Provision of a Third Tippler and Associated Infrastructure at the Port of Saldanha
Transnet SOC Ltd proposes to expand the iron ore tippler facility in the Port of Saldanha. The proposed project entails the provision of a third tippler and associated infrastructure to ensure that current export volumes of 60 million tons per year are sustained during refurbishment of existing tipplers.
The need for a Basic Assessment is triggered by GN R544 Listing Notice 1: 10, 22, 23, 28; and GN R 546 Listing Notice 3: 4, 12, 13, 19. The listed activities require environmental authorisation from the national Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA Reference Number 14/12/16/3/3/1/895. GIBB (Pty) Ltd has been appointed as the Independent Environmental Assessment Practitioners to undertake the Basic Assessment Process, as well as the associated Public Participation Process for the project.
Opportunity to register as an Interested and Affected Party
The public is afforded a twenty-one (21) day period from 27 September 2013 to 17 October 2013 (inclusive) to register and submit comments on the Final Basic Assessment Report.
Background Information Document (BID)
GIBB has prepared a BID providing additional information on the development project. The BID can be downloaded from this web page (below) or be requested from:
GIBB Public Participation Office
Transnet Iron Ore Tippler 3
PO Box 3965, Cape Town, 8000
Tel: +27 21 469 9100 (Mon – Fri 09h00 – 16h00)
Fax: 086 242 0278