Hendrina coal project
|This article is part of the Global Coal Mine Tracker, a project of Global Energy Monitor.|
The Hendrina coal project is a proposed coal mine south of the town of Hendrina in Mpumalanga, South Africa.
The image below shows the approximate location of the proposed mine.
The Hendrina coal mine was first proposed in 2016 by Umcebo Mining (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of Glencore Operations South Africa (Pty) Ltd, as an underground mine.
The mining right application covers three discrete blocks of ground named Mooivley East, Mooivley West and Bosmanskrans. The area includes the national road N11 which connects Hendrina and Ermelo.
As of December 31, 2019, the Hendrina Project was at an advanced exploration stage. A mining right application was accepted by the Department of Mineral Resources in June 2016. The application remains pending.
- Sponsor: Umcebo Mining
- Parent Company: Glencore
- Location: Near Hendrina, Municipality of Steve Tshwete, District of Nkangala, in Mpumalanga Province.
- GPS Coordinates: -26.1981338, 29.7230683 (approximate)
- Status: Proposed
- Production Capacity: 2.4 Mtpa
- Total Resource: 124 Mt
- Mineable Reserves: 44 Mt
- Coal type: Thermal
- Mine Size:
- Mine Type: underground
- Start Year:
- Source of Financing:
Articles and Resources
- "Proposed Development of an Underground Coal Mine and Associated Infrastructure, near Hendrina, Mpumalanga Province: Noise Impact Assessment Report," "Digby Wells Environmental," July 2016.
- "Resources & Reserves as at 31 December 2019," "Glencore," 2020.