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South Africa | Company executive vows to fight for approval of coal mine in PA

Mpumalanga Agriculture and Environment MEC Vusi Shongwe has vowed to make sure that mining on a protected area will go ahead despite vehement protests from environmentalists.

Shongwe told City Press this week that he was committed to the opening of the Yzermyn Colliery Mine in Mabola near Wakkerstroom because it would boost the economy of the poverty-stricken Pixley ka Isaka Seme Local Municipality area in Volksrust.

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