Challenges and strategies of abandoned mine rehabilitation ...

Using the experiences of the asbestos mine rehabilitation programme, the aim of this paper is to present the challenges and strategies employed to rehabilitate abandoned mines in South Africa. Given that legacy mining issues are a well-recorded problem in many mining jurisdictions worldwide, the study of these mines and their attendant problems ...

South Africa – Economic Challenges

2016-4-12 · In the longer term, the South African economy may yet face further constraints because Eskom is unable to run some or all of its coal-fired plants at full capacity due to water shortages. President Zuma and Finance Minister Gordhan have much to contend with. The scale of the economic challenges confronting South Africa …

Investment challenges facing Africa''s mining industry ...

2013-2-8 · Investment challenges face Africa''s mining sector, as investors shift their attention away from South Africa following last year''s strikes.

THE CHALLENGES OF INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT …

2009-10-15 · The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Narrow Vein and Reef 2008 G L Smith and F A C da Lomba. _____ Page 1 THE CHALLENGES OF INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT IN THE EASTERN LIMB OF THE BUSHVELD COMPLEX OF SOUTH AFRICA G.L. SMITH Pr Eng and F.A.C. DA LOMBA Anglo Platinum Limited Synopsis

A Perspective on the South African Mining Industry in the ...

2021-2-5 · Mining − embracing numerous other minerals too, in which South Africa has an exceptional geological endowment − remained at the heart of the economy in the 20th century. Nevertheless, the political transition that commenced in 1990 posed huge challenges to the industry. The corporate and

Challenges facing tourist attractions due to acid mine ...

2020-1-26 · mining corporations that were based around the district, with the area now facing an increase in AMD (Earth Life Africa, 2011). The tailings dams are processed material that contains gold and pyrite, which results in AMD (Blain, 2013). The surface and ground water

Challenges faced by the South ...

Problems in the mining industry in South africa - ECDPM

An Analysis of the Legislative Framework concerning ...

2021-5-5 · the challenges posed by mining, South Africa has put in place various legislation to ensure sustainable mining. Furthermore, South Africa is party to various international agreements on the environment relevant to the mining industry. These include the Vienna Convention for the

Critical Challenges of Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa ...

Ramontja T., Eberle D., Coetzee H., Schwarz R., Juch A. (2011) Critical Challenges of Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa''s Witwatersrand Gold Mines and Mpumalanga Coal Fields and Possible Research Areas for Collaboration Between South African and German Researchers and Expert Teams. In: Merkel B., Schipek M. (eds) The New Uranium Mining Boom.

2020 mining risk survey report

2021-8-23 · The survey shows a decrease in risks relating to community relations and a social license to operate. In South Africa, this marginal downward trend is debatable. This is due to the high unemployment rate and the focus on the requirements from Mining Charter III, including the guidelines published towards the end of 2019.

Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

2021-8-26 · Dear Readers, please refer to this latest article regarding the serious effects of Acid Mine Drainage on the environment and human lives in South Africa. This Harvard report was just recently released in October, 2016 and is extremely in depth on the issues of the serious effects of mining …

[PDF] The intricacies and challenges of ensuring safe and ...

In South Africa, during the apartheid era, the mining sector had records of extremely high injuries and occupational diseases that led to massive death of mine workers who were predominantly Blacks. In the post-apartheid era, measures such as monitoring, inspections, investigations and regulatory interventions have been introduced to identify hazards with the aim of minimizing and eliminating ...

South Africa: Key Issues and Challenges | Mark Mobius

2017-3-16 · Several challenges have plagued the South African mining industry in particular over the past few years—a key driver of the country''s economy. Besides declining commodity prices, labor union rivalry escalated labor issues, resulting in one …

The challenges and opportunities in the African mining sector

2021-2-11 · South Africa It goes without saying the greatest challenge facing the mining industry in 2020 just like society was the pandemic through impact of the pandemic is yet to be seen.

A history of mining in South Africa (ZA)

A history of mining in South Africa. ining in South Africa has been a contentious issue since 15-year-old Erasmus Stephanus Jacobs discovered South Africa''s first diamond, the Eureka, in Hopetown in 1867. It kickstarted what historians call the Mineral …

Challenges and prospects for small-scale mining ...

2021-6-29 · Notwithstanding government interventions, small-scale mining entrepreneurs face numerous challenges during both the business start-up and growth phase of their businesses with very few prospects of succeeding. This is a qualitative study that uses a series of face-to-face interviews with mining entrepreneurs in South Africa to generate data.

