Vele - MCMining Limited

Vele Colliery The project has been on care and maintenance since 2013 and Vele’s processing plant will be modified to further process the Makhado Phase 1 coal. The Vele plant modifications consist of, amongst others, a new fines circuit comprising a Reflux Classifier in series with the existing spiral plant, low density secondary wash plant and a froth flotation plant to capture the ultra ...

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Vele Colliery Mine next to the Mapungubwe National Park …

One notable example is that of Australian-owned Coal of Africa Ltd. (CoAL)’s Vele Colliery open-cast and underground mine proposed 7km from the Mapungubwe National Park [1]. Locals feared potential consequences of pollution, unemployment, threats to eco-tourism and agriculture, and land-grabbing [14].

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mapungubwe and vele coal mine - kleinkaroovalley.co.za

Mapungubwe mining go-ahead Category In the has reversed its tough stance and and agreed that Australian-listed miner Coal of Africa can proceed with the Vele coal mine seven kilometres from the Mapungubwe world heritage site He confirmed that there had been a flood of applications to mine the area around Mapungubwe and the

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Vele coal mine - Wikipedia

The Vele Coal Mine is a coal mine located in Limpopo Province.The majority of its shares are held by Coal Africa Limited (CoAL). Objections. There were several objections to mining at this location, which as of 2016, are not fully resolved.

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Mapungubwe mining go-ahead - The Mail & Guardian

The government has reversed its tough stance and agreed that Australian-listed miner Coal of Africa can proceed with the Vele coal mine, seven kilometres from the Mapungubwe world heritage site.

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Mining threatens Mapungubwe heritage site

8-11-2011· 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. As indicated in the Vele Mine’s Environmental Management Programme (EMP), 50% of the mine’s west pit will overlap the Viewshed protection area around the Mapungubwe National Park.

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Unesco voices concern at Mapungubwe mining - The Mail ...

The United Nations has voiced its concern over a coal mine adjacent to the Mapungubwe heritage site in Limpopo, the Sunday Independent reported.. Part of this ancient landscape is protected within ...

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Mining in the Mapungubwe Area to go ahead | The South ...

By: Christine Sievers, 8 September 2011 The government has reversed its tough stance and agreed to allow Coal of Africa (CoAL) to proceed with the Vele Coal mine seven kilometres from the Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site (details of …

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Vele colliery near Mapungubwe opposed - Global Mining …

Van der Merwe notes that the mine's western boundary is situated 7 km east of the Mapungubwe National Park boundary, and the coal processing plant infrastructure will be 27 km from the Mapungubwe ...

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Coal of Africa hugs the Mapungubwe Coalition - Miningmx

[miningmx.com] –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 National Park.

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Fight to save the Mapungubwe World Heritage Site ...

Australian company Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) was recently given the go ahead to begin construction of an opencast and underground coal mine within less than 6km from the borders of the Mapungubwe National Park and adjacent to the World Heritage Site, with the approval of the Environmental Management Plan for the proposed Vele Colliery.

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Coal of Africa hugs the Mapungubwe Coalition - Miningmx

[miningmx.com] –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 National Park.

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Vele colliery near Mapungubwe opposed - Global Mining …

Van der Merwe notes that the mine's western boundary is situated 7 km east of the Mapungubwe National Park boundary, and the coal processing plant infrastructure will be 27 km from the Mapungubwe ...

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Limpopo Mirror | News | UNESCO critical of coal mining at …

They were, as a result, very surprised to find that the Vele mine was already 95% complete at the time of their visit. Eloundou and Avango stated that it was “crystal clear” that CoAL had resumed its operations and stockpiled large volumes of coal.

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Vele Mine Objections | G&A Heritage

Another planned development next to Vele, the Mulilo Power Station, is currently undergoing an EIA. Anglo Coal has also completed prospecting on the same coal field adjacent to Mapungubwe and several mining companies including CoAL are active in the coal field north of the Soutpansberg.

