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  • Logistics Implications in the South African Coal Mining .

    Logistics Implications in the South African Coal Mining .

    Keywords: logistics, coal supply chain, transport, coal-mining, socio-economic, environment 1. Introduction The history of coal-mining in South Africa spans over 100 years. On discovery, coal was used with ease for cooking and space heating. As its commercial significance grew, the coal-mining industry supply chain visibility started emerging and

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  • (PDF) South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio-Economic .

    (PDF) South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio-Economic .

    A number of factors indicating the socio-economic attrib utes of the South African coal mining industry supply chain emerged from the interviews conducted wi th professionals who are also involved .

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  • South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio-Economic Attributes

    South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio-Economic Attributes

    The socio-economic attributes of coal mining industry in South Africa can be chronicled from domestic to industrial applications. The social impacts range from home to institutional energy use.

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  • Mining - Sustainable Development

    Mining - Sustainable Development

    enhancing the sustainability of mining in South Africa. Initiatives introduced by the South African mining industry to improve safety in the country's mines, have resulted in a more than 50% reduction in fatalities. The mining industry has adopted a zero harm policy and wellness of .

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  • Exxaro—A Mining Company Seeking to . - Mining Africa

    Exxaro—A Mining Company Seeking to . - Mining Africa

    Oct 17, 2019 · Exxaro is a leading South African coal and mineral mining company. It has been listed on the JSE since 2001 and is a constituent of the Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index. Exxaro produces close to 40 million tons of coal every year and plans .

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  • Agenda | Southern African Coal Conference 2020 | IHS Markit

    Agenda | Southern African Coal Conference 2020 | IHS Markit

    The landscape of South Africa's coal industry is changing fast with new regulations, new challenges and new players joining the frey. In this keynote session, the Honorable Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy joins the CEO of Seriti Resources to provide their insight into this ever changing landscape.

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  • 17 South African Coal Mining Industry Statistics, Trends .

    17 South African Coal Mining Industry Statistics, Trends .

    Coal is a central component of South African mining. The South African coal mining industry is responsible for 28% of the total mineral sales which occur during the average year, which leads the mining sector. Platinum follows in second, with 21% of all sales, followed by gold at 15% of total sales.

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  • A history of mining in South Africa (ZA)

    A history of mining in South Africa (ZA)

    Today, the mining industry remains one of the biggest contributors to the country's economy with an estimated worth of R20.3 trillion (US 2.5 trillion). It is the world's fifth largest mining sector in terms of gross domestic product (GDP), contributing eight percent to South Africa's GDP.

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  • Coal Mining in South Africa I Projects IQ

    Coal Mining in South Africa I Projects IQ

    Coal mining in Africa and South Africa is mostly utilised to provide a steady supply to South Africa's national electricity provider, Eskom, supplying nearly three quarters of Eskom's fuel supply. The industry is also responsible for supplying the coal-to-liquids (CTL) industry, developed by the South African fuel company, , which .

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  • 17 South African Coal Mining Industry Statistics, Trends .

    17 South African Coal Mining Industry Statistics, Trends .

    Coal is a central component of South African mining. The South African coal mining industry is responsible for 28% of the total mineral sales which occur during the average year, which leads the mining sector. Platinum follows in second, with 21% of all sales, followed by gold at 15% of total sales.

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

    History of mining in South Africa: The key events .

    May 20, 2019 · History of mining in South Africa: Early industrial developments. The first mine to be constructed in what is now South Africa began operations in 1852, a copper project that would go on to form the cornerstone of the town of Springbokfontein, today Springbok, in the Northern Cape province.

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  • South African mining industry employment by commodity .

    South African mining industry employment by commodity .

    Feb 10, 2020 · The mining industry is an important part of the South African economy, contributing 8.1 percent of the country's total GDP in 2019. Read more

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  • South African Coal Mining Holdings Limited - SACMH

    South African Coal Mining Holdings Limited - SACMH

    South African Coal Mining Holdings Limited (SACMH) is a junior coal producer with operations in the Ermelo / Breyten district of the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa. Having developed a reputation as specialist in thin seam open cast and underground coal mining, SACMH produces and processes coal products for international markets.

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  • SA Mine - PwC South Africa

    SA Mine - PwC South Africa

    In addition, socio economic pressures in the country and labour challenges have put pressure on mines' operating environment. The Q3 2016 South African Mining Industry Report by BMI indicated that South Africa has the highest cost of labour as a percentage of total costs among the major producers, averaging around 60%, whereas

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  • South Africa and the Politics of Socio-Economic Inequality

    South Africa and the Politics of Socio-Economic Inequality

    Sep 13, 2012 · South Africa has struggled to bridge the socio-economic gap that stands between the small fraction of its population that has what can be considered a first-world standard of living and the majority of the population. Striking miners are the latest manifestation of the country's fundamental social and economic inequalities.

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  • South Africa Mining Production | 1981-2020 Data | 2021 .

    South Africa Mining Production | 1981-2020 Data | 2021 .

