Environment in harvesting strategies

Van Rooyen, D and Van Zyl, J (2010), The role of the business environment in harvesting strategies, Southern African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, vol. 3.   ABSTRACT Harvesting is made up of many different strategies that can be used by entrepreneurs to exit their business. This is a long-term ambition to create […]

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Missing the uranium train

Van Rooyen, D (2012), “Missing the uranium train: Local economic development and civic culture in Beaufort West”, R Donaldson and L Marais (eds), Small Town Geographies in Africa: Experiences from South Africa and Elsewhere, Nova Press. (Author contact: griesd@ufs.ac.za; book for sale from Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Small-Town-Geographies-Africa-Experiences/dp/162100001X).  

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Risks and vulnerability in uranium mining…

The exploration and exploitation of uranium deposits in South Africa dates back to the 1970s. At the time, uranium was mined as a derivative of gold and diamonds. However, due to international opposition to the Apartheid regime’s nuclear weapons programme, along with the boycott and divestment from South Africa movement of the 1980s, the development […]

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