERIENCES IN DEVELOPING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATION FOR THE WESTERN CAPE by Cormac Cullinan and Sarah Kvalsvig1 Abstract

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Skills development needed for sustainable mining industry

Skills development needed for sustainable mining industry. Home Centre for Sustainability in Mining in Industry (CSMI) Skills development needed for sustainable mining industry. Exclusive Opinion Piece. For Africa to mitigate the impact of mining activities on its environment and society, urgent skills cultivation is needed to properly manage the industry, argues the University of the

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The Missing Ethics of Mining Ethics International Affairs

THE MISSING ETHICS OF MINING. There is a maddening futility about speaking of "mining," as if it were singular or coherent. It is like talking about "Africa" or addressing the "international community" in the fashion of humanitarians, as if it is all one big thing. Rather, there are many mining industries, and each has its own culture, directives, structure, purpose, and

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The State of Responsible Investment in South Africa EY

t The State of Responsible Investment in South Africa A study of the extent to which environmental, social and governance issues impact on the investment decisions

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The challenge of mining rehabilitation Old Mutual

The challenge of mining rehabilitation IN A NUTSHELL. Remaining economically competitive while meeting social and environmental obligations is a challenge for mining houses.

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South Africa's mining companies return to profitability

Despite wading through what is being dubbed the year of regulatory conflict, South Africa's mining industry in 2017 has seen a turnaround in financial performance and the first substantial increase in revenue in five years, the latest PwC SA Mine report has shown. Spot price increases for bulk commodities ultimately led to 13% increase in revenue to R371-billion and a return to net profit

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MINING IN SOUTH AFRICA THE CHALLENGES AND THE

Mining in South Africa the challenges and the opportunities 2 September 2016 PAGE 2 This is the Mining Industry "Long Cold winters and Short beautiful summers"

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Webber Wentzel Mining Energy Law Attorneys and Lawyers

Despite challenges, South Africa's mining sector remains a mainstay of the economy and the biggest player in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region.

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Sustainability and acting responsibly is critical to

Sustainability and acting responsibly is critical to attracting investment in mining. A scorching 34 degrees in Cape Town did not deter delegates from attending the second day of the Mining Indaba where speakers discussed the sustainability of mining and other issues critical to attracting investment in the industry.

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China, India and Japan court Africa at the mining table

China, India and Japan court Africa at the mining table A tale of three Asian countries and their quest to gain a stake in the natural riches of the continent.

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Warburton Meet the Team

CATHERINE WARBURTON BA LLB LLM (cum laude) Catherine has more than twenty years of practical experience in the relatively new field of sustainability law in South Africa. Her experience has been mainly developed across a broad spectrum of infrastructure development and mining projects. She has also assisted NGO groups and government with legal advice and has provided input into

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Department of Mineral Resources

SOUTH AFRICA IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS. Deputy Minister, Godfrey Oliphant assured investors that their investments are in safe hands and that the country has a potential to mine over the next 100 years. South Africa is open for business and the country has vast mineral resources and government is committed to support investors and grow junior miners to be at a level of big mining companies. The

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Modernisation building a sustainable mining industry in

What do we collectively need to do to take South Africa's mining industry forward? And how can we do so amid growing and often conflicting expectations from a wide range of stakeholders?

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Sustainable Development Solutions Network Public

Public Consultation on How Mining Can Contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals

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"A legal analysis of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources

In terms of the previous mining legislation in South Africa, mineral rights were held privately and in some instances by the state. The Mineral and Petroleum Resources

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The environmental costs of platinumPGM mining and

The environmental costs of platinumPGM mining and sustainability Is the glass half-full or half-empty? Bonnie J. Glaister, Gavin M. Mudd* Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Clayton 3800, Melbourne, Australia

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Published in Minerals Engineering 2010Authors Bonnie J Glaister Gavin M MuddAffiliation Monash University Clayton CampusAbout Sustainability Petroleum Energy intensity Platinum Mineral resource classification

Financial Provisions for Rehabilitation and Closure in

WWF-SA Mining Financial Provisions Summary 1 Financial Provisions for Rehabilitation and Closure in South African Mining Discussion Document on Challenges and

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