assessment of kwazulu natal province s coal mining and coal resources

Coal and Water Futures in South Africa - WWF South Africa

Nov 20, 2011 ... current state of coal mining and water impacts in South Africa. Pieter Viljoen .... CurrEnT STATE oF WATEr rESourCES in EnkAngALA 50.

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Guide to groundwater monitoring for the coal industry - SciELO

Coal was first discovered in South Africa in 1838 and 1859 in the provinces of ... The majority of the coal reserves are located in the provinces of KwaZulu-Natal, ... The coal industry impacts on groundwater resources in two main ways, affecting .... The risk assessment forms the basis for a monitoring programme and further...

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Mining poses new threat to world's greatest rhino sanctuary ...

Jul 17, 2014 ... The Hluhluwe-Imfolozi park in KwaZulu-Natal province, a natural ... The contention points to wider concerns over the extraction of mineral resources and its impact on ... Porter said: “It's ironic that some of South Africa's richest coal chests ... and assessment processes of the prospective mining development...

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Fanie Coetzee - Epoch Resources

Epoch Resources (Pty) Ltd ... significant exposure to various projects in South Africa, Zambia, ... Environmental Impact Assessments for the Mining, Industrial ... establishment of a new coal mine in Mpumalanga Province. ... siding for the loading and transportation of coal from a mine in Kwazulu-. Natal. ECO-TOURISM.

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Grasslands - A Guide to the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA ...

South Africa is divided into 9 biomes (large ecological community having plants ... and KwaZulu-Natal provinces over the escarpment and into the central plateau. ... km of grassland is taken up by South Africa's major gold and coal deposits. ... is that the impact of mining is absolute as it destroys the grassland completely.

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part v: map of project area - UNDP

2.2.5 Outcome 5: Biodiversity management secured in coal mining sector .... the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces in the South and South East over ... by the World Resources Institute in their Pilot Assessment of Global Ecosystems...

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TANGO ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF ... - Tango Mining

Jun 6, 2016 ... Tango's Kwena Group have four thermal coal, metallurgical and processing plant and ... Province and Kliprivier coalfield, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. ... which include management's assessment of future plans and operations ... and mining operations; risks that the presence of diamond deposits...

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Rape of a conservation area: iMfolozi Wilderness versus Ibutho Coal ...

Sep 3, 2014 ... The iMfolozi Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal is fighting battles on many fronts. ... We must consider the impact of coal mining on the boundary of iMfolozi, ... is part of the last 1% of true wilderness left in South Africa, and Ibutho Coal is ... and the planned environmental impact assessment (EIA) process is...

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List of dissertations and theses - University of the Free State

(Ngome Distrik) Noord Kwazulu Natal/ Biomonitoring of mountain .... An assessment of the cumulative effects in Strategic environmental ... Loskop Dam, pollution, coal mining, discharge, waste, .... Urban forestry on a municipal level in Gauteng Province, South ... investigation in integrated water resources management.

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The immigration Issues in the Post-Apartheid South Africa ...

The paper also provides a critical assessment of the extent to which these responses ... gold resources in certain areas and increased mechanisation in coal mining. ... The KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), major zone of destination for most foreign African ... Southern African Region, was the most affected by the closure of coal mines.

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Background Information Letter.pdf - Ferret Mining

farms (Table 1)in the Amajuba district of Newcastle, Kwazulu-Natal. The Mining Right ... and public participation process for the proposed coal mine. This letter...

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Coal Case Study - Defra Science Search

Coal mining is concentrated in one specific area in South Africa, in the Highveld .... increased, since it has around 50.0% of the country's remaining coal resources. .... This assessment identifies areas in urgent need of protection and makes ... Mines in the KwaZulu-Natal province lie above the local groundwater level and so...

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Mining Weekly – KZN coal hub initiative to unlock opportunities ...

Mar 7, 2014 ... The coal hub forms part of the KwaZulu-Natal DEDT's industrial ... in the province, in line with South Africa's economic strategies and the National Development Plan, is also being assessed. ... study on coal resources and reserves in the province to stimulate new investment and new entrants to the sector.

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Warren Kok - Eskom

was the senior environmental assessment practitioner, responsible for conducting the EIA, compile the authorisation reports ... This was a green-fields coal strip mining operations project. ... requirements of the Minerals Petroleum Resources Development Act. ... Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal Provinces, South Africa.

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Ch 19 - References - ERM

Mar 23, 2015 ... Impact Assessment for the Proposed Kusipongo Resource ... Coal Mining, Models for predicting methane gas release from coal seams. (April .... West of Piet Retief in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal:.

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The Social and Environmental Consequences of Coal Mining in ...

Coal Mining in South Africa. A CASE ... South African coal export and Dutch coal import . .... Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act. Mt/a .... expanse from Mpumalanga into KwazuluNatal (see map), where seams are between .... Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) and Environmental Management.

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KwaZulu-Natal Groundwater Plan, 9 January 2008

Jan 9, 2008 ... ( dwaf- .pwv.gov /standards/) as KWAZULU NATAL Groundwater. Plan_Updated. ..... Groundwater Resources Assessment Phase II. ..... Five borehole yield classes were used, i.e. 0-0,1l/s, 0,1-0,5l/s, 0,5-2,0l/s, ..... It is possible the coal mines occurring in this region, might use some groundwater.

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Coal deposits of South Africa - the future of coal mining in South Africa

The coal mines are located in five provinces of SA (Fig.2.): In the Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Free State, Kwazulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape .... and platinum sectors, however, would be assessed at 3 and 4 percent respectively. Most of South...

