Client: Impala Platinum Limited
Proposed Expansion of the Parking Area at the Shaft 16 Complex, Impala Platinum Mine, Rustenburg Operation
Impala Platinum Limited (Impala), a member of the Implats group of companies, operates a platinum group metals (PGM) mining and processing operation located approximately 16 km north-north-west of the town of Rustenburg, in the Rustenburg Local Municipality (RLM) and the Bojanala Platinum District Municipality (BPDM), North West province.
Impala’s Shaft 16 Complex is located on the farm Reinkoyalskraal 278 JQ and comprises of a vertical hoisting shaft, an upcast ventilation shaft, waste rock dump (WRD), run of mine and stockpile areas, and various ancillary support services, including an office complex, stores and parking area. As part of its on-going mine planning, Impala is proposing to expand the existing parking area with additional covered parking bays (proposed project).
A Basic Assessment Report (BAR) and Non-Technical Summary (NTS) has been compiled for the proposed project and is made available for a 30-day public review and comment period from 8 September to 8 October 2021 in order to provide Interested and Affected Parties (I&APs) with an opportunity to comment on any aspect of the Basic Assessment (BA) process and the proposed project.
Any comments on the BAR and NTS should be forwarded to SLR at the address, telephone or email address shown below. For comments to be included in the revised BAR, comments should reach SLR by no later than 8 October 2021.