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Latest Publications

  • Request for Quotation (RFQ) - EPIP Humberdale Landfill Site [JAN 2017]

  • Durban Point - Environmental Authorization 2015 [2MB]

  • Durban Point - Application for an Ammendment of an Environmental Authorization [9MB]
  • Durban Point Application for an Ammendment of an Environmental Authorization (Appendices [200MB])

  • Khethani Cemetery Site - Notice of Environmental Authorisation
  • The projects that Pravin Amar has been involved with are listed below


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    • DPW: Montclair Police Station and Maphumulo Prison Site Clearance
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Site Audit
        • Project Management

        [ Top ]

    • Salisbury Island Car Terminal Town Planning Input
      • Capacity:
        • Town Planner / Environmental Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2006
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Site Analysis (Salisbury Island)
        • Alternative Sites Investigation
        • Investigation of Environmental Requirements

        [ Top ]

    • Point Canal Phase II Exemption
      • Capacity:
        • EIA Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2006
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Exemption Application for Point Canal Phase II

        [ Top ]

    • EnviroServ Buffer Zone Management and Monitoring
      • Capacity:
        • Town Planner
      • Period:
        • 2006
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Undertake investigation on emerging developments and land uses surrounding the EnviroServ landfill sites
        • Monitoring and Management of landfill site buffer zone

        [ Top ]

    • Enviroserv Autoclave EIA
      • Capacity:
        • EIA Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2006
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Environmental Impact Assessment for a Medical Waste Management Facility i.e. Autoclave Technology

        [ Top ]

    • Kassier Road EIA
      • Capacity:
        • EIA Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2006
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Environmental Impact Assessment

        [ Top ]

    • Outer West Shongweni/M13 EIA
      • Capacity:
        • EIA Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2006
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Environmental Impact Assessment

        [ Top ]

    • Vukani Access Road Phase 2
      • Capacity:
        • EIA Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2004 - 2006
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Environmental Impact Assessment

        [ Top ]

    • DSW Waste Transfer Station EIA
      • Capacity:
        • Public Participation Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2004 - 2006
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Public Participation

        [ Top ]

    • Engen EIA
      • Capacity:
        • Public Participation Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2004 - 2005
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Public Participation

        [ Top ]

    • Durban Point Development Company
      • Capacity:
        • Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 2004 - 2005
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • DWAF Permit Application to Discharge Water into the Harbour

        [ Top ]

    • Local Government & Water Related Services Education & Training Authority (LGWSETA)
      • Capacity:
        • Education and Training: Project Management & Contract Management
      • Period:
        • 2003 - 2004
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Training of municipalities in project and contract management
        • Preparation of training modules

        [ Top ]

    • Durban Point Development Company
      • Capacity:
        • Point Small Craft Harbour
      • Period:
        • 2003 - 2006
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Environmental Impact Assessment

        [ Top ]

    • Durban Point Development Company
      • Capacity:
        • Point Canals Exemption
      • Period:
        • 2003 - 2006
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Section 22 Application for Exemption

        [ Top ]

    • Vantage Training
      • Capacity:
        • Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 2003
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Training of government officials in IDP

        [ Top ]

    • Free Start Battery cc
      • Capacity:
        • EIA Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2003
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Compilation of the EIA Report and Environmental Management Plan (EMP) for the proposed relocation of a lead smeltering operation

        [ Top ]

    • Hawaan Forest Development Project
      • Capacity:
        • Lead Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2003
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Appointed by the City Manager to lead the professional team in addressing issues relating to the EIA for the Hawaan Forest Development Project

        [ Top ]

    • Comments on Principles for Legislation
      • Capacity:
        • Policy & Research
      • Period:
        • 2003
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Review of Land Use Principles for KZN

        [ Top ]

    • Co-ordination and Facilitation of the Launch of Enviroserv’s new branch called Disposetech
      • Capacity:
        • Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 2003
      • [ Top ]

    • Co-ordination of the Handover of the Soccer field adjacent to the rehabilitated Umlazi IV Landfill Site
      • Capacity:
        • Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 2003
      • [ Top ]

    • EIA for the proposed incinerator at the Shongweni Landfill site
      • Capacity:
        • Environmental Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2003 - 2004
      • [ Top ]

    • Information gathering for MCA Urban & Environmental Planners
      • Capacity:
        • Policy & Research
      • Period:
        • 2003
      • [ Top ]

    • Nxamalala, Nkandla
      • Capacity:
        • Environmental Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2002 - 2003
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Environmental Management Plan for the Construction of a Prison at Nkandla