    Mining production in South Africa rose 7 percent year-on-year in February of 2020, following a 7.5 percent surge in the previous month and beating market expectations of a 1.3 percent gain. Output continued to advance solidly for coal (13.7 percent vs 4.7 percent in January); gold (11.5 percent vs 4.9 percent); diamonds (25.5 percent vs 18.6 percent); other metallic minerals (13.8 percent vs .

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  • Mining and minerals in South Africa

    Mining and minerals in South Africa

    Aug 16, 2012 · With South Africa's economy built on gold and diamond mining, the sector is an important foreign exchange earner, with gold accounting for more than one-third of exports. In 2009, the country's diamond industry was the fourth largest in the world. South Africa is also a major producer of coal, manganese and chrome.

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  • The Social and Environmental Consequences of Coal Mining .

    The Social and Environmental Consequences of Coal Mining .

    South African coal export and Dutch coal import Coal is exported from South Africa through the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT). The terminal was opened in April 1976, with an export capacity of 12 million tons of coal per year (12 Mt/a). Over the years, export capacity has grown to 76 Mt/a in 2008.

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  • The Need for Public-Private Partnership Model in the South .

    The Need for Public-Private Partnership Model in the South .

    Keywords: coal-mining, electricity, liquid fuels, pr ivate-public partnership, collaboration 1. Introduction Coal has continued to play a significant role in the socio-economic development of South Africa since its discovery over 100 years ago.

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  • South Africa and the Politics of Socio-Economic Inequality

    South Africa and the Politics of Socio-Economic Inequality

    Sep 13, 2012 · South Africa has struggled to bridge the socio-economic gap that stands between the small fraction of its population that has what can be considered a first-world standard of living and the majority of the population. Striking miners are the latest manifestation of the country's fundamental social and economic inequalities.

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  • Mining - KPMG South Africa

    Mining - KPMG South Africa

    KPMG's Mining team in South Africa is at the forefront of providing assistance to clients in the mining sector. For example, we have recently provided tax assistance on one of the largest transactions in the coal industry. With mining being one of the most important industries in South Africa, it is faced with challenging and complex landscape.

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  • The Carbon Brief Profile: South Africa | Carbon Brief

    The Carbon Brief Profile: South Africa | Carbon Brief

    Employment in coal mining peaked at around 135,000 in 1981 and had fallen to 80,000 by 2015, equivalent to 0.5% of total employment in South Africa. The 2018 IRC says the government will produce a socio-economic impact analysis on the community impacts of post-2030 coal decommissioning.

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  • South Africa's coalfields a 2014 perspective

    South Africa's coalfields a 2014 perspective

    will enable the South African coal industry to remain competitive and sustainable to the year 2020 and beyond. Two major changes have taken place this century in the South African coal industry. The first and most important of these being the implementation of the new Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 28 of 2002 (MPRDA).

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  • The impact of coal mining on the environment and community .

    The impact of coal mining on the environment and community .

    Particular focus is placed on coal mining in the Mpumalanga Province, which accounts for over 84% of South Africa's coal production. This was done with a view to developing a better understanding of the interrelationships between the coal mining industry and the local environment and society in .

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  • South African Mining Trends for 2018 - BizNis Africa

    South African Mining Trends for 2018 - BizNis Africa

    South African Mining Landscape. As it currently stands, mining in South Africa is in a precarious position. It exists in a changing political landscape, which is creating uncertainty for the industry. The primary goal of 2018, it seems, is for the mining industry .

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  • The importance of coal | Statistics South Africa

    The importance of coal | Statistics South Africa

    The number of employed has grown. Employment in the coal mining industry rose by 75% between 2002 and 2012, falling a close second behind the PGM mining industry (78%). Employment in the gold mining industry dropped by 29% over the same period 4. Coal as a source of energy. Coal is South Africa's dominant energy source. 77% of South Africa .

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  • South African mining industry employment by commodity .

    South African mining industry employment by commodity .

    Feb 10, 2020 · The mining industry is an important part of the South African economy, contributing 8.1 percent of the country's total GDP in 2019. Read more

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  • THE SOUTH AFRICAN COAL INDUSTRY - XMP Consulting

    THE SOUTH AFRICAN COAL INDUSTRY - XMP Consulting

    COAL THE SOUTH AFRICAN COAL INDUSTRY he growth of coal mining in South Africa as a dominant source of energy has a long history. Coal production began in 1870 to supply energy to the Kimberly diamond fields; this coal was exploited from the .

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  • THE SOUTH AFRICAN COAL INDUSTRY - XMP Consulting

    THE SOUTH AFRICAN COAL INDUSTRY - XMP Consulting

    COAL THE SOUTH AFRICAN COAL INDUSTRY he growth of coal mining in South Africa as a dominant source of energy has a long history. Coal production began in 1870 to supply energy to the Kimberly diamond fields; this coal was exploited from the .

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  • The impact of coal mining on the environment and community .

    The impact of coal mining on the environment and community .

    Particular focus is placed on coal mining in the Mpumalanga Province, which accounts for over 84% of South Africa's coal production. This was done with a view to developing a better understanding of the interrelationships between the coal mining industry and the local environment and society in .

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