Mafube coal mine

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The Mafube coal mine is owned by Exxaro and Anglo American in Middelburg, Steve Tshwete, Nkangala, Mpumalanga, South Africa.[1]


The map below shows the exact location of the mine.

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The mine is owned and operated by Exxaro and Anglo American.[1]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor:
  • Parent Company: Exxaro (50%), Anglo American (50%)[1]
  • Location: Mpumalanga Province, South Africa[1]
  • GPS Coordinates: -25.794651, 29.737834 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production: 3.6 million tonnes per year[1]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves: 56.7 million tonnes[1]
  • Coal Type: Bituminous (Thermal)[1]
  • Mine Size: 29.57km2[1]
  • Mine Type: Surface, Open cut[1]
  • Mine Depth: 9-49 m[1]
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:
  • Number of employees:

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Mafube Mine, Mining Data Solutions, accessed January 2021

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