al of africa hugs the mapungubwe alition

Coal of Africa hugs the Mapungubwe Coalition - Miningmx

Nov 24, 2011  [miningmx] –COAL of Africa (CoAL) and the Save Mapungubwe Coalition (the coalition) have declared a truce and signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) over the Vele mine in Limpopo. CoAL and the coalition have been at loggerheads over development of the coking coal mine for the past 18 months because of its proximity to the Mapungubwe ...

coal of africa hugs the mapungubwe coalition

Coal of Africa hugs the Mapungubwe Coalition Brendan Ryan - November 24, 2011 0 Coal of Africa and the Save Mapungubwe Coalition opposing the Vele mine in Limpopo Province have declared a truce and are looking to reach an agreement over the mine's development. Get Price.

The continued threat of coal mining at the Mapungubwe ...

May 17, 2020  South African Tourism/Flickr, CC BY. Challenges with mining in the area became particularly evident following the confrontation between the Save Mapungubwe Coalition and Coal of Africa, now MC ...

CoAL confirms split with Mapungubwe coalition - Miningmx

Dec 10, 2012  The agreement – a memorandum of understanding (MoU) – was penned in November 2011 to avoid litigation that had been planned by the environmentalists, known as the ‘Save the Mapungubwe Coalition’ (the Coalition). The coalition was especially opposed to the issue of a water use licence to CoAL owing to the scarcity of resources in the region.

‘Coal not way for Mapungubwe’

Apr 18, 2011  A coalition of NGOs that brought legal action against Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) at the proposed Vele Colliery outside the Mapungubwe National Park has reiterated its

South Africa: The Continued Threat of Coal Mining At the ...

Challenges with mining in the area became particularly evident following the confrontation between the Save Mapungubwe Coalition and Coal of Africa, now MC Mining. The legal battle exposed the ...

The continued threat of coal mining at the Mapungubwe ...

May 17, 2020  South African Tourism/Flickr, CC BY. Challenges with mining in the area became particularly evident following the confrontation between the Save Mapungubwe Coalition and Coal of Africa, now MC ...

coal of africa hugs the mapungubwe coalition

coal of africa hugs the mapungubwe coalition. Fight to save 'SA's lost city of gold' IOL. Book reveals how an activist coalition took on a mining giant to protect heritage site, fought to protect South Africa's “lost city of gold” from the ravages of coal mining. And even now the battle to save Mapungubwe is not over.

CoAL confirms split with Mapungubwe coalition - Miningmx

Dec 10, 2012  The agreement – a memorandum of understanding (MoU) – was penned in November 2011 to avoid litigation that had been planned by the environmentalists, known as the ‘Save the Mapungubwe Coalition’ (the Coalition). The coalition was especially opposed to the issue of a water use licence to CoAL owing to the scarcity of resources in the region.

‘Coal not way for Mapungubwe’

Apr 18, 2011  A coalition of NGOs that brought legal action against Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) at the proposed Vele Colliery outside the Mapungubwe National Park has reiterated its opposition to the project.

South Africa: The Continued Threat of Coal Mining At the ...

Challenges with mining in the area became particularly evident following the confrontation between the Save Mapungubwe Coalition and Coal of Africa

Threat of coal mining at the Mapungubwe world heritage site

May 19, 2020  A view of the Mapungubwe landscape, home to a wealth of cultural riches. South African Tourism/Flickr, CC BY Challenges with mining in the area became particularly evident following the confrontation between the Save Mapungubwe Coalition and Coal of Africa

Media Release: Save Mapungubwe Coalition calls the ...

Oct 30, 2014  The Save Mapungubwe Coalition raises serious concerns with the offset agreement, and requests public access to finalised annexures On 8 October 2014, after several postponed signing ceremonies, Coal of Africa (CoAL), the Department of Environmental Affairs and SANParks signed a biodiversity offset agreement for CoAL’s Vele Colliery mine near ...

LIMPOPO COAL COMPANY MAPUNGUBWE Importance

Province, by Limpopo Coal (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of Australian mining company Coal of Africa (CoAL). The mining area is some 8500 ha in extent and, taking into account the full life of the mine, will at one stage lie 7km from the borders of the Mapungubwe National Park. The area is of significance historically and

CoAL, environmental coalition part ways - Mining Weekly

After almost a year of negotiations, the Save Mapungubwe Coalition has withdrawn from a landmark memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South African emerging coal miner Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL).

Zoutnet News Coalition and CoAL part ways

Dec 17, 2012  The Save Mapungubwe Coalition, known as the Coalition, has parted ways with the Australian mining company CoAL of Africa Limited (CoAL) this week. The environmental coalition, comprised of the Endangered Wildlife Trust, the Wilderness Foundation South Africa, and the World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa, the Association of Southern African ...

Mapungubwe's mining battle continues to rage

Sep 25, 2011  The long-standing battle between environmentalists and CoAL of Africa continues to rage. While it appeared that the junior coal miner was closer to mining at its Vele colliery, just over 5km from ...

Coal of Africa, environ groups agree - IOL

Nov 24, 2011  Coal of Africa (CoAL) and the Save Mapungubwe Coalition signed a memorandum of understanding, committing to work together to preserve and protect the Mapungubwe cultural landscape.

