Coal Mining – Supplying Energy to Africa The aim of coal mining is to extract coal from the earth In the UK and South Africa coal mines are called colliery, in Australia a colliery is a coal mine located underground
The mining industry worldwide is undergoing unprecedented changes, including high volatility of commodity prices and rising exploration costs Africa, which produces more than 60 metal and mineral products, has a huge potential with respect to mineral reserves exploration and production
African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation ,
African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation is the State Owned Mining Company established to secure South Africa's energy supply primarily through the mining and supply of coal for the generation of electricity, as well as securing other resources that will provide energy for the future, including key minerals for beneficiation ,
Finding solutions for South Africa’s coal-fired water ,
A boy drinks from the river at Eshowe, South Africa As a water stressed, coal producing country, South Africa faces great challeng Photograph: Schalk Zuydam/AP Coal production, from mining to power generation, requires vast volumes of water Furthermore, pollution from coal mining can .
Historical coal mining leaves KZN community disrupted ,
The Department of Mineral Resource is convening the KwaZulu Natal Mining Indaba in Newcastle - a town devastated and impoverished because of coal mining The meeting at the KwaZulu Natal (KZN) Mining Indaba restricted community participation to only three participants, meaning the truth of mining .