Weekly Press Review – 29 August 2014

PetroSA has made the headlines this week with the decision to cancel plans to build a floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Mossel Bay.  The decision was based on a feasibility study which revealed several technical complications at the site as well as financial considerations. The company has said that it is still planning … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 29 August 2014

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Weekly Press Review – 22 August 2014

It would seem that the police can only do so much in the fight against abalone poaching, matters are now in the hands of the country’s legal system. It was reported in the press this week that the case against 25 members of a major abalone syndicate has been postponed for another two weeks. Two … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 22 August 2014

Weekly Press Review – 15 August 2014

The hard work of local police in the fight against abalone poaching has made headlines this week with several abalone seizures being reported in the press.  A 37-year-old man appeared in the Strand Magistrate’s court earlier this week after R780 000 worth of abalone was found in his car. In the eastern Cape police shut down … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 15 August 2014

Weekly Press Review – 8 August 2014

It was reported in the press this week that, although trout are as yet not mentioned on the new list of alien invasive species, they are not quite out of the woods yet.  The Department of Environmental Affairs is in discussion with members of the local trout industry to determine the listing status of this … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 8 August 2014

Weekly Press Review – 1 August 2014

Perlemoen rights are back in the press this week with Minister Senzeni Zokwana (DAFF) making the announcement that all existing perlemoen rights' holders have been granted the right to continue fishing for another year.  The existing perlemoen rights expired on Wednesday. Fisheries management consultant, Shaheen Moolla was quoted as saying that this is the ninth … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 1 August 2014