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ENVIRONMENTAL MNAGEMENT PLAN (EMP)



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Accomponying Applicotion for Lorge Scole Mining Licence (LML)

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Areo under Prospecllng Licence No. 19622-HGLPL ot Mwochilingo, Shontumbu

Areo, Kofue District.

By



Lu Hong Stone Mining Compony Limited



Plot No.2440, Chipwenupwenu Rood, Mokeni,

P.O. Box33612,

TUSAI(A



totge Scqle lllnlng Llccnce



(litl) Apdlcotlon, Mwochlllngq / Shonlumbu Areo, l(olue Olilrlcl. Lu tlong Slone Mlnlng

Compqny Llmfled, ?lol flo.2{40, Chlpwenupwenu lood, Mokenl, P.O.rox 33612, tulqko.



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3.1 Envlronmenlol Prolecl Brief



ln pursuont to lhe Environmentol lmpocl Assessment (ElA) Regulolions, Stolutory

lnstrument No. 28 of 1997, on Environmentol Projecl Brief (EPB) for lhe Dolomilic /

Limestone Quorry project ot Mwochilingo



/ Shontumbu Areo in Kofue Dislrict of Lusoko

Province wos submitted to Zombio Environmentol Monogement Agency (ZEMA).

Approvol ond issuonce of Decision Letter is owoited.

3.2 Prolect locolion ond Access



The proposed project site of extent oreo opproximalely 79 heclores is locoied ot

Mwochilingo Villoge, Shontumbu Areo in Kofue Disiricl of Lusoko Province of lhe

Republic of Zombio. Locotion of the sile is os described in Appendix I (1.2).



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3.2 Relevonl teglsloflon

3.2.1 Envlronmenlol Prolecllon ond Pollullon Conhol Acl, Chopter 204 (EPPCA)

The primory environmentol legislotion in Zombio is the "Environmentol Protection ond

Pollulion Control Act" (EPPCA) of 1990 ond the Environmentol Protection ond Pollulion



Control (Amendment) Act of 1999. Ihis legislotion sets out o fromework for

Environmenlol lmpoci Assessmenls (ElAs) os well os estoblishing the Environmentol

Council of Zombio os o reguloiory body chorged with ihe responsibility of overseeing



the implementotion of the requirements of the environmentol legislolion.

Under ihe EPPCA, regulotions hove been issued setting out detoiled requirements for

environmeniol reporting in relolion to new developmentol projects like the one being

proposed by Lu Hong Slone Mining Compony Limited.



3.2.1.1 The Envlronmenlol Prolection

Assessment) Regulolions, I t97.



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ond Pollullon Control (Environmenlol lmpoct



Relevonce ond Complionce

The legislotion requires lhol ony projecl developer for ony new developmentol projecl

prepores on Environmentol Project Brief (EPB), which is o reporl tho'l includes preliminory

predictions of possible impocts of o proposed projecl on the environment ond

consiitutes ihe first sloge of environmentol impoct ossessment process. Once

completed, the project brief should be submilied to lhe relevonl oulhorily for their

review ond ossessment.



The preporotion of this Environmeniol Project Brief (EPB) by lhe developer is in

complionce with the requirements of the Environmentol lmpocl Assessment (ElA)

Regulolions of \997. Negotive environmentol ospects orising from project

implementolion hove been identified ond ihese will hove to be mitigoted. The

mitigolion meosures for the ldentified impocts ore tockled in the monogemenl plon

included herein.



torge Scsle Mining Llcence (LML) Applicotion, Mwqchlllngo / Shonlumbu Areo, Xqfue Dlstrict. Lu Hong Stone Mlning

Compony Umiled, Plot No.2440, Chipwenupwenu Rood, Mokeni, P.O.8ox 33612, lusoko.



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3.2.1.2 lhe Woler Pollullon Conhol (Efruent & Wosle Woler) Regulollons, 1993



Reievonce ond Comolionce

Under these regulotions, lhe term "pollulonl'' is defined os ony subsionce or energy

which if it enters or is dischorged inlo woter moy couse discomfort to. or endonger the

heollh, sofety ond welfore of persons, or moy couse injury or domoge to plonl or

onimol life or property, or which moy inferfere unreosonobly with normol enjoyment of

life or property or use of property or conduci of business ond those objecls or

subslonces os moy inodvertenily obslruct or diveri the noturol flow of o woter course

when dischorged or dumped inio it.



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The proposed sile does nol communicote with the regionol or locol droinoge sysiem.

3.2.1.3 lhe Air Pollulion Control (Licencing & Emissions Slondords) Regulotions, 1996.



Re/evonce ond C!mpl,qnce

Air polluiion is usuolly o mojor environmenlol issue for ony quorrying operolion. ll is for

this reoson thot these Regulolions sets emission limil levels, rotes, omounts or

concentrotions of o given substonce dischorged in the oir lhot must not be exceeded

by on operotor.

As o woy of complying with the requiremenis of these regulolions, the developer sholl



opply for permiis lo dischorge ony oir polluionls lhol would orise os o result of the

proposed quorrying operotions of the site so os to ensure thot the limits would be within

the specified limits by lhe inspectorote.

3.2.1.4 The Hozordous Woste Monogement Regulolions (S.l No. 125 of 20Ol )



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Re/evonce ond Complionce

The proposed operotions will slrive io comply with the term "environmentolly sound

monogemenl of hozordoous woste". Ihis meons toking oll reosonoble ond procticol

sleps 10 ensure thol hozordous woste is monoged in o monner, which will protect

humon heolth. onimols. plonts or the environmeni ogoinsl odveEe effecis which moy

result from such woste. The possible sources of such woste ot the proposed site will

include medicol woste. lncinerotion of medicol woste will be one woy of monoging

woste os it renders them hormless or inert.

3.2.2 The Mlnes ond Mlnerols Developmenl Act, 2fl)8, Chopler 213.

The Mines ond Minerols Development Act No.7 of 2008 regulotes mining octivilies ond



operotions for the prolection of the environment from prospecting through up lo

closure of mine. Under the Act, severol regulotions hove been issued thot ore specific to

operolions reloting to mining / quorrying which will hove lo be complied with by lhe

developer.



Lo.ge Scole Mining Llcence (LML) Appllcotlon, Mwochillngo / Shonlumbu Areo, Kolue Disiricl. Lu Hong Slone Mlnlng

Compony Limlled, Plot No.2440. Chlgwenupwenu Rood. Mokeni, P.O.Box 33612, Lusoko.



