Press and Media

There have been several press articles about the Trashing of Mapungubwe. Where possible, we will provide links to these to make it easy for you to get more information. If we have missed any articles, please use the Contact option on this website to bring these to our attention.

On Monday 9 August, television programme 50/50 broadcast an in-depth programme on the Vele Colliery development. In addition to this broadcast, 50/50 has some excellent information and advice on its website - www.5050.co.za. For a transcript of the programme and for information pertaining to the Vele project, please visit the 50/50 website:
http://www.5050.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view;=category&id;=67:episode-9-august-2010&layout;=blog&Itemid;=199
http://www.miningweekly.com/article/green-scorpions-issues-coal-with-compliance-notice-at-vele-2010-08-10
http://isivivane.com/kmafrica/?q=group.tourism.knowledge.mapungubwe.first.southern.african.state
http://www.pretorianews.co.za/index.php?fArticleId=5000226
http://www.businessday.co.za/Articles/Content.aspx?id=62795

Objection to Mine and Power Station by Birdlife South Africa

http://jv.news24.com/Beeld/Suid-Afrika/0,,3-975_2511620,00.html

Letter from SA Heritage Resource Agency

http://www.miningmx.com/energy/596827.htm
http://www.buanews.gov.za/news/09/09042011451002
http://www.thetimes.co.za/News/Article.aspx?id=978943
http://www.businessday.co.za/weekender/article.aspx?ID=BD4A978759
http://jv.news24.com/Beeld/Suid-Afrika/0,,3-975_2497111,00.html
http://jv.news24.com/Beeld/Suid-Afrika/0,,3-975_2494654,00.html
http://www.mg.co.za/article/2009-02-25-coal-mine-threat-to-world-heritage-site
http://www.mg.co.za/article/2006-06-22-new-game-park-to-straddle-sa-zim-and-botswana
http://www.miningweekly.com/article/coals-vele-project-raises-environmental-concerns-2009-02-20
http://www.legalbrief.co.za/article.php?story=20090303091540407
http://www.worldproutassembly.org/archives/2009/02/coal_mine_threa.html
http://www.sanparks.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=73&t;=29827
http://www.sowetan.co.za/News/Article.aspx?id=777087
http://content.usatoday.com/topics/article/Arcelor+Mittal/04wcdfS21aczi/10
http://www.miningmx.com/energy/coal-demands-action-from-SA’s-bureaucrats.htm
http://www.fin24.com/articles/default/display_article.aspx?Nav=ns&ArticleID;=1518-24_2471233