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The proposed Glencore Mine Residue Facilities Extension Project

Coastal & Environmental Services (Pty) Ltd. (hereafter referred to CES) has been appointed by

Glencore Eastern Mines to facilitate the Scoping and Environmental Impact Assessment (S&EIR) Process in terms of the National Environmental Management Act (1998) read with the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations, 2014 (as amended) as well as the National Environmental Management: Waste Act (2008) for the proposed construction and operation of a Waste Rock Dump at Helena Mine and Waste Storage Facility (Co-disposal) at Thorncliffe Mine.

Furthermore, Glencore Eastern Mines are also applying for a Water Use Licence from Department Water & Sanitation (DWS) for the Helena, Thorncliffe and Magareng mines in terms of the National Water Act (NWA).

The proposed project will include:

Thorncliffe mine:

  • New Waste Storage Facility (Site Footprint - 33 ha).
  • Associated Pollution Control Dam (Site Footprint -2.7 ha).
  • Associated Storm water management infrastructure.

Helena Mine:

  • New Waste Rock Dump (Site Footprint -22.3 ha) on the footprint of the existing
  • Paste Tailings Storage Facility site.
  • Associated Pollution Control Dam (Site Footprint - 1.47 ha).
  • Associated Storm water management infrastructure.

Published:

Friday 01 July 2022


Review Period:

Friday 01 July - Friday 01 August 2022

Contact Person: Ryan Jonas
Email: ryan.jonas@cesnet.co.za
Tel: +27 (0) 875491345

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