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3.2.2,1 Mines ond Minerols (Environmenlol) Regulollons, 19r7, (Sl 2? ot 1917)



Re/evonce ond Comolionce

These regulotions esloblish lhe requiremenl for ony mining operolion to submit on

Environmenlol Project Brief os port of ony new development. This legislotion ploces the

initiol responsibilily for ossessing ony new mining opplicotion with ihe Mines Sofety

Deportment (MSD). lt however, recognizes the pre-eminence of the EPPCA of l99O ond

lhe role of the Environmentol Council of Zombio os the leod ogency on oll issues

reloting to environmentol protection in the country. Therefore, the preporotion of this

project brief by the developer is in fulflllment ond complying with this requiremenl.



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Re/evonce ond Comp/ionce

Any mining / quorrying operotion in Zombio hos to be conducled in occordonce with

the requiremenls of lhese regulotions, which is enforced by the Mines Sofety

Deportmenl (MSD). Unde|lhese regulolions, there sholl be o miner Owner ond o mine

Holder, os well os competent persons oppointed to execute o mining operotion. The

mine Holder, who in mosl coses is o Mine Monoger, is responsible for the doy lo doy

running of mining operotions while the Owner provides necessory meons to enoble the

Holder run the operolions smoolhly.

As o woy of complying wilh these regulolions, the developer sholl oppoini o mine

Owner ond o Holder once the proposed operolions ore up ond running. The Holder will

be responsible for oll operotions ot lhe Quorry including the reporting of incidences ond

occidenls to the Director of Mines Sofety Deportment.



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3.2.2.3 Environmenlol Proleclion Fund (EPF) Regulollons (Sl No. t02 of 1998)

Re/e vonce ond Como/ionce

The legislotion requires oll holders of mining licences to moke cosh contributions to the

Environmenlol Proteclion Fund whose objectives ore:



(o)To provide ossuronce to ihe Director of Mines Sofely Deporlment (MSD) thot o

person who holds such licence or permii sholl execule the Environmentol

Monogement Plon in occordonce with the Mines ond Minerols (Environmenlol)

Regulolions of 1997; ond

(b) To provide proteclion to the Government ogoinst risk of hoving the obligotion to



underloke the rehobllltolion of o minlng oreo where the holder of o licence or

permit foils lo do so.

As o requirement under these regulotions, the developer will commence the deposilion

of monies into the EPF ofter the first environmentol oudil thot will be performed by on

independenl consultont.



Lorge Scole Mining licence (LML) Applicqtion, Mwochllingo / Shonlumbu Areo, (olue Oillrict. tu Hoog Slone Mlnlng

Compony Llmited, Plol No.2440, Chipwenupwenu Rood, Mokeni, P.O,Box 33612, tusoko.



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3.2.3 Forestry Act, Chopter l 99

The Forestry Acl of 1974 provides for ihe monogement, conservotion ond prolection of

forests ond trees. The Act prohibils the felling. collection or injuring of forest producls in

protected foresl oreos or forest reserves, unless o licence hos been obtoined to do so.



Ihe Act olso prohibiis excovolions, conservotion, ond operolion of mochinery which

lhe forest reserves or protected oreos.



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Re/evonce and Comolionce

The extent oreo of the proposed Lorge Scole Mining Licence is only 79 hectores, ond

the octuol Quorry ond crushing ploni will be confined in o very smoll oreo of less lhon

l0 hectores. The felling of trees or foresl ond disturbonce of vegelolion will be olmost

negligible especiolly thot the quorrying operoiions will be on the sile previously

cullivoled. The neorest designoted forest, Lusoko South Extension Locol Foresl No.55 is

oboul 2.7km norih ond would not be offected by the operotions.

3.2.4 Town ond Counlry Plonnlng Acl. Chopler 283

The Town ond Country Plonning Act provides for the control, use ond chonge of lond

use zones ond reservolions for vorious purposes e.g. citing of work siles. lt olso provides



for the compensotion of offected communities by plonning decisions ond reguloted

developments.

Reievonce qtd CaInpliaDce

The proposed site folls under Kofue District Council ond occording to lhe office of the

Direcior of Works ot the Council, ii wos odvised thot the Mwochilingo / Shontumbu

Quorry site folls within titled formlond owned by the developer.



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3.2.5 The locol Governmenl Acl ol l99l

The Acl provides for the estoblishment of Councils in the Districts, the functions of locol

oulhorilies ond locol government system.



Relevonce ond Corno/ionce

Some of these functions which will be of relevonce



lo this poriiculor project being

pollulion

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control ond the protection of the

environmenl in generol within their locolity. Since the proposed project is locoied in the

Kofue Dislrict, the Kofue Dishici Council will be responsible for the porticulor ospeci ol

proposed by the developer relote



the proposed project.

3.2.6 The Woler Acl of l9tl9

The Act estoblishes the Deportmenl of Woler Affoirs (DWA) ond the Woter Boord with

the responsibility of looking ofler lhe woier resources of lhe counlry. The Deportment of



Lorge Scole Mining Licence (LMl) Applicqtion, Mwochilingo / Shontumbu A.eo, l(qtue Dlshict. Lu Hong Slone Mlnlng

Compony limited. Plot No.2440, Chlpwenupwenu Rood, Mokenl, F.O.Box 33a12, lusokq.



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Woter Affoirs is responsible for lhe hydrology (surfoce woler), hydrogeology

(groundwoier) os well os quolily ospects of these woler resources in the counlry.



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The projeci will hqve to comply with this Acl on ospects of underground woier in view

of occessing ihe woter resource through the oquifer.



lhe Nolionol tleriloge Conservollon Act oI I ?89

The Act provides for the proteclion ond conservolion of heritoge resources, culturol

ond hisloricol sites, ond lhe Act enforced by the Notionol Heritoge Conservolion

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Commission (NHCC).



Re/evonce ond Complionce

lf ony such sile wilhin the proposed projecl oreo

ond such o site should be preserved.



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3.2.8 Ihe londs Act of 1995 ond the tond Acqulsllion Acl ot 1995,

The Acl provides for lhe olienotion, tronsfer ond chonge of lond. lt olso provides for the

compulsory ocquisition of lond by lhe President whenever he is of the opinion thol li is

desiroble or expedient to do so in the Inlerest of the publlc.



