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JEC Project Experience

Some of our completed and current projects are listed below.

Scoping and EIA Projects:

  • Acaciadale – Scoping and EIA Process for a small commercial and ecotourism development, near Umlaas Road, south east of Pietermaritzburg.
  • Copesville Areas 2 and 3 – Scoping and EIA Process for the proposed establishment of a low-income housing development in Copesville, on the outskirts of Pietermaritzburg, including education, community and commercial uses.
  • Cranburn Farm, Mandeni - Scoping and EIA Process for the proposed establishment of a mixed-use development on the outskirts of Mandeni, northern KZN, incorporating a residential Nguni eco-estate, commercial nodes and light industrial use.
  • FAR Timbers Relocation – Scoping and EIA Process, Waste Management Licence and Atmospheric Emissions Licence Application for the relocation of a wood pole turning and CCA treatment facility from Schroeders to Cramond, KZN Midlands
  • Klippoort Dam – Scoping and EIA Process for the proposed establishment of a 100ha dam on Klippoort Farm, near Ladysmith, northern KZN.

Basic Assessment Projects:

  • Mondi Airstrip – Basic Assessment Process for the establishment of an airstrip for fire bombers near Piet Retief, Mpumalanga Province.
  • Peace Valley 2 Housing Development – Basic Assessment Process for the proposed formalization of an informal settlement near Edendale, west of Pietermaritzburg.
  • Baynesfield Biogas – Basic Assessment and Waste Management Licence for the establishment of a biogas facility, making use of piggery effluent on Baynesfield Estate, KZN.
  • Townbush Office Block – Basic Assessment Process and Section 24(G) Application for the illegal commencement of an office block near Cascades, Pietermaritzburg.
  • Manyavu , Manzamnyama and Nkanyezini Water Supply Scheme – Basic Assessment Process for the installation of new water supply infrastructure in rural areas of Mkhambathini Municipality, near Camperdown.
  • Lilydale Cultivation – Basic Assessment process for the cultivation of 25ha of indigenous grassland on Lilydale Farm, near Creighton.
  • Weenen Piggery – Basic Assessment Process and Waste Management Licence Application for the establishment of a 160 sow piggery in Weenen, northern KZN.
  • Merrivale Compost Facility – Basic Assessment Process and Waste Management Licence Application for the relocation of an organic compost facility in Merrivale, KZN Midlands
  • Mzamba Bridge – Basic Assessment Process for the construction of a bridge over a tributary of the Mzamba River, for Wild Coast Sun, Port Edward.
  • Riverlea Cultivation – Basic Assessment Process for cultivation of 35ha of indigenous grassland for maize cultivation near Underberg
  • Umzinto Sand Mining – Mining Permit Application and Basic Assessment Process for sand mining activities on the Ncazuka River near Umzinto, KZN south coast.
  • Amatikulu Mill Waste Ash – Basic Assessment Process and Waste Management Licence Application for the re-use of biomass-based ash as fertilizer at Amatikulu, northern KZN
  • Kamberg Piggery Expansion – Basic Assessment Process and Waste Management Licence Application for expansion of piggery operations on Brak Vlei Farm, Kamberg, KZN Midlands
  • PMB Eye Hospital – Basic Assessment Process for the establishment of a specialist ophthalmic day surgery in Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg.

Environmental Management Plans (EMPs)/ Environmental Management Programmes (EMPRs):

  • Blueberry Hill – Compilation of an Operational EMPR for a retirement development in Howick, KZN Midlands.
  • False Bay Conservancy Road – Compilation of an EMPR for the formalization and re-routing of an access road in the False Bay Conservancy, north of Hluhluwe, KZN.
  • Hackney House, Pennington – Compilation of a Construction EMP and Landscaping / Rehabilitation Plan for renovations to a house in Pennington, KZN South Coast.
  • Howick Main Road Widening – Compilation of an EMPR for the widening of a section of Main Road in Howick, KZN.
  • Kwambonambi Interchange – Compilation of EMP and Rehabilitation Plan for on-site and off-set rehabilitation of wetland and swamp forest habitat as a result of the construction of a new interchange on the N2 Freeway, north of Richards Bay.
  • Lincoln Meade Sewer Infrastructure – Compilation of an Environmental Management and Rehabilitation Plan for the installation of new sewer infrastructure in Pietermaritzburg.
  • Mountain Valley Staff Facility – Compilation of an EMPR for the construction of staff housing at a chicken abattoir at Umlaas Road, KZN.
  • Saxony Game Estate – Compilation of an EMPR for the establishment of a game estate near Karkloof, KZN Midlands.

