• Mining Wescoal

    The Vanggatfontein Colliery is an opencast coal mining operation, 100% owned by Wescoal and situated in the Witbank Coalfield of South Africa. The Colliery mines the No. 5, No. 4 and No. 2 seams using truck and shovel rollover mining methods at an average rate of 340 000tpm run of mine (“ROM”). The No. 5 seam is processed through a 100tph

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    Obtained water use licenses at Intibane and Khanyisa; Khanyisa life of mine extended to around 2020; Read more . Wescoal in the News. JSE-listed Wescoal managed to buck the downward coal trend and come out on top in 2016 at a time when the global industry took a knock. Read more. Investors. Indepth Look at Wescoal Download the latest results, reports & presentations. Read more. SENS. Stock

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  • Khanyisa power station SourceWatch

    ↑Khanyisa power project brings new technology to South Africa ," Mining Weekly, July 26, 2013. ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 Martin Creamer, "Anglo power project deferred," Mining Weekly, 29 April 2013 ↑ "Gearing up with coal," Financial Mail, July 31, 2014 ↑ Nedbank no longer funding coal power producers The Herald, accessed June 2019 ↑ "Saudi power group poised to make coal IPP bid, as it sets 5

  • Mwelase Group of Companies

    Dutch was the Chief Executive Officer of Wescoal Mining for several years and prior to that Chief Executive Officer at Umcebo Mining, a significant junior coal mining house. Whilst in his position at Umcebo Mining, Dutch successfully brought six new coal mines into production, including an underground operation at Klippan Colliery. Prior to

  • Wescoal : Management appointments and voluntary strategic

    The appointment of a mining executive, Ms Zanele Sibisi as the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Mining effective 1 May 2019. Ms Sibisi will be responsible for the management and leadership of Wescoal Mining's three operating mines, Elandspruit, Vanggatfontein and Khanyisa to drive operational stability and efficiency. It is envisaged that she

  • Wescoal shares rise as the mining group embarks on a share

    26/06/2019· Wescoal shares rise as the mining group embarks on a share buy-back programme Companies / 26 June 2019, 5:30pm / Dineo Faku KHANYISA coal mine in Witbank, Mpumalanga, is part of the Wescoal group.

  • Wescoal makes additional management appointments

    7/05/2019· Following changes at board, executive and senior management levels in February 2019, coal mining and distribution group Wescoal has made additional appointments to key senior management roles. Wescoal has appointed Enos Lentsoane as the executive head

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    Name Locality Country / Province Mineralisation Mine Type Operation Type Map; Canyon Springs Project: Northern Mpumalanga (-25.381887, 27.583537) South Africa: Mpumalanga

  • Wescoal: solid operations grow production profile in South

    24/01/2019· “A mining right application has been submitted and we await feedback from the DMR.” Roodepoort project. Located 17 km directly north of Kriel, the 1 120.25 ha Roodepoort targets the No.1 and No.2 seams of the Witbank Coalfield. It is planned for the Roodepoort coal to be mined using opencast mining methods. At present it comprises a single

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  • African Mines Online mining.co.za

    Name Locality Country / Province Mineralisation Mine Type Operation Type Map; Canyon Springs Project: Northern Mpumalanga (-25.381887, 27.583537) South Africa: Mpumalanga

  • Wescoal makes additional management appointments

    7/05/2019· Following changes at board, executive and senior management levels in February 2019, coal mining and distribution group Wescoal has made additional appointments to key senior management roles. Wescoal has appointed Enos Lentsoane as the executive head of commercial and investments effective 1 May

  • Wescoal’s Khanyisa Complex produces first coal

    Wescoal CEO Waheed Sulaiman said significant operational synergies between the two operations will be unlocked, allowing the Khanyisa complex to be mined more efficiently, while extending the mine

  • Secunda & burg Underground Mining Operations

    The shaft will supply coal to both Synfuels and export customers. The Impumelelo mine, which will replace the Brandspruit operation, is set for first production in 2015. It will be ramped up to produce 8.5MTPA, and can later be upgraded to supplying some 10.5 MTPA. This coal will be used exclusively by the Synfuels plant.

