EIA completed for coal siding facility in Gobabis

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An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the development of a coal siding facility in Gobabis has been completed and awaiting approval by the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism of Namibia.

When complete, the facility will be used to offload coal from Botswana into train at Walvis Bay, Namibia.

“As a stop gap measure, my ministry is developing a coal siding facility in Gobabis, Namibia whereby coal from Botswana will be off loaded from trucks into train to Walvis Bay,” the Minister of Transport and Public Works, Eric Molale, said when presenting his budget requests for the 2023-2024 in Parliament last week.

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