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amaBhungane: Shortcomings of SA legislation exposed through controversial shoreline mining of Alexkor and West Coast Resources



On a remote stretch of South Africa’s west coast, two major diamond-mining companies, Alexkor and West Coast Resources (WCR), have been using a controversial and potentially highly destructive form of shoreline mining. This apparent violation of environmental laws and regulations has exposed major shortcomings in South Africa’s overarching mining legislation. By Micah Reddy for AMABHUNGANE....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Tuesday, 5 December