Mining Indaba 2018

Debbie Ntombela and Siya Mkhize are both moderating sessions at the 2018 Mining Indaba.

26 Jan 2018

Health Care Risk Waste: Management and Liability

Recent reports of and fines imposed by the Green Scorpions relating to the illegal disposal of waste suggest a lack of understanding and training with regards to the safe and legal disposal of medical waste by most companies and service providers. Health Care Risk Waste is that hazardous portion of healthcare waste that includes wastes from natal care, diagnosis, treatment or prevention of disease in humans, infectious waste.

08 May 2017

Protect the Environment or Risk Incurring Financial Loss on Your Development

Property Developers that degrade the environment can incur huge financial costs as a result of directives that can be issued by the authorities to remediate the land at their own expense. Although the value of the land may depreciate in light of these directives, this does not mean that developers will automatically be entitled to compensation for the decrease in the value of the property.

25 Oct 2016

Environmental Management and Municipalities

The case discussed in this article clarifies the often debated question of whether municipalities exercising their local government functions can legislate or assume authority over matters of the environment or nature conservation.

20 Jul 2016

Constitutional Court Upholds the Publication of NEMLAA

The Constitutional Court handed down judgment regarding the constitutionality of a decision made by the President on the 2nd of June 2014, to publish into law, the National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Act .

01 Apr 2016