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The lond is divided into siote, privoie ond troditionol lond. The proposed project folls

under troditionol lond in Senior Chief Nkhomeshyo Mukomombo ll of the Soli people of

Lusoko Province. The oreo Chief would be consulted whenever need orise.

3.2.9 The Publlc Heollh Act of 1996.



The Act provides for the prevention

seweroge ond treotment systems.



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diseoses. droinoge, lotrine ond disposol of



Re/evonce ond Cornplionce

The proposed project site will hove to comply with these ospects ond meosures will

include proper disposol of wostes generoted on site so os lo prevenl oulbreok ond

spreoding of diseoses.

3.2.10 The Exploslves Act of 197I.



The Act gives guidonce



on the purchose, tronsporlolion, storoge ond usoge



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explosives. The Mines Sofety Deportment (MSD) through lhe Explosives Section enforces

this Act.



l.orge Scole Mining Licence (LMl.) Applicotion. Mwochilingo / Shonlumbu Areo Kolue District. tu Hong Slone Mining

Compony Llmited. Plol No.2440. Chlpwenupwenu Rood, Mokenl. P.O.Box 33512. Lusoko.



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Re/evonce o nd Cornp/ionce

The proposed project sholl comply with lhis Act by getling permits from MSD prior lo

conslruction of explosive mogozines, ond purchose of ony explosives thot will be used

for blosiing operotions. The purchose, tronsporlolion, usoge os well os storoge of the

explosives will be under the guidonce of o holder of o volid Zombion Blosting Licence.

3.2.1I The Zombio Wlldllfe Authority Acl, I989.

The Act provides for the conservolion ond monogemenl of ecosysiems to preserve

them from impocls of modern mon. The Acl olso regulotes the type ond extent of

tourism octivities thol moy be permitled in the notionol pork or gome monogement

oreo settings.



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Ihe proposed quorrying site is very for from the neorest Gome Monogemeni Areo

(cMA), Chiowo GMA which is 27km SE of the proposed quorry sile. Despite the

proposed physicolly being for from ihe Nolionol Pork or GMA. environmentol ond

ecologicol considerotions sholl be 'token into occounl by the developer io ovoid

environmentol impocls on ony wildlife.

ln oddilion, the developer will comply with ony other conditions thot would be set out in

ony decision letter regording wildlife in generol.

3.3 PROJECT DESCRIPIION

3.3.1 Project Oblecllves

To utilize lhe Mwochilingo



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quorrying operotions under o mining righl.



To produce vorious stone oggregoles ond quorry dust to meet the huge

demond of quorry products by the construclion induslry through vorious

developmeniol proiects in Kofue Dislrict, ond Lusoko Province in generol.

creoie meoningful employment to the locol communily ond contribute io lhe

locol ond regionol economic growth.



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3.3.2 Moln Acllvllles

The proposed project will hove four mojor phoses nomely Site Preporolion; Conslruclion

Phose; Operotion Phose; ond Closure Phose.

3.3.2.1 Site Preporollon Phose

The moin oclivities lhot will be conied oul include:-



Lorge Scole Minlng



licence (tML) Applicotion, Mwochilingo / Shonlumbu Areo. Kofue Dislricl. Iu Hoog Slone Mining

Compony Limiled. Plot No.2440. Chlpv,enupwenu Rood, Mokenl, P.O.Box 33612, tusoko.



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siting of quorrying loyout toking inlo occouni informoiion generoted during the

prospecting stoge.

Cleoring ond preporotion of the site within lhe designoied quorry boundories

folling in the mining licence oreo; ond

Preporotion of siie occess roods io ihe quorry to be used by vehicles.

3.3.2.2 Conshuclion Phose

Ihe conslruclion Phose will involve lhe mobilizotion, instollotion ond ossembling of the

crushing ploni on site. Other octivities during 'this phose will include lhe developmeni of



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the quorry which will be the source of stone, the row moteriol for ihe oggregote ond

quorry dust producls. Ihe conslruclion of the office block, oblulion, mogozines, fencing.

workshop ond storerooms will be done during this phose.

3.3.2.3 Operolionol Phose



The operotionol phose will proceed ofler overburden removol. which is negligible,

formotion of tenoces on lhe identified dolomitic / limestone hill. This operotionol phose

will involve the octuol produclion of lhe required products, ond most of lhe impocls

thot will require mitigotion will toke ploce during this phose. The mojor oclivilies ot the

quorry site will



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Drillino

Drilling of verticol 90mm l45mm @ by -12m deep blost hole in

potlern will be done by o crowler mounted pneumolic drill rig.



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After drilling sufficient blosl holes in o specific poilern, light chorge primory

blosting will be conied oui whenever necessory using lighl chorge of emulsions

wilh Cordtex ond sond slemming. Lighter chorglng wlll be used to ovoid fly rocks

ond reduce sound ond dusi emissions beyond occeptoble levels. All primory

ond secondory blosting will be conied oul during doy time between 08:00hrs to

17:Oohrs. ln oddition 1o oudible worning, worning signs os per requiremenl of lhe

Explosives Regulotions will olso be posted on oll opprooches prior to blosting

time.



on blosling octivities, o CAT 320D Hydroulic Breoker will olso be used

to breok bigger boulders into smoller monogeoble pieces.



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A quolified BLH will be used to conduct oll blosting operotions.

Loodino

An Excovotor {CAT 320D2) will be used to lood the blosted moteriol from lhe

Quorry foce onto o dump truck which will lhen lronsport lhe moteriol to the



Lorge Scole Mining Licence ([ML) Appllcotion. Mwochili.|go / Shonlumbu Areo, Kolue Didricl. Lu Hong Slone Mining

Compony Limiled. Plol N0.2440, Chipwenupwenu Rood, Mqkeni. P.O.Box 33612 LrJsoko.



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Crushing plont. The Excovoior-Dump truck-Crusher combinotion will olso be

olternoled by using LHD equipment, especiolly during initiol stoges.

Crushino

Al the crushing plont. quorry moleriol will be off looded directly into the feeder,

which will feed into lhe Primory Jow Crusher (PJC). From the PJC, the crushed

moteriol will be conveyed vio o conveyor belt into o Secondory Jow Crusher

{SJC) where the three different quorry products will be produced i.e. Gsmm, 5.1lomm, ond l0.l-25mm will then be conveyed using three conveyor belts to

sioroge oreos owoiting colleciion by clients. The oversize rocks in the vibroiing

screen will be routed to ihe impocl crusher ond sent bock to lhe Jow Crusher for

furlher crushing.



