By Phila Audrey Tuba
NTU News hereby publishes Erratum on the initial article posted online on 4 September 2021.
On Thursday 2 September 2021 Emalahleni Local Municipality will be hosting Sibanye Stillwater as they will be inspecting sites on which they will construct two Shearing Sheds. The Shearing Sheds will be constructed in Mount Arthur in Ward 12 and Tsawulayo Ward 10. In these two wards community members built some makeshift shearing sheds but unfortunately these do not meet the required standards for wool production.
The Emalahleni municipal area continues to excel in wool production and according to the Department of Agriculture and Land Reforms the municipal area has about 500 000 sheep and our farmers earned approximately R33 000 000 in wool production in 2019/2020 financial year. The construction of these two sheds by Sibanye Stillwater will further enhance wool production in these villages in the area.
Sibanye Stillwater will continue to partner with the Chris Hani District Municipality and the Chris Hani Development Agency.
Mayor Cllr Nontombizanele Koni media interview on the Shearing Shed project handover.
Mr Qinisile Vivashe of Sibanye Stillwater mining company media interview.