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22 September 2020 | ARTICLE

Groundbreaking court judgment on mining and community rights

...Xolobeni community should have received mining application before the right was granted

...Xolobeni, a remote area in rural Eastern Cape, has been a battleground over mining rights. Archive photo: Thembela Ntongana The Umgungundlovu community, located in Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape, has wo...

11 June 2020 | ARTICLE

Case brought by Aussie miners is “an abuse of legal process” say defendants

Plaintiffs warn of “dangerous” development of the law if defendants’ pleas upheld

...Xolobeni in Pondoland for more than a decade, and has also been operating a mineral sands mine, Tormin, on West Coast beaches near Lutzville since 2014 through the subsidiary MSR. Between them, the pl...

10 June 2020 | ARTICLE

Defamation case aims to censor activists, says Budlender

...Xolobeni and Lutzville

...Xolobeni in Pondoland for more than a decade, and has also been operating a mineral sands mine, Tormin, on West Coast beaches near Lutzville since 2014 through the subsidiary MSR. Between them, the pl...

8 June 2020 | ARTICLE

R14m defamation case between Australian miners and critics will make legal history

Defendants argue this is a ‘SLAPP’ suit

...Xolobeni in Pondoland for more than a decade, and has also been operating a mineral sands mine, Tormin, on West Coast beaches near Lutzville since 2014 through the subsidiary MSR. Between them, the pl...

3 June 2020 | ARTICLE

Mounting pressure on families holding out against coal mine expansion

“We know that if we are not here, our house will be burnt down”

...Xolobeni Minerals Sands Project, the High Court ruled that the minister for mineral resources had to obtain full and formal consent from the Xolobeni community in the Eastern Cape before granting mini...

8 April 2020 | ARTICLE

“New broom” minister Barbara Creecy raises dust

Environment minister’s reputation among green community slides after controversial West Coast decision

...Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape. The CER was one of three appellants whose arguments against the expanded mining were rejected by Creecy. The appeal process had revealed “significant prejudice” and it wa...

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.