Khwezela coal mine

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The Khwezela coal mine is operated by Anglo American, producing 5.7 million tonnes per annum, in Emalahleni, Nkangala, Mpumalanga, South Africa.[1]

The mine is the product of a merger of the Landau Colliery and Kleinkopje mine.[1]


The map below shows the mine, situated in the Witbank coalfield in the Mpumalanga Province

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The current life of the mine is 2050.

Project Details

  • Sponsor:
  • Parent Company: Anglo American[1]
  • Location: Emalahleni, Nkangala, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
  • GPS Coordinates: -25.926243, 29.155635[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 5.7 million tonner per annum[2]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves: 29.1 million tons[2]
  • Coal type: Thermal[2]
  • Workforce Size:
  • Mine Type: surface, open pit[2]
  • Start Year: 2016[1]
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Anglo American, Khwezela Colliery, Company Website, February 1, 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Mining Data Solution, Khwezela-Operation, accessed August 2020

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