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Pilanesberg mine to ‘halt activities while dispute is resolved’

04 September 2015


A man walks past the tribal headquarters of the Bakgatla Ba Kgafela tribe in Pilanesburg in the North West province in this March 2011 file photo. Picture: SUNDAY WORLD

A man walks past the tribal headquarters of the Bakgatla Ba Kgafela tribe in Pilanesburg in the North West province in this March 2011 file photo. Picture: SUNDAY WORLD

LAawyers for Human Rights (LHR) said on Friday that Pilanesberg Platinum Mine “will immediately halt its activities on a portion of land on Wilgespruit” while an ownership dispute is being resolved.

This came after the parties had “reached a settlement”‚ which would also entail perimeter fencing remaining intact‚ “but gates will be opened to allow freedom of movement while security personnel remain to protect the mine’s equipment” LHR said in a statement.

All fencing within the boundaries of the portion of land in question‚ however‚ would be removed.

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