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Tuesday, 9 March 2021
KPM Environmental Consulting 2021. APP-002247: Environmental Impact Assessment for establishing Orange River Farm and Rest Camp at Hohenfels in Oranjemund, //Kharas Region.

The Environmental Clearance Certificate is required for the establishment of an Orange River Farm and Rest Camp. This initiative is driven and supported by the Office of the Constituency Councillor for Oranjemund Constituency and implemented by local investors. The initiative is being implemented from scratch and thus the EIA needs to investigate what impact these activities will have on the community and environment where it is being implemented.

Monday, 8 March 2021
Risk-Based Solutions (RBS) 2021. APP-002338: Application for renewal and transfer of Environmental Clearance Certificate (ECC) from Landmark Minerals Resources (Pty) Ltd (previous Proponent) to Mitten Minerals Exploration (Pty) Ltd (current Proponent) for the EPL No. 5282 with respect to the ongoing and proposed exploration / prospecting activities in the Exclusive Prospecting License (EPL) No. 5282, Omaruru / Khorixas / Outjo Districts Erongo / Kunene Regions.

The renewal and transferred Environmental Clearance Certificate (ECC) is required by Mitten Minerals Exploration (Pty) Ltd (current Proponent) for the EPL No. 5282 with respect to the ongoing minerals exploration / prospecting activities. The EPL holder intends to implement an exploration programme aimed at searching or prospecting for possible economic base and rare metals, dimension stone, industrial minerals, and precious metals groups of minerals within the EPL 5282 area.

Monday, 8 March 2021
Risk-Based Solutions (RBS) 2021. APP-002337: Application for renewal and transfer of Environmental Clearance Certificate (ECC) from Namupa Sophia Ndokosho to Toroa Minerals Exploration (Pty) Ltd for the EPL No. 5271 for the ongoing minerals exploration / prospecting.

The renewed and transferred Environmental Clearance Certificate (ECC) is required by Toroa Minerals Exploration (Pty) Ltd for the EPL No. 5271 with respect to the ongoing minerals exploration / prospecting activities for base and rare metals and precious metals. Minerals exploration / prospecting activities covering include the following: 1. Initial desktop exploration activities (review of existing information and all previous activities in order identify any potential target/s); 2.

Monday, 8 March 2021
Urban Dynamics Africa 2020.   APP-001111: Activities within a watercourse flood line and the closure of a public open space, as a result of the construction/upgrading of the MR120 (Okatana - Endola - Onuno) to bitumen standards.

For the construction of a public road, construction, and other activities within a watercourse flood line and the closure of a public open space.

Monday, 8 March 2021
Urban Green 2016. APP-002349: Application for the renewal of an Environemntal Clearance Certificate for the proposed upgrade of Road TR7/1 Karibib to Usakos (Erongo Region).

The renewal of the Environemntal Clearance Certificate is for: The construction of public roads and quarrying for the purpose of base material, as well as potential removal of trees, which requires a permit as per the Forest Act, 2001 (Act No. 12 of 2001) or any other law. The ‘listed activities’ that might be affected are listed below: Forestry activities 4. The clearance of forest areas, deforestation, afforestation, timber harvesting or any other related activity that requires authorisation in terms of the Forest Act, 2001 (Act No. 12 of 2001) or any other law.

Friday, 5 March 2021
Healthy Earth Environmental Consultants 2021. APP-002252: Renewal of the Environmental Clearance Certificate for the continuation of mining activities for Dimension Stones, on mining claims 70322, 70323 and 70324 at Farm Berghoek 506, Rehoboth district, Hardap Region, Namibia.

The proponent, GFG Slasto Supplies CC intends to continue mining dimension stone targeting slate from the mining claims; 70322, 70323 and 70324, situated at Farm Berghoek 506, Rehoboth district, Hardap Region, Namibia and therefore an Environmental Clearance Certificate (ECC) is needed to continue undertaking this listed activity in a sustainable manner.

Friday, 5 March 2021
SLR Global Environmental Solutions 2016.   APP-002234: EPL 5046 Okorusu Fluorspar (Pty) Ltd.

