Client: West Wits MLI (Proprietary) Limited

Proposed West Wits Mining Project, Roodepoort/Soweto, Gauteng (GP 30/5/1/2/2/10073 MR (Previously GP 30/5/1/2/2 (10068) MR))

West Wits MLI (Proprietary) Limited (West Wits) is proposing to establish a mining operation in an area located south of Roodepoort and to the north of Soweto in the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng. West Wits has re-applied for a mining right in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (Act No. 28 of 2002) (MPRDA) for gold, uranium and silver over various portions of the farms Glen Lea 228 IQ, Perdekraal 226 IQ, Rand Glen 229 IQ, Dobsonville 386 IQ, Doornkop 239 IQ, Fleurhof Township, Roodepoort 236 IQ, Roodepoort 237 IQ, Uitval 677 IQ, Vlakfontein 233 IQ, Vlakfontein 238 IQ, Witpoortjie 245 IQ, Vogelstruisfontein 231 IQ, Vogelstruisfontein 233 IQ, Soweto 387 IQ, Klipspruit 298 IQ, Klipriviersoog 299 IQ, Durban Roodepoort Deep 641 IQ, Bram Fischerville 663 IQ, Bram Fischerville 649 IQ and Tshekisho 710 IQ. The northern section of the project area would be crossed by the R41 (Mainreef/Randfontein) provincial road, with the R24 (Albertina Sisulu/Hamberg) provincial road running along the northern boundary of the project area.


The application for environmental authorisation in support of the mining right application has been re-submitted to the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR). The Scoping Report was available for public review and comment from 3 August until 3 September 2018. The Scoping Report inclusive of comments received during the public review and commenting period have been incorporated and submitted to the DMR on 10 September 2018. On request for additional information by the DMR, the Scoping Report has been updated and re-submitted to the DMR on 11 December 2018 and is available to the public for information purposes.

Contact Person:

Marline Medallie