Project

The proposed exploration activities on EPLs 7963,7973, 8050 & 8051 for base and rare metals and industrial minerals and precious metals, Hardap/Khomas Region, Namibia

Exploration activities on EPLs 7963, 7973, 8050 & 8051

The Proponent Votorantim Metals Namibia (Pty) Ltd, proposes the exploration of base and rare metals, industrial metals and precious metals on EPL 7963,7973,8050 & 8051. The Proponent proposes to conduct exploration by using methods that may include geological mapping, geochemical surveys, geophysical surveys, RAB and RC drilling. The proposed EPLs are located in the following areas. EPL 7963 is approximately 87 km southwest of Rehoboth and can be accessed via the B1 and then turn off onto the C24. EPL 7973 is approximately 95 km southeast of Windhoek. EPL 8050 and 8051 are located approximately 75 km southeast of Windhoek. These three EPLs can be accessed via the B6 road SE of Windhoek and then turn off onto the C23, Khomas Region.

ECC’s Role

ECC has been contracted by Votorantim Metals Namibia (Pty) Ltd as the independent Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EPA) to facilitate the entire ESIA process. Prior to the start of the proposed projects, an environmental clearance certificate is required in terms of the Environmental Management Act, 7 of 2007 and the associated EIA Regulations. A final decision relating to the above-mentioned application will be made by Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT): Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA).

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Project Details

Proponent

Votorantim Metals Namibia (Pty)Ltd

Status

Open for Public Participation

Sector

Mining & Minerals

Country

Namibia

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