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Daily Maverick: ‘There’s no substitute for water; there’s a substitute for coal,’ expert warns over Uthaka Energy plan to mine in Wakkerstroom Articles 2023-11-24 view
Daily Maverick: Africa is a key source of critical minerals for the global energy transition — but there are hidden dangers Articles 2023-10-27 view
The Conversation: Some plants can short-circuit the toxic effects of metals – now scientists are trying to harness their power Articles 2023-10-18 view
Daily Maverick: Drill, baby, drill: Environment Ministry gives Total green light for Western Cape coast offshore drilling Research Papers 2023-10-03 view
The Conversation: Gold mining is one of the world’s most destructive and unnecessary industries – here’s how to end it Articles 2023-02-15 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: Coal divestment – where does the environmental buck stop when the bucks stop rolling in? Articles 2022-09-15 view
Miningmx: Africa’s governments are powerless to control illegal mining Articles 2022-09-06 view
Daily Maverick: Proposed Limpopo coal mine faces court challenge for being stinky on most scores Articles 2022-08-03 view
Biznews: Big shift to environmental legislative landscape is finally here Articles 2022-06-28 view
Daily Maverick: Disastrous environmental costs aside, the Musina-Makhado SEZ makes little economic sense Articles 2022-06-12 view
Daily Maverick: The past, present and future of coal-fired power in South Africa Articles 2022-06-08 view
RMI Report: Closing the Gaps ... and accelerating progress on responsible mining Research Papers 2022-06-01 download
Daily Maverick: Illegal miners and fouled waterways in Mpumalanga underscore coal’s toxic legacy Articles 2022-05-24 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: ‘Gentleman’s agreement’: Despite mining ban, Russia scours Antarctica for massive fossil fuel deposits Articles 2022-05-18 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: New European sustainability law will directly impact South African companies Articles 2022-03-29 view
Daily Maverick: Acid water trail of death reignites concern over South Africa’s abandoned coal and gold mines Articles 2022-03-18 view
RMI Report 2022: EESG assessments 40 companies and 250 mine sites Research Papers 2022-03-17 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: 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: 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: Thirstlands of EAPASA: The failures of our environmental regulator Articles 2021-07-19 view
Miningmx: Anglo under fire for ‘green-washing’ ahead of June 7 Thungela Resources listing Articles 2021-06-07 view
Daily Maverick: Illegal sand mining eroding Morocco’s coastline and tourism Articles 2021-05-24 view
IGF Guidance fro Governments: Environmental managements and Mining Governance Publications 2021-05-20 download
Daily Maverick: Mordor at the gates (Part Two): The men behind the ploy to strip-mine Selati Game Reserve Articles 2021-05-16 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: Mordor at the gates: The ploy to strip-mine Selati Game Reserve Articles 2021-04-08 view
Daily Maverick: Court pours cold water on Mpumalanga coal mine operations in critical source area Articles 2021-03-25 view
MDPI: The Unsustainable Use of Sand: Reporting on a Global Problem Research Papers 2021-03-16 download
Mining Weekly: Bristow, BlackRock’s Hambro call for uniform ESG reporting Articles 2021-03-09 view
Daily Maverick: Miners are ripping up the West Coast Research Papers 2021-01-11 view
Daily Maverick: Diamond divers warn damage to seabed from West Coast mining dams ‘will never be repaired’ Articles 2020-12-09 view
Daily Maverick: ESG bubble? Only if you’re looking in all the wrong places Articles 2020-12-03 view
Daily Maverick: Mine, not yours: When will mining companies realise ancestral land cannot be valued in rands and cents? Articles 2020-12-03 view
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: Hit-and-run miners run roughshod over environmental laws in Mpumalanga Articles 2020-11-18 view
Daily Maverick: Murky new world of South African coal Articles 2020-11-03 view
Daily Maverick: We honour the memory of Fikile Ntshangase, Sikhosiphi ‘Bazooka’ Rhadebe and other fearless environmental warriors Articles 2020-11-01 view
Financial Mail: TRACEY DAVIES: Of mining, ethics and murder Articles 2020-10-29 view
Daily Maverick: Violence on border of iMfolozi-Hluhluwe Game Park linked to fears of mass retrenchments Articles 2020-10-23 view
Daily Maverick: Pressure mounts on families holding out against coal mine expansion Articles 2020-06-04 view
Daily Maverick: Coal mine’s bid for KZN land puts compensation criteria to test Articles 2020-05-27 view
Mining Weekly: Opinion: Covid-19 presents opportunity to rethink impact of mines on communities Articles 2020-04-23 view
Daily Maverick: #Earthcrimes (Part One): Limpopo’s dirty great white elephant Articles 2020-04-07 view
Daily Maverick: Killing the Holy Ghost: Inside the R145bn plan that would destroy the Limpopo River Articles 2020-04-01 view
Miningmx: Mining law draft regulations will make it harder for SA mining sector to restructure Articles 2019-12-03 view
UNCTAD: Developing countries pay environmental cost of electric car batteries Articles 2019-07-22 view
Bizcommunity: 2nd draft of Proposed Financial Provisioning Regulations published for comment Articles 2019-05-21 view