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Lanric construction of 6 poultry houses.

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Mediro Association is proposing the construction of 6 poultry houses with the capacity to hold up to 10 000 birds per house on Portion 44 (portion of portion 27 of the farm Lanric 59 JO situated in Mahikeng District within the Mahikeng Local Municipality area.

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Mediro Association is proposing the construction of 6 poultry houses with the capacity to hold up to 10 000 birds per house on Portion 44 (portion of portion 27 of the farm Lanric 59 JO situated in Mahikeng District within the Mahikeng Local Municipality area. The proposed project triggers a Basic Assessment for certain listed activities under Listing 1 & 3 of NEMA (National Environmental Management Act, 1998). Bucandi Environmental Solutions (Bucandi) was requested by Mediro Association to conduct a Basic Assessment as part of the application for environmental authorisation. Listing 1: (ACTIVITY NO. 5) The development and related operation of facilities or infrastructure for the concentration of (ii) more than 5 000 poultry per facility situated outside an urban area, excluding chicks younger than 20 days and (iv) more than 25 000 chicks younger than 20 days per facility situated outside an urban area. (ACTIVITY NO. 27) The clearance of an area of 1 hectare or more, but less than 20 hectares of indigenous vegetation. Listing 3: (ACTIVITY NO. 12) The clearance of an area of 300 square meters or more of indigenous vegetation except where such clearance of indigenous vegetation is required for maintenance purposes undertaken in accordance with a maintenance management plan The activity will entail the construction of 6 environmentally controlled chicken layer houses (70m x 6m each). Each house will have the capacity for 10 000 layers. The entire site will be able to house up to 60 000 birds. The project will entail the following: • Earthworks and clearing of vegetation (1.5ha of indigenous vegetation) on the site for 6 poultry houses. • Construction of 6 environmentally controlled chicken houses (70m x 6m) with capacity for 10 000 birds per house, totalling 60 000 birds. • Chicks younger than 20 days (Activity 5 (iv) will stay in the same poultry houses as birds (activity 5 (ii) from day 1 to the end of the cycle. • A silo and water tank will be erected next to each house. • Powerlines will be connected to each house from the existing Eskom point. • Pipelines will be connected to each house from an existing borehole. The site will be fenced off with a 2.4m high electric fence

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Friday, June 11, 2021 - 10:45

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16623

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Dept CaseReference DueDate FinalDecision
DEDECT NWP/EIA/13/2021 12/07/2021

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