People should make their voices heard in the public consultations expected to take place over the course of the year 2016, before mining rights are granted.
To register as Interested and Affected Parties write to Ferret Mining at firstname.lastname@example.org call 012 753 1284/5.
To stay informed, join the Facebook page Stop Uranium Mining in the Karoo.
Uranium Mining Threatens the Karoo, Karoo Space, 18 Jan 16 By Dr Stefan Cramer Images sourced by Dr Stefan Cramer
Just as the threat of fracking seemed to recede in the Karoo, the danger of uranium mining has arisen – and it is even more frightening and more likely than shale gas extraction.
The Karoo has long been known to harbour substantial sedimentary uranium deposits. Now an Australian company with Russian funding is planning to get the radioactive mineral out of the ground on a major scale.