        [ Top ]

    • Nxamalala, Nkandla
      • Capacity:
        • Environmental Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2002 - 2003
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Environmental Scoping Process for the Construction of a Prison at Nkandla

        [ Top ]

    • DSW Shongweni South Candidate Landfill Site
      • Capacity:
        • EIA Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2002 - 2005
      • [ Top ]

    • Point Navigable Canal Phase 1
      • Capacity:
        • Environmental Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2002 - 2003
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Undertaking of EMP for the Navigable Canal Phase I

        [ Top ]

    • Point Marine Park Development
      • Capacity:
        • Environmental Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2002
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Compilation of the EMP for Durban Point Waterfront Marine Park including Generic EMP, Excavation EMP, Piling EMP

        [ Top ]

    • Isipingo Island Institute
      • Capacity:
        • Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 2002
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Facilitation of EIA process in terms of the environmental regulations
        • \

        [ Top ]

    • Hosaf Fibres
      • Capacity:
        • Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 2002 - 2003
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Conceptualization and facilitation of a Good Neighbour Agreement amongst stakeholders

        [ Top ]

    • Nkandla
      • Capacity:
        • Town and Regional Planner
      • Period:
        • 2002 - 2003
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Site Identification and Preparation for the Construction of a Prison at Nkandla

        [ Top ]

    • Isipingo Mbokodweni CMA
      • Capacity:
        • Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 2001
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Facilitation of Catchment Fora in terms of the National Water Act

        [ Top ]

    • EIA For Point Marine Theme Park
      • Capacity:
        • EIA Consultant and Public Participation Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2001 - 2002
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Undertaking of the complete Environmental Impact Assessment. in terms of the Environmental Conservation Act Regulations and National Environment Management Act (NEMA)

        [ Top ]

    • Durban Fibres EIA Process
      • Capacity:
        • Public Participation Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2001 - 2002
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Undertaking Public Participation in terms of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations and National Environment Management Act (NEMA), including the Environmental Management Plan

        [ Top ]

    • Mondi EIA
      • Capacity:
        • Public Participation Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2001 - 2003
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Undertaking Public Participation in terms of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations and National Environment Management Act (NEMA), including the Environmental Management Plan

        [ Top ]

    • EIA for Waste Services Logmed Unit
      • Capacity:
        • EIA Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2001
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Undertaking the Environmental Impact Assessment for a medical waste treatment facility

        [ Top ]

    • DWAF Catchment Management Agency (CMA) and Proposal Development Working Group (PDWG)
      • Capacity:
        • Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 2001 - 2002
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Facilitating and managing the establishment of Catchment Management Agencies in terms of the National Water Act

        [ Top ]

    • DWAF DANCED IWRM Project
      • Capacity:
        • Policy Formulation
      • Period:
        • 2001 - 2002
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Formulation of Communication Strategy for Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)
        • Conducting Public Awareness Campaigns

        [ Top ]

    • EIA for Durban Point Waterfront Development: Navigable Canal Phase One
      • Capacity:
        • Environmental Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2001 - 2002
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Undertaking of the complete E.I.A. in terms of the Environmental Conservation Act Regulations and National Environment Management Act (NEMA)

        [ Top ]

    • Rezoning for Lot 1259, Westville
      • Capacity:
        • Town Planner
      • Period:
        • 2001
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Rezoning of Property in terms of the Town Planning Ordinance 27 of 1949

        [ Top ]

    • Rezoning for Star Foodmarket
      • Capacity:
        • Town Planner
      • Period:
        • 2001
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Rezoning of Property in terms of the Town Planning Ordinance 27 of 1949

        [ Top ]

    • N2 Wild Coast Toll Road Project (KwaZulu-Natal)
      • Capacity:
        • Public Participation Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2001 - 2003
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Public Participation Process as stipulated by Regulations 1182 - 1184 of the Environmental Conservation Act and National Environment Management Act (NEMA)

        [ Top ]

    • Durban Metropolitan Open Space Systems (DMOSS)
      • Capacity:
        • Policy Formulation
      • Period:
        • 2001
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Research into Open Space Systems; its value and place in environmental and development planning

        [ Top ]

    • Greylands Housing Project
      • Capacity:
        • Environmental Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2000
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Preparation of an Environmental Management Plan and advisor on environmental issues in terms of Environmental Management Plan

        [ Top ]

    • Greylands Housing Project
      • Capacity:
        • Town Planner
      • Period:
        • 2000
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Preparation, compilation and advisor to NLC on township application in terms of Development Facilitation Act

