SURVIVAL: It is time we abandon the colonial structural models handed down to us by big corporate miners and instead place our faith in the hard-working honest people of South Africa. Seen here is Shara Damond at a mine at Buffels Bank close to Springbok in the Northern Cape, which the unemployed continue mining in the hope of finding diamonds. Neil Baynes.
Colonial mining models not working
May 5 2016
wealth of the nation. To add insult to injury, our government’s plan for the sector does not include major work-creation projects, but goes one step further to criminalise those who labour for their dignity. Taking only the 6 000-odd abandoned mines…read more…
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