Coal

Vale to shutter Mozambique coal operations as switches focus to metallurgical...

VALE is to put its Mozambique coal mines on maintenance for three months, said Bloomberg News citing the Brazilian firm's business plans. The move...

Resgen R4.2bn Boikarabelo funding deal in touching distance as Xate “senses...

RESOURCE Generation's (Resgen's) long-standing efforts to secure the balance of some R4.2bn in funds required to build its Boikarabelo thermal coal mine may reach...

Exxaro waiting on Eskom approvals after utility agrees to fund entire...

EXXARO Resources said it was waiting on Eskom to approve revised funding for the development of new coal resources at its Matla mine after...

Eskom presses Medupi’s Unit 2 into commercial production as facility edges...

SOUTH African power utility, Eskom, edged closer to the full commissioning of its 4,800MW Medupi power station after the facility's Unit 2 was put into...

Wescoal targets production recovery in H2 after suffering R51m interim net...

WESCOAL Holdings forecast a recovery in production in the second half of its 2020 financial year following disappointing numbers for the six months ended...
power stations

Coal fired generation forecast to fall a record 3% in 2019,...

ELECTRICITY generated from coal-fired generation has been forecast to fall by a record 3% this year, said Bloomberg News citing a report by Carbon...

Resgen agrees 3.6 million ton/year deal with Transnet for Boikarabelo thermal...

RESOURCE Generation (Resgen) said it had signed a conditional coal transportation agreement (TCA) with South Africa's transport utility, Transnet, for freight of 3.6 million...

Wescoal’s Demana hoping for better times after maiden year of dispute,...

REG Demana, CEO of Wescoal Holdings, could do with a blast of good cheer this Christmas. Having taken over the reins of Wescoal in February,...

Community-driven coal mining protests remains feature of SA industry, says South32

PROTESTS in South Africa's Mpumalanga province were likely to remain a feature of the coal industry for the foreseeable future, said South32 COO, Mike...

African Development Bank pulls backing for Kenya’s long-standing Lamu coal project

THE African Development Bank (AfDB) had no plans to fund further coal plants in the future and was withdrawing its support for the Lamu...