Brown smoke from Anglo American plant 

Community Alerts/Kenndy Phalose/Rustenburg-Thekwane/11/04/18 On Monday at 12h45 on my way to work while passing Acid Converting Plant (Anglo American-Rustenburg Section) Rustenburg near Bokamoso and Mfidike. I noticed a brownish smoke emission from the plant and there was no sign of alert, everything was normal. I could not contact the mine and government environment department.  The very …

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Voting stations closed due to strike in Wonderkop

Community Alerts/Wonderkop concerned resident/Rustenburg-Wonderkop/11/04/18   On the 10th of March 2018 Saturday morning a strike took place were by the people from Nkaneng section, an informal settlement which is a home to surrounding mine workers who are unable to afford rent, opted for living out allowance to living in a hostel and those who preferred owing …

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Crime rises In Robega Village

Community Alerts/Bonolo Modise/Rustenburg-Robega/11/04/18 Robega is one of the small village which is divided into 9 section which is under The Royal Bafokeng such as Chaneng, Rasimone and Mafenya in short “MACHARORA” is under Rustenburg Local Municipality. Kopano Section is a corrupt section because of high rate of unemployment and substance abuse such as Nyaope especially …

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My asthmatic brother struggles to breathe due Lonmin smelter and during blasting

Community Alerts/Concerned Resident from Wonderkop/Rusteburg-Wonderkop/05/04/18 The Lonmin smelter in Wonderkop contributes to air pollution with smog released into the atmosphere , the mine operations also contribute through its blasting process  day and during the night. When blasting takes place at the mine from were I live the ground vibrates and some houses get damaged. The release …

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Rustenburg local municipality to the community of Paardekraal – Yellow water for high price anyone? Well you all getting it anyway.

Community Alerts/Olebogeng Motene/Rustenburg/05/04/18 There is a township located 7km from Rustenburg CBD which is under the Rustenburg local municipality with some of Anglo operations near by. I have been observing the water in the area over a period of a two weeks and results are unsatisfactory. The water that is to be for human consumption …

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Jojo tanks in our village without our consent

  Community Alerts/Lentswe Buda/Rustenburg-Motlhabe/05/04/18 Pilanesburg platinum mine responds to Motlhabe grievances by providing the community of Motlhabe with two jojo tanks without the community’s consent. The community of Motlhabe happens to be one of the mine hosting communities that are still struggling to access the most important service deliveries. The community of Motlhabe has been …

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