One of the West Rand mining waste reclamation areas (Pulitzer Centre).

Illegal mine closures expected

State records show very few legal mine closures, indicating lack of environmental rehabilitation, lingering liabilities, and lack of state rehab capacity.

The acid mine drainage debate motion is; Mining benefited the economy, so it is reasonable to expect that taxpayers should pay for AMD remediation and rehabilitation, as a cost of development".

Acid mine drainage debate in August

An Acid Mine Drainage debate on solutions and funding on 29 August will explore how state protection of mining had externalised business cost.

Worker Dies At Amandelbult

South Africa. Anglo Platinum said that a worker had been killed at its Amandelbult mine on Monday. Mr Simon Tebele…

One Miner A Day – NUMSA

South Africa. The National Union of Mineworkers of South Africa (Numsa) yesterday said mining accidents had reached crisis proportions ….