Bosjesspruit coal mine

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The Bosjesspruit coal mine is an underground mine in the Secunda Mining Complex, operated by Sasol Mining, producing between 6 and 6.5 million tonnes per annum, in Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa.[1]

Location

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Background

Bosjesspruit mine is owned by Sasol, who state that the mine will continue to operate until 2031 [1]. The primary destination for coal from this mine is Sasol Synfuels where it is used as gasification feedstock in Secunda and also as operations coal for Sasolburg operations [1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor:
  • Parent Company: Sasol Mining[2]
  • Location: Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa
  • GPS Coordinates: -26.562832, 29.199815 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production: 5.3 million tonnes per annum (2020)[3]
  • Total Resource: 276 million tonnes (Measured, Indicated & Inferred Resource) [3]
  • Mineable Reserves: 97 million tonnes (Proved and Probable Reserve)[3]
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: Underground, bore and pillar [4]
  • Start Year:1977[4]
  • Source of Financing:

Related GEM.wiki articles

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Sasol, "Operations Locations", accessed March 2021
  2. XMP Consulting, South African Coal Desktop Study, accessed August 2020
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 United States Securities and Exchange Commission, "Form 20-F 2020", Sasol Limited website, Accessed March 2021
  4. 4.0 4.1 Marius Roodt,Final planning for New Coal Mine, Mining Weekly, May 24, 2002