Mining company reconsiders Zululand plans

This article appeared in the Mercury on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 By Tony Carnie A MAJOR public outcry over coal mining next to Africa’s oldest game reserve and wilderness area has forced a local mining group back to the drawing board to consider its alternatives. Two years ago, the Johannesburg-based…

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GET’s Response to the Acceptance of the Final Scoping Report for Fuleni

By Sheila Berry Registered stakeholders received notification on Friday, 17 April 2015, from Lizinda Dickson of Naledi Development Restructured (Pty) Ltd that the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) has accepted the amended Final Scoping Report for the Fuleni open cast coal mine on the edge of…

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Amended Scoping Report: GET attorney to ask for rejection of scoping report

On 3 March 2015, the amended Final Scoping Report for the Fuleni Anthracite Project was made available to us. The Scoping Report is, once again, lacking in many respects. These aspects will be dealt with in a letter sent to the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, KZN…

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REGISTERED INTERESTED AND AFFECTED PARTY NOTIFICATION: AVAILABILITY OF THE AMENDED FINAL SCOPING REPORT

REGISTERED INTERESTED AND AFFECTED PARTY NOTIFICATION: AVAILABILITY OF THE AMENDED FINAL SCOPING REPORT DMR REFERENCE: KZN 30/5/1/2/1/10060MR KZNDEDT REFERENCE: DC 28/0035/2013: KZN/EIA/0001371/2013 The final Scoping Report for the Fuleni Anthracite Project was submitted to the Department of Economic Development and Tourism (the Competent Authority) on 27 June 2014. On 15…

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GET Progress Report-December 2014

By Sifiso Dladla KZN VISIT TO MAKE LOGISTICAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR REGIONAL EXCHANGE VISIT (02-03 DECEMBER 2014) On the 1st of December I made my way to Richards Bay to meet with my female comrades by the name of Samantha Hargreaves and Caroline Ntaopane, both from Gauteng, and Zama Ntuli from…

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Community exchange visit: Fuleni to Somkhele

By Sifiso Dladla Sunday, the 19th of October 2014 will go down in the history books of the Global Environmental Trust, Save Our Imfolozi Wilderness Campaign, Community and Wilderness Alliance and all stakeholders involved in preventing the proposed mine in the Fuleni reserve as the turning point because indeed it…

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