Koffiefontein

Review of Municipal Commonage programme of the Department of Land Affairs

Review of Municipal Commonage programme of the Department of Land Affairs, Doreen Atkinson, Anja Benseler, Kobus Pienaar and Tlalane Makhanya, 2004 Abstract The term municipal commonage is traditionally applied to land owned by a municipality or local authority. The land was usually acquired through state grants or from the church. The land was granted to […]

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Towards a post-mining economy in a small town

Marais, L and Atkinson, D (2006), Towards a post-mining economy in a small town: Challenges, obstacles and lessons from Koffiefontein, South Africa, Paper presented at the Desert Knowledge Conference, Alice Springs, Australia, 2-4 November.   Introduction¬† Mining closure has been an international phenomenon as resource depletion has continued and economic changes have resulted in the […]

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