• The Impact of Mining on Women :: SACSIS.za

    Oct 17, 2013· Fazila Farouk of SACSIS talks to Samantha Hargreaves of WoMin about the broader impact of mining on women in mining communities and learns about land grabs, water grabs and the health impacts of environmental degradation and water pollution, which create an additional burden for the women behind the mineworkers.

  • How mine dumps in South Africa affect the health of

    May 02, 2018· Mining is a major economic activity in many developing countries. In South Africa, mining of gold, coal and other natural resources has played a

  • Gender in the Mining Industry ROAPE

    In Thandi Dlamini's report on mining in South Africa she writes how more than twenty years after democracy women make up only 11% of the operational mining workforce in South Africa. Before 1994, underground work was exclusively for males. This report assesses the possible side effects of the mining industry’s apparent new found enthusiasm for female employees.

  • WOMEN IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN MINING INDUSTRY: AN

    no better place where this is demonstrated than within the South African mining industry (SAMI). Hence, the premise of my lecture is on occupational health and safety of women in mining. Given the fact that work should take place in a “safe and healthy” working environment, women in mining have

  • Authors: L I ZunguAbout: Occupational safety and health
  • Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

    Aug 22, 2018· Dear Readers, please refer to this latest article regarding the serious effects of Acid Mine Drainage on the environment and human lives in South Africa. This Harvard report was just recently released in October, 2016 and is extremely in depth on the issues of the serious effects of mining on the environment and human health.

  • ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN

    thousands of sites in Africa contaminated by mining and associated mine dumps such as tailings and slag material. On the other hand, the number of studies focused on the impacts of mining and mineral processing on the environment and human health in Africa have increased significantly during the last decade. However,

  • Women in South Africa Wikipedia

    The study found that the majority of women with STIs in South Africa remained untreated because either women were did not present obvious symptoms or, even when they did, the symptoms were not recognized nor acted upon. The study concluded that improved case management alone is "therefore unlikely to have a major public health impact.

  • Maternal mortality (per 100,000): 138 (2015)
  • Mining 2020 Laws and Regulations South Africa ICLG

    South Africa: Mining 2020. The ICLG to: Mining Laws and Regulations covers common issues in mining laws and regulations including the mechanics of acquisition of rights, foreign ownership and indigenous ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, beneficiation in 28 jurisdictions.

  • Environmental Impacts Diamond mining in South africa

    The diamond mining industry is not very sustainable when it comes to the environment in South Africa and South-West Africa but it has done a few sustainable acts to help the surrounding environment for the future. I therefore think that mining has a significant impact on the environment.

  • Illegal mining Minerals Council South Africa
    ContextNegative Social and Financial ImpactsKey ActivitiesSecond-Hand Precious MetalsOther National and International InitiativesThe Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002 (MPRDA) specifically prohibits mining without the required statutory authorisation (Section 5(4)). This means that illegal mining is a criminal activity, which also involves at least trespassing and theft. In South Africa, it is illegal to be in possession of unwrought precious metal ore, platinum group metals (PGMs), gold-bearing material and rough diamonds without the required statutory authorisation.Illegal mining and organised...
  • Occupational health and safety considerations for women

    Although women all over the world have been involved in mining activities for centuries, the mining industry has not been an obvious career choice for women. In South Africa, new mining legislation aims to rectify previous inequalities and disadvantages in the mining sector and specifically provides for the inclusion of women in core mining

  • The Social and Environmental Consequences of Coal Mining

    This case study focuses on the costs of the environmental and social effects of coal mining in South Africa, undertaken for export to the Netherlands. Coal mining imposes many external costs on its surroundings and the people who live in it. on people’s health and the environments they live in. Page 4 of 24 The case study looks at air

  • Social impact assessment in the mining sector: Review and

    From the review of the studies emerged that impacts of mining relates mainly to three areas: land use and territorial aspects, environmental impacts affecting health, and human rights. Moreover, demography-related impacts emerged, especially in terms of migration and gender imbalance in the mining communities.