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Tronsportotion

Once the moleriol hos been broken down inlo conect sizes in lhe crushing plont,

it will be put inlo vorious stockpiles, occording to the sizes. From these stockpiles

the moteriol will be looded onto trucks ond ironsporled to clients.

Stock pilinq



Stockpiling will be oulomolic by conveyor belts sited on different quorry

oggregoles sizes ond quorry dusl slockpiles. However, o diesel propelled LHD will

be used on lhe stockpiles to hondle quorry producls spilloge ond mointenonce

of siockpile profiles.



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3.3.2.4 Decommlrslonlng ond Closure

The decommissioning ond closure phose will come of lhe end of quorrying operolions

when oll lhe quorry stone reserves would hove been exhousied within the oreo under

mining licence. Al closure, the site will be rehobilitoted so lhot some olher sustoinoble



lond use oiher thon quorrying could be permitted. To ensure thoi this is ochieved,

progressive rehobilitotion of the oreo sholl stort on commencemenl of the operolions ot

the Quorry ond will be integrol porl of the entire project cycle ot the Quorry. All

disturbed oreos will be progressively rehobilitoled once lhe operotions ceose in the

porticulor oreo.

Closure phose ociivities will include:Siie rehobilitotion ond remediolion;

Preporing the oreo for other sustoinoble post quorrying lond use;

Writing ond submitting of o closure report lo lhe Director of Mines Sofety os

required under the Mines ond Minerols Environmentol Regulotions of 1997; ond

Surrendering of the licence oreo to the Ministry of Mines ond Minerols

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3.3.3 Row Molerlols ond Olher equipmenls



Ihe moin row moteriols of lhe proposed project ore the quorry stone which is in

obundonce within lhe mining licence oreo. Equipmenl ond plont thot will be reguired

on site for smoolh running of operolions will include:-



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Crushing plont (with pollulion control kit); ond

Ulility kucks

Weigh Bridge



3.3.4 Products ond by-producls

The following will be the products ot the proposed

-5mm Quorry Dust;

9.5mm Quorry Aggregotes;

13.2mm Quorry Aggregotes; ond

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3.3.5 Allernotlves

3.3.5.1 Project ollernotives



Proiecl Opiion

The "Project Opiion" will meon ollowing the developer to go oheod wilh ihe continued

quorrying ot the proposed quorry sile ot proposed Mwochilingo Shontumbu. The

proposed project will creote employmeni opportunities ond positively contribute io the



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locol ond notionol economic growth. With o multiplier effecl of obout l0-15 people in

Zombion rurol selling, on estimoted 750 people will directly benefit from lhe proposed

project by the developer.

Although the project will hove some negoiive impocis such os noise, dusl emissions ond

vibrolions, lhey con be contoined with the implementotion of o proper Environmentol

Monogemenl Plon (EMP). ln oddiiion, the humon setilements ore quite owoy from the

octuol quonying sites to hove serious odverse impocls.



The "No Project Oplion" will meon nol going oheod wilh the proposed project. This

optlon musl be weighed ogoinsl the loss of o mulli-million dollor inveslment thot the

project developer intends to invest ln the rurol locol economy. The proposed proiecl will

employ o lot of people ond ihe mojoriiy of this stoff complement will come from ihe



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locol oreo. The proiect will hove numerous knock-on effects for lhe locol ond regionol

economy.

The "No Projecl Option" will lherefore be o mojor setbock for the locol, regionol ond

noiionol economic developmenl os it would deny ihe much required moteriols for the

construclion industry which hos greol potentiol of growing oi o fosl rote. Cunent most

suitoble quorry products coming from RDA Quorry is not odequote.



Of the obove two options, the mosl fovouroble one is lhe "Project Option". lts

odvontoges for outweigh those of the "No Project Option". The " Proiect Option" will

reduce the high levels of unemployment in the oreo, ond olso curb unlicenced



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Minrno Process

There is one option for the mining of quorry slone, which

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Ihe quorry slone deposits oi Mwochilingo / Shontumbu forms o hill os rock dolomitic /

limeslone ouicrop ond ore therefore omenoble only to open pii mining method. In



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Open Pii mining melhod will be used, with terrocing lechniques

3.4 SITE DESCRIPIION

3.4.1 Topogrophy



Ihe Mwochilingo / Shontumbu hos o flot ond genile rolling lerroin ond typicol of lhe



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Lusoko ploteou chorocterize most of the oreo of Lusoko Province. The geomorphology

of the oreo is iypicol of the Cenlrol Africon ploteou ond closely follows the geology of



lhe oreo.



3.4.2 Cllmote

The climole of lhe Kofue District, Mwochilingo / Shontumbuoreo where the proposed

poecl site will be locoted is chorocterized by three distinct seosons determined the

movemeni ocross lhe region of lhe lnler-Tropicol Convergence Zone (ITCZ) ond is



typicol for much of the Centrol Africon Ploteou. The region experiences o cool dry

seoson from mid-April to Augusl, o hol seoson from Seplember lo October ond roiny

seoson from November 1o April.



Lorge Scole Mining Licence (LML) Applicotion. Mwochilingo / Shontumbu Areo. xolue Diskicl- Lu Hong Slone Mining

Compony Limiled, Plol No.2440 Chip\flenupwenu Rood, Mokeni. P.O.Box 33612. Lusoko.



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The proposed project oreo receives on onnuol roinfoll in the region of oround 600mm 1o

700mm with meon onnuol roinfoll doys of /G80 doys i.e. between December, Jonuory

ond Februory receiving over 707o of onnuol roinfoll.



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3.4.3 Floro ond Founo

The noturol lype of vegetotion occuning ot Mwochilingo / Shoniumbu moinly comprise

of mungo woodlonds on heovy soils. Moinly cloy soils with bod workobility, lToC - l8"C

min. ond 22"C - 23C mox. lemperoture. The proposed quorry sile hos moinly shorl

gross qnd shrubs supported on thin loyer of loteritic soils underloin by dolomitic /

limeslone rock formotion which is/wos exploiled for quorry stone.



