Zonnebloem coal mine

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Zonnebloem coal mine (also known as the Vulna Colliery) is owned by Glencore, located near Middleburgh in South Africa.


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The mine is estimated to have a total resource of 19 million tonnes. The newly commissioned mine is producing 2.5 million tonnes of coal a year. The former owner, Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL), describes itself as "the technical partner to the joint venture and has an exclusive off-take agreement for all the run-of-mine coal from Zonnebloem Coal Mine, most of which feeds CoAL’s wash plant at Woestalleen Colliery.[1]

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  1. Coal of Africa Limited, "Zonnebloem coal mine", Coal of Africa Limited website, accessed May 2010.

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