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PAIA Requests for Environmental Records

Request to the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy for records relating to the Tormin Mineral Sands Mine conducted by Mineral Sands Resources (Pty) Ltd (29 January 2020)

30 January 2020

Department of Mineral Resources and Energy
Reference Number:
CER-2020-DMR-0001 (Tormin SLP 2019)

Copies of the following documents were requested from the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy in relation to the mining operations conducted by Mineral Sands Resources (Pty) Ltd at the Tormin Mineral Sands Mine, located approximately 400 km north of Cape Town and 40 km west of the town Lutzville (Magisterial District of Van Rhynsdorp, Western Cape Region):

• The most recent, approved Social and Labour Plan (SLP); and
• The most recent annual compliance report submitted to the DMR by, or on behalf of, MSR in relation to the most recent SLP.

See the CER’s Cover letter and Form A.

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Section 24of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being; and to have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through reasonable legislative and other measures that prevent pollution and ecological degradation; promote conservation; and secure ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources while promoting justifiable economic and social development.

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