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New Overvaal Tunnel EIA

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The proposed construction of a new Overvaal rail tunnel parallel to and approximately 20m south of the existing Overvaal tunnel, which is approximately 30km south east of Ermelo on the Transnet Richards Bay coal line, in Mpumalanga Province.

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The proposed construction of the second Overvaal tunnel is part of an expansion programme to increase the capacity of the existing Richards Bay coal line to the Port of Richards Bay. The second tunnel is required in order to improve turn-around times, thereby increasing freight handling to and from the Port of Richards Bay.

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 13:06

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4341

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