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8 May 2017 | ARTICLE

Australian company sues SA environmental lawyers for defamation

Mining company accused of damaging West Coast is claiming over R1 million in damages from activists

...Xolobeni on the Wild Coast and its ongoing court battle over its Tormin mine on the West Coast near Lutzville. In a statement on Friday, the CER said that attorneys Tracey Davies and Christine Redde...

23 February 2017 | ARTICLE

Environment officials searched mine with unlawful warrant, argues mine lawyer

Search was conducted after controversial Australian-owned West Coast mine, Tormin, allegedly caused a cliff to collapse

...Xolobeni on the Pondoland coastline of Transkei, before announcing in July last year it was selling its stake in this highly controversial project to its BEE partner. See also: Day 1 of the case: Min...

22 February 2017 | ARTICLE

Tormin made false claims, court hears

“Independent” consultant was in fact an employee

...Xolobeni on the Pondoland coastline of Transkei, before announcing in July last year it was selling its stake in this highly controversial project to its BEE partner. See also: Mining company tells c...

21 February 2017 | ARTICLE

Mining company tells court there’s no evidence it caused cliff to collapse

Environmental authority was “gunning for it”, claims Tormin

...Xolobeni on the Pondoland coastline of Transkei, before announcing in July last year it was selling its stake in this highly controversial project to its BEE partner.

19 February 2017 | ARTICLE

Critical court showdown on mining and environment

Tormin case will decide if government’s environmental watchdog still has power when it comes to mining

...Xolobeni. Read reports on Xolobeni.

20 October 2016 | ARTICLE

Authorities finally move against Australian mining company

Tormin accused of breaching environmental licence

...Xolobeni mineral sands project on the Wild Coast in July this year after divisions in the community peaked with the murder of anti-mining leader Sikhosiphi “Bazooka” Rhadebe in March. Tormin’s mining ...

28 September 2016 | ARTICLE

Xolobeni goes to court over community rights versus mining

Case will shed light on land ownership and customary law

...Xolobeni between those for and against mining.  Read further GroundUp stories on Xolobeni. This article was amended after publication to note that the Legal Resources Centre are also representing the ...

16 September 2016 | ARTICLE

Minister freezes mining in Xolobeni

Activists hail “important” victory

An 18-month moratorium on mining in the Xolobeni area was announced yesterday by the Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane. The decision freezes an application by Transworld Energy and Minera...

29 July 2016 | ARTICLE

Man accused of assault in Xolobeni is ANC election candidate

Named in affidavits, Nthethelelo Madikizela denies involvement in attack

Ntethelelo Madikizela, accused of assaulting two journalists and two activists in April, is the ANC candidate for the Xolobeni area. He has denied any involvement in the attacks. Nigel Sibanda and Sim...

26 July 2016 | ARTICLE

Community celebrates as iron mine plan shelved

Mining is a massive eviction project, not development, says activist

...Xolobeni on the Eastern Cape Wild Coast gathered in a village hall to celebrate their reprieve from iron mining that has threatened their land and lifestyle for the past four years. While some traditi...