Articles for John Yeld

Watson wind farm stopped - for now

Acting Minister upholds appeal of environmental groups


News | 16 April 2019

Feathers fly over Watson wind farm plan

Watsons planned to shoot Black Eagles, says Bosasa employee


Feature | 10 April 2019

State drops sloppy attempt at ‘SLAPP’ suit

Charges dropped against prominent public interest lawyer Richard Spoor


News | 28 March 2019

Australian mining manager drops defamation claims against journalist

“I have always prided myself in writing objective and truthful articles” says Tossie Beukes


News | 18 March 2019

The minister, the gifts, the Watsons and the wind farm

Mokonyane to rule on controversial Eastern Cape project


Feature | 13 March 2019

Damning report on Eskom air pollution

Coal-fired plants breached legal emission levels 3,200 times in 21 months


News | 26 February 2019

Controversy follows colourful Australian mining magnate

Mark Caruso has made a handsome profit from South Africa’s natural resources


Analysis | 19 February 2019

Mantashe inspects West Coast mine ahead of its expansion plans

Mining department granted Tormin prospecting rights to substantial part of coastline and 15km of Oliphants River estuary


Feature | 12 February 2019

“Wake up and smell the coffee!” Mantashe tells Australian mining company

Mineral Resources Minister visits controversial Lutzville mine


News | 11 February 2019

West Coast mining company fined a “pittance”

Mineral Sands Resources fined R1.25 million for unlawful activities in Lutzville


News | 6 February 2019

New blow for would-be Mpumalanga coal miner

Surprise move by MEC for Environmental Affairs Vusi Shongwe


News | 29 January 2019

Court refuses appeal on Mpumalanga coal mine

Company’s bid for permission to mine in protected area blocked


News | 23 January 2019

More sea cliffs collapse at West Coast mine

Mining company submits final application for massive expansion in the area


News | 3 December 2018

Court overturns state’s approval of controversial coal mine

Punitive costs award against state


Law | 8 November 2018

Twitter abuse continues in Mabola Coal Mine saga

Atha-Africa senior executive continues to troll Centre for Environmental Rights


News | 29 October 2018

State loses bid to postpone coal mining hearing

Court dismisses application with punitive costs


News | 18 October 2018