Feedback Mining Chatter

Community alerts/ Andries Mocheko/ Lephalale/10/06/2018, 09:07] Waterberg Environmental Justice Forum  ( WEJF) managed to attend a poor communicated Feedback Mining Charter Consultation arranged by DMR.   On 08th June 2018@10h00 at Chobe’s Church in Lephalale  town.   -WEJF -NAFCOC -LEPHALALE YOUTH CHAMBER -SAWIMA -LEPHALALE YOUTH FORUM -MOKOPANE ORGANISATION  (KOPANO) AND INDIVIDUALS FROM LEPHALALE COMMUNITIES DISPUTED …

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Mining Community’s Last hope service delivery.

Community alerts/Gilbert Moela/ Atok (Monametse) /10/06/2018, 08:28] On the 2-7 June 2018 we had and opportunity to conduct social audits in KZN’s Mpukunyoni District (Somkhele). Community members together with the Social Audits Trainers managed to conduct a 3 day door to door audits. Social Audits is a community-led process that facilitates public participation in the …

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Training for CBOs in the Olifant Catchment

Community alerts/ Mmathapelo Thobejane/ Ditoebeleng /09/06/2018, 14:00] On 03-8 June change Practice Course participants from the areas staying next to the olifant catchment  attended  a module 4 course from Rhodes University at Struwig game lodge  in Phalaborwa  (lower olifant catchment) The module was based on the cases that participants have on water quality, pollution, volume  …

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Posponement of the march

Community alerts/Margret Molomo/Mokopane/09/06/2018, 21:55] Today at Mokopane Limpopo, from a village cold Ga -Magongwa, the South African Communist Party members, gathered at Magongwa sports ground preparing for a grand March to Ivan plaats mine which is operating illegal. Unfortunately the turn AUT was poor and the March was postponed for further notice. Story by Margaret …

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COURT-UP DATE ON SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR PUBLIC VIOLENCE:

    Tsa-LEPHALALE, Follow up story Witpoort: The seventeen (17) suspects arrested in this matter have today on 2018/5/31 appeared before the Phalala Magistrate Court in Lephalale on charges of public violence, business robbery and malicious damage to property. Their cases were postponed until the 04th July 2018 for further Police investigations.   These suspects …

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DELAY TO IMPLEMENT SOCIAL AND LABOUR PLAN

Community alerts/Mputi Thobejane /Modimolle/30-05-2018, 09:53] Twickenham platinum mine operation is busy doing development @ primary schools about to build Admin blog and other blogs in Ditwebeleng ,Ga-Makgopa and Morapaneng, the three villages are also affect by Twickenham Platinum Mine (PTM) operation and  according to TPM operation SLP the projects was supposed to happen in 2007 …

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LIFE IN THE MINING COMMUNITY

  Community alerts/Mputi Thobejane/Modimolle/30-05-2018, 09:52] The citizens of Ga-Maroga village they still dig a illegal chrome because they still have a problem of unemployment, skills and  75% are ladies, those citizens  also affected by Dilokong chrome mine, Marula mine and Black chrome mine, so those mines doesn’t take them serious even they struggling with water …

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TOXIC TOUR WITH AWARDS

Community alerts/Mmathapelo Thobejane/Ditoebeleng/29-05-2018, 15:43] Same day 29/05/2018 After the meeting we took AWARD (Association for Water and Rural Development)  director and colleagues to mine stream to take samples at Hackney stream, Twickenham  stream and Motse river. They have visited us as part of the Oliphant catchment and they wanted to help to do water testing. …

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MEETING WITH MINE MANAGEMENT

Community alerts/Mmathapelo Thobejane / Ditoebeleng/29-05-2018, 14:47] Today 29/05/2018 SEJN, representative of livestock owners from Modimolle, Ditoebeleng, Mantsekane, Serafa, Dithabaneng, Ga-Makgopa and Maakgake. The meeting was about compensation of livestock that died at the mine stream and we where to meet General Manager of Twickenham Daniel Breet. It was the unfortunate that G.M did not attend …

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