State of Mining in Africa Striking a balance

2021-7-27 · mining leaders across Africa backed by research. We have taken a snapshot view of several mining regions across Africa and share some of what is happening with regard to policy, infrastructure and funding. It is a follow-on from the State of mining in South Africa: Opportunity lost or light at the end of the tunnel report released in February 2013.

Opportunities and challenges facing the South African ...

Roger Baxter. Chamber of Mines. Presentation at the South African Colliery Engineers'' Association at their 2011 Annual General Meeting dealing with the current opportunities and challenges facing the South African mining Industry. South Africa. Mining. Creating alternatives. Finance. Presentation. English. Looks at the challenges facing the South African mining industry, focusing on mining and ...

South Africa: Key issues and challenges

2017-3-21 · Several challenges have plagued the South African mining industry in particular over the past few years – a key driver of the country''s economy. Besides declining commodity prices, labour union rivalry escalated labour issues, resulting in one of the more prolonged and violent strikes in …

Mining industry in South Africa

2021-8-3 · Coal mining in South Africa began around the same time as gold mining and is one of the country''s most valuable commodities, accounting for a quarter of mineral mining revenue in 2020.

Mining in South Africa: Industry challenges in 2020

2020-4-4 · The mining industry in South Africa is complex and extensively governed by legislation and controlled by regulation, yet still, there are several issues likely to raise challenges in 2020.. These include proposed amendments to the regulations published in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 (MPRDA) relating to retrenchments, the publication of proposed …

[PDF] CHALLENGES OF POST-APARTHEID MINING …

This paper discusses the need to accelerate transfo rmation in the mining sector in South Africa using existing laws. The paper finds that th e pace of transformation is very slow hence creating a setback for the development and as similation of the previously disadvantaged people in South Africa. It submits th at all the targets specified in various legislation and policies regarding ...

Problems in the mining industry in South africa

The current turbulence in the mining industry in South Africa has its roots in several different factors. First, the fall in global demand for platinum and other minerals due to recession; second, the consequences of the Marikana disaster in destabilising labour relations; and third, the structural character of our mining industry. A great deal has been written about the first two factors, so ...

South Africa''s Land Restitution Challenge

2019-10-17 · jciprod01productnCCIN48-1CIN105.txt unknown Seq: 3 19-JUN-15 12:43. R R R. 2015 South Africa''s Land Restitution Challenge . 221 divided …

Challenges faced by the South ...

2014-11-17 · Mining companies do however accept that there is certain risk involved in the South Africa Exploration and Mining Industry and accommodate this risk, in the business decisions. However, one of the key challenges …

SAHRC Mining Communities Report Final

2018-8-22 · Challenges of Mining-affected Communities in South Africa (National Hearing or the Hearing). This Report documents the legal context and the proceedings of the SAHRC''s National Hearing. It draws on existing literature and evaluates oral and written submissions by respondents with

Illegal mining

2021-8-27 · Illegal mining is on the rise in South Africa and presents challenges that need to be addressed from a range of perspectives. It takes place at abandoned mines and at operating mines with illegal miners often operating under dangerous conditions. The growth in illegal mining…

Mining in South Africa: The Challenges and Opportunities

2018-5-23 · Mining in South Africa: the challenges and the opportunities 2 September 2016 18 • Non-gold mining sector can grow at 3-5% pa, resulting in more balanced country growth rate (double size of non-gold mining by 2028). • If mining had grown at same pace as rest of economy between 1994 and 2013, country''s growth rate would have been 4% (not 3.2%)

Problems in the mining industry in South africa

The current turbulence in the mining industry in South Africa has its roots in several different factors. First, the fall in global demand for platinum and other minerals due to recession; second, the consequences of the Marikana disaster in destabilising labour relations; and third, the structural character of our mining …

Regulation of Mining Activities in South Africa: Prospects ...

2017-10-24 · In South Africa, mineral resources are being controlled by the government; those who have the responsibility to ensure sustainable mining and clean environment need to stand up to the challenges posed by dangerous mining activities by using the control mechanisms in various regulations to sanitise the industry by making sure that the ...

IMPLEMENTATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF SAFETY …

2018-3-13 · MINING INDUSTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS By SHIBAMBU OPHREY NTSUXEKO This mini-dissertation is submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements For the degree, of MASTER OF LAWS In the DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT LAW At the UNIVERSITY OF LIMPOPO TURFLOOP CAMPUS SUPERVISOR: PROF K.O ODEKU 2017

Challenges facing the South African Mining Industry | SAAE

2017-12-11 · On the other hand the mining industry in South Africa faces significant challenges and pressures: • To reduce the utilization of key resources such as energy and water, • To manage health and safety risks, • To improve productivity through a …

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