Heritage Cases

Changes to SAHRIS!

The South African Heritage Resources Information System (SAHRIS) has undergone a generational upgrade and restructure. These changes to the site include, but are not limited to:

  • A new & modernised look and layout
  • Improved site usage flows with respect to applications and content creation
  • Improved site performance and stability

Launch for the new version of SAHRIS occurred on Monday the 30th of October 2023.

The new site can be found here:


SAHRA Application Closure

Please note the following concerning applications submitted to the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) during the December 2023 to January 2024 period.

The full notice is available here: Notice

Special Notice

Following comments received on the proposed Revised Schedule of Fees for applications made to the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA), made in terms of Section 25(2)(l) of the National Heritage Resources Act No. 25 of 1999 (NHRA) and published in the Government Gazette of 22 July 2022, SAHRA hereby publishes the final Revised Schedule of Fees for Applications made to SAHRA. Applications for provision of services submitted to the South African Heritage Resources Authority (SAHRA), in terms of the National Heritage Resources Act, No. 25 of 1999 (NHRA) must be accompanied by a payment of the appropriate fee, taking effect from 1 January 2023

Revised Schedule of Fees for Applications made to the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA)

GP 30/5/1/1/2/10814 PR




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The Lagom proposed Prospecting Right Area is within the Sidebeng Local Municipality, Lesedi Magisterial District. The site is located 8 km east of Nigel Town and about 14.2 km south-west of Heidelberg Town. Lagom submitted an application for Prospecting Right that has been accepted by Department of Mineral Resources and Energy “DMRE”, with reference number: GP 30/5/1/1/2/10814 PR. The prospecting right application is subject to a Basic Assessment Process as described in the EIA Regulations, 2014 (as amended). In Summary, the Project relates to:  The prospecting for coal, limestone and aggregate, which will be desktop-based, considering the existing available information.  At least 5 boreholes may be drilled by the Applicant, though it is not planned at this stage.  Existing farm roads and tracks made by the farmer(s) will be used to access various areas on the site if required for drilling and / or further studies if existing information proves insufficient.


Samorite (Pty) Ltd has been appointed as an independent Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EAP) to undertake a Basic Assessment (BA) in terms of the prospecting right application. The Recipients of this document have been identified as potential Interested and Affected Parties (I&AP) in terms of the prospecting right application. This document (the Background Information Document or “BID”) has been compiled to provide I&APs with information on the proposed prospecting and the application processes. The Reader is hereby invited to participate in the BA process freely and submit any questions or information you feel may contribute to the process to us. All comments received will be recorded and addressed as part of the BA process.


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GP 30/5/1/1/2/10814 PR



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