Sigma Mooikraal coal mine

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Sigma Mooikraal Coal Mine is an UNDERGROUND mine in Sasolburg, Free State, South Africa.[1]


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Sasol Mining (Pty) Ltd operates the mine, which is owned by Sasol. Coal from the mine goes to energy generation in support of its Sasolburg operations. Mining at the location began in 1954. [2]In 2016 a health and safety incident at the mine led to the death of an employee, Mr GF Bronkhorst. [3]

Mine Details

  • Operator: Sasol Mining (Pty) Ltd [4]
  • Owner: COMPANY NAME [4]
  • Location: Sasolburg, Free State, South Africa
  • Coordinates: -26.942049, 27.730898 (Exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 1.2 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) (2020)[5]
  • Total Reserves:
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal Type: BITUMINOUS(Thermal)[1]
  • Mine Type: UNDERGROUND
  • Start Year: 1954 [2]
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 South Africa Department of Mineral Resources, "Operating mine in Free State", DMR website, Accessed March 2021
  2. 2.0 2.1 South Africa Mining IQ, "Sasol Mining", South Africa Mining IQ website, Accessed March 2021
  3. Sasol, "Integrated Report 2016", Sasol website, Accessed March 2021,
  4. 4.0 4.1 Sasol, "Our Operations Locations", Sasol website, Accessed March 2021
  5. United States Securities and Exchange Commission, [ "Form 20-F", Sasol website, Accessed March 2021

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