Environmental Compliance Monitoring:

  • Baynesfield Piggery – Monitoring of environmental compliance of activities associated with the construction of a new piggery near Pietermaritzburg.
  • Kwambonambi Interchange – Compliance monitoring of the construction of a new interchange on the N2 Freeway, north of Richards Bay.
  • Lincoln Meade Sewer Infrastructure – Compliance monitoring of the installation of new sewer infrastructure in Pietermaritzburg.
  • Pongola N2 Rehabilitation – Compliance monitoring of the upgrading of the N2 National Route from Pongola northwards for 30km northwards to the Mpumalanga border.
  • Sikwebezi Bridge – Compliance monitoring for the construction of a bridge over the Sikwebezi River near Nongoma, northern KZN.

Specialist Studies:

  • Assagay Vegetation Assessment – Assessment of indigenous vegetation on a property near Assagay, Hillcrest, KZN.
  • Cato Ridge Vegetation Assessment – Assessment of indigenous vegetation on a property near Cato Ridge, KZN
  • Copesville Biodiversity Assessment – Assessment of indigenous fauna and flora on a site in Pietermaritzburg, on a proposed low-income housing development site.
  • Cranburn Vegetation Assessment – Assessment of indigenous vegetation on a property near Mandeni, on the KZN North Coast.
  • Fundani Road Biodiversity Assessment – Assessment of indigenous fauna and flora for a rural road project near Tongaat, KZN.
  • Cliffdale Vegetation Assessment – Assessment of vegetation following illegal clearing in Cliffdale, near Hammarsdale.
  • Riverlea Vegetation Assessment – Assistance with fieldwork for vegetation assessment on Riverlea Farm, Underberg.
  • Mkhambathini Vegetation Assessment – Assessment of vegetation for Water Storage Reservoirs and pipelines in the Manyavu, Manzamnyama and Nkanyezini areas of Mkhambathini Municipality.
  • Amatikulu Biodiversity Assessment – Assessment of indigenous flora and fauna for Tongaat Hulett’s sugar mill at Amatikulu, KZN North Coast.

Other Environmental Work:

  • Hackney House, Pennington – Implementation of Landscaping and Rehabilitation of the Admiralty Reserve, Pennington, KZN South Coast.
  • Cascades Virgin Active – Environmental Training of construction workforce at the Virgin Active construction site, Cascades Shopping Centre, Pietermaritzburg.
  • Durleigh Farm – Amendment of environmental authorization for proposed changes to conditions relating to potato cultivation on a property in Kamberg, KZN.
  • Frey’s Piggery – Assistance with compilation and submission of water use license documentation and review of environmental legislative requirements for a piggery at Fort Nottingham, KZN Midlands.
  • Kwambonambi Interchange – Compilation of a Water Use License Application and supporting documentation for a new interchange north of Richards Bay, as well as environmental training of construction workforce.
  • Nagle Dam Community Tourism Project – Environmental Feasibility Assessment for a proposed lodge, cultural village and eco-tourism project within a rural community near Nagle Dam, KZN.
  • Sapekoe Tea Estate – Negotiation of a Biodiversity Agreement with Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife for the protection of tea plantations for the conservation of Blue Swallows, as part of a new timber application in the Umkomaas Valley, KZN.
  • Blueberry Hills Amendment – Amendment of Environmental Authorisation, specifically phasing of the Blueberry Hills development in Howick, KZN Midlands.
  • Eston Feedlot and Abattoir – Environmental Feasibility Assessment for a proposed feedlot and abattoir near Eston, KZN.
  • Umlaas Road Trans-loading Site –Application for Variation of Waste Management License for an existing a chicken litter trans-loading site near Camperdown, KZN.