Sunwater for Life, a SESSA initiative, has provided two solar water heating systems to Qunu Clinic in the Eastern Cape to help free up the funds it needs to better serve the 800 to 1 000 people who require treatment every month. SESSA, the Sustainable Energy Society of Southern Africa, …..
A coalition of interest groups, including: The Zwartkops Trust, Citrus Farmers, Game Farmers, Alcan-Coega Protesters, Nimble, Zero Waste Agriculture, Timberwatch, Sustain the Wild Coast, Anti-Nuclear Lobby and Earthlife Africa“Protecting our diversity for a sustainable future” The Eastern Cape is rich in diversity – from ethnic and tribal groups to indigenous …..
27 October 2005 Dear Global Response, RE: SAVE SOUTH AFRICA’S COASTLINE South Africa’s coastline is under threat from dune mining industry and smelting projects. This means that the potential for the country to develop its eco-tourism industry will be seriously jeopardized. From Richards Bay, to Xolobeni along the Wild Coast, …..
Minister slams divisive whitesBy Fred Kockott Rich whites are to blame for dividing people in the Wild Coast area, where an Australian company wants to mine for heavy titanium minerals, says Minister of Minerals and Energy Buyelwa Sonjica. Talking in Xhosa to an audience of several thousand in Xolobeni on …..
By: Christy van der MerwePublished on 4th August 2008 Updated 5 hours agoThe Department of Minerals and Energy (DME) has granted ASX-listed mining junior Mineral Commodities (MRC) the mining right for a portion of the Xolobeni Mineral Sands project, along South Africa’s Wild Coast. The company was awarded a mining …..
MEDIA STATEMENT –SUSTAINING THE WILD COAST An announcement appeared on Monday morning ( 4th Aug) on the Australian Stock Exchange website listing for MRC Ltd (http://www.asx.com.au/asx/research/CompanyInfoSearchResults.jsp?searchBy=asxCode&allinfo=&asxCode=mrc. ) reporting that “the Department of Minerals and Energy of the Republic of South Africa.. will proceed to grant to its South African Subsidiary …..
By: Christy van der MerwePublished: 29 May 08 – 12:43Article Source: http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article.php?a_id=134483 Aluminium producer Rio Tinto Alcan on Thursday indicated that it expected its Coega aluminium smelter to only come on line in 2012. Rio Tinto Alcan Aluminium CEO Dick Evans said that South Africa’s power constraints meant that the …..
Guy Rogers ENVIRONMENT &0x0026; TOURISM EDITORSource: http://www.theherald.co.za/herald/news/n13_20032008.htm RISING costs and development pressures have forced the owners of Port Elizabeth‘s Kragga Kamma Game Park to consider transforming the property into an eco-estate open to residents only. Opened 10 years ago, the park presently attracts about 50000 visitors annually, including regular school …..