Application for the Renewal of Environmental Clearance Certificate (ECC) for EPL 5046.

Thursday, 4 March 2021
Excel Dynamic Solutions 2020. APP-002195: Environmental Assessment (EA) for the renewal and subsequent mining activities on Mining Claims No. 65989, 65990, 65991, 65992, 66681 and 66682 located southwest of Rietoog settlement, Hardap region.

The Proponent, Mr. Nicolaas Carolus Januarie holds mineral rights under Mining Claims (MCs) No. 65989, 65990, 65991, 65992, 66681 and 66682 by the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME). The areas are prospective to Dimension stones and Industrial Minerals. The tenure of the licence is from 25 February 2014 and expired on 24 February 2016, as per the information available on the Namibia Mining Cadastre Portal. Therefore, a renewal application is required for submission to MME. The Proponent plans to conduct small scale mining for economical minerals on the MCs.

Thursday, 4 March 2021
NamPower 2014. APP-001908: Application for Environmental Clearance Certificate renewal for the construction and operation of the Khomas Substation, Khomas Region.

The Environmental Clearance Certificate is for the construction and operation of the Khomas Substation in the Khomas Region.

Thursday, 4 March 2021
NamPower 2014. APP-001822: The operation and management of Van Eck Power Station in Windhoek, Khomas Region.

The ECC is for the operation and management of Van Eck Power Station. The Van Eck Power Station is located at the corner of Allen Street and Hosea Kutako Drive in the Northern Industrial Area, within the institutional boundaries of City of Windhoek Municipality. It is a Coal-Fired Power Station with a total of 4 generating units, each rated at 30 MW. The first two units (Unit 1 and Unit 2) were commissioned in 1972, while Unit 3 was commissioned in 1973 and Unit 4 in 1979. The station is recognizable by its two 103 meters high smokestacks or chimneys.

Tuesday, 2 March 2021
ACER (Africa) Environmental Consultants 2021.   APP-002171: EIA and EMP for Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) Equiano Submarine Fibre Optic Cable System to be landed at Swakopmund, Namibia.

ECC is for the installation of a new submarine fibre optic cable system that will be landed at Swakopmund. The Equiano Cable System, which will connect Africa with Europe. It will be located along the West Coast of Africa, between Portugal and South Africa. Branching units along the cable will in turn connect it to African countries, including Namibia, to increase and improve connectivity in Africa. There will be one Namibian landing at Swakopmund, where it will be operated by the Namibian landing partner Paratus Telecommunications (Pty) Ltd.

Tuesday, 2 March 2021
Geo Pollution Technologies 2021.   APP-001938: Irrigation activities on the Farms Okasondana No. 264, Evare No. 265 and Okatjukuri No. 263, Omaheke Region.

ECC is for Environmental Scoping Assessment and Environmental Management Plan for Irrigation Activities on the Farms Okasondana No. 264, Evare No. 265 and Okatjukuri No. 263, Omaheke Region.

Tuesday, 2 March 2021
Green Earth Environmental Consultants 2021.   APP-002340: The renewal of the Environmental Clearance for the provision of Municipal Services at Katwitwi, Kavango West Region.

Energy generation, transmission and storage activities 1. The construction of facilities for - (b) the transmission and supply of electricity. Waste management, treatment, handling and disposal activities 2.1 The construction of facilities for waste sites, treatment of waste and disposal of waste. 2.2 Any activity entailing a scheduled process referred to in the Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Ordinance, 1976. 2.3 The import, processing, use and recycling, temporary storage, transit or export of waste.

Tuesday, 2 March 2021
Outrun Consultants 2021. APP-002130: Environmental Impact Asessment (EIA) for the prospecting of precious stones on EPL 3218 (Informally know as Block 3) - along the Orange River - Karas Region.

Application for Environmental Clearance Certificate to conduct prospecting of precious stones on EPL3218 along the Orange River.

Sunday, 28 February 2021
2020. APP-001832: Application for wholesale bunkering license.

Application for wholesale bunkering license.