        [ Top ]

    • Greylands Housing Project
      • Capacity:
        • EIA Consultant
      • Period:
        • 2000
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Undertaking EIA for a low-cost housing project

        [ Top ]

    • Catchment Management Process for the Mvoti to Mzimkulu Catchment Management Agency
      • Capacity:
        • Manager and Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 2000 - 2002
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Identification of Stakeholders
        • Compilation and Management of Database
        • Preparing, planning, co-ordinating and convening workshops
        • Facilitating process of the establishment of the Catchment Management Agency

        [ Top ]

    • Seaview
      • Capacity:
        • Town Planner
      • Period:
        • 2000
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Investigation into property restrictions and Town Planning regulations

        [ Top ]

    • Indlovu Regional Council
      • Capacity:
        • Town & Regional Planner
      • Period:
        • 1999
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Evaluation for purposes of demarcation

        [ Top ]

    • Mzimayi River Catchment Management Forum
      • Capacity:
        • Organizational Development Consultant
      • Period:
        • 1999
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Compilation of document of proceedings of workshop and write-up and identification of possible impacts, evaluation and recommendation

        [ Top ]

    • Redsand Gardens
      • Capacity:
        • Town Planner
      • Period:
        • 1999
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Layout of private township for 500 sites
        • Township establishment in respect of Private Township Board

        [ Top ]

    • Durban Water Recycling Project
      • Capacity:
        • Environmental Scoping Consultant
      • Period:
        • 1999
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Part of Environmental Scoping Study (ESS) for a water recycling project

        [ Top ]

    • Ekuvukeni
      • Capacity:
        • Town Planner
      • Period:
        • 1999
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • To research and identify the most appropriate and affordable site / land for the required service, including site creation, site procurement and site release.

        [ Top ]

    • Sithembile Ext. 2 (Glencoe)
      • Capacity:
        • Project Evaluator
      • Period:
        • 1999
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Evaluate project on behalf of the KZN Provincial Housing Board according to established guidelines

        [ Top ]

    • Emafusini Kwa Mashu
      • Capacity:
        • Project Evaluator / Project Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 1998 - 1999
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Evaluate project on behalf of the KZN Provincial Housing Board according to established guidelines
        • Preparation and compilation of a status quo report for Section “L” Development Committee

        [ Top ]

    • Sub 169 (of 168) of the Farm Clairwent Three No. 14836
      • Capacity:
        • Town & Regional Planner Development Control
      • Period:
        • 1998
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Property investigation and feasibility for commercial activity

        [ Top ]

    • Sub 12 of the farm Hammarsdale: Regulated area of Sterkspruit
      • Capacity:
        • Town & Regional Planner Development Control
      • Period:
        • 1998
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Property investigation and feasibility for commercial activity

        [ Top ]

    • Sub 1 of Lot 2 of the farm Dassenhoek No. 943
      • Capacity:
        • Town & Regional Planner Development Control
      • Period:
        • 1998
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Property investigation and feasibility for commercial activity

        [ Top ]

    • Lot 559 Port Edward / Lot 303 Glenmore / Lot 154 Leisure Bay
      • Capacity:
        • Town & Regional Planner Development Control
      • Period:
        • 1998
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Property rezoning and feasibility for holiday resort

        [ Top ]

    • Restrictions on land regarding Sub 8 of 4831 Queensburgh: 3 Vera Rd
      • Capacity:
        • Town & Regional Planner Development Control
      • Period:
        • 1998
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Property rezoning for commercial activity

        [ Top ]

    • Sappi Saiccor Permit Advisory Process
      • Capacity:
        • Project Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 1999 - 2004
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Facilitator to Permit Advisory Panel (PAP)

        [ Top ]

    • Mondi EIA Process
      • Capacity:
        • Project Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 1998 - 2003
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Social Advisor and Manager of Process

        [ Top ]

    • Selection of Large General Landfill Sites in the Durban Metropolitan Area
      • Capacity:
        • Project Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 1998 - 2002
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Advisor of Social Process and Manager of interests in the process; co-ordinating activities and general monitoring of progress of the 3 Site Evaluation Committees and the Technical Working Committee

    • Bul-bul Drive Landfill Site
      • Capacity:
        • Project Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 1998 - 2001
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Facilitator to the Bul-bul Drive Landfill Site Monitoring Committee

    • Greylands Housing Project
      • Capacity:
        • Town Planner
      • Period:
        • 1998 - 2000
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Settlement Planning
        • Social Consultant
        • Environmental Scoping Consultant
        • Township Establishment via Development Facilitation Act

