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Activists lose bid to shut down coal mine - Roving Reporters

Nov 21, 2018· A high court bid to close down Somkhele coal mine on the border of Hlhulhuwe-iMfolozi Park in KwaZulu-Natal was yesterday dismissed with costs. FRED KOCKOTT reports. The interdict application to halt operations at the Somkhele coal mine – one of the country's largest suppliers of anthracite – was brought by the environmental advocacy ...

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Coal mine's bid for KZN land puts compensation criter...

May 26, 2020· The Somkhele coal mine on the border of the Hlhulhuwe-iMfolozi game reserve in KwaZulu-Natal. (Photo: GroundUp / Roy ) The people of Mpukunyoni in KwaZulu-Natal are the latest in a growing ...

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Phiwayinkosi Khumalo - Miner - Somkhele Coal Mining | LinkedIn

Somkhele Coal Mining Jan 2012 - Present 9 years 4 months. Mining Trainee Anglo American Platinum Jan 2008 - Jan 2012 4 years 1 month. Education University of Johannesburg University of Johannesburg - Languages ZUL,ENGLISH -View Phiwayinkosi's full profile ...

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Tendele Coal Mining | Your Story. Your Power.

Tendele's Somkhele open cast coal mine has been operating since 2007 and the company received rights to extend its operations in 2016. The mine operates in the uMkhanyakude District, which is is known for its lack of hydraulic resources and …

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Petmin announces R350M BBBEE deal for Somkhele anthracite mine

Jun 10, 2015· Tendele Coal Mining is the owner of the Somkhele anthracite mine in KwaZulu-Natal, with annual production of approximately 1.2 Mt of anthracite and 350 000 t of energy coal from rewashed discard. Tendele is currently owned by Petmin.

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Coal mine ruling a 'profound' threat to environmental ...

Mar 29, 2019· The challenge has been mounted by the Cape Town-based Centre for Environmental Rights, after judge Rishi Seegobin dismissed an application in October to shut down the Somkhele coal mine — owned by Johannesburg-based Tendele Mining — on the periphery of the flagship Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal.

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Global Environmental Trust and Others v Tendele Coal ...

Nov 29, 2013· 28.1 Since the discovery of significant quantities of anthracite in the Somkhele area in the 1880's, the Somkhele mining area became the subject of numerous prospecting and mining projects. In 1895 and in anticipation of coal mining in the Somkhele area, the construction of a railway line commenced from Durban to the Somkhele area.

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Tendele Coal Mining - Bastion Group | Bastion Group

Tendele Coal Mining (Pty) Ltd 660.5321 21 June 2034 Coal New Order Mining Right Area 2 and 3 on Reserve No 3 (Somkhele) No 1582 KZN30/5/1/2 /2/2/216MR Tendele Coal Mining (Pty) Ltd 779.8719 29 February 2031 Coal Converted Old Order Mining Right Total for New Order Mining Right 1 440.404

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Somkhele Anthracite Mine – Centre for Environmental Rights

Somkhele Anthracite Mine CER as Amicus Curiae in re: Global Environmental Trust, Mfolozi Community Environmental Justice Organisation and Mr Sabelo Dladla v Tendele Coal Mining, Ingonyama Trust and others. In October 2018 judgment was handed down in a matter where the Global Environmental Trust, the Mfolozi Environmental Justice Organisation and Mr Sabelo …

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Environmentalists Under Threat in South Africa | Human ...

Nov 04, 2020· Tendele Coal Mining, the company operating Somkhele coal mine, told us in 2019 that they were "aware of claims of attacks, yet upon investigation and consultation with police, the information ...

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SA Govt. offers stark choice to community embroiled in ...

Nov 03, 2020· Nov 3, 2020. GWEDE Mantashe, South Africa's mines minister, offered a stark choice to the KwaZulu-Natal community affected by the proposed expansion of Tendele Coal's Somkhele mine, saying it should either accept compensation for relocating, or face the prospect the mine will close. "We have sent a team that has engaged the community ...

