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Minister approaches court on small-scale fishing rights

The minister of environment, forestry and fisheries, Barbara Creecy, will approach the High Court to review and set aside the process of awarding small-scale fishing...

3 days ago

High Court recognises abuse in Slapp suit

A recent High Court judgment confirmed the importance of public dialogue and debate in a healthy democracy...

By Odette Geldenhuys 15 Feb 2021

Slapp-ing back: Court checks corporate bullying

On 9 February 2021, the Western Cape High Court delivered an important judgement for all activists and NGOs who find themselves on the receiving end of powerful corporations trying to throw their weight around...

11 Feb 2021

The legal imperative behind ESG compliance and decarbonisation

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance confirmed its entrenched position at Mining Indaba Virtual 2021...

By Paula-Anne Novotny, Jonathan Veeran, Gillian Niven & Kate Collier 10 Feb 2021

What we want to hear from Minister Mantashe

Where many other government departments halted operations because of lockdown, the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) under minister, Gwede Mantashe, continued to work...

By Webber Wentzel team 29 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Key industry group trends in post-pandemic Africa

In the midst of the planetary emergency of climate change, Covid-19 is testing modern civilisation's preparedness for shocks, across the spheres of finance, economics and technology; global, national and regional governance; global and population health; social cohesion and food security. This is according to Baker McKenzie's new report, Unprecedented: Converging Crises...

By Wildu du Plessis 6 Jan 2021

Kenyan coastal community beats lead polluter in court

It was touted locally as one of the biggest campaigns of the decade when, in 2016, Kenyan environmentalist Phyllis Omido took up the fight against lead poisoning by a lead-acid batteries recycling smelter...

By Christabel Ligami 31 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Legal

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Legal site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2020

Court challenge to West Coast beach mining

Government is facing a high court challenge that goes to the heart of a surge in mining and prospecting applications along several hundred kilometres of the West Coast and offshore...

By John Yeld 13 Nov 2020

Green Scorpions order City of Cape Town to sort out pollution in Milnerton Lagoon

The Green Scorpions have ordered the City of Cape Town to sort out pollution in the Milnerton Lagoon following continued failures at the Potsdam Waste Water Treatment Works...

By Steve Kretzmann and Raymond Joseph 5 Nov 2020

Proposed process to manage carbon budgets

The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries recently issued a notice governing the submission of "Subsequent Pollution Prevention Plans" and the Proposed process to manage carbon budgets for the period 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022...

By Gillian Niven and Paula-Ann Novotny 3 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

Mitigation and the South African carbon tax

The very first period for filing of carbon tax returns opened on 1 October 2020, and will close on 29 October, at 3pm, after which penalties for late submissions will apply. During that limited timeframe, carbon taxpayers are required to file their initial environmental levy (carbon tax) accounts and pay carbon tax on their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions between 1 June and 31 December 2019...

By Andrew Gilder 22 Oct 2020

South African community wins right to access mining application. But who will win the war?

South African law states that mineral resources are the common heritage of all the country's people. The state is the custodian of these resources for the benefit of all citizens...

By Tracy-Lynn Field 14 Oct 2020



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