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WIDER Working Paper 2016/19

1 Energy Research Centre and African Climate and Development Initiative, University of Cape Town, South Africa, corresponding author [email protected]; 2 Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection, Johannesburg, South Africa. This study has been prepared within the UNU-WIDER project on 'The Political Economy of Clean Energy Transitions'.

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WIDER Working Paper 2016/19

Why is the South African government pursuing a nuclear energy programme, despite abundant and accessible fossil and renewable energy resources? The South African electricity sector has historically been mainly coal-fuelled. One nuclear power plant has contributed five per

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CoAL, Coalition extend deadline for MoA conclusion

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly) Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) and the Save Mapungubwe Coalition would work towards coverting their memorandum of understanding (MoU)

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South African government disregards impacts of coal

Aug 24, 2015 · The report, titled "Vitol and coal trading Challenges of human rights due diligence in the supply chain", assesses the human rights approach of Vitol, Switzerland's largest company by turnover and one of the world's top five coal traders, and one of its suppliers, Coal of Africa Limited. CoAL's Vele Colliery is on the border with Zimbabwe and is only 9km from the Mapungubwe National Park, a

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Western Cape Birding

*Mapungubwe mining threat (Limpopo) Limpopo Coal (a subsidiary of CoAL of Africa) obtained a 25 year mining right for coking coal in the Mapungubwe area in February 2010. Even though the area demarcated for the mining falls outside Vhembe Nature Reserve (IBA SA001) and the Mapungubwe National Park in the Limpopo Province, the impact of mining

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Kruger Park News Mapungubwe mining impact on

The coalition of civil society organisations challenging the authorisations given to mining company Limpopo Coal (Pty) Ltd's proposed Vele colliery outside the Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site has agreed to suspend legal proceedings against the mining company pending the outcome of negotiations with it.

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Botswana Gpedia, Your Encyclopedia

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News Archives Page 704 of 3967 Australian Mining

Coal of Africa signs wildlife MOUs November 25, 2011 0 comment Coal of Africa has signed an a MOU with the Save Mapungubwe Coalition to focus on sustainable development and the perseveration of

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Zoutnet News Coalition and CoAL part ways

Dec 17, 2012 · The Save Mapungubwe Coalition, known as the Coalition, has parted ways with the Australian mining company CoAL of Africa Limited (CoAL) this week. The environmental coalition, comprised of the Endangered Wildlife Trust, the Wilderness Foundation South Africa, and the World Wide Fund for Nature South

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Bushmen Mzansi Empowerment Network

When a big company like Australian mining company Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) who has been ramping up public relations around the potential benefits of its proposed 8 500 hectare largely open cast coal mine next to the Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site, promising thousands of jobs, and billions of rands' investment, then one has to take a sobering step back; and question the rights

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3 Shares the FTSE Should Beat Today AOL Finance

Dec 10, 2012 · Coal of Africa It's not been a good day for commodities producers. Coal of Africa shares lost further ground, falling 8% to 11.5 pence following an

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Mapungubwe Group Holding Roodepoort Gauteng

MID-tier miner Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) is going back to basics as the company sells old and underperforming thermal coal mines, shrinks its board of directors REQUEST TO REMOVE Minister of Science and Technology 2013

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Mapungubwe savingwater

The Save Mapungubwe Campaign, a coalition of seven groups, said the minister's decision was "contrary to the ordinary procedure stipulated in the National Water Act." The mining licence, granted to UK-listed Coal of Africa in March, was suspended in July following a Water Tribunal appeal lodged by the coalition citing discrepancies in the

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Mapungubwe National Park Wikipedia- mapungubwe and vele coal mine,Mapungubwe National Park is a national park in Limpopo Province, South Africa.It is located by the Kolope River, south of the confluence of the Limpopo and Shashe rivers and about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) to the NE of the Venetia Diamond Mine .Mapungubwe National Park WikipediaMapungubwe National Park is a national park

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Zoutnet News Coalition and CoAL part ways

Dec 17, 2012 · The Vele mine is situated about six kilometres from the Mapungubwe World Heritage Site. Shortly before entering into the MoU, the coalition was proceeding with legal action and taking CoAL to court to try and set aside the mining approvals granted for

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News Archives Page 704 of 3967 Australian Mining

Coal of Africa has signed an a MOU with the Save Mapungubwe Coalition to focus on sustainable development and the perseveration of the area. Coal train derails November 25, 2011 0 comment

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Vele coal mine SourceWatch

CoAL was granted a water use license for the mine on April 4, 2011. A coalition of non-profit organisations (NGOs) said they would appeal the license. The Vele colliery is located outside the Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site, and the coalition said the granting of the water license would damage the area's water sources.

