A report on a heritage impact assessment for proposed opencast coal mining operations for the Klippan Colliery on the farm Klippan 452 JS (Emachibini), Wonderfontein, Mpumalanga
Archaetnos cc was requested by Umcebo Mining (Pty) Ltd to conduct a Heritage Impact Assessment for proposed (expanded) opencast coal mining operations as part of their Klippan Colliery on the farm Klippan 452 JS. A number of graves were identified and reported to the archaeologists, and these will be impacted on by the development.
The fieldwork undertaken revealed no other objects, features or sites of any archaeological or historical heritage significance on the property. The proposed development can therefore continue once the mitigatory measures(exhumation and relocation of the graves), put forward in the conclusions and recommendations, have been implemented.
A.J. Pelser & J.van der Walt