Styldrift No. 2 Shaft Complex – Appeal against the refusal of the Environmental Authorisation

Short Project Title: Styldrift-no-2-shaft-complex-appeal-against-refusal-environmental-authorisation
   
Project Title: Styldrift No. 2 Shaft Complex – Appeal against the refusal of the Environmental Authorisation. Supporting information from the Environmental Impact Report (EIR), Environmental Management Programme (EMPr) and Environmental Impact Assessment Process (EIA) process in respect of the appeal against the refusal of the Environmental Authorisation for the Proposed Styldrift No. 2 Shaft Complex and Associated Infrastructure.
   
Project Synopsis: The Project Applicant in this matter was the joint venture partners in the Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine Joint Venture (BRPM JV), being Royal Bafokeng Resources (Pty) Ltd and Rustenburg Platinum Mines Ltd.

SRK Consulting (SA) Pty Ltd (SRK) was appointed by BRPM JV for the proposed expansion of existing operations at Styldrift through the development of Styldrift No 2 Shaft and associated infrastructure to be the independent Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EAP). In this roll SRK applied on behalf of BRPM JV to the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) North West office, for environmental authorisation. The process was started with an application submitted on 2 November 2015.

A decision from the DMR was expected on 15 September 2016. However, a refusal to approve the Environmental Authorisation was received on 10 November 2017. BRPM JV has now decided to appeal against the decision made by the DMR.
   
SRK Project Reference Number: 454591
   
Official Reference Number: DMR Reference Number NW 30/5/1/1/3/2/1/00150 EM
   
Project Location: Rustenburg Local Municipality, Bojanala Platinum District Municipality, North West Province of South Africa.
   
Status of the Project The DMR refused the EA based on 9 findings as is stipulated in letter dated 7 November 2017. (Acting Regional Manager, 2017). An appeal has been lodged with the Department of Environmental Affairs. A copy of the appeal and supporting documentation can be downloaded from the SRK website.
   
SRK Project Manager: Manda Hinsch
   
Contact Email: mhinsch@srk.co.za / acaddick @srk.co.za
   
Contact Number: 012 3619821

 

Report

 Document  File Size  Date  Status  
         
1. Appeal Doc 1,617 KB Nov 2017 Active
2. AA_SRK Sup Doc 3011 2017 1,776 KB Nov 2017 Active

Appendices

 Document  File Size  Date  Status  
         
3. AA_AppA_ DMR_Refusal 2,507 KB Nov 2017 Active
4. AA_AppB_SLP Commit 100 KB Nov 2017 Active
5. AA_AppC_Inves_ R _Struc Fail 587 KB Nov 2017 Active
6. AA_AppD_SLP Ann Aud 205 KB Nov 2017 Active
7. AA_AppE_AR1 3 646 KB Nov 2017 Active
7. AA_AppE_AR2 7 165 KB Nov 2017 Active
8. AA_AppF_1  2015.10.07_Notes DMR 279 KB Nov 2017 Active
9. AA_AppF_2  20160216 Notes Finalised 288 KB Nov 2017 Active
10. AA_AppF_3_email DMR_KR 81 KB Nov 2017 Active
11. AA_AppF_4_Resp KR to DMR 1,164 KB Nov 2017 Active
12. AA_ AppF_5_20170602 Auth Letter 1_DMR 115 KB Nov 2017 Active
13. AA_AppF_6 20171024 Auth letter 2_DMR 115 KB Nov 2017 Active
14. AA_AppG_1_KR_Evershed 604 KB Nov 2017 Active
15. AA_AppG_Prf_KR Comm 838 KB Nov 2017 Active
16. AA_AppH_1.2015.07.29_CandR_ComMeeting ChanFarm 2,319 KB Nov 2017 Active
17. AA_AppH_2_BRPM_replacemnt Land 48 KB Nov 2017 Active
18. AB_Appl Sign 223 KB Nov 2017 Active
19.AC Appeal Resp Rept_30.11.2017 306 KB Nov 2017 Active
         

 

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