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2 days ago The story of coal ’s meteoric price rise in 2021 has been one of expensive natural gas and underperforming renewables in the face of severe weather events. Coal -fired power across most of

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  • There is a Serious Incident in South Africa, Coal Prices

    There is a Serious Incident in South Africa, Coal Prices

    May 07, 2021 Launching Argus Media o South African railway operator Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) has issued a potential warning force majeure for coal shipments to the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) after slipping last week. The price of API 4 coal has increased since the incident. Argus NAR 6,000 kcal / kg fob at Richards Bay rose to US $ 98.62 / ton

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  • Buy COAL Shares - ️View Live Share Price, Latest Earnings

    Buy COAL Shares - ️View Live Share Price, Latest Earnings

    As with many mining companies in South Africa, Coal of Africa’s performance has suffered due to weakening of the rand and declining commodity prices.The company recorded a loss of $84 million in 2014, but managed to reduce losses to $6.7 million in the 2015 financial year after being forced into a five point turnaround strategy

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  • The importance of coal | Statistics South Africa

    The importance of coal | Statistics South Africa

    Jun 11, 2015 In 2013, coal contributed R51 billion to South Africa’s economy, compared with gold’s R31 billion 1. Measured at current prices, coal is now king. The mineral’s contribution to overall mining value added rose to 22,5% in 2013 from 17,4% in 1993. Platinum group metals (PGMs) came a close second in 2013, at 21,0%

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  • South African coal industry faces up to 14-year low prices

    South African coal industry faces up to 14-year low prices

    Apr 21, 2020 South African coal industry faces up to 14-year low prices. After trading at nearly $100/t over the winter, South African high calorific value (CV) coal prices fell to a 14-year low this week amid subdued demand caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. This price plunge threatens producers’ margins but could also cause a shift in trade flows as

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  • Prices and costs – Coal 2020 – Analysis - IEA

    Prices and costs – Coal 2020 – Analysis - IEA

    The Argus/McCloskey’s Coal Price Index1 (API) API2, which is CIF prices in Europe, showed a contango (when spot prices are below forward prices) for the last year, but consistently USD 60 by the third-quarter of 2022. API4, which is FOB prices at Richards Bay, South Africa, started 2020 in backwardation (opposite to contango), as a result of a price rally in the final-quarter 2019, due to

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  • Evaluating Impacts of Coal Mining in South African

    Evaluating Impacts of Coal Mining in South African

    The coal-mining sector in South Africa is considered as an important employer, with approximately 460,000 peoples working in that industry and 400,000 are employed by the suppliers of services and goods to the coal-mining sector

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  • South African Coal - University of Cape Town

    South African Coal - University of Cape Town

    Coal seams are relatively thick and close to the surface, which allows for low-cost mining; a quarter of South Africa’s bituminous coal is between 15-50 m below the surface and much of the remainder between 50-200m. Half of reserves are in seams 4-6m thick and a further third in 2-4m seams (Petrick Commission, 1975)

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  • Supply – Coal 2020 – Analysis - IEA

    Supply – Coal 2020 – Analysis - IEA

    South Africa accounts for more than 90% of coal production on the African continent. Its coal production in 2019 was robust, declining by less than 1% from the previous year. As in all major exporting countries, South African coal production was hit by the effects of the pandemic

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  • List Of Coal Mines In South Africa (2021) - South Africa Lists

    List Of Coal Mines In South Africa (2021) - South Africa Lists

    Jan 13, 2021 The Grootegeluk Coal Mine is a coal mine (referred to as an open cast coal mine) that is located within the Waterberg Coalfield which is in the Limpopo province of South Africa. It is operated by Exxaro Resources. The mine is 25 kilometres from Lephalale and employs a total of about 2,000 people. Administrative Office Address: Nelson Mandela Dr

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  • Coal in South Africa - Wikipedia

    Coal in South Africa - Wikipedia

    Coal is South Africa's third largest source of foreign exchange; platinum being the largest and gold second. Around 15% of the country's GDP (2000 estimate) is spent on energy and 77% of that is derived from coal. In 2004, the coal and lignite mining industry generated a gross income of R 39 billion and directly employed 50,000 people

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  • South32

    South32

    South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company producing bauxite, alumina, aluminium, metallurgical coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc in Australia, Southern Africa and South

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  • Anglo American to spin off South African coal ... - MINING

    Anglo American to spin off South African coal ... - MINING

    Apr 08, 2021 Anglo American has consistently been offloading coal operations since 2014. Last year it announced it intended to spin off its South African unit within the next three years. It also made the

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  • Coal still a lifeline for South Africa as transition

    Coal still a lifeline for South Africa as transition

    Aug 05, 2021 “Strong international coal prices of around $130 per tonne have raised the attractiveness of exports, with most of South Africa’s export coal going to Pakistan,” said Jeffrey. “China is also opening up opportunities for imports from South Africa following its trade wrangling with Australia, previously an important coal source for them.”

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  • Coal - Minerals Council South Africa

    Coal - Minerals Council South Africa

    Coal Mining in South Africa. 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 being extracted on the Highveld coal field close to the nascent Witwatersrand gold mines. However, demand began to grow

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  • SOUTH AFRICAN COAL SECTOR REPORT - Energy

    SOUTH AFRICAN COAL SECTOR REPORT - Energy

    mining and deep underground mining are the two basic methods of mining used in South Africa. Approximately 51% of South African coal mining is done underground and about 49% is produced by open-cast techniques

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  • South African Coal Mining Holdings Limited

    South African Coal Mining Holdings Limited

    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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  • South African Coal Market News and Analysis | IHS Markit

    South African Coal Market News and Analysis | IHS Markit

    Sep 04, 2021 South Africa is the world’s seventh-largest coal producer and a net exporter – accounting for close to 9% of total world steam coal exports in 2015. Along with Indonesia and Australia, South Africa is shifting directions from Europe toward Asia, with

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  • The state of coal mining in South Africa

    The state of coal mining in South Africa

    Coal mining sector is a price taker Certainty of demand (domestic and export) is everything 7 Exports 49% of coal mining production by value; 75 million tons Exposed to international coal prices and Eskom primary energy prices Exposed to Rand exchange rate fluctuations and Eskom shenanigans Exposed to a cost structure that is overwhelmingly

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  • Thungela - Coal - Mining - South Africa

    Thungela - Coal - Mining - South Africa

    Apr 08, 2021 In 2018, when the average FOB South Africa price was $98 per tonne and FOB costs were c.$61 per tonne, the assets produced 18.4 million tonnes of export saleable production and generated $558 million of operating cash flow(1). 2020 FOB costs were $51 per export tonne and are expected to be similar in real terms in local currency in 2021

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  • Is the Coal Mining Industry of South Africa Under Threat?

    Is the Coal Mining Industry of South Africa Under Threat?

    Sep 01, 2019 The Real Reason Behind Sky-High Coal Prices. As the world is getting more and more serious about tackling climate change and lowering carbon emissions, the coal mining sector is becoming increasingly challenged, and in South Africa that is not the only threat to the industry. The increasing demand from Eskom, one of the largest state-owned companies and the main electricity supplier in South

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