10 April 2012 – Eskom has invited coal producers to submit their proposals for coal supply to a number of its power stations.

The transport order of preference is, firstly by conveyor belt where possible; secondly by rail where possible; thirdly delivered via road to the Eskom designated power station and the least preferable mode of transport is for Eskom to collect the coal.

The supply period will be for up to three years commencing in July this year or as soon as possible thereafter.