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Daily Maverick: Drill, baby, drill: Environment Ministry gives Total green light for Western Cape coast offshore drilling Research Papers 2023-10-03 view
Daily Maverick: Catholic Church supports class action for mine workers to see justice in this lifetime Articles 2023-09-20 view
Biznews: South Africa’s chrome frenzy: Illicit activity leaves a small mining village in ruin Articles 2023-07-24 view
The Conversation: Ghana’s informal mining harms health and the land – but reforms must work with people, not against them Articles 2023-06-09 view
Bizcommunity: Just energy transition will need collaborative leadership to bring power to the people Articles 2023-04-25 view
Daily Maverick: KZN rural residents beg high court to save their homes and livelihoods and rein in rampant Tendele coal mining Articles 2023-03-16 view
IISD Hub: Intergovernmental Forum Explores Role of Mining in Energy Transition Articles 2022-11-16 view
Daily Maverick: Expert report uncovers ‘hidden mental trauma’ of opencast coal mining in rural KwaZulu-Natal Articles 2022-11-08 view
Daily Maverick: Mpumalanga a potential renewable energy hub, not Mantashe’s envisaged ghost towns – Eskom’s Mandy Rambharos Articles 2022-10-13 view
Daily Maverick: Let’s never forget the Marikana massacre and start the daunting task of building a social pact Articles 2022-08-19 view
Daily Maverick: Proposed Limpopo coal mine faces court challenge for being stinky on most scores Articles 2022-08-03 view
Daily Maverick: Fear, loathing and extortion on the eastern limb of South Africa’s platinum belt Articles 2022-07-04 view
Daily Maverick: 6,000 health and environmental ‘time bombs’ still to be defused – Govt decades behind schedule Articles 2022-06-08 view
Daily Maverick: The toxic chocolatier – The case for prosecuting Glencore executives Articles 2022-06-01 view
RMI Report: Closing the Gaps ... and accelerating progress on responsible mining Research Papers 2022-06-01 download
Daily Maverick: Limpopo villagers demand Anglo reopen Sekhukhune mine or lose licence Articles 2022-05-20 view
Daily Maverick: Illegal miners started Mpumalanga coal mine fire weeks ago – it’s still burning today Research Papers 2022-05-19 view
Daily Maverick: Academic’s in-depth account of Marikana massacre marred by curious omissions Articles 2022-05-18 view
Daily Maverick: Workers’ voices must not be suppressed in climate change talks because livelihoods are on the line Articles 2022-04-12 view
Daily Maverick: DMRE’s failure to rehabilitate abandoned mines poses health risks to communities Articles 2022-03-31 view
At the department of Mineral Resources and Energy FOLLOW-UP PERFORMANCE AUDIT On the rehabilitation of derelict and ownerless mines - SA Auditor-General Research Papers 2022-03-30 download
Daily Maverick: Dear former comrades, how much power and money is enough? OP-Ed Jay Naidoo Articles 2022-02-18 view
World Development Journal (Elsiesrivier): Mining, rural livelihoods and food security: A disaggregated analysis of sub-Saharan Africa Research Papers 2022-02-04 download
Daily Maverick: River turns black after coal mine dam collapse next to rural communities and Hluhluwe-iMfolozi game reserve Articles 2022-01-11 view
Daily Maverick: New documentary highlights mining destruction on South Africa’s West Coast Articles 2021-12-15 view
Daily Maverick: Social employment — creating work that serves the common good Articles 2021-12-03 view
Daily Maverick: Shell’s Wild Coast seismic survey plan encounters fierce resistance from South Africans Articles 2021-11-25 view
IGF Blog: Three Government Actions for Meaningful Community Engagement and Effective ESIAs in Mining Articles 2021-11-16 view
Daily Maverick: South Africa secures ‘watershed’ finance deal to reduce coal reliance Articles 2021-11-03 view
Daily Maverick: Africa is a mineral treasure chest that could be a huge boost for development – if state predators are kept at bay Articles 2021-10-20 view
