• Xolobeni Continues To Fight Against A Mine It Doesn t Want

    2021-5-31 · A report by Oxfam found that another subsidiary of the same company that wants to mine in Xolobeni had broken promises at a mining operation in the West Coast including a failure to deliver on its promise of an upliftment programme for the local community.

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  • Xolobeni split over mine in a land of plenty

    Read Xolobeni still simmers over MRC mine Xolobeni is 200km south of Durban and is in desperate need of road infrastructure and basic services which include running water and electricity to

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  • Peace in Xolobeni at least for the next 18 monthsCustom

    Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has declared an 18-month moratorium on mining in Xolobeni on the Eastern Cape Wild Coast. Zwane s intention was gazetted on 15 September 2016 in terms of section 49(1) of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act which allows the minister to prohibit or restrict prospecting or mining.

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  • Against the oddsGGA

    2018-2-16 · Without the community s say-so attempts at developing the mining operation had to be called off. In 2016 the minister had no option but to declare an 18-month moratorium on mining at Xolobeni citing "significant social disintegration and a highly volatile current situation in the area".

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  • Xolobeni split over mine in a land of plenty

    Read Xolobeni still simmers over MRC mine Xolobeni is 200km south of Durban and is in desperate need of road infrastructure and basic services which include running water and electricity to

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  • Are we attracting the wrong kind of mining entrepreneurs

    2015-6-17 · South African wealth is founded on our extraordinary mineral bounty conservatively valued at over 3 trillion (R36 trillion). Our future is dependent on how we manage this geological legacy. We can either harness the full spectrum of opportunities or lay ourselves open to what is known as the "resource curse" where natural resources are exploited by unscrupulous or corrupt entities with

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  • Xolobeni split over mine in a land of plenty

    2016-4-22 · Xolobeni split over mine in a land of plenty . JohannesburgIt takes two hours to travel a 50km dirt road from the R61 main road connecting the KwaZulu-Natal south coastal boundary to the

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  • South African anti-mining activist assassinated in Xolobeni

    The man spearheading the push for mining in Xolobeni Zamile Qunya said claims that most Amadiba residents are against mining are subjective emotive and baseless and have been disproved by a public participation process. "Yes there is some opposition but the majority of

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  • Xolobeni Continues To Fight Against A Mine It Doesn t Want

    2021-5-31 · A report by Oxfam found that another subsidiary of the same company that wants to mine in Xolobeni had broken promises at a mining operation in the West Coast including a failure to deliver on its promise of an upliftment programme for the local community.

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  • Xolobeni for attention Adv NogxinaamaBhungane

    2019-6-27 · transporting the mineral from the Xolobeni mining area in its mining application and TEM s mother company Mineral Commodities (MRC) says in its 2017 Annual Report that "the project s viability has been further enhanced by the commencement of the construction of the N2 Toll highway".

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  • Are we attracting the wrong kind of mining entrepreneurs

    2015-6-17 · South African wealth is founded on our extraordinary mineral bounty conservatively valued at over 3 trillion (R36 trillion). Our future is dependent on how we manage this geological legacy. We can either harness the full spectrum of opportunities or lay ourselves open to what is known as the "resource curse" where natural resources are exploited by unscrupulous or corrupt entities with

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  • Clarke Message to MRC shareholders. Xolobeni mining

    2016-5-20 · The Mzamba river gorge (the northern boundary of the Xolobeni Mining tenement) had been dressed up to look like an alluvial diamond mining operation in Kono Sierra Leone. Hundreds of Amadiba coastal residents had worked as extras.

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  • Peace in Xolobeni at least for the next 18 monthsCustom

    Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has declared an 18-month moratorium on mining in Xolobeni on the Eastern Cape Wild Coast. Zwane s intention was gazetted on 15 September 2016 in terms of section 49 (1) of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act which allows the minister to prohibit or restrict prospecting or mining.

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  • The Xolobeni Heavy Minerals Sands Project on the Wild

    2015-7-20 · location of the proposed mining site a population of about 244 986 individuals and has very low education levels (27 with no formal education). The population is also very young with 46 of the population less than 15 years old there is also a very high unemployment rate (88 ). The Mining at Xolobeni Environmental and Social Impacts TEM planned

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  • Against the oddsGGA

    2018-2-16 · Without the community s say-so attempts at developing the mining operation had to be called off. In 2016 the minister had no option but to declare an 18-month moratorium on mining at Xolobeni citing "significant social disintegration and a highly volatile current situation in the area".

