Nickle ore – Devil’s Copper

During the 15th century miners in Germany found a brown-red ore which they believed to contain copper.  They called it Kupfernickel or Devils' Copper because they couldn't recover copper from it.   Coins in the USA first used nickel alloyed with copper in 1857. The “nickel” was not made from pure nickel but in 1881, pure… Continue reading Nickle ore – Devil’s Copper

Ramaphosa – Marikana

What happened to the 11 security guards and others of the mine that were killed that day at Marikana and who killed them?  It is now nine years after police gunned down 34 Marikana mineworkers, President Cyril Ramaphosa maintains that complexities have prevented him from visiting the victims' families.    Ramaphosa said while the issue… Continue reading Ramaphosa – Marikana

Johannesburg – Egoli-Goud – Witwatersrand

Die natuurskoon rondom ons, veral die boomryke areas, is vir dekades en selfs eeue aangeplant wat verder onderhou word met durf en deursettingsvermoë. Nie almal kan dit bekostig nie, maar bome vra nie baie nie, net liefde en aandag. Bome spring nie vanself in die grond en groei nie. Daar is sommige areas wat dit… Continue reading Johannesburg – Egoli-Goud – Witwatersrand

Concentration camps – ABW

  Eendag sal klippe en klipgrafte uitroep en die meesters wat agter al die moorde sit, sal rekenskap gee vir wat hulle aan ons en ons volk gedoen het en dit geld vir vandag ook.    Destyds, was daar twee internasionaal erkende onafhanklike Boere republieke wat met duisende mans, vroue en kinders se bloed betaal… Continue reading Concentration camps – ABW

Thabazimbi

  Dit was nie 'n groot dorp soos dit vandag daaruitsien nie.  Die myn het destyds heelwat werkskepping en vooruitgang vir die dorp beteken. ’n Spoorlyn is in 1931 gebou en leerders het reeds in 1934 begin skoolgaan in die myn se ontspanningsaal.    Mynbedrywighede speel ’n groot rol in die dorp met verskeie klein… Continue reading Thabazimbi

Illegal mining KZN rivers

Reported by the Zululand Observer and South Coast Sun.    Two illegal mining sites were closed down, but the miners have merely moved upriver and it’s business as usual.    Since the media first reported on illegal sand mining on the Illovo River nine years ago, nothing has been done about it until last week. The… Continue reading Illegal mining KZN rivers

Richtersveld – Diamonds

There are various kinds of minerals in South Africa - we all know that and we all know that there were different WARS about this minerals and there are still today the same WARS, between the people and those "elites" that wanted everything for themselves.  Richtersveld area was also a land claim from the Khoi… Continue reading Richtersveld – Diamonds

Communism – Kommunisme in SA

Kommunisme het soos 'n tsunami gegroei oor Afrika en met die hulp van liberalisme en blankes is dit grotendeels bevorder in die boesem in sommige Suid-Afrikaners wat dit gekoester het tot algehele oorgawe.   Daar was heelwat buitelandse lande wat finansiering geskenk het, terwyl ander finansiering gegee het, met die oog op wapens om te veg… Continue reading Communism – Kommunisme in SA

Xolobeni – mining in East Cape

Various discussions took place on the Xolobeni mining process and Mantashe's visit. :::: 1. It is important to record that Minister Mantashe’s proposed ‘independent’ survey is not in line with the #Right2SayNo judgment in favour of the Xolobeni community. Not even close. 2. The Xolobeni #Right2SayNo order provides that the “full and informed consent” of… Continue reading Xolobeni – mining in East Cape

Xolobeni court ruling

  Mantashe said the survey would be consistent with the South Gauteng High Court ruling on mining Xolobeni and that "if the community says no, there will be no mining".   Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe announced on Wednesday that the Department of Mineral Resources would commission an independent survey in Xolobeni – the community… Continue reading Xolobeni court ruling

Xolobeni mining chaos

This is not the first time that people are upset with the mining procedures.  It is not only the people of Pondoland (Xhosa people) 17 January 2019 - Tensions rose. And so did chairs, stun grenades and teargas in the embattled rural and coastal town of Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape yesterday. This is where… Continue reading Xolobeni mining chaos

China in Africa and South Africa

Hul onversadigde mag na beheer, kontrole en minerale - wat ook die vervaardiging van wapens insluit.   Heelwat tenders is al in Afrika geplaas en bekende swart leiers is gebruik om tenders te bekom vir die bou van infrastruktuur vir die Chinese. They want land and they want control.  China's hunger for natural resources has set… Continue reading China in Africa and South Africa

Minerale regte, belasting en regering

Betaal is die "wet van Transvaal" MINERALE- EN PETROLEUM HULPBRONNE TANTIÈME Wat is nuut?  1 Oktober 2018 - Minerale- en Petroleum hulpbronne-tantièmeopgawe (MPR3) SARS het 'n nuwe vorm in werking gestel vir minerale- en petroleumhulpbronneopgawe en betalingsadvies. Die vorm is beskikbaar vir aflaai vanaf 1 Oktober 2018 en die bestaande MPRR-belastingpligtiges sal verwag word… Continue reading Minerale regte, belasting en regering

Rustelose volk se geskiedkundige erfenis

Restless  - Tans is ons konserwatiewe Afrikaner en Boere (blankes) 'n rustelose, moontlik swerwende volk, maar met 'n volwaardige geskiedenis en erfenis, wat niemand van ons kan wegneem nie en om op trots te wees.  Trots in die sin, dat ons voorouers nie bang was vir 'n alles oorheersende Engelse mag nie.  Trots in die… Continue reading Rustelose volk se geskiedkundige erfenis

Mineral Rights – Minerale regte

Minerals and Mining Policy of South Africa: Green Paper Green and White Papers. The process of making a law sometimes begins with a discussion document, called a Green Paper. This is drafted in the Ministry or department dealing with the particular issue in order to show the way that it is thinking on a particular policy. Prof… Continue reading Mineral Rights – Minerale regte