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A civil society organisation called Save Mapungubwe Coalition formed and undertook a wide variety of strategies that included engaging with the public participation process required by South Africa's environmental and mining laws, litigation and direct negotiations with the government and CoAL.

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Commission approves acquisition of Pan-African Resources

The Competition Commission has approved Coal of Africa's (CoAL) acquisition of Pan-African Resources Coal Holdings (PAR Coal). CoAL‚ an Australian company‚ is listed on the Australia Stock

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Conversations from Mapungubwe April 2012

On the supply of coal the Mines Ministry should be liberal in issuing coal mining licenses. The current license requirements for mining coal are not helpful to up-coming miners. The liberalization of coal mining will undoubtedly result in an increase in coal production and will drive the coal prices down enabling tobacco farmers to utilize the coal instead of chopping down a 100 year old Musasa tree.

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The time has come to save the Vlei! Friends of the Vlei

For the Verlorenvlei Coalition, recent inappropriate mining applications and grants, such as the threat of a tungsten and rare earths mine in the Moutonshoek Valley upstream of the Verlorenvlei and the mining licence granted for the Vele Coal Mine near Mapungubwe, have highlighted shortcomings in mining legislation and its application, as well as a lack of development planning at the regional level.

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Coalition group angered by Mapungubwe mining

Jul 16, 2013 · The Environmental Affairs Department, South African National Parks (SanParks) and Coal of Africa signed an agreement regulating mining activity near Mapungubwe on Thursday. The group is a coalition of civil society organisations that has challenged the authorisation of mining licenses in the heritage site area.

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Government still disregards environmental and health

Government still disregards environmental and health impacts of coal mining 24 August 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Despite very strong opposition to Coal of Africa's (CoAL) Vele and Makhado mines in South Africa's Limpopo Province from community members and NGOs, the Department of Mineral Resources seems set to allow these

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Zimbabwe Mzansi Empowerment Network

When a big company like Australian mining company Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) who has been ramping up public relations around the potential benefits of its proposed 8 500 hectare largely open cast coal mine next to the Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site, promising thousands of jobs, and billions of rands' investment, then one has to take a sobering step back; and question the rights

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Vele coal project moves closer to finalisation

Sep 05, 2011 · Coal of Africa CEO John Wallington Johannesburg, South Africa-- MININGREVIEW.COM-- 05 September 2011 Coal of Africa (CoAL) has taken another step towards securing its tenure over the Vele coking coal development project located close to the Mapungubwe World Heritage Site in Limpopo by agreeing to measures aimed at offsetting its mining activities with

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South Africa Wakes Up to Wal-Mart Common Dreams Views

The power struggle between labor unions and Wal-Mart has raged for years in communities across the country, though the retail behemoth's PR machine has managed to maintain its spiffy brand and unbeatable low prices. But the company may see challenges ahead as it moves onto new frontiers. The next battleground could be South Africa's burgeoning consumer marketplace, and

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Coal of Africa signs wildlife MOUs Australian Mining

Nov 25, 2011 · Coal of Africa (CoAL) has signed an a MOU with the Save Mapungubwe Coalition to focus on sustainable development and the perseveration of the area.

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ERDb Sub-Category Civil Society Monitoring Mechanisms

Environmental Management Committee (EMC ) A Joint Monitoring Body of Civil Society, Government and the Private Sector in South Africa In 2008 an Australian company, Coal of Africa (CoAL), applied for a mining right in South Africa on land less than seven kilometres from the boundaries of a UNESCO recognised World Heritage Site called the Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape.

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Coalition Challenges Permit Allowing Dirty Coal Export to

Dec 14, 2010 · In an appeal filed today, a coalition of conservation and clean energy groups challenged a permit to build a coal export terminal in Longview Washington. The groups say the facility would threaten public health and runs counter to state efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

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