Delmas Colliery coal mine

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Delmas Colliery Coal Mine is an underground mine in Delmas, Mpumalanga, South Africa.[1]


The map below shows the exact location of the mine in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa.

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Delmas Coal (Pty) Ltd, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kuyasa Mining, operates the mine.[1] The mine was purchased by Kuyasa from BHB Billiton in 2002[2]. The coal produced at Delmas is consumed entirely by customers in the South African domestic market.

Coal from the mine will also be supplied by conveyor mine to a proposed 600 MW coal-fired Independent Power Plant (IPP) which will sit adjacent to Delmas Coal.[3]

Mine Details

  • Operator: Delmas Coal (Pty) Ltd[1]
  • Owner: Kuyasa Mining[1]
  • Location: Delmas, Mpumalanga, South Africa
  • GPS Coordinates: -26.260831, 28.827936 (Exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 2 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa)[1]
  • Total Resource: 56 million tonnes (As of 2002)[2]
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal Type: Bituminous[4]
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Mine Size:
  • Start Year: 1964[2]
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Kuyasa Mining, "Operations", Kuaysa Mining Website, Accessed March 2021
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 BHB Billiton, "JOINT NEWS RELEASE", BHB website, Accessed March 2021
  3. Operations - Delmas Coal, Kuyasa Mining website, Accessed July 2022.
  4. South Africa Department of Mineral Resources, "Operating Mines Mpumalanga", DMR website, Accessed March 2021

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