Vele Colliery Mine next to the Mapungubwe National

2020-6-15  Vele Colliery Mine next to the Mapungubwe National Park in Limpopo, South Africa EJAtlas

Vele Colliery Mine next to the Mapungubwe National

On behalf of Limpopo Coal, CoAL will administer the day-to-day activities of Vele. In 2009, CoAL announced a revised mining schedule for both opencast and underground sections in May 2009. The revised schedule is expected to improve coking coal yields, reduce mining costs and extend the

Mining in the Mapungubwe Area to go ahead The

The government has reversed its tough stance and agreed to allow Coal of Africa (CoAL) to proceed with the Vele Coal mine seven kilometres from the Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site (details of this important archaeological site are given below).

MAPUNGUBWE AND MINING JSTOR

Mapungubwe mining saga. Specifically, I outline the official position taken by South Africa at the 35th Session of the World Heritage Committee in Paris in 2011, with regard to decisions taken by UNESCO in 2010 pertaining to Mapungubwe's buffer zones and imminent threats from the Vele Colliery. This leads to a

Kruger Park News Coal Mine Threaten Mapungubwe

Coal Mine May Threaten Mapungubwe World Heritage Status The Australian company Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) recently announced that it had been awarded 'unconditional new order mining rights' for the Vele Coking Coal Project in Musina, Limpopo, by the South African department of mineral resources.

Mining threatens Mapungubwe heritage site The

2011-11-8  An Australian company, Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) has recently been given the go ahead to begin construction of an opencast and underground coal mine. The Vele mine is located 5.6 km to the east of the Mapungubwe

Vele colliery near Mapungubwe opposed Mining

2009-5-1  Van der Merwe notes that the mine's western boundary is situated 7 km east of the Mapungubwe National Park boundary, and the coal processing plant

Coal of Africa hugs the Mapungubwe Coalition

2011-11-24  CoAL and the coalition have been at loggerheads over development of the coking coal mine for the past 18 months because of its proximity to the Mapungubwe National Park. The two sides have set a deadline of January 31 next year by when the MOU should be converted into a memorandum of agreement (MOA).

MAPUNGUBWE AND MINING JSTOR

Mapungubwe mining saga. Specifically, I outline the official position taken by South Africa at the 35th Session of the World Heritage Committee in Paris in 2011, with regard to decisions taken by UNESCO in 2010 pertaining to Mapungubwe's buffer zones and imminent threats from the Vele Colliery. This leads to a

Mapungubwe and Vele Mine 02 of 2010 The Bateleurs

2010-6-15  The mining site is situated immediately adjacent to important parts of the new Greater Mapungubwe TFCA that will include areas of Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa. Mapungubwe is a national treasure as it represents at least 50 000 years of human development and is one of only 3 cultural world heritage sites in all of Africa!

Mining: Mapungubwe’s modern curse Alison

2012-8-31  Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL), an Australian-based mining house, has acquired mining rights to establish the Vele Colliery, an 8,000 hectare open-cast and underground strip mine seven kilometres east of Mapungubwe National Park. A new coal-fired power station, Mulilo, will be sited adjacent to Vele.

Coal of Africa hugs the Mapungubwe Coalition

2011-11-24  Resolving this issue will have major implications for the Mapungubwe region where two other mining companies Anglo American and Universal Coal are both looking at potential new coal mines. Both these projects fall within the declared Mapungubwe environmental “buffer zone’ while Vele is actually situated outside that zone.

Vele colliery near Mapungubwe opposed Mining

2009-5-1  Van der Merwe notes that the mine's western boundary is situated 7 km east of the Mapungubwe National Park boundary, and the coal processing plant infrastructure will be 27 km from the Mapungubwe

The continued threat of coal mining at the

2020-5-17  Challenges with mining in the area became particularly evident following the confrontation between the Save Mapungubwe Coalition and Coal of Africa, now MC Mining

Vele MCMining Limited

2021-7-7  Vele Colliery. Vele Colliery is a semi-soft coking and thermal coal colliery in the Tuli Coalfield located 48km west of Musina in the Limpopo province of South Africa. The project has been on care and maintenance since 2013 and Vele’s processing plant will be modified to further process the Makhado Phase 1 coal.