Friday, 26 February 2021
SLR Environmental Consulting (Namibia) 2021. APP-001713: Environmental Impact Assessment process for the proposed development and upgrading of park management infrastructure in the Coastal Parks of Namibia - NamParks V (Ugabmund).

The Namibia National Parks Programme (NamParks) is a long-established, government development programme executed by the MEFT and co-financed by the Federal Republic of Germany. NamParks V objective is that “Coastal Parks and their support zones are sustainably managed and fair access to their natural resources is ensured thus contributing to biodiversity conservation and improved living conditions of the neighbouring communities". NamParks has been implemented in phases and "NamParks V” is focussed on Namibia's Coastal Parks.

Friday, 26 February 2021
SLR Environmental Consulting (Namibia) 2021. APP-001711: Sesriem: Environmental Impact Assessment process for the proposed development and upgrading of park management infrastructure in the Coastal Parks of Namibia – NamParks V (Sesriem).

The Namibia National Parks Programme (NamParks) is a long-established, government development programme executed by the MEFT and co-financed by the Federal Republic of Germany. NamParks V objective is that "Coastal Parks and their support zones are sustainably managed and fair access to their natural resources is ensured thus contributing to biodiversity conservation and improved living conditions of the neighbouring communities". NamParks has been implemented in phases and "NamParks V" is focussed on Namibia’s Coastal Parks.

Friday, 26 February 2021
SLR Environmental Consulting (Namibia) 2021. APP-001710: Environmental Impact Assessment process for the proposed development and upgrading of park management infrastructure in the Coastal Parks of Namibia – NamParks V (Gobabeb Training and Research Centre).

The Namibia National Parks Programme (NamParks) is a long-established, government development programme executed by the MEFT and co-financed by the Federal Republic of Germany. NamParks V objective is that "Coastal Parks and their support zones are sustainably managed and fair access to their natural resources is ensured thus contributing to biodiversity conservation and improved living conditions of the neighbouring communities". NamParks has been implemented in phases and "NamParks V" is focussed on Namibia’s Coastal Parks.

Friday, 26 February 2021
SLR Environmental Consulting (Namibia) 2021. APP-001708: Environmental Impact Assessment process for the proposed development and upgrading of park management infrastructure in the Coastal Parks of Namibia – NamParks V (Cape Cross Station).

The Namibia National Parks Programme (NamParks) is a long-established, government development programme executed by the MEFT and co-financed by the Federal Republic of Germany. NamParks V objective is that "Coastal Parks and their support zones are sustainably managed and fair access to their natural resources is ensured thus contributing to biodiversity conservation and improved living conditions of the neighbouring communities". NamParks has been implemented in phases and "NamParks V" is focussed on Namibia’s Coastal Parks.

Friday, 26 February 2021
SLR Environmental Consulting (Namibia) 2021. APP-001704: Environmental Impact Assessment process for the proposed development and upgrading of park management infrastructure in the Coastal Parks of Namibia - NamParks V (Möwe Bay).

The Namibia National Parks Programme (NamParks) is a long-established, government development programme executed by the MEFT and co-financed by the Federal Republic of Germany. NamParks V objective is that "Coastal Parks and their support zones are sustainably managed and fair access to their natural resources is ensured thus contributing to biodiversity conservation and improved living conditions of the neighbouring communities". NamParks has been implemented in phases and "NamParks V" is focussed on Namibia’s Coastal Parks.

Friday, 26 February 2021
SLR Environmental Consulting (Namibia) 2021. APP-001702: Environmental Impact Assessment process for the proposed development and upgrading of park management infrastructure in the Coastal Parks of Namibia - NamParks V (Springbokwasser).

The Namibia National Parks Programme (NamParks) is a long-established, government development programme executed by the MEFT and co-financed by the Federal Republic of Germany. NamParks V objective is that "Coastal Parks and their support zones are sustainably managed and fair access to their natural resources is ensured thus contributing to biodiversity conservation and improved living conditions of the neighbouring communities". NamParks has been implemented in phases and "NamParks V" is focussed on Namibia’s Coastal Parks.

