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 Capacity: 4.9 million tonnes per annum[3]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: Underground, bore and pillar [4]
  • Start Year:1977[4]
  • Source of Financing:

Related SourceWatch 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. Sasol Mining,"FORM 20-F," United States Securities and Exchange Commission, October 28, 2019, page 46.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Marius Roodt,Final planning for New Coal Mine, Mining Weekly, May 24, 2002