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Petmin Corporate website - About Petmin

Petmin is a high-growth multi-commodity mining company which generates cash from operations and pays a dividend to shareholders. It is geographically diversified with mining operations in South Africa and exploration projects in Canada, Liberia and Turkey

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THE KILLING OF SOMKHELE ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVIST, …

Oct 23, 2020· Tendele's coal mining operations have caused untold destruction of the environment and the homes and livelihoods of the residents of Somkhele. (Photographs and video footage available.) Over the past few months, tension has been rising in the community over the proposed expansion of Tendele's operations, and MCEJO's opposition to that ...

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Fuleni blockade and leave the coal in the hole campaign ...

Oct 02, 2017· Two coal mines already enclose the iMfolozi Park: Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC) owned by Rio Tinto, and the Somkhele mine, operating as Tendele and owned by Petmin. With Ibutho Coal's application for the Fuleni Anthracite Project, iMfolozi will literally be hemmed in by coal mining operations.

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Tendele's mine pollutes their air and water, residents ...

Nov 07, 2020· Tendele Coal Mine in Somkhele village in Mutabatuba in KwaZulu- Natal has been offering money to residents living around the land that …

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High stakes at Somkhele: Mine relocation row puts lives on ...

Jun 03, 2020· Shootings, threats and other violence have ratcheted up tensions in Somkhele where a mine extension has exposed deep fault lines in a poor community. Fred Kockott and Matthew Hattingh report The Mthethwa home, near the Somkhele coal mine in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, was raked by gunfire recently while the family, including a two-year …

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Tendele Coal Mine | Global Environmental Trust

Apr 29, 2021· The wise Greek philosopher, Heraclitus, observed more than 2500 years ago that change is the only thing that is certain. Protesting workers close Tendele mine On 24 August 2018, placard-waving workers from Tendele Coal Mine in Somkhele, stood outside the Pietermaritzburg High Court protesting against our application to close the mine for being non …

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Background Information Document - SAHRA

Somkhele Anthracite Mine (Somkhele) has been a fully operational anthracite mine since 2007 and is operated and owned by Tendele Coal Mining (Pty) Ltd. Somkhele is located approximately 16 km west of Mtubatuba (Figure 1), in the KwaZulu-Natal Province and falls within Reserve No. 3 (Somkhele 15822) of the Mtubatuba Administrative District.

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Somkhele Coal Mine, KZN, South Africa

Somkhele Coal Mine, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Tendele Coal Mining (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of Petmin,1 has been operating the Somkhele Coal Mine in northern KwaZulu-Natal since 2007. This open coal cast mine is located on Ingonyama Trust land under the Mpukunyoni Traditional Authority and is situated between the

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Fikile Ntshangase – HRD Memorial

Oct 22, 2020· Fikile Ntshangase (known locally as Mam'Ntshangase) was a vocal opponent of plans to extend Somkhele coal mine, one of South Africa's largest open coal mines, situated on the border of iMfolozi-Hluhluwe Game Park, one of the oldest nature reserves in Africa, located in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

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Women defending water, land and life in northern KwaZulu ...

May 12, 2017· Coal mining, water grabs and drought in Somkhele and Fuleni. The combined effects of the mining and the drought have created multiple crises for the Somkhele community. When the Tendele mine commenced its operations there in 2007, traditional communal water sources – a river and dam – were fenced in so that the community could not use them.

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Our Lives Do Matter! Women Fight for Water in Somkhele and ...

Aug 29, 2016· Somkhele is situated where the Somkhele (Tendele) Coal Mine, a subsidiary of the Petmin group, has been operating for over 10 years. Nearby Fuleni is the proposed site for a highly contested coal mining project under Ibutho Coal. Some of the core issues surfaced in the research include:

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Coal mine next to game reserve faces legal challenge ...