No much founo exist within the mining licence oreo ond quorry sile due to increosed

humon ociivities, os much of the oreo is used for subsislence forming by the locol

communily. The few founo life just include species rodents, reptiles, insecls ond

grosslond bird species which find hobitot in beneoth surfoce, in rocks, onthills, gross ond

shrubs.



3.4.4 Geology

The generol geology of the oreo moinly consisi

types. Refer olso to Appendix 1 {l .5) .



Lorge Scole Mlning



of meto-corbonote rocks of vorious



tlcence ([ML] Applicqtlon, Mwochillngq / Shontumbu Areo, Kolue Dirlrlcl. !u Hong Slone Minlng

Compony tlmiled. Plot No.2440. Chipwenupwenu Rood, Mqkeni. P.O.Box 33612, Luioko.



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3.4.5 Solls

The soil types conespond closely to the geology, topogrophy ond climote of the oreo.

Generolly the Mwochilingo Shontumbu oreo soils ore cloy. However, most of the

portions ot the quorry sile is loierilic underloin by dolomiiic limesione. The soil types of

the oreo is shown in Figure 3.4.5{l ) os described under F.A.O /UNISCO clossificoiion.



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3.4.6 Hydrology

3.4.6.1 Sufoce Woter Feolures ond Drolnoge

The proposed quorry site does not communicote with either locol or regionol droinoge

syslem.

3.4.6.2 Underground Woter Rerourcei



The proposed quorry site is undedoin by dolomilic limeslone with low permeobility.

However, due lo fissures ond joints chorocterized by the some rock formotion,

underground woler moy communicoie with quorrying operolions.

Loage Scqle Mlnlng



licence (LMl,) Appllcotion, Mvvochilingo / Shontumbu Areo, Kolue Distrlct.



Hqng Slone Minlng

Compony Limiled, Plot N0.2440, Chipwenupwenu Roqd. Mokeni, P.O.Box 33612, Luroko.

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The underground woter source wilhin the oreo underloin by lhe dolomitic limestone

moy not be useful for humon consumption.

3.4.7 Exlsting Lond use



Aport from quorrying, the lond ot ihe proposed site is not used for ony other socioleconomic octivity due to the underloin dolomitic limestone which support little

vegetoiion growlh. However, some portions ore used for lhe grozing of live stock,

especiolly goots which feed of leoves from lhe shrubs.

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The proposed quorry siie folls wiihin ihe developer's properiy. ond there is no other

selilement within lhe property. However, ihe property shores boundory with olher

properties.

3.4.9 Culturol Chorocterislics



The sile reconnoissonce survey conducted ond informolion gothered reveoled no

presence of sensitive siles.



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Iorge Scole Mining Licence (LM!) Applicolion, Mwochilingo / Shonlumbu Areo Kofue District. Lu Hong Slone Mining

Compony Limited, Plol No.2440. Chlpwenupwenu Rood, Mokeni. P.O.Box 33612. Lusoko.



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3.5 POTENIIAT ENVIRONMENTAT IMPACTS



Ioble 3.5.1 - Envlronmentol lmpocl Molrlx for proposed Mwochlllngo / ShontumbuQuorry Prolect

lmpocl lorgel



lmpocl Source



Envlronmenlol lmpoch

3.5,1.1 Woler

Moinlenonce

Sources

of Mochinery



Pil Dewotering



lmpocl Source Descriptlon



Slgnlflconce

of lmpoct



Mltlgotlon



Fuels



ond oil leokoges ond spills trom

mochinery during mointenonce onlo

ground moy find woy lo surfoce ond

ground woter sources



Very Low

Negotive



Mointenonce of

mochinery excepi in

cose of breokdown will

only be conied on in

designoted oreos.

Mochinery will be

moinioined in good order



woledsble



Very Low

Negotive



For initiol 28 yeors, no



When the woter toble is reoched in the

pil, the pit dewolering will lower the

woter toble in the viciniiy of lhe quorry

oreo, lhereby offecting boreholes used

for portoble woler within the licence

oreo.

3.5.1.2 Londscope



Pit



Excovotion



Stockpile &

Dumps



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en Pit

Excovotion of pit ond removol of quorry

slone will creote o permonent open pit

of obout l5m deep ond I20m wide.

Stock oiles lQuorrv oroductsl

Stockpiles of quony products owoiling

disposol , ond overburden moteriols ol

Woste Rock Dumps(WRD) moy protrude

obove the noturol surfoce lopogrophy

of the oreo thereby detrocling owoy

from lhe noturol scenic beouiy of the

oreo.



Moderote to

low negotive



Open Pil expected.

Resource will be

exploiled from hill by

lenocing. Neorest bore

hole obout lkm from pit

locotion.

Open pit oreo will be

fenced off to reslrict

occess by lhe public.

Pit ond WRD oreos will be

rehobilitoted



progressively.



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lmpoct Source Descrlpllon



Slgnlflconce

of lmpocl



Mlllgotlon



leokoge



ond oil leokoges ond spills from

mochinery during mointenonce onlo

ground cousing soil conlominotion.



Very Low

Negotive



Soil



This



Mointenonce of

mochinery except in

cose of breokdown will

only be conied on in

designoled oreos.

Movemenl of quorry

mochinery will be

reslricted to existing

roodwoys.

Absolute minimol

vegelotion will be

ollowed.



lmpocl Source



Envkonmenlol lmpoch

3.5.1.3 lmpocl on

Solls



Fuel & Oil



Compoclion

3,5.1.4 lmpocl on



Pit Excovotion



Vegetollon



Slockpile &

Dumps

Roodwoys

Slockpile &

Dumps

Crushino Plonl



Fuels



moy be coused by possoge of

quorry mochinery on the roodwoys, lhou

this moy be extremely limited os much of

the oreo is loleritic ond is exposed rock.

The presence of loleritic soils ond

extensive rock outcrops with scont



vegetotion cover comprising



of



Very Low

Negotive



gross



ond isololed shrubs reduces



ihe



possibility of significont negotive impocts

on vegetotion,



Explosive



mogozine ond

olher

infrosiructure

3.5.1.5 Nolse



lmpocl



Quorry

vehicles ond

Mochinery

Drilling

Operotions

Blosting

operolions

Crushing



Ihe mojor source of noise impocts will

come from drilling, blosting ond crushing

operolions, os well os the site movement

of heovy lrucks collecting ond delivering



Low to

Moderole

Negotive.