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Mapungubwe on Vimeo

The authorisation given to an Australian company called Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) to construct an open-cast coal mine, called the Vele Colliery, just outside of the boundaries of the Mapungubwe National Park will affect this fragile natural harmony. To Abraham, "mining and industry is a short term plan, tourism is a long-term plan."

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Mapungubwe Belongs to all of Us on Vimeo

1-9-2011· The authorisation given to an Australian company called Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) to construct an open-cast coal mine, called the Vele Colliery, just outside of the boundaries of the Mapungubwe National Park will …

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LIMPOPO COAL COMPANY MAPUNGUBWE Importance

case centres on the establishment of the Vele colliery in Musina, Limpopo 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.

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Jobs in the balance as Vele awaits go-ahead

The mine is just 7km from the Mapungubwe National Park. “South Africa is a signatory of the World Heritage Convention, so they must make sure that the environment at Mapungubwe, which is a ...

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Conservation pressure on Vele mine mounts - Miningmx

CoAL has so far spent R600m on developing Vele, which raises the issue of compensation should the mine be shut down. Friedmann said: “The requirement to designate sensitive areas which may not be mined is contained in the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act.

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Mapungubwe on Vimeo

The authorisation given to an Australian company called Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) to construct an open-cast coal mine, called the Vele Colliery, just outside of the boundaries of the Mapungubwe National Park will affect this fragile natural harmony. To Abraham, "mining and industry is a short term plan, tourism is a long-term plan."

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mapungubwe and vele coal mine - crusherasia.com

Coal of Africa hugs the Mapungubwe Coalition . 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...

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Mapungubwe - Mapungubwe Belongs to all of Us on …

The authorisation given to an Australian company called Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) to construct an open-cast coal mine, called the Vele Colliery, just outside of the boundaries of the Mapungubwe National Park will affect this fragile natural harmony. To Abraham, "mining and industry is a short term plan, tourism is a long-term plan."

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Oxpeckers | New mining threat at Mapungubwe heritage …

Mapungubwe National Park, one of South Africa’s nine world heritage sites, lies smack in the middle of a coal seam of precious coking coal that runs from Zimbabwe to South Africa. A world-famous 800-year-old gold rhino statuette was unearthed at the site in 1933, and Mapungubwe was inscribed on the Unesco World Heritage List in 2003.

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LIMPOPO COAL COMPANY MAPUNGUBWE Importance

case centres on the establishment of the Vele colliery in Musina, Limpopo 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.

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CoAL to consider Unesco report on Vele - London Mining …

London (AIM)-listed Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) said last Wednesday that it would, in consultation with the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), consider the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) report and its recommendations regarding its Vele colliery near Mapungubwe.

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Zoutnet | News | UNESCO critical of coal mining at Vele

They were, as a result, very surprised to find that the Vele mine was already 95% complete at the time of their visit. Eloundou and Avango stated that it was “crystal clear” that CoAL had resumed its operations and stockpiled large volumes of coal.

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Mining threatens Mapungubwe - Fin24

3-2-2010· CoAL Africa announced on Tuesday it was awarded a licence by the deparment of minerals to set up an opencast coal mine and a power station, called Vele coal mine/Mulilo power station, in the buffer zone of the ecologically sensitive and culturally valuable Mapungubwe. The park borders on Botswana and Zimbabwe.

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Opposition to coal mining in Limpopo, South Africa is ...

This report (published in June) expresses serious concerns about the continued and increasing threat that CoAL’s Vele mine poses to the Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape. The Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape is a listed World Heritage site located at the northern …

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Mining Case Law Review Fact Sheets: Pending Cases – …

Mining Case Law Review Fact Sheets: Pending Cases. 8 March 2015. The fact sheets below relate to pending or “live” legal challenges in which no ruling had been made at the time of compilation, and selected to form part of the Mining and Environment Litigation Review.

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