Impumelelo coal mine

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The Impumelelo coal mine, formerly known as the Brandspruit mine, is operated by Sasol Mining, producing 10.5 million tonnes per annum, in Embalenhle, Mpumalanga, South Africa.[1] The mine is part of the Secunda Mining Complex.


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The Impumelelo coal mine is intended to operate through the year 2050.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Sasol Mining
  • Parent Company:
  • Location: Embalenhle, Mpumalanga, South Africa[1]
  • GPS Coordinates: -26.581453, 29.145008 (exact)[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 10.5 million tonnes per annum[1]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal type: Bituminous[1]
  • Workforce Size: 1760
  • Mine Type: underground, bore and pillar[2]
  • Start Year: 2019
  • Source of Financing:

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