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  • The economic possibilities of South Africa's coal

    12-03-2014· Some 150 years of intensive coal mining in South Africa has produced about a billion tonnes of discarded thermal-grade coal fines. In the last decade, avenues of utilising this residual energy source are being explored with increasing commitment. Recognising both the economic potential and the environmental risk posed by the discards, Birkenmayer South Africa which []

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  • Chapter 10 Air quality - Department of Environment

    Figure 10. 1: Consumption of petrol and diesel in South Africa from 1988 to 2009. Source: SAPIA (2012) 10.3.2 . Electricity generation and consumption. The generation of electricity in South Africa is largely dependent on coal. The generation of electricity through . coal-fired power stations results in the emission of pollutants

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  • About Us | Northfield Coal

    ABOUT US. Since NCC was incorporated in 2004 it has been involved in various types of Coal Mining both in South Africa and Swaziland. In recent years mining activities have ceased and our focus has been on the responsible disposal of Coal Waste.

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  • Coal - Minerals Council South Africa

    Coal Mining in South Africa Coal mining's advent in South Africa can best be traced to the start of gold mining in the late 19 th century, particularly on the Witwatersrand, with the first coal in appreciable tonnages being extracted on the Highveld coal field close to the nascent Witwatersrand gold mines.

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  • Mines in South Africa | Africa Mining IQ

    As of November 2019, there are 526 mines in South Africa, all of them listed on Africa Mining IQ. South Africa is a mineral-rich country and listed as the largest producers of platinum (1st), coal (3rd), gold (6th) and diamonds (7th).

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  • Coal - ANDRITZ

    Efficient fine and coarse dewatering. Producers of all sizes depend on our solutions to achieve continuous, efficient operations in dewatering, thickening, and tailings. Examples range from world-leading companies like Exxaro, Anglo Coal, and Jindal, to many local mines in South Africa, Europe, and the Americas.

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  • THE INDUSTRY | CoalTech Waste Coal Fines Plant

    Coal fines or tailings are a wasteful by-product of the coal mining process that have a low market value, Coal Agglomeration South Africa c/o Statucor, Wanders Office Park, 52 Corlett Drive, Illovo Johannesburg, 2196 P.O. Box Private Bag X60500, Houghton, 2041, South Africa

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  • The cost of air pollution in South Africa - IGC

    The South African case. South Africa relies on coal for 97% of its primary energy. The costs of air pollution on human health and economic growth in South Africa are as of yet unknown. Fine particulate matter (PM) is one of the most lethal pollutants, and higher concentrations are

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  • Coal - ANDRITZ

    Efficient fine and coarse dewatering. Producers of all sizes depend on our solutions to achieve continuous, efficient operations in dewatering, thickening, and tailings. Examples range from world-leading companies like Exxaro, Anglo Coal, and Jindal, to many local mines in South Africa, Europe, and the Americas.

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  • Sishen Mine, Northern Cape, South Africa -

    14-08-2020· Sishen open-cast mine located in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa produces high grade hematite ore. Image courtesy of Graeme Williams, Media Club, via Wikipedia. The mine is operated with a fleet of P101-4100 shovels and 960 trucks.

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  • Dewatering of coal fines using a super absorbent polymer

    The Journal of The South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy JULY/AUGUST 2003 403 Introduction Coal preparation is used to upgrade run-of-mine coal before it is utilized by the end-user, primarily electric utility power plants. According to Fonseca1, the coal

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  • The Chemicals Industry in South Africa

    Africa's electricity is generated by burning coal. South Africa's CTL industry dates back to 1895, and the production of synthetic fuels expanded in the early 20th century. Coal chemistry received a boost in 1927 when the government published a white paper advocating the develop-ment of gasification and carbonization processes. In the early

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  • Potential uses of South African Coal Fines: A Review

    South African coal mining industry is currently disposing over 10 million tons of ultra-fine coal (<150µm) per year which is approximately 4% of the annual coal production [4]. Coal fines are an unavoidable by-product of the production of coal. These fines have an average calorific value of

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  • ECO-TECHNOLOGY: Converting Coal Fines into

    Republic of South Africa's (RSA) power generation remains almost exclusively coal-reliant and is currently disposing over 60 million tons of coal fines per year.

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  • [PDF] Potential uses of South African Coal Fines:

    This short paper communicates various methods for recovering energy value from fine coal discards generated by the South African coal mining industry. The cost of dewatering or drying these fines <150μm exceeds the fuel value of the fines. However the quality of these fines is equivalent to that of runof –mine coal. These fines are normally disposed into the slurry dams.

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  • List of mines in South Africa - Briefly

    South Africa is one of the top five coal exporting countries worldwide. Almost one quarter the coal mined in the country South Africa gets exported making it the third largest foreign income earner for the state. By 2004, the coal and lignite industry of South Africa

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  • Mining Law 2021 | Laws and Regulations | South

    South Africa: Mining Laws and Regulations 2021. ICLG - Mining Laws and Regulations - South Africa covers common issues in mining laws and regulations – including the acquisition of rights, ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, transfer and encumbrance, environmental aspects, native title and land rights – in 15 jurisdictions.

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  • Coal Prices Forecast: Long Term, 2018 to 2030 |

    25-11-2020· Since January 2016, when the price of coal reached a 10-year low, coal prices have rebounded by about 100 percent. Several factors have contributed to this price rebound. First, as part of China's effort to reduce harmful emissions the world's largest coal consumer and producer, reduced its domestic production and increased its imports. Second, the Indian coal industry faced hard times as

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  • South Africa: How Mining Damages Communities

    27-08-2018· The South African Human Rights Commission has released a scathing report on the damage mining in the country is posing to human rights. The

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  • Fossil-Fuel CO2 Emissions from South Africa

    26-09-2012· Fossil-Fuel CO 2 Emissions from South Africa. Graphics Data. Trends. South Africa is the 13th largest emitting country based on 2008 fossil-fuel CO 2 emissions and the largest emitting country on the continent of Africa. With a domestic economy powered by coal, South Africa has experienced a seven-fold increase in fossil-fuel CO 2 emissions since 1950, with 80-90% of emissions from coal.

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