Archive | Nuclear

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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SAFCEI in the media

SAFCEI has enjoyed another two months of good media coverage due to the hard work of staff. ONLINE Bloomberg 04 May 2016 Uranium Joins Fracking in South Africa Sheep-Farmer Concerns BDLive 04 May 2016 Civil-society groups speak out against Karoo mining Mineweb 04 May 2016 Groups seek uranium halt as SA mulls nuclear plants  IOL […]

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Government finally replies to nuclear court case

Government has finally responded to Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA) and SAFCEI’s court papers.   The court case was launched in October 2015, and government has drawn out the process of responding, initially delaying in parting with any information to  back up to their decision, as required by court rules. Only after SAFCEI and ELA’s legal team […]

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