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Bestwood Environmental Assurance


Client: Allshare Africa

Responsibility: Environmental compliance assurance and auditing

Products: Compliance Reports. Legal Gap Analysis. Environmental Training.

R575 Road Diversion Environmental Authorisation


Client: Shanduka Coal

Responsibility: Secure environmental authorisations for construction of bypass provincial road.

Products: Full EIA, Scoping and EMP Reports.

Environmental Authorisation for the Vryburg Waste Water Treatment Works


Client: Dr. Ruth S Mompati District Municipality

Responsibility: Secure environmental authorisations for construction of new sewage treatment works and demolition of old works.

Products: Full EIA, Scoping and EMP Reports. Waste Licence. Water Use Licence.

Waste Utilisation Feasability


Client: Anglo American – Technical Division

Responsibility: Coordinate and conduct feasibility study to re-use sewage waste for mine rehabilitation purposes.

Products: Feasibility report.

G80 Rehabilitation Design and implementation Phase 1b


Client: FCE Consulting and Sishen Mine

Responsibility: Conceptual and Detailed Design of the rehabilitation works for the Northern section of the G80 Dump. Tender process and appointment of biophysical contractor. Project Management, quality control and monitoring

Products: Conceptual Rehabilitation Design. Detailed Rehabilitation Design. Appointed biophysical contractor. Rehabilitation works.

Impact Evaluation for the development of the Komaggas Bridge


Client: De Beers Consolidated Mines

Responsibility: Regulatory consultation, ecological assessment, stakeholder engagement, impact assessment

Products: Ecological Assessment Report. Environmental Management Plan. Environmental Impact Assessment. Basic Assessment Report.

G80 Rehabilitation Design and implementation Phase 1a


Client: FCE Consulting and Sishen Mine

Responsibility: Conceptual and Detailed Design of the rehabilitation works for the North Eastern section of the G80 Dump. Tender process and appointment of biophysical contractor. Project Management, quality control and monitoring

Products: Conceptual Rehabilitation Design. Detailed Rehabilitation Design. Appointed biophysical contractor. Rehabilitation works.

Gamsberg Sustainable Development Management


Client: Vedanta Plc

Responsibility: Project facilitation and integration, Sustainable Development Design, Stakeholder engagement process design, Biodiversity input. Management support.

Products: Legal Verification Report. Sustainable Development Strategy. Stakeholder Engagement Plan. Reviewed ESIA process. Reviewed Basic Assessment process.

Project Environmental Compliance Evaluation


Client: Anglo Thermal Coal

Responsibility: Legal compliance evaluation, operational input and evaluation, on-site training.

Products: Compliance Report evaluating NWA, NEMA, MPRDA compliance

Leinster Prospecting Right application


Client: JK Consulting

Responsibility: Environmental Assessment and Management Plan compilation

Products: Prospecting EMP

EMPR Amendment for mine extension – Sishen Mine


Client: AGES

Responsibility: Environmental and Biophysical alignment. Biophysical closure cost updating.

Products:Updated EMPR for mine extension.

Closure Planning Review


Client: Kumba Iron Ore

Responsibility: Closure plan framework and approach. Integrated risk profile compilation. Environmental legal and best practice alignment. Biophysical Cost updating.

Products:Strategically aligned closure plan for Sishen Mine. Strategically aligned closure plan for Kolomela Mine. Initial rehabilitation strategy for Kolomela Mine. Strategically aligned closure plan for Thabazimbi Mine.

Gamsberg Gap Analysis


Client: Vedanta Plc

Responsibility: Legal and permitting gap analysis

Products: Gap Analysis Report

EMPR Amendment Review


Client: Xifati Consulting

Responsibility: Document Review of compliance with MPRDA

Products: Review Document.

Black Mountain Biodiversity and Rehabilitation Survey


Client: Anglo American, Black Mountain Mine

Responsibility: Sand mining, Exploration and Conservation Area vegetation analysis

Products: Vegetation Survey Report

Water License Application


Client: De Beers Group Services

Responsibility: Environmental Impact Assessment. Public participation process. Waste license application.

Products: Environmental Management Plan. Waste License.

