The proposed exploration of base, rare and precious metals and industrial materials on EPL 8570, //Kharas Region, Namibia

Exploration of base, rare and precious metals and industrial minerals on EPL 8570

The Proponent intends to carry out exploration activities of rare, base, and precious metals and industrial minerals on the Exclusive Prospecting Licences (EPLs) 8570. The Proponent will conduct geological mapping, geochemical surveys, geophysical surveys (airborne and ground), and reverse circulation (RC) and diamond drilling. The proposed Project is located approximately 26km from Rosh Pinah and is accessible via the C13 main road in the //Kharas Region.

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 //Kharas Region, Namibia. 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 Mining ECC EPL 8570.pdfDownload
ECC-99-387-REP-18-D – EMP_Final for Gov Submission.pdfDownload
ECC-99-387-REP-17-D_Final for Gov Submission.pdfDownload

Project Details


Skorpion Mining Company (Pty) Ltd


Approval Obtained


Mining & Minerals



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