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Unfinished business: Coal miners across South Africa walk ...

In South Africa, Eskom calls on its coal suppliers to be 51% black-owned, a standard smaller companies are finding much easier to meet than international mining houses. Anglo American sent a statement to Climate Home in which company spokespeople said that Anglo "initiated a process to exit its Eskom-tied mines".

Pipeline Operators Will Pay Murray Energy $34M ... - Coal Age

Murray will agree not to mine and leave certain coal permanently in place in Longwall Panel No. 19 East. Murray Energy, which filed for Chapter 11 back in October, has asked the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio for authorization to enter into the agreement with the pipeline operators.

Business – Botswana Mining Review

For the construction of an open cast coal mining operation at the MCM, Motheo project, Morupule Coal Mine (MCM) has awarded a 5-year mining services contract to a joint venture between Bothakga Burrow, a local citizen-owned company, and Basil Read Mining, a South African-based company. In April 2021, the BR-BB … Read More »

Finding solutions for South Africa's coal-fired water and ...

Coal production, from mining to power generation, requires vast volumes of water.Furthermore, pollution from coal mining can irreparably harm water resources.. In South Africa—one of the world ...

South Africa: Royalty Act Debate Continues For Coal Mining ...

South Africa: Royalty Act Debate Continues For Coal Mining Companies. The impact of the Mineral Petroleum Resources Royalty Act No. 28 of 2008 ("Royalty Act") on coal mining companies in South Africa has been subject to substantial debate (and legislative amendment) since the Royalty Act came into effect. Based on the legislation in its current ...

Coal Mining Companies | Africa Mining IQ

Over 80% of South Africa's saleable coal is produced by five prominent coal mining companies, namely: Of these major coal mining companies, BHP Billiton is one of Eskom's biggest suppliers, and one of the largest suppliers to the seaborne energy coal market. Anglo American's coal business owns and operates nine mines, and is currently working ...

Opposition to South Africa coal mine persists a year after ...

In 2016, Tendele, a subsidiary of South African mining company Petmin, acquired a license to expand its operations by an additional 222 square kilometers (86 square miles), requiring the ...

coal Archives - Front Page Live

After paying millions in bonuses to management, bankrupt coal company can't afford unionized workers' pension plans February 19, 2021 Bankrupt Montana coal mining company Lighthouse Resources will be allowed to offload $2.7 million of union pension funds to a…

Bankrupt Alpha Natural Resources lays off over 230 coal ...

Bankrupt coal producer Alpha Natural Resources is laying another 230 miners in West ia for the third time in a month as a result of a severe downturn in the coal industry. The planned ...

Coal - Minerals Council South Africa

Coal Mining in South Africa. Coal mining's advent in South Africa can best be traced to the start of gold mining in the late 19 th century, particularly on the Witwatersrand, with the first coal in appreciable tonnages being extracted on the Highveld coal field close to the nascent Witwatersrand gold mines. However, demand began to grow ...

Mining companies demand millions from Anglo and Exxaro

Feb 9, 2020. SAWIMA, the South African Women in Mining Association, demands that mining giants Anglo American and Exxaro unlock an estimated R65 million in dividends from a BEE deal they were supposed to receive over the past 15 years. Nineteen members of companies which are part of Sawima and the association's investment arm, Sawimih, South ...

AFRICA : Juniors rush to bale out of stock exchanges - 03 ...

Faced with ever-dwindling investor interest, more and more small exploration companies are abandoning stock exchanges in the belief there's no point in sticking around on them.South African Coal - 03/11/2015

UPDATE 2-Administrators for Glencore South African coal ...

South Africa's business rescue law, similar to Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection proceedings in the United States, allows a financially distressed company to …

South Africa's Burgh Picked to Keep Gupta Coal Mines Going

South Africa's Burgh Group Holdings won a temporary contract to keep mines linked to the Gupta family afloat, according to a business-rescue manager for the assets.

List Of Coal Mines In South Africa (2021) - South Africa Lists

The Grootegeluk Coal Mine is a coal mine (referred to as an open cast coal mine) that is located within the Waterberg Coalfield which is in the Limpopo province of South Africa. It is operated by Exxaro Resources. The mine is 25 kilometres from Lephalale and employs a total of about 2,000 people. Administrative Office Address: Nelson Mandela Dr ...