Black Mountain Storm Water Management Project Phase II


Client: Anglo American, Black Mountain Mine

Responsibility: Inter-provincial project coordinator

Products: Regulation 704 Audit

Sishen Concurrent rehabilitation


Client: Sishen Mine

Responsibility: Biophysical detail design for waste rock and tailings facility

Products: Detail biophysical design

Exploration Concurrent Rehabilitaion


Client: Kumba Geosciences Division

Responsibility: Independent closure quantum assessment. Concurrent rehabilitation. Rehabilitation monitoring.

Products: Closure plan. Rehabilitation schedule. Closure quantum report.

Environment Legal Training


Client: Kumba Geosciences Division

Responsibility: Training of managers, supervisors and contractors.

Products: Environmental legal training manual. Theoretical and practical training module. Trained staff

WWF – Riverine Rabbit Conservation Project


Client: WWF

Responsibility: Inter-provincial project coordinator

Products: Baseline monitoring. Environmental Education.
                Establishment of Nature Conservancies.

C.A.P.E Stewardship Program


Responsibility: Klein Karoo project roll-out and implementation.

Products: Secured conservancies and formal conservation areas.

C.A.P.E Stewardship Program


Responsibility: Cape Metropol project roll-out and implementation

Products: Contractual nature reserves and voluntary registered conservation areas.

Anglo American and Botanical Society of South Africa – Prospecting and biodiversity management in sensitive habitats


Client: Anglo American – Exploration Division

Responsibility: Biodiversity and Environmental management support

Products: Best practice exploration management standards. A basic impact assessment and Environmental Management Plan Report amendment. First finalist for the Nedbank Mining Green Awards 2008

Black Mountain – Pollution Control for Processing Plant


Client: Anglo American, Black Mountain Mine

Responsibility: Environmental Coordination and Management input

Products: Environmental legal alignment. Design alignment with mine closure. Monitoring and Maintenance plan.

Base Metal Processing Plant Efficiency Project


Client: Anglo American, Black Mountain Mine

Responsibility: Environmental input as team member. Project report facilitation.

Products: Project proposal report. Dux award. Best business improvement project – GIBBS 2008

Water Mass Balance and Storm Water Management Plan for Black Mountain


Client: Anglo American, Black Mountain Mine

Responsibility: Project facilitation and integration.

Products: Operational water mass balance for modelling. Water quality monitoring system. Integrated waste management plan.

Conservation Management Site Evaluation


Client: Haaskraal Farms

Responsibility: Conservation evaluation and recommendations

Products: Conservation inspection report

Black Mountain Tailings Deposition Facility Extension Project


Client: Anglo American, Black Mountain Mine

Responsibility: Project facilitation and integration.

Products: Integration of design into water and closure management.

Environmental Compliance Audit


Client: SPH Kundalila

Responsibility: Environmental evaluation and recommendations

Products: Environmental Audit Report

Black Mountain – Overland Slurry pipeline for underground back filling


Client: Anglo American, Black Mountain Mine

Responsibility: Environmental Impact Assessment

Products: Environmental Impact Assessment Report

Kumba Geosciences Division Strategic Closure Planning


Client: Kumba Geosciences Division

Responsibility: Strategy concept, design and implementation.

Products: Strategic Closure Plan

Screening Environmental Evaluation for Alternative Energy


Client: Solek Engineering

Responsibility: Environmental evaluation and recommendations

Products: Screening Report

Black Mountain Integrated Closure Plan


Client: Anglo American, Black Mountain Mine

Responsibility: Closure plan model development. Environmental and biophysical input.

Products: Intergrated Closure Plan

Sishen – Integrated Rehabilitation Strategy


Client: Sishen Mine

Responsibility: Biophysical Rehabilitation Management concept. Project Integration facilitation. Environmental Specialist studies.

Products: Compost Management Plan. Biophysical Rehabilitation Plan. Visual Impact Assessment. Legal Compliance Gap Analysis. Detailed vegetation survey report. Best practice rehabilitation gap analysis. Feasibility of alternatives report. Monitoring and Maintenance report. Rehabilitation criteria report.