Friday, 26 February 2021
Stubenrauch Planning Consultants 2020. APP-002308: Permanent Closure of Portion A and B of Portion 2/Remainder of the Farm Oshikuku Townlands No 991 and Erf C of Erf 582/Remainder as street and creation of street.

Activity10.1 (b) (Infrastructure) The construction of - Public roads. Activity 10.2 (a) (Infrastructure) The route determination of roads and design of associated physical infrastructure where - it is a public road. Activity10.1 (a) (Infrastructure) The construction of oil, water, gas and petrochemical and other bulk supply pipelines.

Thursday, 25 February 2021
Urban Green 2021. APP-002273: Application for the renewal of an Environmental Clearance Certificate for the Thorn Valley Township on the remaining extend of Portion 57 of the Farm Nubaumis No. 37, Windhoek, Khomas Region.

The Environmental Clearance Certificate renewal is for: Energy Generation, Transmission and Storage Activities - Activity 1(b) - The construction of facilities for the transmission and supply of electricity. Waste Management, Treatment, Handling and Disposal Activities - Activity 2.3 - Temporary storage of waste. Forestry Activities - Activity 4 - Removal of protected species. Land Use and Development Activities - Activity 5.2 - Establishment of Land Resettlement Scheme. Water Resource Developments - Activity 8.9 - Construction and other activities within a catchment area.

Thursday, 25 February 2021
Green Gain Consultants 2021. APP-002265: Operation and management of the Okankololose Gravel Burrow Pit, Omuthiya.

Omuthiya Town Council intends to apply for the ECC for the existing Gravel Burrow Pit at Okankololose. The Gravel Burrow pit is located within the Omuthiya townlands and is surrounded by traditional mahangu fields and homesteads of the Okankololose village. Although gravel mining activities have been taking place for many years, there has not been any Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) or Environmental Management Plan (EMP) prepared for the site.

Thursday, 25 February 2021
Urban Green 2021. APP-002307: Application for the renewal of an Environmental Clearance Cetificate for quarry activity at Claim 67547 (Nebiru Gold) for Damara Granite (Pty) Ltd, Omaruru District, Erongo Region.

The Environmental Clearance Cetificate renewal is for: Continuation of an existing mining activity, for which an Environmental Clearance was obtained during April 2018, which requires authorisation in terms of the Minerals (Prospecting and Mining) Act (No. 33 of 1992). 2. Details of the Activity(s) covered by the Environmental Clearance Cetificate: 2.1 Title of the Activity - Continuation of the mining (quarrying) for mineral dimension stone (i.e. granite).

Thursday, 25 February 2021
Urban Green 2021. APP-002277:  Application for the renewal of an Environmental Clearance Cetificate for closure of a portion of Erf 187, Rooiduin (Open Space) (Aranos) and Township Establishment of Aranos Extension 7 (at Erf 917, Aranos), Hardap Region.

The Environmental Clearance Cetificate renewal is for: Township establishment on Erf 917, Aranos, associated with the creation of streets and other urban infrastructure, as well as the closure of a portion of Erf 187, Rooiduin (POS) and use for purpose of a public road. Activity 1(b) Energy Generation, Transmission and Storage Activities - The transmission of electricity. Activity 4 Forestry Activities - Other related activity that requires authorisation in terms of the Forest Act, No. 2001. Activity 5.2 Land Use and Development Activities - Establishment of Land Resettlement Scheme.

Thursday, 25 February 2021
Urban Green 2021. APP-002275:  Application for the renewal of an Environmental Clearance Cetificate for sand mining within the Okahandja River adjacent to Portion 331, of the Farm Okahandja Town and Townlands No. 57, Otjozondjupa Region.

The Environmental Clearance Certificate renewal is for: Mining and Quarrying Activities - Activity 3.2 - Other forms of mining or extraction of any natural resources whether regulated by law or not. Activity 3.3 - Resource extraction, manipulation, conservation and related activities. Activity 8.4 - Construction of canals and channels including the diversion of the normal flow of water in a riverbed and water transfer schemes between water catchments and impoundments. Activity 8.8 - Construction and other activities in watercourses within flood lines.

