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

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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)

NW 30/5/1/3/2/10802 EM

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about Moopetsi Chrome Investments (Pty) Ltd (Moopetsi) intention to mine for CHROME reserves on a portion of Portion 3 of the farm Vogelstruisnek 173 JP in the Moses Kotane District Municipality of the North West Province. The method that will be employed is a very basic form of open pit mining, and a 5 ha area will be demarcated for mining activities. Blasting and subsequent mining of the orebody utilising a truck and shovel operation will be conducted. The mined ore will be crushed and screened utilising a mobile crushing and screening plant. A front-end loader will be utilised to load the material into haulage trucks. The ore will be processed off-site. The mine will operate for a two (2) year permit period with an option to renew for three (3) periods, each of which may not exceed one (1) year if the mining programme is not completed.

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Moopetsi applied for Environmental Authorization to undertake the following activity: • Activity no. 21 in Listing Notice 1. GNR 983 (as amended by R327) “… requires a mining permit in terms of Section 27 of the MPRDA 2002 • Activity no. 27 in Listing Notice 1. GNR 983 (as amended by R 327). The clearance of an area of 1 hectare or more, but less than 20 hectares of indigenous vegetation, except where such clearance of indigenous vegetation is required for- i. the undertaking of a linear activity or ii. maintenance purposes undertaken in accordance with a maintenance management plan The site is located 28km northwest of Sun City in the Moses Kotane District Municipality of North West Province. The project area spans approximately 5.0 hectares.

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 14:16

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17559

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CaseReferenceDepartmentApplicationTypeDeadlineDateContactPerson
NW 30/5/1/3/2/10802 EM
10/12/2021

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