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, has 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 and the Bojanala District Municipality.
Impala’s Shaft 16 Complex is located on the farm Reinkoyalskraal 278 JQ and comprises of a main shaft for access to the underground areas, waste rock dump and stockpile areas, and support services. As part of its on-going mine planning, Impala has identified the need for additional parking bays on site to accommodate the increasing number of employees at the Shaft 16 Complex using their own vehicles. In this regard, Impala is proposing to expand the parking area with 672 covered parking bays.
A background Information Document (BID) has been prepared for the proposed project and is made available for a public review and comment period between 2 June - 5 July 2021. Any comments on the BID should be forwarded to SLR at the address, telephone or e-mail address shown below. For comments to be included in the Basic Assessment Report, they should reach SLR by no later than 5 July 2021.