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Good news for Kropz regarding water use license

Kropz has confirmed receipt of the ruling from the Water Tribunal on the appeal against the integrated WUL for its Elandsfontein Project.

Closure, rehabilitation a major issue as landfills reach capacity

AECOM notes that with landfill space in South Africa at a premium filling of landfill cells requires progressive closure and rehabilitation.

Mining sector should take note of environmental legislation developments

In order to keep up with the moving target of environmental legislation, the South African mining industry needs to keep their pencils sharp.

MCSA and SA Water Affairs conclude water project

The Department of Water and Sanitation and the Minerals Council South Africa have successfully reached a significant milestone in a collaborative exercise on water conservation and water demand management aimed at driving water saving and usage improvements in the mining industry.

Water Use Registration Certificate doesn’t equate to lawful water use

Having a Water Use Registration Certificates in place does not mean that the registered water uses which are undertaken by your business are lawful.
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CER loses plea of postponement in water tribunal hearing

The National Water Tribunal, hearing an appeal in terms of The National Water Act brought by the Centre for Environment Rights on behalf of the Endangered Wildlife Trust  and two others against, the Director...

Water management in South Africa – change on the horizon

Following the restructuring of South Africa's Water Management Areas from 19 WMAs previously to a consolidated 8 WMAs currently, the Minister of the Department of Water and Sanitation has published the proposed Reserve determination...