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Magaliesburg residents lodge appeal against African Nickel

Magaliesburg residents have lodged an appeal with the mineral resources department (DMR) to prevent African Nickel (AN) from prospecting in the Golden Valley area. AN began prospecting in April – much to the dismay of environmentalists and residents.  Golden Valley is in close proximity to the Cradle of Humankind.  It also supports various farming activities, […]

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Pollution reaches Cradle of Mankind

Johannesburg – Acidic mine water that has been bubbling out of an old ventilation shaft on the West Rand for the past year has now reached the Cradle of Mankind, and is believed to have caused the deaths of over 60 carp in a dam. This is the opinion of Dr Francois Durand of the […]

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