Operating and developing coal mines in the Republic of South Africa
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Operating and developing coal mines in the Republic of South Africa by A. T. M. Mehliss

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Published by Minerals Bureau of South Africa in Braamfontein .
Written in English



  • South Africa


  • Coal mines and mining -- South Africa -- Directories.,
  • Coal trade -- South Africa -- Directories.

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Edition Notes

Cover subtitle: Coal 1985.

Statementcompiled by A.T.M. Mehliss.
SeriesDirectory / Republic of South Africa, Department of Mineral and Energy Affairs, Minerals Bureau ;, 2/85, Directory (South Africa. Minerals Bureau) ;, no. 85/2.
LC ClassificationsTN810.S6 M43 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 58 p. :
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2471307M
ISBN 100621079847
LC Control Number87183346

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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. Conferences. The meeting is planned at a critical juncture in the mining development in South Africa. While there are numerous prospecting licenses for coal and exploration rights for gas in the pipeline there are as yet only about three operating coal mines and another three near start-up coal mines and no operating gas projects. Kangra Coal (PTY) Ltd. Address: 5 De Wet St, Piet Retief, , South Africa, Mpumalanga. See full address and map. Categories: Coal Mines. NATIONAL COAL STRATEGY FOR SOUTH AFRICA. The Chamber of Mines Coal Leadership Forum, consisting of coal executives, commissioned a report to determine what needs to be done to increase the profile of the coal mining industry in the face of seemingly ineluctable negative public opinion around the use of coal in industrial processes.