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11 February 2020 | ARTICLE

Information on mining applications should be public, Xolobeni activists tell court

Mining company opposes application by Amadiba Crisis Committee

...Xolobeni, a village in the Eastern Cape, through its subsidiary Transworld Energy and Minerals (TEM). Judge Tintswalo Nana Makhubele was presiding over the hearing. According to CALS, in 2015 the Umgu...

13 June 2019 | ARTICLE

Aussie company show big profits from South African West Coast mine

Shareholders ask MRC to finance reward for information about murder of activist

...Xolobeni anti-mining activist Sikhosiphi “Bazooka” Rhadebe. MRC ​​​​is hoping to extract titanium from coastal dunes at Xolobeni in Transkei. The company earned after-tax profit of R130 million from m...

7 June 2019 | ARTICLE

Shareholders force board shake-up in Aussie mining company

More than 25% of MRC shareholders voted twice against remuneration packages for directors

...Xolobeni through another subsidiary, Transworld Energy & Mineral Resources. Currently, Caruso, MRC, MSR and one of its black empowerment partners, are collectively suing six South African lawyers ...

31 May 2019 | ARTICLE

Court blow for activists being sued by mining company

Judge refuses to grant access to documents

...Xolobeni – for alleged defamatory statements.

29 May 2019 | ARTICLE

Freedom of expression under threat, new campaign warns

SLAPP suit adversaries to fight it out in Cape High Court

...Xolobeni, where MRC’s attempts to mine the titanium-rich coastal dunes have been strongly resisted by the Amadiba community for more than a decade, Cormac Cullinan, an environmental lawyer who has w...

21 May 2019 | ARTICLE

New charges in Aussie mining “SLAPP” suit

Amadiba activist sued for R7.5 million

...Xolobeni on the Wild Coast that the Australians have been trying to exploit for more than a decade. In December last year, Caruso and Mineral Commodities Ltd (MRC) filed a defamation case against the ...

31 March 2019 | ARTICLE

Swimmers promote alternatives to mining the Wild Coast

Over five days, eight people will swim 22 km along the Pondoland Marine Protected Area

...Xolobeni.) Stan Kozlowski, who has helped collect more than R12 million for conservation and other good causes over the years, has now joined an eclectic band of ocean swimmers to tackle a 22-kilometr...

28 March 2019 | ARTICLE

State drops sloppy attempt at ‘SLAPP’ suit

Charges dropped against prominent public interest lawyer Richard Spoor

...Xolobeni. Spoor, from White River in Mpumalanga, has represented the anti-mining Amadiba Crisis Committee community group for the past 12 years. The public meeting called by Mantashe at Bizana on 23 S...

18 March 2019 | ARTICLE

Australian mining manager drops defamation claims against journalist

“I have always prided myself in writing objective and truthful articles” says Tossie Beukes

...Xolobeni in Pondoland for more than a decade. It also operates a mineral sands mine, Tormin, on the West Coast near Lutzville through its South African subsidiary Mineral Sands Resources (MSR). The tw...

21 February 2019 | ARTICLE

Expropriation Bill: it’s rural black people who are most at risk

Vulnerable communities have lost their land to the state and mining companies in the past decade

...Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape, for example, the value of the land may have less to do with its sale value than with its value as an expression of the history and identity of a people. Rights in the lan...