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  • Xolobeni Pro-Mining Youth Group Has Strong Ties To Mining

    2021-6-8 · The Xolobeni Empowerment Company (Xolco) is a black economic empowerment vehicle set up as to be the junior empowerment vehicle for the Xolobeni mineral sands project. It was founded in 2003 by a local mining kingpin and director of MRC s controversial Tormin Mine Zamile Madiba Qunya and Maxwell Boqwana.

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  • Xolobeni Mineral Sands Project Mineral Commodities Ltd

    Xolobeni Mineral Sands Project Mineral Commodities Ltd Xolobeni Mineral Sands Project The Xolobeni Mineral Sands Project located on the Eastern Cape of South Africa is a world class mineral sands deposit with a Measured Indicated and Inferred Resource of 346Mt at 5 Total Heavy Mineral.

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  • The story is not just Xolobeni What the Australian mining

    2018-4-25 · The Xolobeni 40 workers The Xolobeni community is now in court in Pretoria to stop the mineral resources department from handing mining rights over to the company without their consent. It could be a landmark case that would force the government and mining companies to engage with affected communities before rights to mine are granted.

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  • Mine firm pulls out of XolobeniDispatchLIVE

    2016-7-20 · THE dramatic pull-out from mining at Xolobeni announced by controversial Australian miner Mineral Commodities (MRC) raised a cheer from activists around

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  • Xolobeni mining now in local handsCorruption Watch

    2016-7-26 · Xolobeni is regarded as one of the largest undeveloped mineral sands resources in the world containing in excess of 9 000 000 tons of ilmenite a titanium-bearing ore. With this bounty under their feet the villagers in the area will be fighting off would-be mining concerns for the foreseeable future.

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  • Court rules that Xolobeni community should have received

    2020-9-22 · This judgment is a significant victory for the Umgungundlovu community who have successfully brought several court challenges resisting the commencement of mining operations in Xolobeni. But this

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  • The Xolobeni Heavy Minerals Sands Project on the Wild

    2015-7-20 · location of the proposed mining site a population of about 244 986 individuals and has very low education levels (27 with no formal education). The population is also very young with 46 of the population less than 15 years old there is also a very high unemployment rate (88 ). The Mining at Xolobeni Environmental and Social Impacts TEM planned

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  • Xolobeni MRCTHE UNDERMINERS

    2018-10-2 · In the Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa MRC subsidiary Transworld Energy and Mineral Resources (SA) (Pty) Ltd has applied for a mining right to mine titanium from the sand dunes of Xolobeni.

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  • Xolobeni MRCTHE UNDERMINERS

    2018-10-2 · In the Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa MRC subsidiary Transworld Energy and Mineral Resources (SA) (Pty) Ltd has applied for a mining right to mine titanium from the sand dunes of Xolobeni.

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  • The Xolobeni Heavy Minerals Sands Project on the Wild

    2015-7-20 · location of the proposed mining site a population of about 244 986 individuals and has very low education levels (27 with no formal education). The population is also very young with 46 of the population less than 15 years old there is also a very high unemployment rate (88 ). The Mining at Xolobeni Environmental and Social Impacts TEM planned

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  • Xolobeni — The mine the murder and the DG

    It is a story about the struggle between mining and conservation between local autonomy and the determination of distant politicians and bureaucrats that they know betterthat stripping the dunes at Xolobeni for heavy minerals will mean "development" which justifies ignoring local pleas for a gentler path based on agriculture and tourism.

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  • Xolobeni Pro-Mining Youth Group Has Strong Ties To Mining

    2021-6-8 · The Xolobeni Empowerment Company (Xolco) is a black economic empowerment vehicle set up as to be the junior empowerment vehicle for the Xolobeni mineral sands project. It was founded in 2003 by a local mining kingpin and director of MRC s controversial Tormin Mine Zamile Madiba Qunya and Maxwell Boqwana.

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