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PAIA Requests for Environmental Records

Request to the DMR for information relating to the Arbor Colliery in Mpumalanga

22 July 2016

Requestee:
Department of Mineral Resources
Reference Number:
CER-2016-DMR-0004 (Arbor)
Status:
Refused
  1. A copy of the inspection report compiled by Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) Officials, including Mr Teddy Baloyi, and Mr Redwin Tshisundzugwa – an Environmental Mineral Resource Inspector – following a site visit and inspection of the Vlakvarkfontein Colliery owned by Ntshovelo Mining Resources (Pty) Ltd (Ntshovelo) in Arbor near Delmas, Mpumalanga Province on or about 18 May 2016.
  2. A copy of the report presented by the DMR to the Management of the Vlakvarkfontein colliery at a meeting held on 22 June 2016 at the Vlakvarkfortein colliery Boardroom, Arbor, Mpumalanga province.
  3. A copy of any and all directives issued by the DMR to Ntshovelo pursuant to the inspection on or about 18 May 2016, or other inspection over the period January 2016 to date hereof.
  4. Any other documentation or correspondence evidencing any enforcement action (administrative or criminal) being taken against Ntshovelo pursuant to the inspection on or about 18 May 2016, or other inspection over the period January 2016 to date hereof.
  5. Minutes of the meeting held on 22 June 2016 at the Vlakvarkfortein colliery Boardroom, Arbor, Mpumalanga province between the DMR, Ntshovelo representatives and certain members of the Arbor community.

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