Thursday, 25 February 2021
Urban Dynamics Africa 2020. APP-002110: Scoping report for the establishment of townships on Portion B of the remainder of Farm Opuwo Townlands No. 115 and Portion Y of the remainder of Opuwo Townlands No. 876.

For the establishment of two new townships and for the construction of infrastructure through township establishments.

Thursday, 25 February 2021
Nghivelwa Planning Consultants 2017. APP-002312: Operation of a Fuel Retail Facility in Oshigambo Village, Oniipa Constituency, Oshikoto Region.

Renewal of the Environmental Clearance Certificate for the Operation of a Fuel Retail Facility in Oshigambo Village, Oniipa Constituency, Oshikoto Region.

Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Namibia Environmetnal Consultants (NEC) 2021. APP-002255: Operational Environmental Management Plan for the existing sewage treatment plant for Rosh Pinah.

It should be noted that this project is only limited to obtaining an Environmental Clearance Certificate for the Operational Environmental Management Plan of the existing Sewer Plant of Rosh Pinah, Namibia. RoshSkor Township (Pty) Ltd (proponent) is of the intention to acquire an Environmental Clearance Certificate for the operation of the existing Sewer Plant. The need to seek for the ECC arose given that the Sewer Plant was constructed and also upgraded during the time that the Environmental Management Act and its regulations was not promulgated.

Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Ekwao Consulting 2021. APP-002253: Environmental Impact Assessment for an existing recreation facility comprising of a camping site and restaurant amenities located in Eros Park, Windhoek.

For over eight years, Open Range Marketing has been operating a recreation facility consisting of a camping site able to accommodate about 100 patrons and a restaurant offering meals and drinks - able to accommodate up to 120 clients. The City of Windhoek has requested that, prior to renewing the 'Fitness Certificate' for the 2021 trading year, Open Range Marketing CC must obtain an Environmental Clearance Certificate (ECC) for its establishment from MEFT.

Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Environmental Compliance Consultancy (ECC) 2021. APP-002124: The application for an Environmental Clearance Certificate for the proposed mechanized bush thinning operations on Farm Gai Kaisa No 159 in the Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia.

Title of Activity: Proposed mechanized bush thinning operations on Farm Gai Kaisa No 159 in the Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia. Nature of Activity: The project involves bush thinning operations to support rangeland reclamation and to supply material for the charcoal production plant on Farm Gai-Kaisa No.159 in the Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia. Scale and Scope of Activity: The project involves bush thinning operations on invader bush species on Farm Gai-Kaisa No.159 to support rangeland reclamation and management efforts.

Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Environmental Compliance Consultancy (ECC) 2021. APP-002123: An Environmental Clearance Certificate application for the proposed construction of a biomass processing (charcoal burning retort system), storage and packaging plant on farm Gai Kaisa No. 159 in the Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia.

Title of Activity: The proposed construction of a biomass processing (charcoal burning retort system), storage and packaging plant on farm Gai Kaisa No. 159 in the Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia. Nature of Activity: The manufacturing of charcoal and briquettes (using a retort carbonization method), storing, and packaging plant in the Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia. Scale and Scope of Activity: Retort Charcoal Producers (Pty) Ltd, through its planned plant, will process and package charcoal and briquettes for commercial purposes.

Wednesday, 24 February 2021
NamPower 2021. APP-001660: Application for Environmental Clearance Certificate for the Lüderitz Wind Power Projects Geotechnical Survey, Karas Region.

The Geo-technical survey predominately will consist of sub-soil drilling, extraction of soil samples and tests. The information obtained as outcome of the Geo- technical survey , will not only inform the ongoing EIA, but will also feed into the wind projects detailed technical specifications.

Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Geo Pollution Technologies 2021. APP-001821: Crop cultivation activities of Vision Farming on the Farm Springvale No. 337, Omaheke Region.

ECC is for Environmental Scoping Assessment and Environmental Management Plan for Crop Cultivation Activities of Vision Farming on the Farm Springvale No. 337, Omaheke Region.

Tuesday, 23 February 2021
2020. APP-002290: Mining activities on Mining Claim No. 72149, 72150 and 72151, Farm Withoek, Noordoewer, //Karas Region.