The Conversation: Ending coal use blighted Scottish communities – a just transition to a green economy must support workers Articles 2021-10-20 view
Daily Maverick: SA National Nuclear Regulator neglects radioactive mine dumps threatening the health of thousands Articles 2021-10-19 view
IGF: Mine Closure Challenges for Government and Industry Articles 2021-10-14 view
Daily Maverick: Assault on the West Coast: Inside the illegal diamond mining applications Articles 2021-10-06 view
Daily Maverick: Gwede must go! Activists voice demands on renewable energy and community consent in mining Articles 2021-09-23 view
Daily Maverick: Xolobeni: Justice grinds slowly and fails to protect victims of attacks and intimidation by pro-mining forces Articles 2021-09-09 view
IGF: Can New Mining Technologies Strengthen Community Resilience? Articles 2021-09-09 view
The Conversation: South African shack dwellers show how grassroots democracy is done Articles 2021-09-03 view
Daily Maverick: Richards Bay Minerals: The poster child for South Africa’s mining governance mess Articles 2021-08-30 view
Daily Maverick: Activists plan court action against government’s new coal-fired power plants after report finds there’s ‘no such thing as clean coal’ Articles 2021-08-26 view
Daily Maverick: New deal: Embattled Richards Bay Minerals resumes operations after community talks Articles 2021-08-24 view
Daily Maverick: Wild Coast: is there a future in eco-tourism in light of mining and toll road developments? Articles 2021-08-05 view
Daily Maverick: We risk our society’s future by betting on a system that produces dysfunctional leaders Articles 2021-07-23 view
Miningmx: Chaos engulfing SA will have “lasting impact” in discouraging investment says mining sector Articles 2021-07-14 view
Daily Maverick: Disillusioned Xolobeni voters plan to turn their backs on ANC at the polls Articles 2021-07-08 view
Daily Maverick: Why Rio Tinto declaring force majeure over Richards Bay Minerals is a significant event Articles 2021-07-05 view
Daily Maverick: Once empowered, always empowered: Mining Charter court challenge in limbo Articles 2021-05-10 view
Miningmx: Sibanye-Stillwater’s Froneman says municipal failure in SA deters foreign investors Articles 2021-04-19 view
The Conversation: Clean energy? The world’s demand for copper could be catastrophic for communities and environments Articles 2021-04-09 view
Daily Maverick: Court pours cold water on Mpumalanga coal mine operations in critical source area Articles 2021-03-25 view
Business Day: If the purpose of doing business isn’t for the good, is it any good? Articles 2021-03-18 view
Daily Maverick: South Africa’s chrome sector, like its coal counterpart, is becoming increasingly opaque Articles 2021-03-08 view
Daily Maverick: Expropriation bill ‘lacks sufficient protection for people with unregistered land rights’ Articles 2021-02-09 view
UCT Development Policy Research Unit: Towards Resilient Futures Community of Practice Research Papers 2021-02-01 view
Daily Maverick: Life and death in the shadow of Mpumalanga’s toxic coal mines Articles 2021-01-28 view
Mining Weekly: Transitioning fossil-fuel labour forces into new sectors critical for ‘clean, just energy transitions’ Articles 2021-01-27 view
Miningmx: SA mining ready to use networks, infrastructure, and know-how in Covid-19 vaccination push Research Papers 2021-01-18 view
Daily Maverick: Diamond divers warn damage to seabed from West Coast mining dams ‘will never be repaired’ Articles 2020-12-09 view
UCT Development Policy Research Unit: Measuring the SDGs in mining host communities: A South African case study Research Papers 2020-12-04 download
Daily Maverick: Somkhele: Time to phase out the destruction by mining in KwaZulu-Natal and turn to job creation Articles 2020-11-30 view
Daily Maverick: Petmin defends its resettlement plan for controversial Somkhele mine Articles 2020-11-19 view
