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Mining issue at Kruger National Park live again

May 16, 2021 AfriForum: Mining issue at Kruger National Park in progress again. 16 May 2021 . On Thursday 13 May 2021, almost two years after the first meeting and first application in this regard, the civil rights organisation AfriForum and Saai participated in a public participation meeting in Marloth Park in the run-up to a proposed coal mine on the doorstep of the Kruger National Park.

The Department of Mineral Resources Stop mining in Kruger

Jan 29, 2015 STOP THE MINING PLANS IN THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK. The Kruger National Park, South Africa’s biggest and most important national park, is under threat. Mining companies are planning to prospect and mine for iron along the banks of the Crocodile River on the border of Kruger. The Department of Mineral Resources will grant the mining companies the right to mine for at least 5 …

Kruger Park News Coal Mine Kruger National Park

Anglo Coal has also completed prospecting on the same coal field adjacent to Mapungubwe and several mining companies including CoAL are active in the coal field north of the Soutpansberg. As part of the official Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA) planning process, Peace Parks Foundation conducted a scientific, peer reviewed land use ...

AfriForum to oppose coal mine on Kruger National Park's

Jul 27, 2021 AfriForum to oppose coal mine on Kruger National Park’s doorstep . ANA. Mining would 'hold enormous disadvantageous and destructive consequences for the …

Kruger Park News Mapungubwe mining impact on environment

The coalition of civil society organisations challenging the authorisations given to mining company Limpopo Coal (Pty) Ltd's proposed Vele colliery outside the Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site has agreed to suspend legal proceedings against the mining company pending the outcome of negotiations with it.

Is coal really on its way out in South Africa Oxpeckers

Feb 15, 2021 An example of this was the application by Manzolwandle Investments to mine coal near the southern border of the Kruger National Park. Despite backlash from the surrounding communities, the small company was confident about its application being successful.

Outcry as Manzolwandle plans to start coal mine near Kruger

Jun 27, 2019 A plan by a mining company called ‘Manzolwandle Investments’ to start a process of digging coal just a small distance from the Kruger National Park is not making people comfortable in the conserved and tourist destination area of Mpumalanga. The company intends to mine anthracite on the doorstep of Kruger’s southern border, located that ...

30 Interesting Facts about Kruger National Park

Sep 15, 2020 What is now Kruger Park had been under threat in previous decades before it received national park status. There were numerous factions that wanted the area for farming, prospectors wanted access for mining of gold, copper and coal; and vets were campaigning for the eradication of wildlife to contain the tsetse fly disease that threatened ...

AfriForum to oppose coal mine on doorstep of Kruger

Jul 29, 2019 AfriForum to oppose coal mine on doorstep of Kruger National Park. DURBAN - Civil rights group AfriForum said on Monday that it would be opposing plans to mine coal …

Proposed mining in Marloth Park garners national interest

Aug 10, 2019 MARLOTH PARK – The plans to open an open-cast and underground coal and anthracite mine on some 18 000 hectares of land between Komatipoort and Marloth near Ngwenya Lodge, very close to the Crocodile River bordering the Kruger National Park, have this week seen high profile media interest. News and investigative teams from two national ...

South Africa Obscure Company Targets Coal Mining Project

Jun 25, 2019 Analysis - A little-known company called Manzolwandle Investments wants to start coal mining operations on the doorstep of the Kruger Park's southern border, near Komatipoort. It …

why is it worth mining iron in south africa

Oct 20, 2016 Why Is The Coal Mining A Conflict On Kruger National Park-why is the coal mining a conflict on kruger national park- why is the coal mining a conflict on kruger national park kruger brothers down in the coal mine THE Kruger National Park and the Coal of Africa . Get Price; South Africa in the 19th Century West Chester University

Mining threat to Kruger Park legal battle looms

Jul 28, 2019 Mining threat to Kruger Park, legal battle looms. A legal fight is brewing over a large proposed coal-mining project on the southern doorstep of the Kruger National Park. Conservationists are worried that if the project is given the green light, it could have a “catastrophic” impact on the already stressed Crocodile River system and negatively affect tourism and agriculture.

Mining threat to Kruger Park legal battle looms Club of

Jul 27, 2019 “For applications received between 2012 and 2015, the MTPA’s land-use advisory scientists objected to prospecting applications for coal and iron ore in this area, as it lies within a restricted ecological support area, and the 10km buffer of the Kruger National Park. No quarrying or opencast mining may be allowed in these areas as such land-use activities will compromise the biodiversity objectives of the area.

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