  • Impacts of Mining on Women’s Health in India

    Impacts of Mining on Women’s Health in India Published by MAC on 2003-04-15 . Impacts of Mining on Women’s Health. Background Paper by Mines, Minerals and People for the Indian Women and Mining seminar, Delhi April 2003Mining from a gender perspective in India has to address a crucial area women’s health.

  • OVERVIEW OF THE IMPACT OF MINING ON THE ZAMBEZI

    AN OVERVIEW OF THE IMPACT OF MINING AND MINERAL PROCESSING OPERATIONS ON WATER RESOURCES AND WATER QUALITY IN THE ZAMBEZI, LIMPOPO AND OLIFANTS CATCHMENTS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA Peter Ashton 1, David Love 2, Harriet Mahachi 3 and Paul Dirks 3 1 CSIR-Environmentek, P.O. Box 395, Pretoria 0001, South Africa

  • Women and Artisanal Mining: Gender Roles and the Road

    Women and Artisanal Mining: Gender Roles and the Road Ahead Chapter 11 The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Developing Countries 2 • the case of gold mining. Less commonly, women Enhancement of other skills, including South Africa 500 5 Tanzania 137,500 25 Zambia 9,000 30 Zimbabwe 153,000 50

  • Authors: Jennifer J Hinton · Marcello M Veiga · Christian BeinhoffAffiliation: University of British Columbia
  • Mining in Africa: managing the impacts

    Mining in Africa: managing the impacts 5Bulletin A transparent and inclusive mining sector that is environmentally and socially responsiblewhich provides lasting benefits to the community and pursues an integrated view of the rights of various

  • The impact of coal mining on the environment and community

    Shongwe, B. 2018. The impact of coal mining on the environment and community quality of life: a case study investigation of the impacts and conflicts associated with coal mining in the Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. University of Cape Town.

  • Environmental issues in Southern Africa Wikipedia

    Many environmental issues affect Southern Africa due to urbanization and the acts needed in order to survive. Southern Africa is the southern region of the continent Africa.It consists of countries such as: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.Lesotho is surrounded by South Africa (it is in the middle of South Africa).

  • Book 3: Migration, Land and Minerals in the Making of

    Against this background it should be understandable why and how the discovery of minerals unique in its own historical context was an important turning point in the history of South Africa. The reasons were various. It brought world attention to the country, and thus made South Africa a subject and a player of international history.

  • The health and health system of South Africa: historical

    Health in South Africa 1 The health and health system of South Africa: historical roots of current public health challenges Hoosen Coovadia, Rachel Jewkes, Peter Barron, David Sanders, Diane McIntyre The roots of a dysfunctional health system and the collision of the epidemics of communicable and non-communicable

  • Published in: The Lancet · 2009Authors: H M Coovadia · H M Coovadia · Rachel Jewkes · Peter Barron · David Sanders · DianAffiliation: University of Kwazulu Natal · University of the Witwatersrand · University of the WesteAbout: Health policy · Developing country · Primary health care · Economic inequality · Injury
  • Addressing the Challenge of Women’s Health in Africa

    It is recognized that good scientific evidence on women’s health in Africa is limited. It is also noted that during the various stages of their lives, women experience changes in their health needs. There is, thus, a need to generate disaggregated data to monitor the status of women’s health

  • Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining

    An Overview of the Impact of Mining and Mineral Processing Operations on Water Resources and Water Quality in the Zambezi, Limpopo and Olifants Catchments in Southern Africa. Contract Report to the Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development (SOUTHERN AFRICA) Project, by CSIR-Environmentek, Pretoria, South Africa

  • Health and Health Care in South Africa — 20 Years after

    Special Report from The New England Journal of Medicine — Health and Health Care in South Africa — 20 Years after Mandela the adverse health effects in women of reproductive age in

  • The health and health system of South Africa: historical

    Health in South Africa 1 The health and health system of South Africa: historical roots of current public health challenges Hoosen Coovadia, Rachel Jewkes, Peter Barron, David Sanders, Diane McIntyre The roots of a dysfunctional health system and the collision of the epidemics of communicable and non-communicable

  • Published in: The Lancet · 2009Authors: H M Coovadia · H M Coovadia · Rachel Jewkes · Peter Barron · David Sanders · DianAffiliation: University of Kwazulu Natal · University of the Witwatersrand · University of the WesteAbout: Health policy · Developing country · Primary health care · Economic inequality · Injury
  • Addressing the Challenge of Women’s Health in Africa

