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PMC Landfill Site Expansion and Environmental Impact Assessment

PMC Landfill Site Expansion and Environmental Impact Assessment

Client
Palabora Mining Company

Location
Limpopo, South Africa

Highlights
  • Cost-effective design
  • Optimization of available land and air space
  • Effective liner design
  • Effective alignment with regulatory requirements
Project Overview

Knight Piésold was appointed by the Palabora Mining Company to determine whether the landfill had adequate airspace until 2035, which is more than the original estimated life of mine. The appointment also included the design of a new landfill.

Project Role

Knight Piésold developed and obtained regulatory approval of the identified new cell of the landfill site. The capacity of the new cell should be able to accommodate waste for the new extended life of mine.