The Department of Mineral Resources has:. Completed a review and mapped its business processes NMPS Data import to new GIS system Developed a GIS- based system Addressed hardware constraints causing excessive downtime Public ability to spatially view rights issued and under application
Before commencement of Application, a prospective Applicant needs to create a profile, supplying details as shown above
A Mining Rights Application will, as an example, require the following documentation to be completed and uploaded with the application
Once the general information has been completed, the applicable land needs to be selected by clicking on the “Select Land” button
An integrated GIS component will now allow the Applicant to select the land being applied for (Freehand selection, Farm selection and Manual Coordinate input are provided)
Once the land has been selected, Part A of the Application form needs to be completed
Part C is Automatically populated from the Applicant’s User details that have been provided
The final step is to upload all required documentation, note that the documents have to be provided in the prescribed format
Once the application has been uploaded, an application record is generated internally with the following Workflow.
Each Application is adjudicated using an internal Checklist driven approach. These checklists are inline with the Guidelines and Templates that have been submitted.
DMR Internal Adjudicators are required to supply confirmation of compliance or Non Compliance, with each regulation
The online GIS Viewer allows Applicants to review details of all awarded rights and Open applications and the status of each
Initial extent when starting the application Zoomed to selected Province
Farm names, boundaries, built up areas and water bodies as displayed by selecting different layers
In this view the farm portions, as well as the status of each, are being displayed