Preliminary skeletal analysis report: kusile invest 2






Thursday, April 7, 2022 to Sunday, April 30, 2023





This Permit is issued to Hester Roodt  for the exhumation and reburial of the human remains discovered during mine activities at Kusile Invest 2 Mine, Greater Giyani 891 LT, Giyani, Limpopo Province.

  1. This permit is issued under section 35(4) of the National Heritage Resources Act (25 of 1999) for the rescue relocation of human remains.
  2. 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 authorized representatives.
  3. 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 site plan.
  4. Human remains must at all times be handled with respect and graves should not be disturbed except where unavoidable. The consultation procedures as indicated in the Regulations and the National Heritage Resources Act must be observed as appropriate. The recommendations for removal of graves and exhumations and for re-burial stipulated in SAHRA's Policy 'What to do when graves are uncovered', section 3, must be observed as far as possible.
  5.  A report on the activities undertaken in terms of this permit must be emailed to before or on 30 April 2023 using the template in the following link:
  6. All remains recovered, including relics and artefacts must be reburied with human remains at the identified location.
  7. Reprints of all published papers or copies of theses and/or reports resulting from this work must be lodged with the relevant provincial heritage authority and SAHRA.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. The heritage authority reserves the right to cancel this permit by notice to the permit holder.



PDF of Permit: 

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