river sand mining legal rights IN SOUTH AFRICA

  • REPORTABLE THE SUPREME COURT OF APPEAL OF SOUTH

    May 31, 2012 MPRDA, they had lost valuable mining rights. Agri SA claimed compensation for the alleged expropriation of the coal rights in an amount of not less than R750 000. 4 M O Dale and others South African Mineral and Petroleum Law Sch II206 (Issue 9). .. Beckenstrater v Sand River Irrigation Board,. 9.


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  • Illegal Sand Mining in South Africa South African Institute of

    RECOMMENDATIONS. • An evaluation of the cumulative impact of sand mining in a given environment should inform the decision to mine sand. Permits should be granted with due consideration to extraction limits and the natural sediment yield of the river system. • Illegal mines should be closed immediately, and estuary 


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  • Sand Mining Threatens Ecosystems and Endangered Species Nat

    Mar 5, 2018 CCBYSA4.0. Discussion Ideas. Sand mining is a multibillion dollar industry, practiced legally and illegally around the world. What is mined sand used for? cement and concrete. 'The very best sand for construction is river sand it's the right particle size and shape.'" Titanium and zirconiumrich sands 


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  • south africa sand mining Coastal Care

    Research shows that KwaZuluNatal and the Eastern Cape are home to more than 200 illegal sand mining operations. Umvoti River sand is as good as gold in the construction industry. Its stellar components have placed it among the best sand in South Africa for building purposes. But this comes at a great environmental 


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  • The Regulation of Sand Mining in South Africa

    SUBMITTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree MPhil. Faculty of Law. UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN Department: Institute of Marine and Environmental Law . 4 W De Lange et al 'External costs of sand mining in rivers: Evidence from South Africa' Environmental.


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  • Sand mining freeforall News24

    Feb 2, 2017 According to a 2014 document titled, "Illegal sand mining in South Africa" by Romy Chevallier, there has recently been a drastic increase in "uncontrolled and unauthorised sand mining activities in rivers, valleys and estuaries throughout the country". The extraction of sand from beaches or the dredging of 


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  • HotSpots H2O, January 2: Sand Mining Stirs Controversy in India

    Jan 2, 2018 The boom in construction has led to widespread sand mining along India's rivers, causing flooding, groundwater shortages, and fish depletion. Along the BoliviaArgentina border, tensions over land and water rights have simmered for centuries, but GPS equipment and other modern technology are 


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  • Sand mining freeforall News24

    Feb 2, 2017 According to a 2014 document titled, "Illegal sand mining in South Africa" by Romy Chevallier, there has recently been a drastic increase in "uncontrolled and unauthorised sand mining activities in rivers, valleys and estuaries throughout the country". The extraction of sand from beaches or the dredging of 


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  • Illegal Sand Mining in South Africa NGO Pulse

    Jan 27, 2015 Uncontrolled and often illegal sand mining activities are destroying some of South Africa's most valuable natural resources at an unprecedented rate. Sand mining Better enforcement is needed to discourage illegal sand mining and to end the extraction of all river and estuarine sand mining. This should 


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  • Development of the Port of Durban The World Bank Documents

    the Government of South Africa, including the eThekwini Municipality Environmental Planning and Climate. Protection Department Graphic Illustrating Key Steps and Processes to be Completed for Sanctioning a Legal Sand Mining Activity ..50. Figure 41 on Durban's rivers, which act as sediment traps (eThekwini.


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  • Sand Mining International Mine Water Association

    forcement on the part of the regulatory authorities. The laws that govern sand mining in. South Africa should be simplified to a level that will enable these miners to understand. The activities of illegal sand mining along the Nzhelele River needs to be controlled. It emerged from the study that most of the sand mining activities 


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  • Preliminary Guidance Document on the Impacts of Sand Mining on

    The environmental effects caused by the mining of sand from a river, is no exception, often causing adverse impacts to biota and their habitats. The Department As stated in the White Paper on a National Water Policy for South Africa (1997), effective resource protection requires two separate sets of measures. The first are 


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  • Quick Sand, Dirty Money Hakai Magazine

    Dec 5, 2017 Though he has been warned several times to stop operating, ambo continues digging up rivers, knowing that he is unlikely to be punished. Like in many other developing countries, sand mining enforcement is lax in South Africa, with few consequences for breaking the law. To comply with national 


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  • Illegal Mining Aspasa

    Mar 24, 2017 environmental regulation of the aggregate and sand mining industry and in order to deter illegal sand mining operations. 3. The need for this legal memorandum has arisen as a result of the increase in illegal aggregate and sand mining activities being conducted throughout South Africa in rivers, riverbeds, 


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  • Can sand mining ever be green? Mining Technology

    Jun 19, 2017 Along riverbanks, mining has changed the path of rivers or, without sand to act as an aquifer, allowed them to dry up entirely. While legal sand mining operations often take greater environmental care, the question of sustainability remains, as although sand is constantly being created, this happens at a 


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  • The effects of sand mining on rural communities (PDF Download

    Dec 19, 2017 human rights. This study is aimed at assessing the socioeconomic impacts caused. by sand mining in the rural communities of the Wild Coast of South Africa. rampant in many rivers, which has threatened the environment. went further to contend that sand when mixed with concrete is used to improve.


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  • Preliminary Guidance Document on the Impacts of Sand Mining on

    The environmental effects caused by the mining of sand from a river, is no exception, often causing adverse impacts to biota and their habitats. The Department As stated in the White Paper on a National Water Policy for South Africa (1997), effective resource protection requires two separate sets of measures. The first are 


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  • Sand Mining International Mine Water Association

    forcement on the part of the regulatory authorities. The laws that govern sand mining in. South Africa should be simplified to a level that will enable these miners to understand. The activities of illegal sand mining along the Nzhelele River needs to be controlled. It emerged from the study that most of the sand mining activities 


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  • Sand mining in GraaffReniet – Heritage Association of South Africa

    By Taffy Shearing March 2010. I looked into sand mining on the Gats River for Heritage SA. Everywhere environmentalists are deeply concerned about the rate that stateowned concerns are issuing prospecting rights which seem to be run by different sets of rules that avoid environmental scrutiny. The Gats River is in the 


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  • IN THE HIGH COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA EASTERN CAPE Saflii

    Mar 27, 2014 document in compliance with the law and SAFLII Policy. IN THE HIGH COURT OF SOUTH South African Police on 16 November 2011 near Kei Bridge. [2] On 22 February 2012 and in terms of the Kei River on 16. November 2011. [5] According to the applicant, Ceba was using the tractor to mine sand.


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