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seismotectonic models for south africa: synthesis of ... - AfricaArray

In South Africa the demand for energy resources, water, and infra- structure ... The first step in assessing the seismic hazard and risk for any site is ... define the boundaries of seismotectonic provinces. ... the gold, manganese, platinum, diamond, and coal mines. .... of the Drakensberg of KwaZulu-Natal and in the Kingdom of.

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Guidelines on small-scale coal mining in South Africa - Coaltech ...

South Africans (HDSA) in the South African coal mining industry. Another ... of the Witbank highveld and KwaZulu-Natal. Mined coal .... In terms of world hard coal resources South Africa is ranked the fifth ..... provincial traffic department. Spoornet will ..... and is used to assess how much coal of suitable quality is available...

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PM Mini-dissertations completed at the GSTM

The South African deteriorating water resource dilemma: Assessment of ... The impact of low level of trust on project success at Dorstfontein coal mine. Botha L .... Construction risk assessment model for the insurance industry in South Africa ..... Exploration into Failed Construction Projects in the Province of. Kwazulu Natal.

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Public Documents - Golder Associates

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Process for the Proposed Bokpoort II ... De Beers – Final BA for prospecting right application, North West Province ... Anglo American Inyosi Coal (PtyL Ltd - Coal Mining Right at Heidelberg South Rand ... and Iron Ore Processing Plant proposed by Jindal, Melmoth - KwaZulu Natal

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Proceedings of the Closing Workshop

Jun 29, 2012 ... Assessment and prioritisation of environmental risks at regional scale: the Zambian ... Testing the effectiveness of coal mine dump rehabilitation using electrical resistivity .... resources as a result of coal mining… ... among elderly in mining communities in the Northern KwaZulu Natal Province, South Africa.

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The impact of coal mining on agriculture - a Pilot study focus ... - BFAP

... in maize area planted . 8. Figure 3: High potential arable land in South Africa . ... Figure 6: Effects of coal dust or transport next to maize fields. .... natural resources: ... to assess the impact of mining in the specified region. ... KwaZulu-Natal.

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Environmental crisis in Mpumalanga: Why is nobody listening ...

Sep 15, 2014 ... In October 2012, the Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy released a pilot study on the impact of coal mining on agriculture. 46% of South...

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Chrysospalax villosus (Rough-haired Golden Mole) - IUCN Red List

Previously published Red List assessments: ... South Africa (Eastern Cape Province, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga) ... and habitat degradation associated with mining for shallow coal deposits to fuel numerous power stations that...

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Fuleni, KZN: leave the coal in the hole (South Africa) | EJAtlas

Apr 24, 2016 ... The Fuleni proposed open cast coal mine in Kwa Zulu Natal stands very near the border of the very valuable Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Wilderness...

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Premier Senzo Mchunu: KwaZulu-Natal State of the Province Address

Feb 27, 2015 ... The Provincial Government of KwaZulu-Natal assisted these families to bury .... with clear timelines, responsibilities and resource allocations and we are ..... of environmental impact assessments, the subdivision of agricultural land, ... Another area of great economic potential for our Province is coal mining.

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water related impacts of small scale mining - WRC

Small-scale mining already occurs on a sizeable scale in South Africa, and ... Appropriate environmental assessment tools and management options were ... adjacent floodplains or river terraces), coal mining, gold mining/panning and ... Umbogintwini and Umgeni Rivers in KwaZulu-Natal and the Krokodilspruit River in.

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Ezemvelo says no to coal mining | IOL

Sep 30, 2015 ... news /; south africa /; kzn ... Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife has come out strongly against coal mining on the ... In a letter to the provincial Department of Economic Development, Tourism and ... Mabunda said a draft environmental impact assessment (EIA) report by Ibutho consultants indicated that a coal mine so...

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KZN Wildlife - HUGE OPPOSITION TO ZULULAND COAL MINE ...

Ibutho Coal EIA catastrophe. ... The proposed anthracite 'Fuleni' coal mine targeted for establishment on the south-eastern border of the world ... academic investigation of Ibutho Coal's draft Environmental Impact Assessment Report ... as well as the tourism, eco-tourism and sustainable agricultural economies of the region.

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Research Groups & Projects - Stuart Batterman - Environmental ...

Batterman Lab - Exposure and Environmental Impact Assessment. Exposure and ... Emissions of PBDEs from Urban Sources in the Great Lakes Region. Emissions of .... The Respiratory Health of South African Coal Miners; Environmental Mercury Contamination And Health Risk Assessment In KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

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Conceptual models of Witbank coalfield, South Africa

Mar 29, 2012 ... Societal Impacts of Mineral Resources Exploration and ... (CSM) for the Witbank coalfield, South Africa and for Bank Colliery, South ... Present and past coal mining in Witbank is associated with a ... (EO) assessments has been made. ...... through the Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces and into KwaZulu-.

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Agenda 21 - South Africa

ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA ... Legislation specific to natural resources management are designed to ameliorate ..... Mining: Trends in oil and coal consumption (fossil fuel burning) is the main ..... and sanitation), KwaZulu Natal Department of Traditional and Environmental...

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Services - sesolutions

Vysochasishy Gold Mine, Irkurtsk Region, Russia for the European Bank for ... Environmental Assessment on a Trade and Industry policy for Kwazulu-Natal; ... and Social Assessment of coal-fired power generation along the South Africa ... a Russian resources company;; Capacity building programme for consultation and...

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Coal Methodology and Specifications Guide - Platts

PLATTS DAILY METALLURGICAL COAL ASSESSMENTS. 21. PLATTS US ..... By ensuring that all assessments within a region reflect market values at the same moment ... with the proper financial and operational resources. Bids, offers or ..... 2012) and Richards Bay, KwaZuluNatal, South Africa (launched June. 3, 2013).

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Projects - Enviro-Insight CC – Environmental Impact Assessments

... on image to enlarge. Enviro-Insight Project Locations. Year.

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