IMERYS REFRACTORY MINERALS SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD: ANNESLEY ANDALUSITE MINE - NOTICE OF THE DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND EMVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME REPORT FOR THE RELOCATION OF THE PORTION OF D4134 ROAD AND 22 KV POWERLINE ACROSS ANNESLEY ANDALUSITE MINE

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IMERYS REFRACTORY MINERALS SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD: ANNESLEY ANDALUSITE MINE

NOTICE OF THE DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME REPORT AND WATER USE LICENCE APPLICATION FOR THE PROPOSED D4134 ROAD AND POWERLINE RELOCATION PROJECT

This advertisement gives notice to potential Interested and Affected Parties (“I&APs”) about where information can be obtained in respect of the application for Environmental Authorisation, as well as the opportunity for I&APs to comment on the draft Environmental Impact Assessment Report and Environmental Management Programme Report (“EIAR/ EMPr”) as well as the Water Use Licence Application (“WULA”) technical document.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

People have a right to be informed about potential decisions that may affect them and to be afforded an opportunity to influence those decisions. This advertisement forms part of a Public Participation Process as part of the NEMA, MPRDA, NEMWA and NWA process. It describes the various components of the project to enable I&APs to get a better understanding of the potential environmental and social impacts that could be expected from the proposed project. It also outlines the NEMA, MPRDA, NEMWA and NWA process and the opportunities for the public to become involved during the course of the study.

 

Register as an Interested and Affected Party (I&AP)

Imerys Refractory Minerals South Africa (Pty) Ltd: Annesley Andalusite Mine has appointed Shangoni Management Services (Pty) Ltd. as the independent Environmental Assessment Practitioner to undertake the Environmental Authorisation. To register as an I&AP of this project, or to obtain more information or submit comments, please request a Registration Form from Shangoni and return it together with any comments to Shangoni at the details provided below.

Availability of the draft Environmental Impact Assessment Report and Environmental Management Programme Report (EIAR/ EMPr) as well as the Water Use Licence Application (WULA) technical report

The draft EIAR/ EMPr will be made available to the public for review for a period of 53 days from 9 December 2021 to 31 January 2022, at the reception at Annesley Mine and on the Shangoni’s website (www.shangoni.co.za). E-mail or submit your comments to Shangoni (details provided below) by no later than 31 January 2022. The WULA technical report is also available for comment until 7 February 2022 (on the Shangoni’s website).

 

Where to obtain more information

To obtain additional information please contact the EAP at the details provided below.

 

Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EAP): Shangoni Management Services (Pty) Ltd

Contact person: Renate Steffens

Tel: 012 807 7036

E-mail: renate@shangoni.co.za

Fax: 012 807 1014

Postal Address: P. O. Box 74726, Lynnwood Ridge, 0040

+ - Draft EIAR/EMPr and WUL Technical Document

To download the draft EIAR/EMPr document and Draft WUL Technical Document, please click here.