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PROFILE target is for the industrial park to be a self-contained unit with a zero-waste impact on the surrounding countryside and communities.

STRATEGIES TO MITIGATE RISK AND PROMOTE THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY •

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Timeline

Ensure that all toxic materials, other waste and gases are disposed of within the LEIP. Reduce food waste and recycle key nutrients (N, P) through their recovery from food waste and waste water. Generate power through solar PV and municipal waste syngas and export excess power to the grid. Use Eskom power for construction only. Capture heat and gas emissions to supplement electricity supply. Protect and integrate sensitive areas throughout the LEIP. Responsibly manage the value chain of waste materials such as metals, plastics and wood. Waste concrete and bricks will be crushed and mixed with local hard rock into a uniform and usable construction material.

2019/20: Bankable project studies to be finalised. Infrastructure construction proceeds (including LEIP East basic infrastructure, Transnet Intermodal Terminal Facility and bulk water and sewage treatment facilities). Musina Eco-Housing Estate construction begins. 2021: Construct truck stop and warehousing, agroprocessing facility, PV solar farm 1 000ha, plasma gasification facilities, ITC development centre. 2022: Establish a balanced renewable energy system that is integrated with waste gasification and syngas generated power. Construct copper processing plant. Establish nature park, including 80 chalets. Establish Industrial Ecology Research Centre. 2023: LEIP East Operations commence with commissioning of utilities, infrastructure and financial management systems. Commission SEZ operations. Construct LEIP West basic infrastructure, to accommodate a chemical plant complex including ammonia-urea, methanol and resin, by utilising carbon engineering technology to generate the required feedstock hydrogen (H2) and carbon monoxide (CO), the basic building blocks for these plants.

Blue Drop status drinking water and environmentally friendly waste-water treatment facilities. A Nature Reserve comprising 2 286 hectares of environmentally sensitive tourism area. 80 chalets in the integrated nature reserve. Two residential eco-estates: Musina EcoHousing Estate (3 797 units) and Singelele Equestrian Estate (903 units). Waste gasification plants for residential and industrial waste.

Impact • GDP impact 2019: R744 million • GDP impact 2025: R17.2 billion • GDP impact (direct and induced) from 2019 to 2025: R61.3 billion.

CONTACT DETAILS Head Office Eco-Industrial Solutions (Pty) Ltd, Modimolle 0510, Limpopo, South Africa Phone: +27 87 702 6065 Email: ceo@eco-industrialsolutions.org Website: www.limpopoecoindustrialpark.com

Game-changer Plasma waste gasifiers will be used extensively. This technology has been used elsewhere to transform waste to energy, but the LEIP aims to take this a step further by ensuring that no waste leaves the site. The

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LIMPOPO BUSINESS 2019/20

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Limpopo Business 2019/20 edition  

The 2019/20 edition of Limpopo Business is the 11th issue of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2007, has establis...

Limpopo Business 2019/20 edition  

The 2019/20 edition of Limpopo Business is the 11th issue of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2007, has establis...