Tensions have reached a new high in Somkhele following approval of Petmin Corp.’s proposal to expand its opencast coal mine.
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The purpose of the scoping process is to obtain feedback from the public on relevant issues that may influence the development of the environmental analysis, including alternatives, and guide the process for preparing the environmental assessment.
Pacific American Coal Ltd successfully completes its 2018 exploration drilling programme at its Elko metallurgical coal project in British Columbia.
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