future of the coal industries in south africa

  • EXCLUSIVE: The future of coal in South Africa literally rests in the air

    Oct 9, 2017 It is perfectly true that coalfired power stations, and their associated mining operations, used to be massive pollutants of the air and their environment.The coal industry's fate is dependent on three major highly flawed arguments being used against it.


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  • 3 TRENDS AND ISSUES FOR FUTURE COAL USE Coal: Energy

    Despite increasing international markets for steam coal, this sector of the U.S. export market is expected to remain flat or decrease, because U.S. coal is not competitive on a deliveredprice basis with South American and South African coals in Europe and the Middle East, nor with Australian and Indonesian coals in Asia.


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  • CoalTransitions – Research and Dialogue on the Future of Coal

    Coal Transitions is an international research project which aims to develop credible and feasible trajectories and policy guidance for deep transitions in the coal sector in six major coal using countries: China, India, Australia, South Africa, Germany and Poland. Coal Transitions aims to: promote deeper understanding 


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  • Analysis: The Future of Eskom and South Africa's coal sector will be

    Jul 4, 2016 The recent reports of how Tegeta Resources – a company whose main shareholders include the Guptaowned Oakbay Resources and the President's son, Duduzane Zuma's Mabengela Investments – has been able to secure a very favourable coal supply deal and have it prepaid are deeply disturbing.


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  • South Africa's future without coal Oxpeckers

    Why coal is not the future. The decline of coal power is signalled by the industry's inability to keep costs low, to meet environmental regulations and to keep pace with technological advances in other forms of generation. In February 2014, Eskom applied to postpone deadlines for complying with minimum emissions 


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  • Growth Or Demise? The Future Of SA's Coal Sector

    In 2014, South Africa produced about $11bn worth of coal, $8bn worth of platinum group metals and $6bn each of gold and iron ore. Coal was king by a mile. Yet our coal, the most valuable South African commodity of the past few years (and maybe decades), warrants hardly a mention in the international media compared [ 


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  • South African Coal Market News and Analysis IHS Markit

    South Africa is well poised to meet Asia's future coal demand. The country's proven reserves sit at an estimated 30 BMT, and an estimated 30 billion MT more in reserves could be extracted from neighboring countries Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. In addition, in 2014, South African suppliers 


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  • THE SOUTH AFRICAN COAL MINING INDUSTRY Journal of

    is to provide an exposition of supply chain dynamics within the South African coal mining industry and to The South African Coal Mining Industry: A Need for a More Efficient and Collaborative Supply Chain. Part of the .. for future coal export growth and will enable the servicing of emerging BEE coal miners which are 


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  • South African Coal Mining Industry: SocioEconomic Attributes (PDF

    Dec 20, 2017 Fulltext (PDF) Coal has been an important commodity in South Africa for many years and it is one of the oldest mining enterprises in the country. Its role since 1923 as a primary source of energy has steered the economy and society to prosperity. The energy generated especially electricity and


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  • Coal in Germany Clean Energy Wire

    Dec 5, 2017 The future use of coal is at the centre of Germany's political debate on the energy transition and its efforts to mitigate climate change after the country has coal is imported from Russia (34.1%), the United States (16.5%), Australia (16.1%) and Columbia (15.8%), followed by Poland and South Africa (2016 


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  • Four possible futures for SA's coal mines Fin24

    Feb 8, 2018 The future of coal mining hangs in the balance amid mounting global pressure to reduce carbon emissions. The Chamber of Mines sets out four scenarios for the sector's future in SA.


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  • SA's future growth depends on energy blend with coal at its core

    Mar 28, 2017 This will ensure that SA's structural deficit continues and the country has lower economic growth for years into the future. The renewable lobby will find it difficult to argue with the fact that SA will pay an extraordinarily high economic price if its coal industry declines. If Eskom's demand were to decline 37% 


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  • Four possible futures for SA's coal mines Fin24

    Feb 8, 2018 The future of coal mining hangs in the balance amid mounting global pressure to reduce carbon emissions. The Chamber of Mines sets out four scenarios for the sector's future in SA.


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  • Coal deposits of South Africa the future of coal mining in South Africa

    Coal deposits of South Africa the future of coal mining in South Africa. Stephan Schmidt. Institute for Geology, GustavZeunerStr.12, 09599 Freiberg. Abstract. This paper gives an overview over the deposits of hard coal in South. Africa. South Africa is the fifth largest coal producing country in the world. The first part deals 


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  • The Energy Mix Of The Future Is Not What You'd Expect CoreGlobal

    Feb 21, 2018 The South African Chamber of Mines presented a case at the most recent Indaba for coal mining to continue in the country, arguing that coal must feature in the economy for the foreseeable future despite its declining profile and negative impact on the environment. This is despite the recent CSIR report 


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  • Ichor Coal: Home

    Coal. Commodity of the future. IchorCoal is an international mining company with a focus on thermal coal production in South Africa. Watch our Vunene mining video 


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  • Coal production remains lucrative for South Africa Mining Weekly

    Mar 11, 2016 Coal industry roleplayers remain confident that the commodity will continue to play a crucial role in energy production in South Africa and worldwide amid and despite the "As long as we do not outprice ourselves, coal will remain a lucrative commodity for South Africa for the foreseeable future.".


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  • THE FUTURE OF COAL MINING IN SOUTH AFRICA — Menar

    Sep 12, 2017 South Africa produces additional of 255 million tons of coal and consumes almost threequarters of that domestically. South Africa is one of the seven largest coalproducing and one of the top five coalexporting countries in the world. By Nyiko Mahundla.


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  • The future of coal in South Africa Analytica Case Studies

    South Africa uses coal extensively. It is one of the few countries that synthesizes gasoline and diesel from coal. Is there a future for the South African coal industry in a low carbon world? To answer this question, industry and government developed a "Coal Roadmap". Analytica was central to the success of the project –to 


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  • Coal power stations are still the energy of the future – GLOBALLY

    To take advantage of the world's continued dependence on coal, however, local logistics infrastructure needs to be dramatically improved Vicky Sidler reports. In SHORT. Continued coalfired energy needs, both domestically and globally, will provide sufficient demand for the future production of South Africa's coal sector if 


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