About mining in South Africa - Mining for schools

About mining in South Africa. South Africa is a world leader in mining. The country is famous for its abundance of metals and minerals, accounting for a significant proportion of world production and reserves. The South African mining industry is most well-known for its gold, diamonds, platinum and coal …

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Limited is an integrated energy and chemical company based in on, South Africa.The company was formed in 1950 in burg, South Africa and built on processes that were first developed by German chemists and engineers in the early 1900s (see coal liquefaction).Today, develops and commercialises technologies, including synthetic fuels technologies, and produces …

History of mining in South Africa: The key events ...

The Journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy reported that the number of gold miners employed in "cheap black labour" jumped from 14,000 in 1890 to 534,000 in 1986. The paper also notes that as mineral reserves run low, miners demand better working conditions, and itinerant workers move back to their homes and ...

SOUTH AFRICAN COAL SECTOR REPORT - Energy

Approximately 51% of South African coal mining is done underground and about 49% is produced by open-cast techniques. There are three different mining methods that are commonly used in underground mines in South Africa. The most common technique is the 'bord and pillar' method, which accounts for

South32 closes door on its SA coal business

JOHANNESBURG - South32 has closed the door on its South African loss-making local coal business that impaired $504million (R7.68billion) in …

South Africa lets Glencore resume operations ... - MINING.COM

The company, one of the biggest exporters of South African coal, announced in July it would cut 380 jobs at Optimum and shut part of the mine as coal …

Coal's Lonely Lobbyists - Climate Investigations Center

Yet there are notable differences in other bankrupt coal mining companies' memberships in coal lobby groups. For example, despite filing for bankruptcy on April 13, 2016, Peabody Energy remains listed as a WCA member, as well as a member of NMA and ACCCE. Arch Coal remains listed as a member of the NMA, despite its lapsed WCA membership and ...

Rocked by Scandal, South African Power ... - Coal Age

This will allow Eskom to source coal wherever it can find it and ignore rules that require it to buy from mostly black owned companies. South Africa's bankruptcy process is similar to that of the U.S., and Tegeta together with its assets will be administered by court appointed officials, whose job includes keeping the mines functioning.

Eskom's Molefe 'Stonewalled' Glencore South Africa, ex-CEO ...

Brian Molefe in 2015. South Africa's state-owned power utility refused to renegotiate a coal deal with a mine owned by Glencore Plc's local unit and tried to penalize it for supplying sub ...

Coal Mining in South Africa to 2020 - PR Newswire

Synopsis. The 'Coal Mining in South Africa to 2020' report comprehensively covers the country's historical and forecast data on coal production (by …

List of the biggest mining companies in South Africa

List of gold mines in South Africa. Among the companies that specialise in mining gold, the following is a list of mines in South Africa: 1. Savuka Gold Mine. Location: South, Randfontein, 1764. 2. Mponeng Gold Mine. Location: 955 Park Avenue, West Wits, Carletonville, 2499. 3.

The importance of coal | Statistics South Africa

In 2013, coal contributed R51 billion to South Africa's economy, compared with gold's R31 billion 1. Measured at current prices, coal is now king. The mineral's contribution to overall mining value added rose to 22,5% in 2013 from 17,4% in 1993. Platinum group metals (PGMs) came a close second in 2013, at 21,0%.

UPDATE 1-South Africa to get $8.5 bln from U.S., EU and UK ...

Biden said the funding would ensure "equitable, inclusive transitions in South Africa's coal sector" by helping regions and workers in coal industries affected by the phaseout. More than 90,000 people were employed in coal mines alone in 2020 in South Africa, which pledged to cut emissions by 2030 in an updated contribution to global efforts.

mining companies under liquidation

Lonrho Mining's SA unit under provisional liquidation ... $500 000 held in trust by the company's lawyers, and New African Mining's failure to make any ... Bankruptcy, Reorganization, and Liquidation

Thungela - Coal - Mining - South Africa

Responsibly creating value together for a shared future. Thungela is a leading pure-play producer and exporter of high quality, low-cost thermal coal in South Africa. As a responsible thermal coal miner, we recognise society's ongoing needs and environmental expectations.