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South32 donates light duty vehicles

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World Coal,

South32 South Africa Energy Coal has donated two light duty vehicles to the Mpuma Waste Material Primary Co-operative. The donation comes as part of a long-term commitment to support eco-friendly businesses in areas where it operates.

The donation follows a joint initiative in 2014 with the eMalahleni Local Municipality and Department of Environmental Affairs to establish the Co-operative, which has a focus on collecting, sorting, weighing and selling reclaimable waste.

South32 has committed R3.5 million over the next five years to support the establishment and running of the Co-operative as part of South32’s Social and Labour Plan. South32 will also provide machinery, tools and furniture, plus market and business support.

Mpuma Waste founding member Godfrey Malaza, said: “The donation of the vehicles and South32’s ongoing support will enable our company to grow and create more jobs within the next six months.”

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