The proposed exploration activities for base, rare and precious metals and industrial materials on EPLs 8571, 8572 & 8573, Kunene Region, Namibia

exploration activities on EPLs 8571, 8572 & 8573

The Proponent intends to carry out exploration activities for rare, base, and precious metals and industrial minerals on the Exclusive Prospecting Licences (EPLs) 8571, 8572 and 8573. The Proponent will conduct geological mapping, geochemical surveys, geophysical surveys (airborne and ground), reverse circulation (RC) and diamond drilling.

The proposed Project is located within the Opuwo District, in the Kunene Region and is accessible via a network of main roads C41 and the C43 and gravel roads such as the D3703, D3705, D3707 and D3720.

ECC’s Role

Environmental Compliance Consultancy (ECC) has been contracted by Skorpion Mining Company (Pty) Ltd to conduct an environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) and develop an environmental management plan (EMP), for exploration activities for base, rare and precious metals and industrial materials in the Kunene Region, Namibia. Consistent with the Environmental Management Act, 2007 and its regulations, an environmental clearance certificate application will be submitted to the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) for the Project, which is the relevant authority to make a record of decision (RoD) with regards to the proposed project.

Download Documents

Skorpion ECC EPL 8571.pdfDownload
ECC-99-387-REP-14-D – EMP_ Final for ROD.pdfDownload
ECC-99-387-REP-10-C_Scoping Report_EPL 8573_Final for ROD.pdfDownload
ECC-99-387-REP-13-D – EMP_ Final for ROD.pdfDownload
ECC-99-387-REP-09-C_Scoping Report_EPL 8572 Final for ROD.pdfDownload
ECC-99-387-REP-08-D_Scoping Report_EPL 8571 FINAL for ROD.pdfDownload
ECC-99-387-REP-12-D – EMP_ Final for ROD.pdfDownload
Appendix F – EAP CVs.pdfDownload
ECC-99-387-BID-06-B EPL 8571-8573.pdfDownload

Project Details


Skorpion Mining Company (Pty) Ltd


Approval Obtained, Submitted to Government for Record of Decision


Mining & Minerals



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