APP-001504 - Exploration activities on EPL 7703 Base and Rare Metals, Industrial Minerals, Precious Metals, Semi-Precious Stones in Otjozondjupa Region.

Exploration activities on EPL 7703 Base and Rare Metals, Industrial Minerals, Precious Metals, Semi-Precious Stones in Otjozondjupa Region. Listed activities triggered by the project include: MINING AND QUARRYING ACTIVITIES o (3.1) The construction of facilities for any process or activities which requires a licence, right or other form of authorisation, and the renewal of a licence, right or other form of authorisation, in terms of the Minerals (Prospecting and Mining Act), 1992 o (3.2) Other forms of mining or extraction of any natural resources whether regulated by law or not o (3.3) Resource extraction, manipulation, conservation and related activities Nature of Activity: The proposed project is for the exploration of base and rare metals, industrial minerals, precious metals and semi-precious stones. As part of the proposed exploration project, the following activities are envisaged, which shall be further defined as the exploration program is refined: • Potential creation of access tracks, where existing tracks cannot be utilized • Limited vegetation clearing for the creation of tracks • Creation of exploration boreholes • Exploration methods may include aerial or remote sensing, electromagnetic surveys, drilling, mineral sampling, and • Storage of exploration mineral samples.

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