    It is recognized that good scientific evidence on women’s health in Africa is limited. It is also noted that during the various stages of their lives, women experience changes in their health needs. There is, thus, a need to generate disaggregated data to monitor the status of women’s health

  • Health and Health Care in South Africa — 20 Years after

    Special Report from The New England Journal of Medicine — Health and Health Care in South Africa — 20 Years after Mandela the adverse health effects in women of reproductive age in

  • The health of mine(r)s de V van Niekerk South African

    The health of mine(r)s. still alive and (un)well 18 years into our democracy, with its severely detrimental effects on health of the miners and beyond, as illustrated above. Apart from the health effects it results in major socially disruptive problems. South Africa’s economic health and the health of its people depend on well

  • Published in: South African Medical Journal · 2012Authors: J P De V Van Niekerk
  • The Well-Being of Economic Migrants In South Africa

    South Africa, with an emphasis on health and gender. Several reasons justify this choice. Firstly, South Africa hosts the second highest number of migrants in Africa (UN data in Zlotnik, 2006, as quoted in IOM, 2012c), and 67.1 per cent of migrants in South Africa come from other SADC countries (Stats SA, 2001, as quoted in Crush, 2011a).

  • Authors: Janet Henshall MomsenAffiliation: University of California BerkeleyAbout: Empowerment · Globalization · Natural resource · Economic growth
  • Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining

    An Overview of the Impact of Mining and Mineral Processing Operations on Water Resources and Water Quality in the Zambezi, Limpopo and Olifants Catchments in Southern Africa. Contract Report to the Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development (SOUTHERN AFRICA) Project, by CSIR-Environmentek, Pretoria, South Africa

  • Study shows that several challenges remain for women in mining

    Most women in the mining industry still feel excluded from the industry and that they are not treated equally by their male colleagues, according to a study conducted by the Women in Mining South

  • Asbestos-Related Disease in South Africa

    South Africa was the third largest exporter of asbestos in the world for more than a century. As a consequence of particularly exploitative social conditions, former workers and residents of mining regions suffered—and continue to suffer—from a serious yet still largely undocumented burden of asbestos-related disease.

  • THE ARTISANAL AND SMALL SCALE MINING SECTOR

    1 THE ARTISANAL AND SMALL SCALE MINING SECTOR & SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS1 M. Hoadley1 and D. Limpitlaw1 1 School of Mining Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, [email protected] ABSTRACT The activities of the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector are largely poverty driven, and there is a

  • “Opportunities and challenges facing the South African

    South African Mining Industry” Presentation to the SACEA AGM By Roger Baxter, Senior Executive, Chamber of Mines of South Africa, 17 February 2011 PRESENTATION OUTLINE Mining and minerals, integral to modern society The South African Mining Industry The future The global mining industry Back to the “BOOM” RSA Coal Mining Sector

  • Bench Marks Foundation Discussion Document Mining and

    Mining and Community Engagement Principles Introduction The impact of a mine’s activities spans decades if not centuries. South Africa is a very good example of how mines have influenced the economic, environmental and social aspects of our country. Even though mining has placed South Africa on the global economic map, the reality is that

  • Mining Safety Mining Safety in South Africa

    South Africa is well-know for a diverse wealth of minerals and a very well regulated mining industry. The mines are places of employment for hundreds of thousands of mineworkers from all over Africa and many international experts are also employed by South African mining companies.

  • Women in mining: Legislation and representation for women

    The mining industry is a male domain (2) men dominate the industry, while women’s participation in mining continues to be minimal. (3) This is not purely for social reasons, such as stereotypes the participation of women in this sector has even been discouraged through legislation. For instance, in South Africa, legal barriers prevented women from working underground, (4) for example, by

  • Problems in the mining industry in South africa ECDPM

    A great deal has been written about the first two factors, so this article will examine the last factor, especially as the special features of mining cuts across the whole of mining and not just platinum. Mining in South Africa has always been an enclave industry, albeit with substantial impact on