Previous Special Projects
Phelamanga was appointed as the independent facilitator to assist Zanokhule Enivornmental Services and Tongaat Hulett with independent facilitation for the public meetings related to the application for postponement of compliance timeframes of the Minimum Emissions Standards (MES) in terms of the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act (No. 39 of 2004); for four Tongaat Hulett Mills - Amatikulu, Darnall, Maidstone and Felixston. Zanokhule Environmental Services were the appointed specialists who prepared the AIR and submitted the application.
Phelamanga was appointed in 2017 to assist the eThekwini Economic Development & Investment Promotion Unit who had initiated a project to determine the feasibility of changing the direction of Station Drive from a two-way to a one-way road. This was in response to various requests from local businesses and property owners. eThekwini appointed Phelamanga as the Public Participation consultant, to undertake a Public Meeting and manage a comment register and I&AP database.
Station Drive is situated in the eThekwini suburb of Berea. It is a circular road that exits and enters onto Umgeni Rd. The Station Drive Precinct is Durban's first urban renewal and creative district; home to a wide range of businesses from traditional retail, warehousing, motor repairs, sales and supplies to health, lifestyle and creative businesses in a dynamic setting.
Phelamanga was appointed to assist the eThekwini Catalytic Projects Team with the facilitation of the Rivertown Precinct Public Information Meeting for the implementation of various upgrades and developments to the roads and sidewalks as the initial phase of a longer term development of the precinct.
Rivertown Precinct is situated in central eThekwini between the beach front and the International Convention Centre Complex. It is home to a wide range of businesses from traditional retail, warehousing, motor repairs, sales and supplies to health, lifestyle and creative businesses in a dynamic setting.
Proposed Desalination Remix Plant located at Central Waste Water Treatment Works - Durban
Phelamanga was requested to assist with the facilitation for the public meetings relating to the Environmental Impact Assessment for the proposed Advanced Water Treatment Demonstration Plant [Desalination Remix Demonstration Plant]. The project was managed by GIBB consultants, Phelamanga provided independent facilitation of the public meetings. There were two meetings which Phelamanga facilitated, the first was on 14 June 2017 and the second on 21 August 2017.