The Geological Survey and Mines Bureau says the online method of issuing licenses for the transportation of sand, soil, gravel and rocks for development projects will commence on the 30th of October.
The Bureau stated that between 1,000-2,000 persons visit regional offices daily to obtain licenses.
The Bureau said more than one million licenses are issued annually.
The Geological Survey and Mines Bureau added 777,000 transportation licenses have been issued thus far this year.
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