240430003521 - Environmental Impact Assessment for Mining activities on Mining Claim 73434, Kunene Region

The applicant intends to mine Base and Rare Metals and Semi-Precious Stones from the mining claim. It is foreseen that the mining activities will include trenching and excavating. The Environmental Regulations procedure (GN 30 of 2012) stipulates that no mineral exploration and mining activities may be undertaken without an environmental clearance certificate. The proposed prospecting activities are listed in the Environmental Management Act, 2007, (Act No. 7 of 2007) and the EIA Regulations 30 of 2012 and cannot be undertaken without an Environmental Clearance Certificate (ECC). In fulfilment of these environmental requirements, an Environmental Scoping and Assessment Report (ESAR) and Environmental Management Plan (EMP) will be submitted to the Ministry of Mines Energy (MME) and Ministry of Environment Forestry and Tourism in support of the application for an Environmental Clearance Certificate (ECC).

Prpject status REVIEW IN PROGRESS

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