Dama coal mine

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Da-ma Coal Mine is a small surface mine near the town of Utrecht, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.[1]

Location

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Background

Da-ma coal mine is owned and operated by the private company business Thutha Amalahle Transport and Construction (Pty) Ltd. It is situated within the eMadlangeni local municipality between the towns of Utrecht, which lies 13.5 km south-east of the mine, and Newcastle, which lies 32.5 km to the mine's south-west. The mining right area covers an extent of 1,844.68 hectares, however, the existing opencast infrastructure only occupies 27 hectares.[1] Since 2018, the coal mine on site has been trucked to the nearby Chelmsford coal mine for further processing.

The life of the mine is estimated at 14-20 years.[1]

Mine Details

  • Operator: Thutha Amalahle Transport and Construction (Pty) Ltd[1]
  • Owner: Thutha Amalahle Transport and Construction (Pty) Ltd[1]
  • Location: near the town of Utrecht, KwaZulu Natal Province, South Africa[1]
  • Coordinates: -27.59440875, 30.21399601 (Exact)[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Production: 0.36 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa)[1]
  • Total Resource: 8 million tonnes[1]
  • Total Reserves:
  • Coal Type: Bituminous (Thermal)
  • Mine Type: Surface
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:

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