Aviemore coal mine

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Aviemore Coal Mine is a UNDERGROUND mine in Dundee, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.[1]


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Zinoju (Pty) Ltd operates the mine, which is owned by Buffalo Coal. The mine produces Anthracite coal mostly for domestic steel markets although a weakening domestic situation have led Buffalo Coal to seek export opportunities as well. The current life of mine is 20 years. [1] [2]

Mine Details

  • Operator: Zinoju (Pty) Ltd [1]
  • Owner: Buffalo Coal [1]
  • Location: Dundee, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa [1]
  • Coordinates: -28.09077222, 30.2379246 (Exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: .054 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa)[1]
  • Total Reserves: 35.35 million tonnes[1]
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal Type: ANTHRACITE (Met)
  • Mine Type: UNDERGROUND
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Buffalo Coal, "Aviemore Colliery", Buffalo Coal website, Accessed March 2021
  2. Buffalo Coal, "Coal Markets", Buffalo Coal website, Accessed March 2021

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