The draft National Mine Closure strategy 2021 has recently been published for comment.  Comment to be submitted to the DMRE by 23rd July 2021.   The draft strategy initially highlights the adverse impacts of mining, more so the irreversible environmental degradation and economic hardship when a mine...

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AQUATIC ECOLOGIST/SASS5 PRACTITIONER VACANCY AT ENVASS   “We employ on attitude and passion”.   Environmental Assurance (Pty) Ltd (ENVASS) is a multidisciplinary Environmental Management Consulting company established in 2004. ENVASS currently has ten divisions, ranging from Compliance Monitoring to Mine Closure, that fall under five business units,...

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Air quality monitoring programmes are implemented to establish the type and volumes of emissions emanating from activities for identification and implementation of mitigation measures to minimise air pollution. The programmes mainly consist of Passive Dust Fall Out Monitoring or selective implementation of Active Indicative Monitoring.   Passive...

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Biodiversity Assessments are of particular importance as it directly investigates the current biodiversity value and existing impacts on site and contribute to the sustainability of developments within the receiving environment.   During a terrestrial biodiversity assessment, local and national legislation and up to date literature are to...

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The Occupational Health and Safety Act (Act 85 of 1993 as amended) has been the guiding legislation per  OHS compliance within the workplace since 1993. The Act seeks to produce the legal compliance requirements from both the employer and employee perspectives.   The South African Government press...

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