the law of mining and sustainability in south africa


Mining Indaba - 5 African mining law changes to look out ...

South Africa. It is no secret that mining is not a particularly green industry. Numerous nations throughout Africa are therefore looking at ways to lessen the sector's environmental impact. South Africa is one of these. Its Carbon Tax entered law in May 2019, although it won't fully come into force until 2022. Miners will be taxed R137 ($9 ...

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PROPERTY RIGHTS FROM ABOVE AND BELOW: MINING ... - …

Part 1: Inequality and Rights in South Africa 7 Human Rights, Transformative Constitutionalism and Persistent Inequality 7 Property, Rights and Transformation 8 Part 2: Background – Mining in South Africa 13 The Mining Industry in South Africa 13 History of Mining in South Africa …

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Sustainability Reporting in the Mining Sector | UNEP - UN ...

The report examines the context and state of sustainability reporting in the large-scale mining sector, with a specific focus on what governments have done to enhance the transparency of the sector. Among findings of the report are the growing demand for more detailed disclosures at the mine-site level and the need for increased government involvement and guidance …

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Mining Law 2022 | Laws and Regulations | South Africa | ICLG

South Africa: Mining Laws and Regulations 2022. ICLG - Mining Laws and Regulations - South Africa covers common issues in mining laws and regulations – including the acquisition of rights, ownership requirements and restrictions, …

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Framework agreement for a sustainable mining industry ...

The Framework Agreement identifies both short-term and medium to long term measures required to stabilise South Africa's mining sector and place it on a sustainable footing. Ensuring the rule of law, peace and stability and the provision of proper and sustainable human settlement infrastructure in the Rustenburg Platinum belt were identified as ...

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Chapter 2 Sustainability in South Africa

Sustainability in South Africa | 19 Sustainability in South Africa | 19. 2.1.3 Sustainability at a glance. Although debate around the concept of sustainability has been contested for a considerable time, three key principles . have emerged through the course of the concept's evolution. As population levels and consumption patterns continue

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sustainable development - DPME Home

6.1 WHAT DEMOCRATIC SOUTH AFRICA INHERITED IN 1994 The apartheid government largely ignored issues of sustainability during its time in power, building the country's economy around energy- and resource-intensive sectors, such as mining and agriculture. The era before 1994 was characterised by exclusionary, fragmented

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Snapshot: environmental regulations for mining activities ...

This article looks at the primary environmental regulations applicable to mining activities in South Africa, including environmental review, permitting and remediation.

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Mining and your Community: Know your Environmental …

promoting the sustainable mining of South Africa's mineral resources and to ensure that all South Africans benefit from that mining. The Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EAP) is an independent person who assesses the impact the proposed mining will have on the environment and affected communities. Usually EAPs will

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Environmental sustainability - Diamond mining in South africa

Diamond mining in the environment of South Africa is currently not being used sustainably. For instance mining has changed the relief of the South African land as open-pit mines have made large deep pits in the earth, which grow wider and fill up with water during rainfall. Another reason why it is not sustainable is because a change and increase of the population, which strain the water ...

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Mining - Home .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge …

The Sustainability Development through Mining programme has given rise to initiatives vital to enhancing the sustainability of mining in South Africa. Initiatives introduced by the South African mining industry to improve safety in the country's mines, …

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Mining Law in South Africa | Laws regulating Mining Law

Dale, South African Mineral and Petroleum Law, par 92.2.1. Anglo Operations Ltd v Sandhurst Estates (Pty) Ltd 2007 (2) SA 363 (SCA) at par 16. Section 3 of the MPRDA. Franklin and Kaplan, The Mining and Mineral Laws of South Africa, …

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Mining Law in South Africa | Mining Legislation | Mining ...

Sibanye is an independent, South African domiciled mining group, which currently owns and operates gold and uranium operations and projects throughout the Witwatersrand Basin in South Africa, as well as PGM operations and projects in the J-M Reef in the United States, the Bushveld Igneous Complex in South Africa and the Great Dyke in Zimbabwe.

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Mining Law in South Africa | Laws regulating Mining Law

Dale, South African Mineral and Petroleum Law, par 92.2.1. Anglo Operations Ltd v Sandhurst Estates (Pty) Ltd 2007 (2) SA 363 (SCA) at par 16. Section 3 of the MPRDA. Franklin and Kaplan, The Mining and Mineral Laws of South Africa…

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An Analysis of the Legislative Framework concerning ...

1 SUSTAINABLE MINING IN SOUTH AFRICA . 1 INTRODUCTION Mining is one of South Africa's biggest industries.1 It has played a vital role in the economy for over a hundred years. In 2015 the mining industry contributed R286 billion towards South Africa's Gross Domestic Product2 representing 7.1% of overall GDP.3 Mining directly

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