Coal

Coal is a fossil fuel. Different types of coal is mined including coking coal, thermal coal, metallurgical coal, anthracite. Coal includes coal mining, coal processing, electricity, power generation, coal-fired power stations, thermal power, clean coal technologies, Eskom, carbon, carbon tax, coal processing equipment, Richards Bay Coal Terminal, coal washing, export coal,

Boikarabelo

Hwange Colliery MD suspended over corruption allegations

Hwange Colliery has suspended its MD, Thomas Makore, on allegations of corruption. Acting board chairperson, Juliana Muskwe, says the measure was taken following reports of disharmony within the company’s top management.
Mantashe Sibanye

Mantashe sets out vision for DMR and doesn’t hold back

Never one to mince his words DMR Minister, Gwede Mantashe, has lambasted the status quo with regards to his department being rife and stalled by corruption and endless loops of red-tape when trying to get mining projects up and running.
energy

Chamber of Mines opposes Eskom’s application to Nersa to recover losses

The Chamber of Mines opposes Eskom’s application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa for an increase in electricity tariffs to recover over R 66 billion in losses.
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Tancoal production a highlight for Intra Energy

Intra Energy has announced that Tancoal Energy recorded sales of 46,269 tonnes for April 2018, up 3% on the previous month, compared with 37,302 tonnes in April 2017.
Kwatani

Kwatani’s screen orders highlight technical capability

In the single largest order for vibrating screens secured from any mine in the past two years, Kwatani has shown its mettle by supplying some of the largest vibrating screens in Africa to the world’s leading opencast coal complex.
Mantashe

Eskom negotiates supply tonnage from Optimum

In terms of the coal supply agreement with Eskom, Optimum Coal Mine is obliged to supply 400 000 tons of coal to Eskom’s Hendrina Power Station each month at the price of R201,46 per ton.
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Botswana may get another new coal mine by 2019

Coal newcomer, Maatla Energy’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Maatla Resources, expects to produce first coal from its Mmamabula coal mine in Botswana by 2019.
Uitkomst

MC Mining’s Uitkomst delivers mixed results

MC Mining’s Uitkomst thermal and metallurgical colliery in KwaZulu Natal faced production challenges during the quarter ended 31 March, but continued to be cash generative.
Minopex

Minopex delivers an unparalleled value proposition

21 year old plant optimisation expert Minopex, a wholly owned subsidiary of the DRA Group, believes its value proposition positions it as a market...
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Eskom addresses imbalance in coal stock levels

The challenge of coal stock levels below the required target of 20 days at seven of South Africa's power stations is not ideal.

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