Daily Maverick: We honour the memory of Fikile Ntshangase, Sikhosiphi ‘Bazooka’ Rhadebe and other fearless environmental warriors Articles 2020-11-01 view
Daily Maverick: Ramaphosa’s plan: Economic recovery for the few, ecological devastation for many Articles 2020-10-26 view
Daily Maverick: Violence on border of iMfolozi-Hluhluwe Game Park linked to fears of mass retrenchments Articles 2020-10-23 view
Daily Maverick: Gold Fields’ environmental, social and governance drive includes an Aboriginal charm offensive Articles 2020-10-19 view
The Conversation: South African community wins right to access mining application. But who will win the war? Articles 2020-10-14 view
Daily Maverick: Conditions are ripe for a South African sovereign wealth fund based on minerals Articles 2020-10-13 view
Daily Maverick: Tide turns for mining sector as reversal of job losses starts to trend Articles 2020-10-12 view
Daily Maverick: Court rules that Xolobeni community should have received mining application before the right was granted Articles 2020-09-22 view
Daily Maverick: Game-changing Xolobeni judgment orders applications for mining licences to be made public Articles 2020-09-15 view
Daily Maverick: eMpembeni mirrors the scourge of mining-related assassinations in KZN Articles 2020-09-14 view
Daily Maverick: Rio CEO to Leave After Pressure Over Aboriginal Site Blasts Articles 2020-09-11 view
The Extractive Industries and Society: Mapping and classification of mining host communities: a case study of South Africa Research Papers 2020-08-31 download
MD360 Study: Food Security in a Mining-Dependent Town - Insights from Postmasburg in the Northern Cape Research Papers 2020-07-24 download
Daily Maverick: Covid-19 opens the door for government to rebuild public participation in mining Articles 2020-06-10 view
UCT Development Policy Research Unit: Mapping and classification of mine host communities: A South African case study Research Papers 2020-06-04 download
MD360/WWF Briefing Paper: MINE CLOSURE AND REHABILITATION IN SOUTH AFRICA - Activating Coalitions of the Willing for a Just Future Research Papers 2020-06-01 download
Daily Maverick: Coal mine’s bid for KZN land puts compensation criteria to test Articles 2020-05-27 view
Responsible Mining Foundation: Mining and Water: Are operational concerns overriding public interest? Research Papers 2020-05-26 view
SAIIA: COVID-19: Implications for the ‘digital divide’ in Africa Articles 2020-05-19 view
Daily Maverick: Mantashe gazettes Covid-19 mining regulations as Implats closes Marula mine Articles 2020-05-18 view
Miningmx: Economic impact accepted, SA mining sector has the stripes to tackle COVID-19 fallout Articles 2020-04-03 view
Daily Maverick: Killing the Holy Ghost: Inside the R145bn plan that would destroy the Limpopo River Articles 2020-04-01 view
ActionAid: Artisanal and Small Scale Mining - REGULARISING INFORMAL ARTISANAL MINING IN SOUTH AFRICA: AN EVIDENCE-BASED REPORT 2019 Research Papers 2020-01-30 download
Daily Maverick: Assassins strike again in bloody KZN mining wars Articles 2020-01-28 view
The Conversation: Ghana’s mining communities are still not getting their just dues Articles 2020-01-09 view
Daily Maverick: Bid to protect West Coast jewel from mining Articles 2019-12-03 view
MD360 Report: Platinum Sector Dialogue Research Papers 2015-11-24 download
MD360 Study: The Economic and Social Footprint of the South African Mining Industry: The PGM Sector - Lonmin PLC 2013 Research Papers 2013-08-23 download
MD360 Study: A Platinum Compact? Recommendations from the Social & Economic Footprint research on the Platinum Belt Research Papers 2013-08-13 download
MD360 Study: Rise of Resource Nationalism, The Research Papers 2012-11-26 download
MD360 Study: Rise of Resource Nationalism, The - Exec Summary Research Papers 2012-11-09 download
MD360 Report: Inaugural Mining Dialogues 360 meeting summary - 10 to 12 July 2012 Research Papers 2012-10-17 download