Projecl vehicles ond

quorry mochinery will be

fitted with noise control

gorgets.



moteriols on site houl roodwoys.

The mojor effect these octiviiies will hove

will be on pro.ject workers on site.



Workers will be provided

with eor plugs ond eor

muffs for protection



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Operotions



However, given lhe distonce ond lhe

buffer zone thoi will be moinloined

between the project oreo ond the locol

communities, lhe impoct will nol be

significonl.



lmpocl Source



lmpocl Source Descdpllon



Slgnlflconce

of lmpocl



Mlligollon



generotion of dusl from the crushing

plont, drilling ond blosting in the pit,

movement of heovy duty equipment on

site roodwoys ond wind blowing dusl

from the stockpiles moy hove severol

implicotions on both humon ond plont

lite in the project oreo ond its vicinity.



Moderote

Negoiive



Woter sproys will be used

to surprise ducts on mojor

dusi sources.



Envlronmenlol lmpocts

3.5.'1.6 lmpocl on

Crushing Plonl

Air

Dusl

Drilling



operotion

Blosling



operotion

Movemenl of

heovy duty

equipment

Wind blowing

dusl from

roodwoys,

stockpiles ond

Wosle Rock

Dumps.



The



The prolonged exposure to dusl

emissions ond porticulote motter moy

leod lo eye ond respirotory irritotion ond

chest infeclions such os osthmo. ln

plonts, lhe deposilion of dusl on leoves

ond flowers moy interfere with pollinotion

ond olher funciions such os

photosynthesis, respiroiion ond

tronspirolion, which ore importont for

plont survivol.



ogoinst excessive noise.



Drilling rigs will be filted

wilh dust collector.

Operolors will be



provided with prolective

clolhing ond dust mosks.

Vegelolion will be

encouroged to grow on

Wosie Rock Dumps.



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lmpocl torgel



lmpocl Source



Soclol.Economlc lmpocls

3.5.2.1 Employmenl

Generotlon



3.5.2.2 Houslng



Workers of lhe



Quorry

lmmigronl

troders



3.5.2.3 Heolth



Workers



Community



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lmpocl Source Descrlpllon



Slgnlflconce

ol lmpocl



The proposed project will generote

employment opportunities for oboul 50

locol Zombions ond oll lhis stoff

complemenl will be sourced from wiihin

Mwochilingo / Shontumbu, Kofue

Dislrict. The provision of employment will

hove severol multiplier effects ot the

household level ond in the generol



Very High

Positive



economy.

The demond for independenl housing Very High

uniis will increose os o result of positive

employment offered.



As more ore employed business will

increose, ond demond on goods ond

services will olso increose ond therefore

oiirocting immigront troders resuliing in

increosed demond on housing units.

The compony will hove o medicol

scheme for oll ils employees ond their

immediote fomilies ol o reputoble

hospitol.



compony will operole o FirstAid

Clinic within the licence oreo.



The



Very High

Positive



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lmpoct Aspect



lmpoch on Slle

Vegetollon



lmpocl on woler

sources



lmpocl Source Mlllgollon Meosures

Very low

Negotive



Medium / Low

Negolive



The components of the proposed

project such os:- Quorry; Crusher;

Explosive Mogozine oreo; Slockpiling

Areosi ond Access Roods will not resull in



significont loss of vegetolion due io lillle

vegelotion on site. ln oddition, lhe oreo

lhot these componenls will occupy will

just be obout l07o of the mining licence

oreo. However, workers ond members of

lhe public will not be ollowed to exploil

trees ond other vegetoiion within ond

oround ihe proiecl oreo.

Drums ond olher moleriols contoining

oils ond other products will be kepl in

bonded oreos.

Spilloges will be conioined ond disposed

of in line with specificotions in nolionol

legislolion.

Dewolering of Open pit is not expecled

lo offecl groundwoter used os porioble

within the vicinity of lhe project oreo.

However, boreholes will be monitored

regulorly in lerms of woler levels ond if

necessary, on olternotive cleon woter

supply will be provided to the site work

force ond locol community.

Mointenonce of mochinery will be

conducled on o concrele plinth.



Responslble

Person



Tlmlng ot

MonoEemenl Acllons



Quony

Monoger



Storl

Preporoti

on Phose



Closure

Phose



Quorry

Monoger /

Developer



Preporoli

on Phose



Closure

Phose



Quorry



Preporoti

on Phose



Closure

Phose



Monoger /

Developer



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Londscope

(Visuol lntuuslon)



Moderole

Negolive



Trimming of Quorry pit edges lo o slope

of obout 1 :3 ond reshoping of the quorry

pil (londscoping) so os to moke sloble

ond suiloble for the desired long-lerm

lond use ond minimise long-term visuol

impocts.



Leveling (londscoping)



of



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Quorry



Monoger



Preporoli

on Phose



Closure

Phose



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excovoled



oreos, ond cleoning of rock boulders.



Fencing the oreo



io



ensure



ihol



only



outhorized people hove occess to

lmpocls on



Soils



lmpocl on wildlife



Soll Compoction



proiecl oreo.

Proper monogemenl



of lubriconts ond



Low Negotive



Quorry

fuels logether wilh the disposol of Monoger

domeslic wosle 1o designoled sites.

Areos used for the mointenonce of

mochinery will be bonded.



Preporoli

on Phose



Closure

Phose



Very Low



To prevent generotion of high noise thol



negolive



could offect ony wildlife if ony, use of Monoger

explosives will be restricied to obsolute

minimum procticolly possible during

blosting. Coutious blosling lechniques

will be used during blosting operolions,

especiolly wilh cordtex ond ANFEX.



Preporoti

on Phose



Closure

Phose



Preporoli

on Phose



Closure

Phose



Low negolive



Quorry



However, negligible effect is expected

on wildlife os lhere is no evidence of

wildlite within the vicinity of the quorry

oreo.

Londscope (rehobilitote) oreos where Quorry

mining of quorry slone hos ceosed.

Monoger



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Air pollullon / Dusl

nuisonce



Nolse nuisonce

Solety



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Moderole

Negolive



Low negotive



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wel process in crushing ond screening

process of Crushing Plont.

Provision of protective weor lo workers such

os overolls, goggles, solety boo'ls, hord hots

ond dust mosks.

Use ol



Woter sproying on roodwoys ond stockpile

oreos ot leosl twice per doy.

