An assessment of heavy metal pollution near an old
Small-scale mining in Musina is causing further degradation to the environment but it supports the South African Waste Hierarchy by promoting the reuse and recycling of the tailing and mine dumps for the production of bricks. Mine workers are exposed to the above mentioned toxic heavy metals daily. Medicine will not help stop the poisoning.Mining in Limpopo - ProjectsIQ,Mining in Limpopo yields important quantities of coal, copper, diamonds, gold, iron ore, nickel, platinum group metals, rare earth minerals and tin to South Africa's mineral industry. With 82 mining projects in Limpopo currently listed on Africa Mining IQ, our online database provides key data and contacts for mine operators to grow their business in this lucrative region.Department grants IEA to Smarty (SA) for Musina copper,,The DMRE granted the IEA in terms of the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA) to Smarty (SA) Minerals Investment (Pty) Ltd for activities related to copper mining on the farms Uitenpas 2MT, Antonvilla 7MT, Messina 4MT, Vogelenzang 3 MT, Papenbril 205 MS, Hereward 203 MS, Tralee 204 MS and Plaatje 200 MS within the Musina municipal area in Limpopo Province.