Bosjesspruit coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Bosjesspruit coal mine is an underground mine in the Secunda Mining Complex, operated by Sasol Mining, producing 4.9 million tonnes per annum, in Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa.[1]


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The mine is expected to reach depletion of its reserves, if not already.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor:
  • Parent Company: Sasol Mining[1]
  • Location: Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa
  • GPS Coordinates: -26.562832, 29.199815 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 4.9 million tonnes per annum[2]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: underground, bore and pillar[3]
  • Start Year:1977[3]
  • Source of Financing:

Related SourceWatch articles

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 XMP Consulting, South African Coal Desktop Study, accessed August 2020
  2. Sasol Mining,"FORM 20-F," United States Securities and Exchange Commission, October 28, 2019, page 46.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Marius Roodt,Final planning for New Coal Mine, Mining Weekly, May 24, 2002