Sep 19, 2019· Tendele Coal Mining operates the Somkhele coal mine on the fringes of the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Park. The historic game reserve has provided a sanctuary for rhino, lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and a diverse range of other wildlife for 110 years. It attracts thousands of local and foreign tourists every year.

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Tendele Coal Mining - Zululand Observer

Tendele Coal has been in operation at it's Somkhele Operation since 2007. During the inception of the Mine it was envisaged that the Mine would operate 1 plant and employ 150 people. The operation has since then expanded to 3 plants and more than 1300 people employed on …

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Tendele Coal Mining (pty) Ltd on M2North

BBBEE rating of Level 4 and procurement recognition. Tel +27 82 895-1406. Nkolokotho Area, 23 KMS west of Mtubatubm, Off the road.

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Court bid to close KZN coal mine - IOL

Aug 24, 2018· The Global Environmental Trust (Get) claims Tendele Coal Mining's Somkhele mine does not have the necessary authorisation, is damaging the environment and causing health problems

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South Africa: Fikile Ntshangase Opposed a Mine Extension ...

Oct 23, 2020· The Somkhele coal mine is situated on the border of Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Park. Photo: Rob . Youens said over the past two years, Tendele's management briefs and open letters to staff and ...

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KZN coal mine murder: NGO urges investigation into Fikile ...

Oct 28, 2020· On Thursday evening, the 22nd of October, Mama Ntshangase was brutally gunned down in her home west of Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal, near the Somkhele Coal Mine, owned by Tendele Coal Mining (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of Petmin.

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KwaZulu-Natal NUM takes Somkhele coal to CCMA over ...

Jan 26, 2019· KwaZulu-Natal NUM takes Somkhele coal to CCMA over retrenchments . ANA. The mine workers union claims Somkhele Mine has not issued a section 189 notice to retrench workers and that they were not ...

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Tendele/Somkhele Coal Mining Case - WILDTRUST

Tendele/Somkhele Coal Mining Case. In an application to be heard in the high court in Pietermaritzburg, evidence will be tabled before Judge Seegobin of how, since 2017, the mine has been violating the National Environmental Management Act …

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mining in kzn maps - restaurant-o-soleil.fr

Somkhele coal mine owned by Tendele KwaZulu-Natal . · The Somkhele open cast coal mine is only 10 kilometers upstream from Mtubatuba on the Mfolozi river as well as the proposed Fuleni mine (see case on the EJAtlas) opposed by locals. The mine operated without a water use license until August 2014.

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Somkhele coal mine owned by Tendele, KwaZulu-Natal, South ...

The open cast coal mine in Somkhele has been operating since 2007 in the uMkhanyakude District (one of the 11 districts of the KwaZulu-Natal Province). This district is known for its lack of hydraulic resources and its poor delivery services of water and sanitation.

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Tendele Coal Mine Jobs and Vacancies - Careers24

0999. Never miss another job opportunity at Tendele Coal Mine! ×. Get notified by email as soon as new jobs are posted for: Job Title. Select Location Eastern Cape Free State Gauteng KwaZulu-Natal Limpopo Mpumalanga North West Northern Cape Western Cape. Email Address.

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A Community Torn Apart by Coal Mining Taught Me ...

Jan 21, 2021· When I was approached by the Somkhele community for assistance in opposing nearby open-cast mining, many organisations, people, and government departments had looked the other way. Tendele Coal Mine began its operations in 2007 with disregard for the environment and the rights of thousands of people.

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Coal mine next to game reserve faces legal challenge

Sep 19, 2019· Tendele Coal Mining operates the Somkhele coal mine on the fringes of the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Park. The historic game reserve has provided a sanctuary for rhino, lion, leopard, elephant ...

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SOUTH AFRICA: The killing of Somkhele environmental ...

Oct 29, 2020· Tendele's coal mining operations have caused untold destruction of the environment and the homes and livelihoods of the residents of Somkhele. (Photographs and video footage available.) Over the past few months, tension has been rising in the community over the proposed expansion of Tendele's operations, and MCEJO's opposition to that ...

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