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MAPUNGUBWE DEVELOPMENT - M2009014345 - South Africa

Jul 24, 2009· MAPUNGUBWE DEVELOPMENT South African company. Was founded on July 24, 2009 with identification number M2009014345 …

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Mapungubwe | South African History Online

Apr 04, 2011· One thousand years ago, Mapungubwe appears to have been the centre of the largest known kingdom in the African sub-continent. The civilization thrived as a sophisticated trading center from around 1200 to 1300 AD, trading gold and ivory with China, India and Egypt. The site was 'discovered' on 31 December 1932, when a local informant, Mowena ...

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Mining impact on Mapungubwe probed - iol.co.za

Nov 17, 2010· The mining site is situated less than 6km from the Mapungubwe National Park where the famous 800-year-old gold rhino statuette from an …

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Exploring the Impacts of Mining on Tourism Growth and ...

Aug 10, 2017· Limited research has been conducted to understand mining impacts on protected environments and tourism sites. This paper will focus on the Mapungubwe World Heritage Site as a tourist attraction in Limpopo to shed light on how mining is impacting on the area and on tourism development and local sustainability.

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(PDF) Exploring the Impacts of Mining on Tourism Growth ...

Stakeholder participation needs to be taken seriously by both the mining company andDURING APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA HAD DEVASTATING IMPACTS ON PEOPLE AND THE ENVIRONMENT (LEONARD, Figure 1 .1Location of the Mapungubwe National Park within South Africa [Colour figure can be viewed at wileyonlinelibrary.com] The case of the Mapungubwe …

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Grade 6 History Term 1 - tomnewbyschool.co.za

The people of Mapungubwe were wealthy and farmed cattle, sheep and goats between 900CE and 1150CE. They produced large harvests that allowed them to trade and store extra food. Successful cattle farmers grew wealthy enough to spend time mining gold in shallow diggings in the area. Their riches came from gold and ivory.

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New coal mine threatens historic South African site | The ...

Jun 28, 2012· Today, he said, his company's coal mining is a continuation of the use of Mapungubwe for its natural resources. He added: "We're using this just like the ancient people used this, except we ...

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Mining will Offend our Ancestors on Vimeo

He is bound to the area not only by tradition, but when he visits there and climbs to the top of Mapungubwe hill, he feels he has returned home. However, the recent announcement that authorisation has been given to an Australian mining company called CoAL to construct an open-cast mine just outside of the boundaries of the park will change all ...

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Kruger Park News - Mapungubwe mining impact on environment

The coalition of civil society organisations challenging the authorisations given to mining company Limpopo Coal (Pty) Ltd's proposed Vele colliery outside the Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site has agreed to suspend legal proceedings against the mining company pending the outcome of negotiations with it.

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Kingdom of Mapungubwe - Wikipedia

The Kingdom of Mapungubwe (or Maphungubgwe) (c. 1075–c. 1220) was a medieval state in South Africa located at the confluence of the Shashe and Limpopo rivers, south of Great Zimbabwe.The name is derived from either TjiKalanga and Tshivenda. The name might mean "Hill of Jackals". The kingdom was the first stage in a development that would culminate in the …

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Mapungubwe mining 'an affront to ancestors'

Aug 03, 2011· Mining operations at the Vele colliery, near the Mapungubwe World Heritage Site, in Limpopo, would offend the ancestors, warns researcher Vele Neluvhalani.

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Mapungubwe mining row rages on - TimesLIVE

Jul 23, 2011· Mapungubwe mining row rages on. 23 July 2011 ... Next week the coalition will approach the Water Tribunal to appeal against the granting of the water-use licence to the company in March.

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Science unlocks the legacy of the Mapungubwe gold artefacts

Jul 27, 2009· The artefacts were found in three of 27 graves excavated by the University of Pretoria on Mapungubwe Hill and comprise anklets, bracelets, beads, ornaments and wooden forms tacked with gold foil ...

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Mapungubwe - Mining will Offend our Ancestors on Vimeo

South Africa's treasured World Heritage Site - Mapungubwe, is under severe threat. An Australian company, Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) has recently been given the go ahead to begin construction of an opencast and underground coal mine.

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Mapungubwe Action Group take aim at mining firm - The Mail ...

Aug 05, 2010· The Australian-owned company received a permit earlier this year for its Vele Colliery project next to the Mapungubwe National Park, where the world-famous 800-year-old gold rhino statuette was ...

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ASAPA response to mining in Mapungubwe | G&A Heritage

To donate R10 to the fight against the Vele colliery and other mining projects in the Mapungubwe area, SMS "MINE" to 31913. The full value of your donation through Vodacom, MTN or Cell C will go directly to the Save Mapungubwe Project. You can also visit to sign the petition or make a donation.

