Vale’s US$1.7 billion
coal mine, which is
already producing in
Maputo, Mozambique — 18 June 2012 – Another four companies are in a position to start mining for coal in the Tete province of Mozambique in the next three years, according to the country’s national mining director, Manuel Sithole.

He confirmed to Macauhub News Agency that the companies concerned were Ncondezi Coal; Minas do Revobué; Jindal Steel & Power; and Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC).
Sithole said that India’s Jindal Steel & Power was already on the ground and installing equipment, specifically its unit to process mined coal.
Jindal will mine coal in the Changara district while Ncondezi Coal and Minas do Revobué will operate in the Moatize district. ENRC will mine coal in the Cahora Bassa district.

Sithole added  that the companies already mining coal in the Tete province are Vale, Rio Tinto, and Minas do Moatize.

Source: Macauhub News Agency. For more information, click here.