Mapungubwe on Vimeo

The authorisation given to an Australian company called Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) to construct an open-cast coal mine, called the Vele Colliery, just outside of the boundaries of the Mapungubwe National Park will affect this fragile natural harmony. To Abraham, "mining and industry is a short term plan, tourism is a long-term plan."

Vele Mine Objections G&A Heritage

Another planned development next to Vele, the Mulilo Power Station, is currently undergoing an EIA. Anglo Coal has also completed prospecting on the same coal field adjacent to Mapungubwe and several mining companies including CoAL are active in the coal field north of the Soutpansberg.

Vele Colliery Project Mining Technology Mining

2021-6-7  View of the mining area from Dongola Kopje. The Vele colliery project is located on the northern border of South Africa’s Limpopo province. The mine spreads across ten farms with 8,663ha of land. It is owned by Limpopo Coal Company, in which Coal Africa Limited (CoAL) holds 80% of Limpopo Coal’s shares. Eyesize Coal

Mapungubwe and Vele Mine 02 of 2010 The Bateleurs

2010-6-15  The mining site is situated immediately adjacent to important parts of the new Greater Mapungubwe TFCA that will include areas of Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa. Mapungubwe is a national treasure as it represents at least 50 000 years of human development and is one of only 3 cultural world heritage sites in all of Africa!

Mining: Mapungubwe’s modern curse Alison

2012-8-31  Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL), an Australian-based mining house, has acquired mining rights to establish the Vele Colliery, an 8,000 hectare open-cast and underground strip mine seven kilometres east of Mapungubwe National Park. A new coal-fired power station, Mulilo, will be sited adjacent to Vele.

Threat of coal mining at the Mapungubwe world

2020-5-19  Challenges with mining in the area became particularly evident following the confrontation between the Save Mapungubwe Coalition and Coal of Africa, now MC Mining. The legal battle exposed the inefficiency of South Africa’s heritage laws, arising from severe fragmentation between different government departments.

Vele MCMining Limited

2021-7-7  Vele Colliery. Vele Colliery is a semi-soft coking and thermal coal colliery in the Tuli Coalfield located 48km west of Musina in the Limpopo province of South Africa. The project has been on care and maintenance since 2013 and Vele’s processing plant will be modified to further process the Makhado Phase 1 coal.

Mining in the Mapungubwe area Africa Wild

2012-6-3  "Coking coal has got fantastic value and very often hard coking coal goes at double the price of thermal coal, and that's the kind of extra value this brings," CoAL’s CEO John Wallington tells Mining Weekly Online in a video interview. He goes on to say that "Personally, my view is that Vele will not scar Mapungubwe at all.

Vele Mine Objections G&A Heritage

Another planned development next to Vele, the Mulilo Power Station, is currently undergoing an EIA. Anglo Coal has also completed prospecting on the same coal field adjacent to Mapungubwe and several mining companies including CoAL are active in the coal field north of the Soutpansberg.

Vele colliery ‘will use less water’ Mining Safety

2020-10-30  Coal of Africa chief executive John Wallington said the group’s controversial Vele colliery, located 6km from Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site, would have “the most monitored water use licence in the country”. He was responding to an announcement last week by a coalition of civil society groups that they would take a Department

Mapungubwe on Vimeo

The authorisation given to an Australian company called Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) to construct an open-cast coal mine, called the Vele Colliery, just outside of the boundaries of the Mapungubwe National Park will affect this fragile natural harmony. To Abraham, "mining and industry is a short term plan, tourism is a long-term plan."

Vele Colliery Project Mining Technology Mining

2021-6-7  View of the mining area from Dongola Kopje. The Vele colliery project is located on the northern border of South Africa’s Limpopo province. The mine spreads across ten farms with 8,663ha of land. It is owned by Limpopo Coal Company, in which Coal Africa Limited (CoAL) holds 80% of Limpopo Coal’s shares. Eyesize Coal

Mapungubwe's mining battle continues to rage

2011-9-25  The long-standing battle between environmentalists and CoAL of Africa continues to rage. While it appeared that the junior coal miner was closer to mining at its Vele colliery, just over 5km from