    • Island View – Environmental Conflict, Durban
      • Capacity:
        • Project Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 1997
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Facilitator for dispute over environmental issues between the Bluff residents and 22 industries in Island View

    • KZN Provincial Workshop on Local Agenda 21
      • Capacity:
        • Project Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 1997
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Once-off facilitation of a workshop in a national conference

    • Austerville Housing
      • Capacity:
        • Project Manager
      • Period:
        • 1997 - 1998
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Facilitation and management of process leading to a status quo report in terms of housing situation in Austerville

    • Landfill Planning Consortium
      • Capacity:
        • Development Planner
      • Period:
        • 1997 - 1998
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Appointed as part of a consortium for Planning Guidelines for Land Use for Landfill Sites in KwaZulu-Natal

    • Shongweni Landfill Site (Enviroserv)
      • Capacity:
        • Project Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 1997 - 2003
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Facilitator of the processes for the Shongweni Landfill Site

    • Shongweni Landfill Site (Enviroserv)
      • Capacity:
        • Consultant to COTA (A UK-based agency in Brussels)
      • Period:
        • 1997
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Consultant on “European Union Study into De-centralized Cooperation in SA”.

    • Bayer Plant Expansion, Merebank
      • Capacity:
        • Project Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 1997
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Consultant on “European Union Study into De-centralized Cooperation in SA”

    • Piesangs (Soweto) Housing Upgrade Project
      • Capacity:
        • Facilitator & Project Manager
      • Period:
        • 1996 - 2000
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Appointed by the City of Durban as facilitator and project manager to unblock and kickstart the upgrade of an informal settlement that began in 1991/92 in the dense Inanda area

    • Isipingo, IEM Process
      • Capacity:
        • Facilitator & Project Manager
      • Period:
        • 1996
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Facilitation of the IEM process for the Expansion of a Food Industry Plant (NCP) at Isipingo

    • Umlazi IV Landfill Site (Enviroserv)
      • Capacity:
        • Project Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 1996 - 2003
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Facilitation of the process leading up to the closure and rehabilitation of the Umlazi IV Landfill Site on instruction from the Minister of Water Affairs, Prof. Kader Asmal

    • Wentworth, Environmental Project, Jacobs
      • Capacity:
        • Project Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 1996 - 1998
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Facilitator of the Integrated Environmental Management (IEM) process between a Committee of Stakeholders comprising of Wentworth Development Forum, the City of Durban and Hoechst (SA) Pty, Ltd

    • Malagazi Housing Project, Durban
      • Capacity:
        • Social Consultant
      • Period:
        • 1996 - 1998
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Social consultant for part development and project packaging for whole of Malagazi

    • Westrich, Township Planning, Durban
      • Capacity:
        • Town Planner (in association with Vines Mikula & Associates, Town & Regional Planners)
      • Period:
        • 1996 - 1997
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Conceptualization of Town Planning and feasibility study into low-cost housing for 1100 sites

    • Old Dunbar, Cato Manor Housing Project
      • Capacity:
        • Project Manager
      • Period:
        • 1995 - 1996
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Feasibility, project packaging & Subsidy application

    • Welbedagt-West, Housing Project, Durban
      • Capacity:
        • Assistant Project Leader & Development Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 1994 - 1996
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Overall co-ordination at assistant / training level
        • Social Compact facilitation
        • Capacity building with respect of workshops on housing and development

    • Wiggins Fast-track Housing Development
      • Capacity:
        • Development Facilitator
      • Period:
        • 1994 - 1995
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Identifying relevant stakeholders
        • Assessing attitudes to development
        • Investigating structures for consultation
        • Capacity building
        • Social consultant to CEO of CMDA – Wiggins precinct

    • Presidential-led Project of the RDP in Cato Manor in Durban
      • Capacity:
        • Advisor & Development Consultant to Cato Manor Development Association
      • Period:
        • 1994 - 1995
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Development workshops around housing
        • Project proposal preparation
        • Capacity building around housing
        • Facilitation & conflict resolution

    • Waterloo Housing Project
      • Capacity:
        • Socio-Economic Development Consultant
      • Period:
        • 1994 - 1997
      • Tasks & Responsibilities:
        • Conceptualizing housing support centres
        • Encouraging medium and small enterprise
        • Local economic development
        • Capacity building & organisational support to non-statutory participants
        • Facilitating Social Compact formation
        • Technical housing support to residents