Worn residents of sunounding oreos before

blosling.

Blosting will be conied out belween 08-l7hrs

ond limited to coulious blosling with lighter



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Quorry Monoger



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n Phose



Closure of

Quorry



Preporolio



Closure of



n Phose



Quony



Preporotio



Closure



n Phose



Phose



Optionol

Phose



Closure

Phose



Preporotio



explosives.



Provide solety lips io workers



of oppropriole protective weor lo

workers wilhin vicinity ol strong noise oreos

Provision



Locol Employmenl



Very High

Posilive



Corporole Sociol

Responslbility (CSR)



Very High



Public Sofety



Medium

Negotive



Quorry Pil woll



rtobility



Posilive



Medium

Negolive



such os crusher plonl.

Ensure thol non-skilled jobs were

members ol the locol community.



given lo Developer



Ensure thol woges ond solories ore

compelitive.

Some moleriols will be used lo repok ond Developer

construcl roods lhol will be used by the

generol public in Kofue Dislrict ond other

porls of Lusoko Province.

The compony conducl public sensitizotion Quorry Monoger

on lhe dongers ol trespossing inlo the

Quorrying qreo through public meeling, ond

worninq siqns.

Slorm woter ond erosion monogement Quorry Monoger

meosures will include the conslruclion of

diversion chonnels oround lhe perimeler of

lhe pit ond profiling of roodwoys lo re-direcl

storm woter run-ofl owoy from the pil ond

slopes.



Preporotio



Closure



n Phose



Phose



Preporolio



Closure



n Phose



Phose



3.6.I QUARRY PII

OperclionolPhose

Surfoce Wot er / GJe t roelvl ol er

Storm woter will be collected in sedimeniotion ponds prior lo releose into the droinoge

syslem of the oreo. Sedimentotion of the woter prior io releosing oreo droinoge sysiem

will help to check siltotion.



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The dewotering of the pit will lower the groundwoter level in the vicinity of the quorry

pit. However, lhere is no borehole for portoble woter within o rodius of 200m of the pil.

As such dewolering of the pit is not expected to offect the deep groundwoler used for

portoble woter in ihe mining licence oreo. The production borehole will however be

monilored regulorly in terms of woter levels ond if necessory. on olternotive cleon woter

supply will be provided.

Pit Stobilitv



Storm woler ond erosion monogemeni meosures will include the conslruction of

chonnels oround the porometer of the Quorry Pity ond profiling of the roodwoys to redirecl storm woter run-off owoy from the pit ond slopes. Sedimenlolion ponds will be

constructed ot the bottom of the pit to monoge siltotion in slope run-off. The pit will be

de-wolered ond de-silted to preveni the occumulolion of silt ond woier, ond to ensure

the security of the quorry pit ond sofely of miners. These meosures will minimise ihe risk

of pit woll foilure ond preveni flooding.

Public Sofe'ty

Unouthorised persons will be informed of the dongers of lhe dongers of entering into

oreos of quorrying mining operotions through public consultotion, lioison with

sunounding locol communilies ond plocement of worning signs. Compony security

officers will potrol ond check for oll possible trespossers.



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S u rto ce W of e r / Gro u ndw ol er

Pit de-wotering will ceose ot the end of the project ot which lime the quorry pit will be

ollowed to flood noturolly by groundwoter inflow ond direct precipitotion. This will

creote o new surfoce woter resource for the sunounding oreo thol could be used for

susloinoble lond uses such os fishing.

The woter in the pit will be monitored os port of the 5 yeors post closure environmentol

moniloring progromme to ensure thot there is no deteriorolion in groundwoter quolity

thol could offect its posl closure use.



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Finol pit wolls will be designed with odequote sofety fociors to ensure long-term pit

s'tobility. The pit porometer will be profiled to prevent surfoce run-off flowing into the pit

or soluroling the pit wolls. Pil woll siobility will be monitored os porl of the project's posl

closure environmentol moniloring progromme.

Public Sofety

Lorge Scole Mining l,lcence ([ML) Applicotion, Mwochilingo / Shonlumbu Areo, Kqfue Dlslrlcl. Lu Hqng Slone Minlng

Compony Llmiled, Plot N0.2'140, Chlpwe.upryenu Rood, Mokeni, P.O.Box 33612. Luioko



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Worning signs will be ploced oround the pit perimeier ond on opprooches lo worn the

public of the donger of folling into the pit ond / or drowning.

3.6.2 CRUSHING PTANT

Operolionol Phose



Surfoce W ot er / G ro undwoler

The run-off woler from the quorry dusl ond oggregote stockpiles will be collected in

droins ond directed to sili trop where the solids will settle out. Cleon woter will be

dischorged to the moin droinoge system of ihe oreo. The droins ond silt trop will be

regulorly mointoined ond cleoned out.



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Air Emissionr Noise ond vibrotion

The releose of oirborne dust from the crushing plonl ond stockpiles will be suppressed by

regulor sproying with woter sproys ond woter corts. Woler sprinkler syslems will be

inslolled in lhe Crushing Plont ond ol oll bulk tronsfer points to suppress dust.

3.6.3 TRANSPORT INTRASTRUCTURE

Operolfonol Phose



Accidenlol So/ls / Releoses

The contominotion of soil, oir ond woter /or woter resulting from ony spill will be

minimized. The developer will implement procedures for the tronsporl of hozordous

moteriols lo, from, in ond oround the proiect site. These procedures will include but not

limited to:-



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Emergency response troining for oll employees;

Use of designoted tronsport rouies only; ond



Vehlcles rood worlhiness checks



ond implementolion of o



preventive



mointenonce progromme.



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Site tronsport infrostructure including roods, weigh bridges, ond speed limit signs will be



subject lo o preventive moinlenonce progromme to ensure thot they ore kept in o

good condition. This will reduce the number of site rood occidents / incidents.



A,r Ernrssions



The generotion of dust by heovy equipment ond vehicles on site roodwoys will be

prevenied by frequent woter sproying os well os observolion of speed limiis. Speed limit

signs will be hong on oll site roods.

The usoge of site occess roods by heovy trucks trovelling to ond from the project oreo

hos ihe polentiol io couse domoge io lhe roods boih inlernol ond ouiside.



