Urgent Change of Date and Time: The Department of Environmental Affairs, SANPARKS and Coal of Africa to sign Biodiversity Offset Agreement for Vele Colliery
03 October 2014
Mrs BEE Molewa, Minister of Environmental Affairs, cordially invites you to the signing of a biodiversity offset agreement in respect of Vele Colliery, reached between Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL), South African National Parks (SANParks) and the Department of Environmental Affairs.
In attendance at the event will be:
Mr David Brown, CEO, Coal of Africa Limited
Advocate N A Ramatlhodi, Minister of Mineral Resources
Dr Nomvuselelo Songelwa, Acting CEO, SANParks
Date: Wednesday, 08 October 2014
Time: 15:00 to 17:00
Venue: Leriba Hotel, 245 End Avenue, Clubview, Centurion
Lunch: Light snacks will be served.
Tel: 012 399 9971
Cell: 082 225 3076
Tel 012 399 9948
Cell: 083 400 5741
NB: Please advise: of any special dietary requirements
The biodiversity offset agreement for Vele Colliery is aimed at strengthening co-operation between the three parties towards the conservation and sustainable development of the Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site. It is also aimed at maintaining the integrity of the site, and ensuring that the negative impacts of development are avoided, minimised or remedied in the pursuit of sustainable development. The agreement will promote the development of Mapungubwe so that it benefits the surrounding environment, the local communities and economy.