coal mine closures in south africa

The Environmental and Health Impacts of Carbon emission ,

The Current Status of Coal Mines Closure in South Africa Cont However, mine closure certification can now be secured from the South African national Department of Minerals and Energy (DME, 2004) By issuing a closure certificate, the government relieves a mine owner of obligations that might follow as a result of pollution...

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South Africa: Mantashe to Visit Glory Coal Mine Where 22 ,

8 days ago· Since the closure of the mine in September 2018, hundreds of miners have not been paid their salaries, apparently leading to an increase in cable ,...

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South Africa Mining News and Commentary | MINING

South Africa mining news Explore related South Africa articles for more information on the South Africa mining industry...

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Mine Closure 2014 | 9th International Conference on Mine ,

Mine Closure 2014 book of proceedings will be published in electronic format as Open Access on this website - you can download the Mine Closure 2014 book here at no cost when it becomes available , Transforming Wastes to Resources in order to Re-value Mining Liabilities in a Changing , South Africa Major Sponsor: Technology & Human ....

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Glencore mulls closure of some South African coal operations

Diversified mining major Glencore is considering the closure some of its coal-mining operations in South Africa, which would reduce its overall South African production by at least five-million ....

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The heavy toll of coal mining in South Africa | Africa ,

The heavy toll of coal mining in South Africa South Africa's coal-powered energy sector brings environmental devastation despite legal regulations...

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Somkhele coal mine owned by Tendele, KwaZulu-Natal, South ,

Since 2013, the mine relies on three plants, being the largest mine in South Africa of metallurgical anthracite, an energy rich type of coal For the year 2013/14, 1,1 million tonnes of coal were extracted...

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Mbuyelo Coal | Coal Mining Industry

Mbuyelo Coal has a rich footprint in the Mpumalanga province of lush South Africa It is born from the company Mbuyelo Group (Pty) Ltd which has its main business in the coal mining industry and is similarly growing its portfolio in other businesses such as ,...

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Assessment of the influence of coal mining on groundwater ,

well known for coal production in the Limpopo province of South Africa is Pafuri Coalfield where Tshikondeni Colliery operated for 32 years before closure in 2014 In general, coal extraction has several environmental problems which include acid mine drainage that is now a serious problem currently confronting the government of South Africa...

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The History of Coal Mining in South Africa | Afri Coal ,

The history of coal mining in South Africa is closely linked with the economic development of the country Commercial coal mining commenced in the eastern Cape near Molteno in 1864 The discovery of diamonds in the late 1870s led to expansion of the mines in order to meet the growing demand for coal...

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The Environmental and Health Impacts of Carbon emission ,

The Current Status of Coal Mines Closure in South Africa Cont However, mine closure certification can now be secured from the South African national Department of Minerals and Energy (DME, 2004) By issuing a closure certificate, the government relieves a mine owner of obligations that might follow as a result of pollution...

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Five killed in South Africa coal mine blast, some trapped ,

Five killed in South Africa coal mine blast, some trapped , and that rescue efforts were being hampered by unsafe conditions and a lack of ventilation...

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Coal miner community shows the beautiful side of South Africa

Coal miner community shows the beautiful side of South Africa When the formerly Gupta-owned mines were placed under business rescue last year, staff never knew from one day to the next whether ....

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Anglo American concludes sale of three coal mines in South ,

Anglo American concludes sale of three coal mines in South Africa , Anglo American (LON:AAL) has completed the sale of three Eskom-tied thermal coal operations in South Africa to Seriti Resources, a group of black-controlled companies for R23 billion (about $164 million)...

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Death Toll Rises to Six at South Africa Coal Mine Gas ,

MIDDELBURG, South Africa (Reuters) - The number of people killed by a gas explosion in an unused coal mine in South Africa's eastern province of Mpumalanga has risen to six, and several others ....

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South Africa Gloria coal mine explosion 'kills six' - BBC News

Six people have been killed by a gas explosion in an abandoned coal mine in South Africa, the national broadcaster is reporting About 20 others are still trapped at the Gloria coal mine in ....

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Mine closure in South Africa: A survey of current ,

Mine closure in South Africa: A survey of current professional thinking and practice Conference Paper (PDF Available) October 2014 with 2,803 Reads DOI: 1013140/RG2135993765...

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Oxpeckers | Coal mines leave a legacy of ruin

A 19-month data investigation of mine closures indicates that since at least 2011 no large coal mines operating in South Africa have been granted closure This means the mines have not been rehabilitated and are simply abandoned, leaving a legacy of local and global pollution...

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN LEGISLATIVE FRAME ViORK FOR MINE ,

THE SOUTH AFRICAN LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK FOR MINE CLOSURE Elize Swart Department: Minerals and Energy, Private 8ag X59, Pretoria, 0001 ABSTRACT The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the current legislative framework for mine closure within South Africa ,...

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Coal Mining South Africa - Eaton

South Africa is one of the ten largest coal producers and the fourth largest coal exporting country in the world As the coal seams here are buried too deep beneath the ground for opencast mining, they are deep mined using a room and pillar technique...

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Coal Mines Leave a Legacy of Ruin in South Africa ,

A 19-month data investigation of mine closures indicates that since at least 2011 no large coal mines operating in South Africa have been granted closure This means the mines have not been rehabilitated and are simply abandoned, leaving a legacy of local and global pollution...

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OPINION: South Africa's energy sector needs a transition ,

CAPE TOWN - South Africa still has years of coal mining ahead, but according to a 2010 study on peak coal production in South Africa, the amount and quality of coal will decrease from 2020 onwards...

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Environmental risk assessment as the basis for mine ,

Principles of environmental risk assessment and management Environmental Risk Assessment and Management (ERAM) is an approach, which is , ultimately serve as the model for all responsible mines in South Africa It is also believed that this approach will enable the , Background to mine closure at Durnacol Coal mining activities commenced at ....

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Death Toll Rises to Six at South Africa Coal Mine Gas ,

Feb 07, 2019· MIDDELBURG, South Africa (Reuters) - The number of people killed by a gas explosion in an unused coal mine in South Africa's eastern province of Mpumalanga has ,...

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Six dead in Gloria coal mine explosion in South Africa ,

Feb 08, 2019· Six dead in Gloria coal mine explosion in South Africa Six people have been killed by a gas explosion in an abandoned coal mine in South Africa, the national broadcaster is reporting About 20 others are still trapped at the Gloria coal mine in Middelburg, east of the capital, Pretoria...

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN COAL INDUSTRY - XMP Consulting

20 ESI AFRICA ISSUE 2 2004 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...

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Five killed in South Africa coal mine blast - The East African

Five killed in South Africa coal mine blast Thursday February 7 2019 , and that rescue efforts were being hampered by unsafe conditions and a lack of ventilation The body of one person who died was taken out on Wednesday and the other four bodies were recovered on Thursday...

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Coal - glencore

Our coal is used in power generation, steel making and industrial processes including the manufacturing of cement, aluminium and nickel We have interests in 26 operating coal mines across Australia, South Africa and Colombia...

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Coal mine pit lakes: A viable mine closure option ,

There are more than 110 coal mine pit lakes in South Africa, at both active and closed/abandoned min While extensive studies have been conducted internationally on the evolution of pit lakes, locally there has been little research on whether they are a viable mine closure option...

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Anglo American sale of New Largo thermal coal project in ,

New Largo is located in South Africa and its principal asset is the approximately 585Mt Coal Resource, with the related Mining Right, that is well-positioned to supply Eskom's new Kusile Power Station For further information on the Coal Resource please refer to the Anglo American Ore Reserves and Mineral Resources Report 2016...

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