The most obvious physical The solar PV power plant will be connected to the mines 11kV power grid. Jan 30, 2017 The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) has granted Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) environmental authorisation for a stream diversion and other infrastructural activities at its Vele colliery, in Limpopo. This involves the full spectrum Nov 17, 2017 Earlier this year, environmental justice group Earthlife Africa Johannesburg and the Concerned Citizens of Lephalale, assisted by the Centre for Environmental Rights, launched an appeal against the decision of the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) to grant an environmental authorisation to Assessment Practitioner (EAP) for the EIA. (DMR). The Project requires Environmental Authorisation (EA) from the National Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) under the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA) (Act No. of environmental authorisation and water-use licensing for prospecting and mining operations. A decision regarding the grant of an Exploration Right application in The proposed project activities will include excavation of the sand material and the transport of the material from site. DMR Reference Number: MP 30/5/1/2/2 1015 EM. For all Mining and Prospecting Authorisation enquiries please contact Renee Janse van Rensburg Tel: +27 (0) 11 803 5726 | reneejvr@gcs-sa. This application form is applicable while the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Act of 2008 is in effect, as the form may require amendment should the Act be further amended. Dec 8, 2014 Home Publications Regulations Mineral Regulation SAMRAD online Guidelines and Templates Environmental Authorisations Forms, Templates and Scoping report The Department of Mineral Resources aims to formulate and implement policy to ensure optimum use of the country's mineral resources. The system, announced by the President in his State of the Jul 23, 2015 The statement also raised the question of what the status is of EMPs and EMPRs, that is, are they considered to be environmental authorisations under the NEMA or not? The One Environmental System. The system, announced by the President in his State of the Jan 30, 2017 The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) has granted Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) environmental authorisation for a stream diversion and other infrastructural activities at its Vele colliery, in Limpopo. ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION PROCESS FOR ANGLO OPERATIONS (PTY) LTD. As a brief background on the One Environmental System, on 10 September 2013 the DMR, DEA and DWS delivered a Nov 16, 2017 Earlier this year, environmental justice group Earthlife Africa Johannesburg and the Concerned Citizens of Lephalale, assisted by the Centre for Environmental Rights, launched an appeal against the decision of the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) to grant an environmental authorisation to Although there was consensus in the industry that the DMR became the competent authority to issue environmental authorisations, where listed activities are triggered after December 2014, the question of who may prosecute violations of NEMA was an issue marred in confusion. Minister Molewa set the decision to grant the environmental Dec 8, 2014 Home Publications Regulations Mineral Regulation SAMRAD online Guidelines and Templates Environmental Authorisations Forms, Templates and Scoping report The Department of Mineral Resources aims to formulate and implement policy to ensure optimum use of the country's mineral resources. This mistaken belief was Jul 19, 2016 Environment department spokesperson Albi Modise said that based on complaints received, the authorities have made preliminary findings on whether Tormin has complied with the environmental authorisation it received in July 2012. EIA/EMP available for 30 day Public Comment period. Government has commenced the rollout of the “One Environmental System” with effect from Monday, 8th December 2014, which will initiate the streamlining of the licensing processes for mining, environmental authorisations and water use. PwC summary. He did not give details. DMR Reference Number: MP 30/5/1/2/2 (74) EM. The company is still awaiting the approval of an integrated water use licence (IWUL) from the June 2015. PROPOSED SETLABOTSHA PROJECT NEAR STANDERTON, MPUMALANGA PROVINCE. The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) has granted environmental authorisation to Rhino Oil & Gas in terms of Regulation 24 of the EIA Regulations, 2014 for the exploration activities as detailed. The DMR's decision is dated 21 September 2017. Coal of Africa Limited (“CoAL” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that the South African. The MPRDA Amendment Act's commencement also comes more than four years after the National Environmental Amendment Act,. report back to the DMR and competent authorities within the statutory prescribed. This situation was compounded by the fact that authorisations were required from various government departments, including the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR). Government has commenced the rollout of the “One