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Environment Minister concerned over mining near Mapungubwe

Feb 19, 2010· South Africa's Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Buyelwa Sonjica has voiced concern over the awarding of an "unconditional" new order mining right to emerging coal mining company Coal of ...

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The continued threat of coal mining at the Mapungubwe ...

May 19, 2020· The Mapungubwe Golden Rhino is believed to have been made between 1220 and 1290. The Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape, a Unesco World Heritage Site since 2003, is caught in this tension. An area of ...

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Mapungubwe Watch - Wits University

Mapungubwe Watch; Mapungubwe Watch. CALS has represented the Save Mapungubwe Coalition with our partners at the Centre for Environmental Rights since 2010. The Coalition formed when a coal mine was constructed within 7km of the Mapungubwe World Heritage Site. ... The mining company is tasked with engaging experts to deliver reports at regular ...

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Mapungubwe emerges as new theatre in tussle between mining ...

Apr 17, 2009· The consistently contentious question of whether or not mining, ecotourism and agriculture can co-exist, was once again highlighted during the public consultation process for Coal of Africa ...

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Kruger Park News - NGOs Appeal Mapungubwe Mining - Online ...

The fight to protect the Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape from coal mining heated up this month (May 2010) with the submission of an appeal against the mine by some of the leading non-governmental organisations in South Africa. Australian company Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) was recently given the go ahead to begin construction of an opencast and ...

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Mining threatens Mapungubwe heritage site - The Green Times

Nov 08, 2011· An Australian company, Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) has recently been given the go ahead to begin construction of an opencast and underground coal mine. The Vele mine is located 5.6 km to the east of the Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape (MCL) World Heritage Site and bordering directly on the World Heritage Site buffer zone.

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Mining halted at Mapungubwe heritage site, for now | eNCA

Sep 10, 2017· Mining halted at Mapungubwe heritage site, for now. Sunday 10 September 2017 - 3:30pm. The Mapungubwe Unesco World Heritage site. MAPUNGUBWE - Plans to mine coal close to the Mapungubwe Unesco ...

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Mapungubwe mining go-ahead - The Mail & Guardian

Sep 02, 2011· Mapungubwe mining go-ahead. Yolandi Groenewald. 2 Sep 2011 ... We went from a junior prospecting company to a full-blown mining company that now has the know-ledge and skills to mine Vele in a ...

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Vele Colliery Mine next to the Mapungubwe National Park in ...

The mine spreads across ten farms with 8,663ha of land. It is owned by Limpopo Coal Company, in which Coal Africa Limited (CoAL) holds 80% of Limpopo Coal's shares. Eyesize Coal holds the remaining 20% shares. In 2009, CoAL concluded agreements to acquire 20% of the remaining shares of the Vele project to bring its ownership to subject ...

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Mapungubwe is South Africa's first kingdom | Mzansi ...

Aug 28, 2011· When a big company like Australian mining company Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) who has been ramping up public relations around the potential benefits of its proposed 8 500 hectare largely open cast coal mine next to the Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site, promising thousands of jobs, and billions of rands' investment, then one ...

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Mapungubwe mining - a matter of science - sowetanlive.co.za

Jul 21, 2011· SCIENCE, not emotion, was behind the decision to grant a permit to Australian mining company Coal of Africa to continue construction near the Mapungubwe world heritage site, the environmental ...

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Mapungubwe on Vimeo

The authorisation given to an Australian company called Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) to construct an open-cast coal mine, called the Vele Colliery, just outside of the boundaries of the Mapungubwe National Park will affect this fragile natural harmony. To Abraham, "mining and industry is a short term plan, tourism is a long-term plan."

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Kingdoms of southern Africa: Mapungubwe | South African ...

The city of Mapungubwe lies near where the Shase River flows into the Limpopo River, on a farm called Greefswald, in the Central Limpopo River Valley. The area around the city is Savannah bushveld. Malaria and sleeping sickness, caused by mosquitoes and tsetse flies, made it very difficult for the inhabitants of Mapungubwe to farm cattle.

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Vele coal mine - Global Energy Monitor

By February 2018 the company said it had received all necessary permits, but was still weighing whether or not to start mining at Vele. In March 2019, MC Mining said it was planning to start "plant modifications" at Vele, following which the mine would be able to start producing 540,000 tons of coking coal and 570,000 tons of thermal coal per year.

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Group slams Mapungubwe mining | News24

Jul 21, 2011· The mining site was about 7km from Mapungubwe. Deputy director general Fundisile Mkhetheli said their decision was based on science and not emotion. "Studies were done. I won't say this [construction and mining] will destroy the whole area because science is telling us differently.

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Mapungubwe - World Heritage Site - Pictures, Info and ...

Mapungubwe. . Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape covers the remains of what once was the most important inland settlement in Southern Africa. Its inhabitants traded ivory and gold with the Swahili towns at the Indian Ocean shore. Three main phases of development from between ca. 900-1300 AD have been uncovered here.

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