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Monday, 11 November 2019 10:37


The report for October is attached for download.

Open letter to the presidency attached for download.

Tuesday, 22 October 2019 10:47

Appeal Decision Palmietkuilen

Successful Appeal against the Decision to Grant an Integrated Environmental Authorisation to Anglo Operations (Pty) Ltd  in respect of a Mining Right Application relating to opencast coal mining on Farm Palmietkuilen. The FSE assisted and supported the 1st and 3rd Appellants, namely  Largo and Grootvaly A H Residents and Businesses and the Grootvaly Blesbokspruit Conservation Trust with their Appeals.


Appeal decision attached.

Monday, 21 October 2019 10:29

Radon Alert - Carte Blanche

Millions of South Africans are exposed to radioactive radon gas in their homes and workplaces every day, as the naturally occurring gas escapes through cracks in the earth. The second leading cause of lung cancer in several countries, radon breaks down and when inhaled, decaying atoms emit alpha radiation that can damage the DNA. There are no safe levels of radon concentration. The United States Environmental Protection Agency emphasises any radon exposure has some risk of causing lung cancer. Carte Blanche investigates why South Africa has no regulations to protect against radon accumulation in the home and what you can do to test your home and prevent lung cancer.


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Monday, 14 October 2019 18:46


The report is attached for download.

Economics & Finance Courses at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Mining for Development: The Taxation Linkage

- Understand taxation for development and sustainability in mining.

View the course here. Enrolment starts on the 7th of October 2019.

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 12:12


The report for August 2019 is attached for download.

SATURDAY STAR article written by Sheree Bega - "Mintails mining site reduced to rubble"

“Look, there’s nothing left,” said the heavily armed security guard as he pointed to what remained of Mintails’ gold treatment plants, offices and adjacent infrastructure: rubble.

Read the rest of the article here

Watch the SABC2 Mintails coverage here.

Notice of motion and affidavit issued by the FSE attached for referral.

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