  • Khanyisa IPP 450 MW CFB project: Practical challenges

    Khanyisa IPP 450 MW e CFB project: Practical challenges By I Hall, J Eslait and P den Hoed, Anglo American Anglo American has embarked on a commercial procurement process for delivery of a 450-MW e power plant fuelled by discard coal in the Emalahleni area of Mpumalanga, South Africa. The proposed IPP will utilise a circulating fluidized

  • African Mines Online mining.co.za

    Name Locality Country / Province Mineralisation Mine Type Operation Type Map; Hwange Colliery (Chaba) Outside Hwange (-18.392851, 26.432062) Zimbabwe: Coal (C)

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    Mining operates six coal mines that supply feedstock for our Secunda ( Synfuels) and burg (burg Operations) complexes in South Africa. While the coal we supply to Synfuels is mainly used as gasification feedstock, some is used to generate electricity. The coal we supply to the burg Operations is used to generate

  • Wescoal: solid operations grow production profile in South

    24/01/2019· “A mining right application has been submitted and we await feedback from the DMR.” Roodepoort project. Located 17 km directly north of Kriel, the 1 120.25 ha Roodepoort targets the No.1 and No.2 seams of the Witbank Coalfield. It is planned for the Roodepoort coal to be mined using opencast mining methods. At present it comprises a single

  • Operations — Canyon Coal (Pty) Ltd

    HAKHANO COLLIERY. Hakhano Colliery was our first opencast coal mine and is located 20 km east of Middelburg, Mpumalanga. Since inception in December 2009, we have consistently produced in excess of 50 000 t/m of ROM coal with our state-of-the-art wash plant yielding large and small nuts, peas duff and spiral.

  • Wescoal ends Khanyisa Triangle JV

    JSE-listed Wescoal on Friday announced it was exiting the Khanyisa Triangle joint venture (JV) with Uju Resources, Mwelase Mining and Aztolinx, allowing Wescoal to exploit the coal

  • KHANYISA POWER PROJECT Department of Energy

    KHANYISA POWER PROJECT 4th EU-SA Clean Coal Working Group Meeting, November 5, 2012 Julian Eslait, Project Manager, Thermal Coal Project Services . 2 CONTEXT AND RATIONALE THE OPPORTUNITY • South Africa’s reserve margin is expected to remain under pressure for several years. This may affect Anglo American’s ability to develop new projects in South Africa and could impact on

  • Wescoal "active" in consolidation of SA domestic coal

    12/01/2017· This production would be supplied from the firm’s Elandspruit and Intibane operations to which it would add 500,000 tonnes a year from a small underground operation and some 1.2mtpa from Khanyisa, a mine Wescoal has had to idle whilst it waited for a

  • Eskom is pushing us for all the coal we can produce

    26/06/2018· A final decision on Moabsvelden turns on some final assessment of whether the asset should be built as a surface or underground mine. Sulaiman said, however, that whatever the decision, the operation would be low on capital expenditure. As for Eskom, Sulaiman confirmed the utility was pressing the company for all the coal it could produce

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    specific value. Thabametsi is a mouth-of-mine project for which a new mine will be developed, resulting in further indirect job creation, and Khanyisa will use discarded coal — reducing emissions from discard coal dumps. Their collective emphasis on skills transfer and enterprise development will create

  • Wescoal prioritises steady-state Mining Weekly

    Despite a turbulent second half in coal miner Wescoal’s financial year ended March 31, the company remains positive about achieving its ten-million-tonne run-of-mine (RoM) production target from the 2021 financial year. Until then, CEO Reginald Demana aims to get the miner’s current projects up to steady-state production, at an overall eight-million tonnes a year RoM coal, within the

  • Wescoal Invest South Africa

    + They can extend the lifespan of current operations + The purchase of MacPhail in 2013 has improved Wescoal Trading Very little reserves left for Intibane. Khanyisa’s future depends on purchasing surrounding areas to mine. Coal Mining. In the 2014 Annual Report, reserves were estimated as (life of mine in brackets):

  • Wescoal‘s Khanyisa Complex delivers first coal

    24/05/2017· Wescoal CEO, Waheed Sulaiman says significant operational synergies between the two operations will be unlocked, allowing the Khanyisa complex to be mined more efficiently while extending the mine

  • Coal mining Wikipedia

    Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content and since the 1880s, has been widely used to generate electricity. Steel and cement industries use coal as a fuel for extraction of iron from iron ore and for cement production. In the United Kingdom and South Africa, a coal mine and its structures are a colliery, a coal mine a pit, and the

  • Standard Bank confirms withdrawing funding of new coal IPP

    17/04/2019· Further to information received from reliable sources last year, and published by EE Publishersin an article in September 2018, Standard Bank has now explicitly confirmed to EE Publishers in writing that "as things stand presently, Standard Bank is not involved in the financing of either the Thabametsi or Khanyisa [new coal IPP] projects".. This follows a media release on 15 April 2019

  • Management Appointments and Voluntary Strategic

    Wescoal Mining’s three operating mines, Elandspruit, Vanggatfontein and Khanyisa to drive operational stability and efficiency. It is envisaged that she will also be responsible for more mining operations in the future, as projects such as Arnot Mine and Moabsvelden are transitioned from project development to operations. Ms Sibisi comes with