Media coverage 2017

  • Elandsfontein Mine on Good Hope FM

    Residents of the West Coast town of Hopefield have taken to the streets calling for the reopening of a phosphate mine in the nearby Elandsfontein Nature Reserve.

    Metro FM | | 478.06 KB
  • Elandsfontein Mine on Metro FM

    Residents of Hopefield have taken to the streets calling for the reopening of a phosphate mine in the nearby Elandsfontein Nature Reserve. The mine has been temporarily closed for several months following a court application by an environmental group.

    Metro FM | | 288.67 KB
  • Kropz dewatering at Elandsfontein accepted by water monitoring committee

    Kropz ground water monitoring results over a six month-period at Elandsfontein have shown that all water is being well accepted downstream of the mining area.Mining Review | | 108.55 KB
  • 'Dewatering of aquifer has no negative impact'

    The dewatering and recharge has no negative impact on the Elandsfontein aquifer or the Langebaan Lagoon, the Elandsfontein Water Monitoring Committee (WMC) says.IOL | | 78.54 KB
  • Kropz: ‘Ons wil wys myne kan groen wees’

    “Ons het so hard gewerk en was so uitgesproke daaroor om te wys daar kan op ’n omgewingsvriendelike wyse gemyn word, maar nou lyk dit of dit ons in die rug steek.”

    Só sê Michelle Lawrence, tegniese direkteur van Kropz wat die Elandsfontein-fosfaatmyn aan die Weskus bedryf.

    Netwerk 24 | | 2.44 MB
  • Fokus Elandsfontein mine

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    Fokus | | 32MB
  • Digging a way out the Manhole

    Women are making small - yet significant - strides in the mining sector. Integrating women into mining in South Africa is highly challenging, not only for cultural and operational reasons, but also – as reports of workplace assaults, rape and murder attest – because of issues of safety.

    Financial Mail | | 1 MB
  • Nywerhede moet ook waterverbruik afskaal

    Hoe gaan die Elandsfontein-myn megaliters drinkwater tydens ’n droogte ontvang, wil Weslander-lesers weet nadat die myn verlede maand ’n watergebruiklisensie van die departement van water en sanitasie ontvang het.

    Netwerk24 | | 258.33 KB
  • Fosfaatmyn kry lisensie vir water

    Werksaamhede by die Elandsfontein-fosfaatmyn aan die Weskus behoort binnekort te begin nadat’ n watergebruikslisensie aan dié myn toegestaan is.

    Die Burger | | 490.28 KB
  • Hoë van reservaat by fosfaatmyn betrokke

    Hoewel die voorsitter van die Kaapse Weskus-biosfeerreservaat (CWCBR) by ’n stigting van die mynmaatskappy Kropz aangestel is, het dit glo niks met haar werk by die reservaat uit te waai nie.

    Die Burger | | 490.25 KB