To mitigote this impoct, the developer will subjecl oll looded trucks 10 o weigh bridge



thot will be construcled in order to meel the Rood s Development Agency



(RDA)



requirements.



torge Scole Mlning Llcence (tML) Applicolion, Mwochllingo / Shonlumbu Areo, Kofue 0islrict. Lu Hong Stone Minlng

Compony Llmiled. Plot N0.2440, Chipwenupvvenu Rood, Mqkenl, P.O.Box 33612, Lu3okq.



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3.6.4 WASTE AAANAGEMENI

Operullonot Phose

n

tion

will

the

moleriols

thol

be generoted will be sorted lo fociliiote re-use / recycling. ReAll

usoble moteriols such os empiy drums will be re-used, sold or given owoy to employees.



Medicol Woste Generolion

Medicol Woste thot will be generoled from the sile moy couse conlominotion if noi

hondled ond disposed properly. AII medicol wosle will be incineroted in on opproved

incinerotor.



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3.7 ENVIRONi,IENIAL MONITORING PLAN (EMoP)

The developer will implement on environmenlol monitoring progromme within the

proposed projeci oreo. The moniloring plon will include the following:Air Emissions; ond

Quorry Pit Stobility



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3.7.1 Ak Embslons

Air pollution will occur os o result of dusl emissions from lhe blosting operotions, crushing

operotions, movement of vehicles in the project oreo ond dust blow off from vorious

sources ocross the proiecl oreo including the stock pile.

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Dusl Emission Monitorina

Dusl levels will be monilored on o monthly bosis within lhe entire project oreo ond lhe

obtoined results will determine whoi miiigolion meosures to be implemented so os lo

comply with the Zombion Stotutory dust emission limils.



ln oddition, ombienl dust concentrotions will be monitored in the entire project oreo to

determine lotol suspended porticles in oir (stolutory guideline is l20pg/m3 - overoge

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Dust concentrotions will be monitored using MSD opproved moniloring equipmenl ond

personol grovimelric somplers worn by operotors in criticol oreos like the crusher ploni.



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conducted by government opproved instilution.

3.7.2 Quorry Pll Sloblllty



The pit will be monilored for storm woter oround it in order to prevent erosion ond

ultimotely in-pit mud rush. The pit will be monitored ond reviewed for pit slope stobility

on doily bosis using visuol meons.

3.8 EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN (ERP)

The developer will develop on emergency response plon which will outline emergency

meosures to be underloken in the evenl of on occidenl / incidence. The emergence

response plon will detoil:-



lmmediote octions to be underioken;

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Compony tlmtted, Plot No.2440, Chipwenupwenu iood. Mokeni, P.O.8ox 33612, Lusoko.



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The emergency response meosures will be communicoted to oll relevont employees

ond the meosures will be posted ot strolegic working oreos within the quorry siie. In

oddilion, o sofeiy ond environmentol induclion will be conied out for new employees.

The sofety induction will cover; 'the use of personol protective devices, dongerous

oreos, opproprioted conducl, emergency response procedures ond wosie

monogement.



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Contoct detoils for persons responsible for implementing emergency meosures

os well os contocl detoils of relevonl outhorities 5uch os MSD ond ECZ.



3.9 SIIE DECOMMISSIONING AND REHABILITATION

The developer will pu1 in ploce o progressive site reclomolion plon. The plon will focus

on the reclomotion of the Quorry Pil, Crushing Plont, Explosive mogozine oreo. ond

other disturbed oreos wilhin the proiecl oreo ot closure. The moin objective of the plon

sholl be:To return disturbed londs to condilions copoble of supporting the former lond use

ond where this is nol feosible or proclicol, lhe ollernotive sustoinoble lond use;



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To prevenl potentiol significoni odverse effects on woter sources.

3.9.1 Slte Reclomolion Plon

Quonv Pil

It is not known how lorge the quorry pit will be ot closure of operolions. Pit dewolering

will however ceose ond the pii will be left lo flood. Ihe potentiol post closure

sustoinoble uses of the pil will include inigotion for ogriculture ond fish forming or



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Finol pit slopes will be checked for long lerm slobility. Donger signs will be posled

oround the pil ond o boom ploced ocross the occess romp to discouroge eniry.



Crushino Plont



Ihe following ploni dismonlling ond disposol will be opplied io the crushing plonl ot

closure of operotions:Breoking oul ond removol of oll concrete foundolions;

Dig up ond removol of oll electricol cobles;

Dismontling of lhe mobile crusher;

Removol of oll mechonicol equipments;

Generol sile cleonup;

Sile leveling ond reprofiling to estoblish noturol droinoge potterns ocross the sile;



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Re-vegetoiion of lhe site with indigenous trees ond grosses.



3.IO RECTAMAIION COSTS

The following costs hove



been estimoted to corry ou1 site reclomotion works.



Lorge Scole Mining Licence (lML) Applicolion. Mwochilingo / Shontumbu Areo. Kotue Disticl.

Compony Limited, Plot No.2440, Chipwenupwenu Rood. Mokeni. P.O.Box 33612, Lusoko.



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3.10.1 Slte Reclomotlon Cosls

The site reclomoiion works will be ossocioied with lhe octivilies highlighted, ond reloled

cosls in USD.



Decommissionino of Crushino Plont

The estimoted dismoniling ond disposol costs for this componenl hos been esiimoted

be USD 7,500/ho. The component is expecled to cover on oreo of oboul 0.5ho. The

estimoled dismontling ond disposol cost is therefore USD 3,750.



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The post closure uses of the pii ore to rehobilitoie it progressively ond lurn it inlo o fish

form or oquoculture. An eslimoted omount of USD 4,000 hos been included for the

rehobilitotion of the pit ot closure. Progressive rehobilitotion of the pit will be on-going



during operotions.

Generol Sile Cleon up

A sum of USD 5,000 hos been included for the generol site cleonup of the entire oreo

ond the erection of worning signs oround the pit.

3.10.2 lotol Slle Reclomollon Cost Eslimotes

The totol closure eslimotes for Lu Hong Slone Mining Compony Limited is USD 12,750 os

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Lu Hong Stone Mining Compony Limited is therefore committed to comply with the

condilions of opprovol within the firsl yeor of operolion.



Lorge Scqle Minlng Licence (LMt) Applicotion, Mwochilingo / Shontumbu Areo, KoliJe oistrici. Lu Hong Stone Mining

Compony tlmlted, Plol N0.2440, Chiprvenupwenu Rood, Mokeni, P.O,Box 33612, Lusokq.



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