Eloff coal project

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The Eloff Coal Project is a proposed extension of the Kangala Colliery, operated by Eloff Mining Company, a joint venture of Ndalamo Resources and Universal Coal. It is expected to produce 2.4 million tonnes per annum, in Delmas, Victor Khanye, Nkangala, Mpumalanga, South Africa.[1]


The image below shows the approximate location of the mine.

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The mine his currently pursing water and permitting applications.[1]

In December 2018, the Department of Mineral Resources granted Universal Coal the mining right and environmental authorization over the Eloff project.[2] However, as of 2022, it is unclear if construction has yet begun.

Project Details

  • Operator: Eloff Mining Company[1]
  • Owners: Universal Coal (49%) and Ndalamo Resources (51%)[3]
  • Location: Delmas, Victor Khanye, Nkangala, Mpumalanga, South Africa[1]
  • GPS Coordinates: -26.1885802, 28.6517105 (approximate)
  • Status: Proposed
  • Production Capacity: 2.4 million tonnes per annum[1]
  • Total Resource: 528 million tonnes[1]
  • Mineable Reserves: 41.17 million tonnes [1]
  • Coal Type: Thermal[1]
  • Mine Size: 81.68 km2
  • Mine Type: surface, opencast[1]
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:

Related GEM.wiki articles

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 GCS Consultants, Integrated Water Use License Application (IWULA) and Integrated Water and Waste Management Plan, June 11, 2019
  2. "Universal Coal granted mining right for Eloff coal project in South Africa", S&P Global Market Intelligence, December 17, 2018.
  3. Eloff, Universal Coal website, accessed July 2022.