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Mining industry supports transition from coal, if done gradually

In a presentation to the country’s Presidential Climate Change Coordinating Commission, the Minerals Council of South Africa stated its support to move away from coal-fired power.

Seriti to conclude acquisition of South32 coal assets

Seriti Resources has announced in a statement that all conditions of its acquisition of South32 SA Coal Holdings Proprietary Limited (SAEC) have been fulfilled and the sale is expected to be completed on 1 June 2021.

SA Energy Minister surprises collieries with unannounced visit

On Tuesday, the South African Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy conducted unannounced mine visits at three colliers which supply coal to Eskom.
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Coal mines found in breach of water licensing

The Centre for Environmental Rights has uncovered cases of non-compliance with water use licences of eight large coal mining operations in Mpumalanga.

SA Minister calls for more investments in clean coal

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has urged South African coal miners to continue investing in clean coal technology.