Compilation of Integrated Water and Waste (Resource)

Water Use Licence
Management Plans (IWW(R)MP), Stormwater Management Plans, Source / resource directed water monitoring Plans, Environmental Management Plans (EMPs), Sewage treatment and disposal management Plans and Catchment Management Plans. Calculations of a Waste Load Allocation as part of the Water Use Licence Application for a mine with a discharge
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Impact and Resource Management

Environmental Impact Asessment
- Analysis and management of environmental issues; - Conducting Feasibility studies, Scoping, Basic Assessments and EIA studies and Development of EMPs and EIA in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA), 2002 (Act 28 of 2002), the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA), 1998 (Act 107 of 1998) and Section 20 (ECA) permits. Typical Environmental Impact Assessment done for each phase of project, (Operational phase: Noise impact from proposed mining activity)...
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Comprehensive Environmental Authorizations and License applications

- Compilation of license applications for section 21 water uses (National Water Act (NWA), 1998 (Act 36 of 1998)) and permit applications for landfill sites as per section 20 of the Environmental Conservation Act (ECA), 1998 (Act 73 of 1989). - Closure permitting of old waste disposal and landfill sites, including rehabilitation and decommissioning plans and other supporting documentation.
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Regulatory Support

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Most of the current members of MENCO were previously employed by the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry. During this time they were involved with the compilation of: The compilation of the format and structure of the Integrated Water and Waste Management Plan, Development of the concept Integrated Water use Licence, Development of operation guideline in the M-series for the compilation of the Integrated Water Resource Management Plan, Appointed specialists in the Best Practice ...
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Monitoring Plans: Ground and Surface Water

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While the development of a Monitoring Plan normally is done as part of the EIA, WULA or EMPR process, it is sometimes required to reveiw or update, or even entirely redo the monitoring plans. In the case of the DWAF project (the Biological Remediation of the Hartbeespoort dam), it was required to review all available monitoring plans in the Hartbeespoortdam catchment, and compile an Integrated Water Monitoring Plan to co-ordinate these plans to allow the optimal extraction of information and to ...
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Public Participation

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Generally public participation seeks and facilitates the involvement of those potentially affected by or interested in a decision. The principle of public participation holds that those who are affected by a decision have a right to be involved in the decision-making process. Public participation implies that the public`s contribution will influence the decision, with their opinions considered carefully in the decision-making process by the authorities. Public participation may be regarded as a ...
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Environmental Management Programme Reports

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From the SEMPS required as part of application for prospecting rights, to the facilitation of the complete EMPR process (Public Participation, Scoping, Environmental Impact Assessment as well as Environmental Management Plan) as per the requirements of the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act, MENCO have successfully completed various projects for companies such as Samancor, International Ferro Metals and Andulusite Resources. Example of completed projects Various. See also our pro...
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