Environmental System” with effect from Monday, 8th December 2014, which will initiate the streamlining of the licensing processes for mining, environmental authorisations and water use. The EIA will set out the anticipated impacts arising from the Project and propose measures on how these might be managed. Although welcomed, the new environmental impact assessment (EIA) regulations are Jul 5, 2016 Dear Sir/Madam,. MINING AND Once a MR application has been provisionally accepted by the DMR, the environmental impact assessment process is initiated. With Citibank estimating in 2010 that South Africa had R2,5 trillion worth of mineral reserves, it is clear that the mining industry is crucial in the war against poverty and underdevelopment Jan 30, 2017 Environmental Authorisation granted for Vele Colliery. The EIA report will inform an environmental authorisation decision to be taken by the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR). Mark with an X where applicable. On 20 November 2015, the Minister of Environmental Affairs for South Africa promulgated the Regulations for Financial Environmental Affairs (DEA) will be the legislative authority, while the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) will remain the issues the environmental authorisation, comply with the. Application for the proposed Setlabotsha Project near Standerton, Mpumalanga Province. AUTHORISATION. LEGISLATION. 107 of 1998), through an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) assumes the custodianship of all mineral resources in South Africa on contribute to a reduction in the adverse impacts of mining on the environment. submitted together with the application for the necessary environmental authorisations in terms of the said Acts. 7 March to 7 April 2017. This application form is . The company is still awaiting the approval of an integrated water use licence (IWUL) from the Feb 20, 2016 submitted together with the application for the necessary environmental authorisations in terms of the said Acts. biz. As a brief background on the One Environmental System, on 10 September 2013 the DMR, DEA and June 2015. EIA FOR EXPLORATION. The final BAR was submitted to DMR for decision on 27 . • attract, develop and retain . In terms of OES, the DMR is the competent authority for processing environmental authorisation applications for mining and listed activities, and for Environmental Affairs (DEA) and the Department of Mineral Resources. Department of Mineral Resources (“DMR”) has granted an Environmental Authorisation in terms of the National Environmental Management Act (“NEMA”) 09 December 2014. In the MSR case, the DEA took about 16 09 December 2014. 2. Coal of Africa Limited (“CoAL” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that the South African. Although welcomed, the new environmental impact assessment (EIA) regulations are Jun 5, 2013 environmental authorisation is required for mineral activities, with only an environmental management programme or plan needing approval by the DMR under the MPRDA. The statement also raised the question of what the status is of EMPs and EMPRs, that is, are they considered to be environmental authorisations under the NEMA or not? The One Environmental System. In the MSR case, the DEA took about 16 Mar 8, 2017 Environmental authorisation process for Anglo Operations (Pty) Ltd Mining Right. . REQUIRED. Mar 27, 2015 According to the DMR, the purpose of the new OES system is to “streamline licensing processes for mining, environmental authorisations and water use”. The DMR has traditionally adopted the stance that the obtaining of a mining right or permit (collectively referred to hereafter as “mining right”) trumped the need for any other authorisation required by any other law. Terreco Environmental cc has been appointed by the Applicant to undertake the legally required application process for environmental authorisation. Department of Mineral Resources (“DMR”) has granted an Environmental Authorisation in terms of the National Environmental Management Act (“NEMA”) Although there was consensus in the industry that the DMR became the competent authority to issue environmental authorisations, where listed activities are triggered after December 2014, the question of who may prosecute violations of NEMA was an issue marred in confusion. Jun 9, 2016 An extensive change that has resulted in the 'carving out' of environmental authorisation legislation from the Mineral and Petroleum Development Act In 2007/8, the Department of Environmental Aff airs (DEA) and the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) agreed that environmental regulation would Nov 29, 2017 Minister of Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa has set aside the decision by the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) to grant authorisation to Groothoek Coal Mining for the proposed construction of a coal mine in Lephalale, Limpopo. However, he was at pains to point out that DMR Feb 19, 2017 Cape Town - A controversial Australian mining company's allegedly illegal activities at its West Coast mine that resulted in massive environmental destruction is the subject of a legal battle starting in the Western Cape High Court in Cape Town on Monday GroundUp reports