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permit application to conduct a ground-penetrating radar survey and test excavations at glencore goedgevendon complex on the remainder of farm kleinzuikerboschplaat 5 is in the nkangala district municipality of the mpumalanga province

HeritageAuthority: 

PermitID: 

3866

PermitHolder: 

PermitDate: 

Monday, March 6, 2023 to Tuesday, February 6, 2024

NHRA: 

Conditions: 

PGS Heritage (Pty) Ltd was contracted by Glencore Operations South Africa (Pty) Ltd to undertake a heritage desktop assessment and site visit to identify potential graves in an area located near Ogies in the Mpumalanga Province. The graves are claimed to be situated on a portion of the farm Kleinzuikerboschplaat 5 IS.

This permit is issued for Ground-Penetrating Radar (“GPR”) survey and Test Excavations to identify the correct location of the burials of the Makwakwa family.


1. This test permit is issued under Section 35(4) of the National Heritage Resources Act (25 of 1999) for Ground-Penetrating Radar survey and Test Excavations to identify the correct location of the burials.
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 authorised 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. A standard site record form must be lodged on SAHRIS.
5. If human remains are uncovered during test excavations, all activities must stop until SAHRA BGG Unit has issued a relocation permit.
6. 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.
7. A permit report is due by  31December 2023.
8. If a published report has not appeared within three years of the lapsing of this permit, the permit report 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.

PermitFeePaidDate: 

30/11/2022

PDF of Permit: 

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