kruger cave rehabilation project






Thursday, January 20, 2022 to Saturday, December 31, 2022





This permit extension is issued to Dr Justin Bradfield to undertake limited excavations and rehabilitation work, including the cleaning and stabalisation of section profiles through sandbags and backfilling of trenches.  Previous activities were halted by Covid-19 restrictions in both 2020 and 2021.

  1. If the permit holder is not to be present on the site at all times then the heritage authority must be provided with the names and qualifications of the authorised representatives.
  2. Adequate recording methods as specified in the Regulations and Guidelines pertaining to the National Heritage Resources Act must be employed.  Note that the position of all excavations and objects collected must be marked on a plan of site.
  3. A standard site record form must be lodged with the University of Johannesburg.
  4. All archaeological material collected and excavated, as well as field notes and records, will be housed at the University of Johannesburg.
  5. A final report is due on or before 31 December 2022.
  6. Reprints of all published papers or copies of theses and/or reports resulting from this work must be lodged with the heritage authority.
  7. If a published report has not appeared within three years of the lapsing of this permit, the report required in terms of the permit will be made available to researchers on request.
  8. It is the responsibility of the permit holder to obtain permission from the landowner for each visit, and conditions of access imposed by the landowner must be observed.
  9. It is the responsibility of the permit holder to fill in excavations and protect sites during and after excavation to the satisfaction of the heritage authority and the landowner.
  10. The heritage authority shall not be liable for any losses, damages or injuries to persons or properties as a result of any activities in connection with this permit.
  11. The heritage authority reserves the right to cancel this permit by notice to the permit holder.



PDF of Permit: 

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