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Namibian Marine Phosphate FAQs - Namibian Marine Phosphate Ltd

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Mining - South Africa - export, issues, system, infrastructure, power ...

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The Looming Threat of Bulk Marine Sediment Mining - Centre for ...

industry in South Africa. ... phosphate over a considerable portion of South Africa's marine .... The socio-economic impacts of seabed mining have not.

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Environmentalists warn against seabed mining in South Africa ...

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Phosphate: A Critical Resource Misused and Now Running Low by ...

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Environmentalists warn against seabed mining in SA - Moneyweb

Dec 11, 2015 ... Environmentalists say marine phosphate mining off SA's shores poses ... the potential socio-economic impacts of the marine phosphate mining.

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Chapter 3 - The Socio-economic Impact of the Mineral Revolution on ...

The mineral wealth of South Africa can be roughly classified into four categories: ... tin);; non-metallic minerals (coal, asbestos, lizenithne, phosphates); and; other, .... Sheba mine hints at the socio-economic implications of the discovery of gold.

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The life of phosphates – Anglo American South Africa

Already, the social and economic benefits of this blossoming industry are being ... is the work in our mines to limit the environmental impact of producing them.

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WWF calls for a moratorium on applications for ... - WWF South Africa

extraction of the seabed for minerals such as phosphate until sensitive ... Bulk sediment mining of the deep sea floor is likely to have severe impacts on sensitive...

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Mining and Agriculture – MiningFacts

How Does Large-Scale Mining Affect Agriculture? ... [1] Phosphorus is also mined and is used not only in fertilizer, but also as a supplement in animal feed.

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN PHOSPHATE ROCK INDUSTRY

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Phosphate mining on Nauru

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Chapter 23: Offshore Mining Industries

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South Africa: The few benefits of seabed mining cannot outweigh the ...

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Sustainable Mining in Africa: Standards as Essential Catalysts - ARSO

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The Role of Mining in the South African Economy - KPMG South ...

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Mineral industry of Africa

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