Mapungubwe mining row rages on - TimesLIVE

Jul 23, 2011  This week the coalition of NGOs, the Mapungubwe Action Campaign, appealed the authorisation granted to Coal of Africa to rectify certain activities unlawfully undertaken at

Coalition group angered by Mapungubwe mining agreement

The Environmental Affairs Department, South African National Parks (SanParks) and Coal of Africa signed an agreement regulating mining activity near Mapungubwe on Thursday. The group is a coalition of civil society organisations that has challenged the authorisation of mining licenses in the heritage site area.

coal of africa hugs the mapungubwe coalition

coal of africa hugs the mapungubwe coalition. Fight to save 'SA's lost city of gold' IOL. Book reveals how an activist coalition took on a mining giant to protect heritage site, fought to protect South Africa's “lost city of gold” from the ravages of coal mining. And even now the battle to save Mapungubwe

Coal of Africa, environ groups agree - IOL

Nov 24, 2011  Coal of Africa (CoAL) and the Save Mapungubwe Coalition signed a memorandum of understanding, committing to work together to preserve and protect the Mapungubwe

South Africa: The Continued Threat of Coal Mining At the Mapungubwe World Heritage Site - allAfrica

Challenges with mining in the area became particularly evident following the confrontation between the Save Mapungubwe Coalition and Coal of Africa, now MC Mining. The legal battle exposed the ...

SAVE MAPUNGUBWE COALITION MEDIA STATEMENT

1. In November 2011, the Save Mapungubwe Coalition (the Coalition)1 commenced direct formal negotiations with Limpopo Coal Pty Ltd (Limpopo Coal) and its holding company Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL), and concluded a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 24 November

Memorandum of Understanding - Advancing Environmental

1 Memorandum of Understanding between Coal of Africa Limited (“CoAl”) and its subsidiary Limpopo Coal Company Pty Ltd (“Limpopo Coal”) (jointly referred to as “the CoAL companies”) and Save Mapungubwe Coalition (“the Coalition”), consisting of the Endangered Wildlife Trust, BirdLife South Africa, Wilderness Foundation South Africa, World Wide Fund for

Changing Corporate Behaviour

ecological significance. In 2008, an Australia-based mining company, called Coal of Africa (CoAL), saw another and conflicting value namely the rich coal seam that runs beneath the Limpopo River and under the World Heritage Site. In response to this planned development, the Save Mapungubwe Coalition (the Coalition

Mining threatens Mapungubwe heritage site - The Green Times

Nov 08, 2011  An Australian company, Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) has recently been given the go ahead to begin construction of an opencast and underground coal mine. The Vele mine is located 5.6 km to the east of the Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape (MCL) World Heritage Site and bordering directly on the World Heritage Site buffer zone.

CoAL, environmental coalition part ways - Mining Weekly

After almost a year of negotiations, the Save Mapungubwe Coalition has withdrawn from a landmark memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South African emerging coal miner Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL).

Zoutnet News Coalition and CoAL part ways

Dec 17, 2012  The Save Mapungubwe Coalition, known as the Coalition, has parted ways with the Australian mining company CoAL of Africa Limited (CoAL) this week. The environmental coalition, comprised of the Endangered Wildlife Trust, the Wilderness Foundation South Africa, and the World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa, the Association of Southern African ...

Media Release: Save Mapungubwe Coalition calls the

Oct 30, 2014  The Save Mapungubwe Coalition raises serious concerns with the offset agreement, and requests public access to finalised annexures On 8 October 2014, after several postponed signing ceremonies, Coal of Africa (CoAL), the Department of Environmental Affairs and SANParks signed a biodiversity offset agreement for CoAL’s Vele Colliery mine near ...

Coal of Africa signs wildlife MOUs - Australian Mining

Nov 25, 2011  Coal of Africa (CoAL) has signed an a MOU with the Save Mapungubwe Coalition to focus on sustainable development and the perseveration of the area.

Mapungubwe is South Africa’s first kingdom Mzansi

Aug 28, 2011  Nick Hiltermann is the chairman of the Mapungubwe Action Group, writing on behalf of the coalition of civil society organisations opposed to the proposed Vele colliery outside Mapungubwe, he asks: “CoAL continues to profess its high concern for the environment, while proclaiming its ignorance of its legal obligations to secure environmental ...

ANALYSIS: The continued threat of coal mining at the Mapungubwe world heritage site

A view of the Mapungubwe landscape, home to a wealth of cultural riches. South African Tourism/Flickr, CC BY. Challenges with mining in the area became particularly evident following the confrontation between the Save Mapungubwe Coalition and Coal of Africa, now MC Mining. The legal battle exposed the inefficiency of South Africa’s heritage ...

CoAL to start mining in Mapungubwe Farmer's Weekly

Nov 03, 2011  CoAL to start mining in Mapungubwe November 3, 2011 at 8:12 am The water affairs department has lifted the suspension on a water use licence for a proposed colliery in Limpopo, which environmental groups claim threatens ecological and culturally significant sites.