Birmingham coal mine

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The Birmingham coal mine was a proposed underground mine, to be operated by Canyon Coal, producing 3.6 million tonnes per annum, near Hendrina, Mpumalanga province, South Africa.[1]


The map below shows the exact location of the proposed mine, Hendrina, Mpumalanga province, South Africa.[1]

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As of 2020, the Birmingham coal mine is currently preparing the mining right, water use license and environmental authorization applications.[1]

As of 2022, the project has been removed from the company website and considered cancelled.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor:
  • Parent Company: Canyon Coal[1]
  • Location: Hendrina, Mpumalanga province, South Africa[1]
  • GPS Coordinates: -26.107386, 29.63652 (exact)
  • Status: Cancelled[1]
  • Production Capacity: 3.6 mtpa[1]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal type:
  • Workforce Size:
  • Mine Type: Underground[1]
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Canyon Coal, "Projects", Company Website, accessed August 2020.

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