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23 March 2016 | ARTICLE

Opponent of Xolobeni titanium mine assassinated

Others fear for their lives

Opponents of the plan to mine titanium in the Xolobeni area in the Eastern Cape fear for their lives after the chairman of the Amadiba Crisis Committee, Sikhosiphi Bazooka Rhadebe, was assassinated la...

23 February 2016 | ARTICLE

Alternative Mining Indaba: a response to Christopher Rutledge

...Xolobeni to say “no to mining” is successful. The Xolobeni decision is based on strong organisation and knowledge about the failure of mining to deliver to people, and our 13 years working...

12 February 2016 | ARTICLE

Wild Coast battle to save land from mining

...Xolobeni villagers as dune mining looms

...Xolobeni during the 10-year dispute over mining in the area. (Paul Botes, M&G) A Xolobeni village home. (Paul Botes, M&G) The slopes of the Xolobeni land where mealie crops are grown. (P...

12 January 2016 | ARTICLE

Court case exposes violence in Wild Coast mining dispute

...Xolobeni Mineral Sands and is located in Xolobeni on the Wild Coast. (See map below.) According to the Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC), an organisation opposed to the mining of the Xolobeni mineral ...

11 December 2015 | ARTICLE

State accused of letting Tormin damage West Coast

...Xolobeni on the Eastern Cape’s Wild Coast. Among other breaches, Tormin is accused of expanding the mine without authorisation under the National Environmental Management Act; mining garnet in violati...

6 November 2015 | ARTICLE

West Coast mine boss must go, say staff

...Xolobeni on the Wild Coast. Weeks of labour turmoil at the mine on the arid coast 400km north of Cape Town started when workers launched a five-week strike on September 4. Tormin hit back with a locko...

6 November 2015 | ARTICLE

Mining company “lied” to its shareholders

...Xolobeni in the Bizana district. In its mid-year report to shareholders, MRC, which is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, said that “good progress” had been made on the ground at Xolobeni betwee...

23 October 2015 | ARTICLE

Lawyers in black and white: Spoor vs Boqwana

...Xolobeni again, and perhaps to share with them what lessons he has learned, what regrets he has and what he proposes to do about the problems that the Xolobeni Empowerment Company that he formed has c...

19 October 2015 | ARTICLE

Striking west coast mine workers suspended

...Xolobeni titanium project in the Eastern Cape. The company refused to comment. Fredericks said NUM planned on challenging the suspensions at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration ...

9 October 2015 | ARTICLE

West coast mine workers in court

...Xolobeni titanium project in the Eastern Cape. Accused number 10, Frans Bam, a ward councillor and executive member of the Vredendal council, was excused from proceedings. After failing to reach an ag...