Communities being stripped of their heritage by mining

Communities being stripped of their heritage by mining

Published by Bench Marks Foundation on 24/09/15   Communities in Sekhukhune in South Africa’s Limpopo Province are not only being stripped of their dignity, but of their heritage too thanks to mining, says Trevor Malope, one of Bench Marks Foundation’s many community monitors. “Our land is an incredibly important part...

Victory as Councillors take a stance against Welsh opencast coal mining

Victory as Councillors take a stance against Welsh opencast coal mining

Communities in the south Wales Valleys have suffered years of blight from opencast. Grant money has encouraged new businesses but the company running the largest coal mine in the UK, Miller Argent, want to open a new 6 million tonne mine. IF given the go ahead the Nant Llesg site...