Mining of semi precious stones.

Tuesday, 23 February 2021
2020. APP-002289: Mining activities on Mining Claim No. 68795, 68796 and 68797, Gobobos, Erongo Region.

Mining of semi precious stones.

Tuesday, 23 February 2021
2020. APP-002287: Mining activities on Mining Claim No. 71087 and 71088, Gobobos, Erongo Region.

Mining of semi precious stones.

Tuesday, 23 February 2021
APP-002288: Mining Activities on Mining Claim No. 72346 and 72347, Okombahe, Erongo Region.

Mining of semi precious stones.

Tuesday, 23 February 2021
APP-002286: Mining activities on Mining Claim No. 69194, Swakopmund, Erongo Region.

Mining of semi precious stones.

Sunday, 21 February 2021
Geo Pollution Technologies 2021. APP-002295: Environmental Clearance Certificate renewal for the construction and operations of a new bulk fuel storage facility at the Shali Industrial Estate in Windhoek, Khomas Region.

ECC is for the proposed construction and operations of a new bulk fuel storage facility of NAMCOR at the Shali Industrial Estate.

Sunday, 21 February 2021
KPM Environmental Consulting 2021. APP-002246: Renewal of Environmental Clearance Certificate for mining at Block 4 (Mining Licence No. 118 and 119) in Lüderitz Magisterial District in //Kharas Region.

The Environmental Clearance Certificate is required for the continuation of the mining activities at Block 4 (Mining Licence No. 118 and 119) by Fourth Mining Company. The company has been mining precious and semi-precious stones at the same Block since 2002 and wishes to continue mining until their 14th April 2022 as per their Mining Licence validity period and beyond. The Proponent requires authorisation from the Environmental Commissioner for a period of three (3) years.

Sunday, 21 February 2021
Excel Dynamic Solutions 2021. APP-002206: Environmental Assessment (EA) for Exclusive Prospecting Licenses (EPLs) No. 7430, 7587, 7629 - 7631 and 7633 - 7635 located south of Aus Settlement in the Karas Region, Namibia.

The Proposed exploration and subsequent mining activities on the Exclusive Prospecting Licenses (EPLs) No. 7430, 7587, 7629 to 7631 and 7633 to 7635 located near Aus, Karas Region. An Environmental Assessment (EA) process has to be conducted in accordance with the Regulations (2012) of the Environmental Management Act (7 of 2007) and it will form part of an application for the ECC. Under the Environmental Management Act (7 of 2007), the proposed development entails some listed activities that may not be undertaken without an Environmental Clearance Certificate.

Sunday, 21 February 2021
Excel Dynamic Solutions 2020. APP-002200: Environmental Assessment (EA) for Exclusive Prospecting License (EPL) No. 7720 located northeast of Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia.

The Proposed exploration and subsequent mining activities on the EPL 7720 located about 6.70 km northeast of Karibib in the Erongo Region. An Environmental Assessment (EA) process has to be conducted in accordance with the Regulations (2012) of the Environmental Management Act (7 of 2007) and it will form part of an application for the ECC. Under the Environmental Management Act (7 of 2007), the proposed development entails some listed activities that may not be undertaken without an Environmental Clearance Certificate.

Sunday, 21 February 2021
Geo Pollution Technologies 2020. APP-001937: Agricultural activities on the Farms Okatombaka No. 266, Bosville Wes No. 755, Rika No. 266, Omaheke Region.

ECC is for Agricultural Activities on the Farms Okatombaka No. 266, Bosville Wes No. 755, Rika No. 266, Omaheke Region.

Wednesday, 17 February 2021
Namland Consultants 2021. APP-002285: Proposed subdivision of Erf 97, Etoshpoort, Outjo Townlands, Outjo, Namibia.

Subdivision of one Erf into more portions for residential erven.

Wednesday, 17 February 2021
Business Success Consulting 2021. APP-002262: Operation and Management of the Limbandungila Country Lodge, Bar and Restaurant in Ondangwa, Oshikoto Region.

To be able to apply for a land certificate from Ministry of Land and Resettlement.