Majuba General Waste Disposal Site


Proposed Activity: The development of a new general waste disposal site adjacent to the existing closed landfill site at the Eskom Majuba Power Station.

Location: Portions 1, 2 and 6 of the Farm Witkoppies 81HS, approximately 13km southwest of Amersfoort and 40km north-northwest of Volksrust in the Dr Pixley Ka Seme Local Municipality, which forms part of the Gert Sibande District Municipality, in the Mpumalanga Province.

Associated infrastructure will include the following:

  • Fencing with appropriate signage
  • An adequate access road
  • An access control gate
  • A guard house with an ablution facility
  • Covered parking facilities
  • A designated area for parking and servicing of plant and machinery
  • Sorting and storage facilities for recyclables
  • A conservancy tank connected to the ablution facility
  • Adequate water and electricity connection from the existing rising mains
  • Stormwater drainage network and evaporation pond for the stormwater entering the site through the waste body
  • A leachate management system.

Scoping and Environmental Impact Assessment Process: An Integrated Application for Environmental Authorisation (EA) in terms of the National Environmental Management Act (No. 107 of 1998) (NEMA) and a Waste Management Licence (WML) in terms of the National Environmental Management: Waste Act (No. 59 of 2009) is being undertaken for the project. A full Scoping and Environmental Impact Assessment (S&EIA) process is required in support of this application process. Savannah Environmental has been appointed as the Independent Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EAP) to undertake the required S&EIA and public participation process for the project.

To obtain further information and register on the project database, please submit your name, contact information, and interest in the project to:

Tumelo Mathulwe / Nicolene Venter at Savannah Environmental

P.O. Box 148, Sunninghill, 2157

Tel: 011 656 3237

Fax: 086 684 0547



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