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Vele Colliery Mine next to the Mapungubwe National

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

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Mining threatens Mapungubwe heritage

2011-11-8  An Australian company, Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) has recently been given the go ahead to begin construction of an opencast and underground coal mine. The Vele mine is located 5.6 km to the east of the Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape (MCL)

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Mining in the Mapungubwe Area to go ahead The

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 this important archaeological site are given below).

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Mapungubwe and Vele Mine 02 of 2010 The Bateleurs

2021-2-3  Mapungubwe and Vele Mine 02 of 2010. Jun 15, 2010. Facebook. LinkedIn. Twitter. Pinterest. MISSION 20 of 2010 . ... CoAL of Africa, had possibly embarked on illegal activities at Vele and that the colliery may be halted if it has flouted environmental laws.

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Coal of Africa hugs the Mapungubwe Coalition -

[miningmx] –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 ...

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Media Release: Save Mapungubwe Coalition calls the ...

On 8 October 2014, after several postponed signing ceremonies, Coal of Africa (CoAL), the Department of Environmental Affairs and SANParks signed a biodiversity offset agreement for CoAL’s Vele Colliery mine near the Mapungubwe World Heritage Site.

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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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mapungubwe and vele gypsum mine - espacekugler

mapungubwe and vele coal mine MC World. Mining threatens Mapungubwe heritage site. 8/11/2011 An Australian company, Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) has recently been given the go ahead to begin construction of an opencast and underground coal mine. The Vele mine is located 5.6 km to the east of the Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape (MCL) World ...

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Vele - MCMining Limited

2021-2-28  Vele Colliery is a semi-soft coking and thermal coal colliery in the Tuli Coalfield located 48km west of Musina in the Limpopo province of South Africa. 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.

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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,

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Mining in the Mapungubwe Area to go ahead The

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 this important archaeological site are given below).

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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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Mapungubwe and Vele Mine 02 of 2010 The Bateleurs

2021-2-5  Mapungubwe and Vele Mine 02 of 2010. Jun 15, 2010. Facebook. LinkedIn. Twitter. Pinterest. MISSION 20 of 2010 . ... CoAL of Africa, had possibly embarked on illegal activities at Vele and that the colliery may be halted if it has flouted environmental laws.

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Coal of Africa hugs the Mapungubwe Coalition -

[miningmx] –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 ...

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Mining in the Mapungubwe area ceases – for now -

The interdict application arises from the granting of a mining right to construct and operate an open cast and underground coal mine known as the Vele Colliery, and the associated approval of the Environmental Management Programme, by the Department of Mineral Resources.

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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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Save Mapungubwe EDIT - Centre for Environmental Rights

The proposed Vele mine is located 5.6 kms to the east of the Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape (MCL) World Heritage Site and bordering directly on the World Heritage Site bu˛er zone. As indicated in the Vele Mine’s Environmental Management Programme (EMP), 50% of the mine’s west pit will overlap the Viewshed protection

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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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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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Mining in the Mapungubwe area - Africa Wild

2012-6-3  Mapungubwe area may be threatened 2011-09-01 18:00 Related LinksGroup slams Mapungubwe mining Pretoria - Many applications have been received from companies wanting to mine within the Mapungubwe world heritage site in northern Limpopo, the environmental affairs department said on Thursday.

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Coal of Africa hugs the Mapungubwe Coalition -

[miningmx] –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 ...

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Media Release: Save Mapungubwe Coalition calls the ...

On 8 October 2014, after several postponed signing ceremonies, Coal of Africa (CoAL), the Department of Environmental Affairs and SANParks signed a biodiversity offset agreement for CoAL’s Vele Colliery mine near the Mapungubwe World Heritage Site.

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Kruger Park News - Coal Mine Threaten Mapungubwe

Coal Mine May Threaten Mapungubwe World Heritage Status. The Australian company Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) recently announced that it had been awarded 'unconditional new order mining rights' for the Vele Coking Coal Project in Musina, Limpopo, by the South African department of mineral resources.

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Conservation pressure on Vele mine mounts - Miningmx

[miningmx] — THE Save Mapungubwe Coalition believes a tripartite agreement to be signed early next year between the governments of Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe could be key to blocking further development of Coal of Africa’s (CoAL’s) Vele mine.

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(PDF) From Paris to Pontdrift: UNESCO meetings,

where CoAL has inserted the Vele mine. From the perspective. of the World Heritage Centre, South Africa’s current proposals ... Mapungubwe and the mine. Prior to that, the Director of the W orld ...

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Mapungubwe heritage site – safe for now

2021-1-18  Coal of Africa says that for now, it has placed it’s Vele mine at Mapungubwe under care and maintenance and will adhere to the offset agreement. It is ironic that the very culture of Mapungubwe was founded on the back of mining.

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Save Mapungubwe EDIT - Centre for Environmental Rights

The proposed Vele mine is located 5.6 kms to the east of the Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape (MCL) World Heritage Site and bordering directly on the World Heritage Site bu˛er zone. As indicated in the Vele Mine’s Environmental Management Programme (EMP), 50% of the mine’s west pit will overlap the Viewshed protection

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Mining: Mapungubwe’s modern curse – Alison

2012-8-31  Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL), an Australian-based mining house, has acquired mining rights to establish the Vele Colliery, an 8,000 hectare open-cast and underground strip mine seven kilometres east of Mapungubwe National Park. A new coal-fired power station, Mulilo, will be sited adjacent to Vele.

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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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Mining in the Mapungubwe area - Africa Wild

2012-6-3  Mapungubwe area may be threatened 2011-09-01 18:00 Related LinksGroup slams Mapungubwe mining Pretoria - Many applications have been received from companies wanting to mine within the Mapungubwe world heritage site in northern Limpopo, the environmental affairs department said on Thursday.

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