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Commemoration of nuclear legacy

3 August 2016 Press release: Commemoration of nuclear legacy “Mr Molefe’s latest pronouncements that Eskom supports nuclear can only be viewed with deep concern. We do not need nuclear, and the cost, and legacy, of nuclear energy is something South Africa cannot afford” said SAFCEI’s spokesperson, Liziwe McDaid. As we approach the anniversary of Hiroshima, […]

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Uranium is the dirty underbelly of nuclear – scientist

By Matthew le Cordeur This article was published in Fin24 Cape Town – Anti-nuclear sentiment tends to focus on nuclear waste or operational risks, but more focus should be on the “dirty underbelly” of uranium mining, according to a science adviser. “Whenever people get excited about nuclear power stations, they kind of forget where the […]

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Nuclear industry prefers to keep the public in the dark

By Neil Overy This article was published in BDLive IN 1994, the Western Cape ANC’s science and technology desk, in partnership with the Environmental Monitoring Group, hosted a two-day conference in Cape Town on what it described as the “nuclear debate”. Among other issues, the question of ANC policy on Koeberg and any future procurement […]

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Dr Cramer’s presentation of uranium mining in the Karoo

Dr Stefan Cramer, our Science Advisor, gave a very informative talk at the SAFCEI AGM on Tuesday 12 July. Here is the presentation he made on uranium mining in the Karoo, with the latest development of the large-scale withdrawal of Tasman Pacific Minerals Limited and Lukisa JVCo on their uranium mining application. Karoo Uranium Mining – SAFCEI AGM Cape […]

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Press release: Is uranium mining in the Karoo over before it even began?

PRESS RELEASE: Is uranium mining in the Karoo over before it even began? Mining application areas are down to 12% of original application. The beginning of the end? Cape Town/Graaff-Reinet, July 6, 2016 Today, the Karoo uranium mining developers Australian Tasman Pacific Minerals Limited and the South African Lukisa JVCo have announced the withdrawal of their […]

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ELA Press Release: WorleyParsons – more evidence of Rosatom nuclear scandal

29 June 2016 Media release   WORLEYPARSONS – MORE EVIDENCE OF ROSATOM NUCLEAR SCANDAL EARTHLIFE AFRICA JOHANNESBURG TO PROTEST   Earthlife Africa Johannesburg will picket outside the WorleyParsons South African head office tomorrow, on the 30th of June 2016. The offices are located at the corner of Dallas and Aramist Avenues in Menlyn, Pretoria. The […]

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