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  • Coal mining - Wikipedia
    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 is

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  • Coal in South Africa - Wikipedia
    Coal in South Africa - Wikipedia

    South Africa produces in excess of 255 million tonnes of coal (2011 estimate) and consumes almost three-quarters of that domestically. As of 2018, South Africa was the seventh largest producer and consumer of coal in the world. This large industry, means that as of 2015 about 80,000 workers, or .5% of total employment, was from the coal industry, down from a peak in

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  • South Africa's RBCT exports lowest coal tonnage since 1996
    South Africa's RBCT exports lowest coal tonnage since 1996

    Jan 25, 2022 The Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) last year exported its lowest volume of coal since 1996. In exporting 58.72-million tons of coal, RBCT was 11-milion tons down on what it achieved in 2020 and

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  • The coal war: why has China turned its ... - Mining Technology
    The coal war: why has China turned its ... - Mining Technology

    May 25, 2021 The coal industry employs around 50,000 people in a workforce of 12 million, a fraction of one percent. Even in the Hunter Valley, home of the Australian coal industry, the industry is just 5% of employment. “In short, the Australian coal industry is a big polluter, a big talker, but contributes very little to Australians.”

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  • A giant coal fleet is the quickest way to get
    A giant coal fleet is the quickest way to get

    Feb 04, 2022 A new “Accelerating Coal Transition” program by the multilateral Climate Investment Funds has designated $2.5 billion to help India, Indonesia, South Africa and the Philippines abandon coal

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  • Colombia to open gold, coal assets up for bids
    Colombia to open gold, coal assets up for bids

    Feb 04, 2022 The lands are located within the Caribbean coastal departments of Cesar and La Guajira, which hold Colombia’s largest coal reserves, producing more than 90% of the country’s total coal output

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  • South Africa Minerals and Mining Tenders
    South Africa Minerals and Mining Tenders

    This section contains tender notices, project information, procurement news, procurement plans, contract awards, RFPs, RFQs from South Africa pertaining to Minerals and Mining sector. Click here to view the government, semi-government, PSU etc. tenders from South Africa. Tender Notices according to sectors/categories from South Africa

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  • 3 local solutions to replace coal jobs and ensure a just
    3 local solutions to replace coal jobs and ensure a just

    Jan 17, 2022 3 local solutions to replace coal jobs and ensure a just transition for mining communities January 17, 2022 12.25am EST Liam Phelan , University of Newcastle , Kimberley Crofts , University of

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  • The Indian coal sector: Challenges and future outlook
    The Indian coal sector: Challenges and future outlook

    Mining in India is a major economic activity which contributes significantly to the economy of India. The GDP contribution of the mining industry varies from 2.2% to 2.5% only but going by the GDP of the total industrial sector it contributes around 10% to 11%. Coal with a proven reserve of 860 billion tonnes is mined the most in the world

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  • NPA steps in as Optimum Coal Terminal interdict falls away
    NPA steps in as Optimum Coal Terminal interdict falls away

    Jan 19, 2022 The Optimum Coal Terminal is a coal export facility, and its rescue is linked to that of the Optimum Coal Mine. The drawn-out rescue of the mine, which is finally nearing completion, hinges on the

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  • Heavy rain disrupts coal mining, electricity output in
    Heavy rain disrupts coal mining, electricity output in

    Jan 31, 2022 Heavy rain in Zimbabwe’s main coal-producing region is hampering the country’s efforts to address electricity needs. The operations manager of Zambezi Gas and Coal, Menard Makota, told the state-owned newspaper, The Herald, that mining operations had been adversely affected by persistent heavy rains in and around the Hwange region leading to a decline in

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  • Coal Archives
    Coal Archives

    Feb 04, 2022 The pledge by some developed countries to provide $8.5 billion to help South Africa move away from coal is nowhere near the trillions

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  • Mineral industry of Africa - Wikipedia
    Mineral industry of Africa - Wikipedia

    South Africa, which was the dominant coal producer in Africa, accounted for 98% of regional coal output; Zimbabwe, 1%; and others, less than 1%. More than 99% of South Africa's coal production was bituminous coal. Africa accounted for about 5% of total world anthracite and bituminous coal production in 2005

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  • Mining in SA - Minerals Council South Africa
    Mining in SA - Minerals Council South Africa

    Coal. 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 extracted on the Highveld coal field close to the nascent Witwatersrand gold mines. Read more

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  • Headline losses for local coal mining operations
    Headline losses for local coal mining operations

    Dec 10, 2021 ARM Coal was formed in July 2006 through a partnership between diversified mining company ARM and global diversified mining group Xstrata Coal South Africa – which later became Glencore

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  • Coal Mining in Indonesia - Indonesian Coal Industry
    Coal Mining in Indonesia - Indonesian Coal Industry

    Feb 08, 2022 Sources: Indonesian Coal Mining Association (APBI) & Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. During the 2000s commodities boom the coal mining industry was very lucrative as coal prices were comfortably high. Hence, many Indonesian companies and wealthy families decided to acquire coal mining concessions on Sumatra or Kalimantan in the late

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  • SOUTH AFRICA : Universal Coal founders hope for success in
    SOUTH AFRICA : Universal Coal founders hope for success in

    Jan 19, 2022 Universal Coal has been a key supplier to South Africa's national power utility Eskom since 2014, and currently operates four coal mines in Mpumalanga. In April 2020, Universal Coal was the subject of a complicated takeover by Australian producer TerraCom , which removed many of the founders from the company's management

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  • Mining Review Africa
    Mining Review Africa

    Dec 10, 2021 Mining Review Africa is a monthly publication distributed throughout Africa and internationally to decision makers at mines, and mining houses

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