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  • 4IRSA – Fourth Industrial Revolution South Africa

    4IRSA – Fourth Industrial Revolution South Africa

    4IRSA is a platform to bring together key stakeholders, decision makers, and pioneers to define the principles, visions and outcomes of industry 4.0 and its future effects on South Africa and to engage in constructive discussions, explore best practices, and propose solutions to address the challenges.

  • South African Coal Market News and Analysis | IHS Markit

    South African Coal Market News and Analysis | IHS Markit

    Aug 18, 2021 IHS Markit expects South Africa to play a key role providing for Asia’s key demand centers, predicting 56MMT in steam coal exports to Asia by 2020, steadily increasing through 2040. South Africa is well poised to meet Asia’s future coal demand. The country’s proven reserves sit at an estimated 30 BMT, and an estimated 30 billion MT more ...

  • South Africa aims to reach net zero emissions in 2050 ...

    South Africa aims to reach net zero emissions in 2050 ...

    Sep 16, 2020 The government wants to reduce this figure to 45% by 2030 and plans to shut down and repurpose some older coal power stations to achieve this. As the coal industry employs many people in South Africa, the government has emphasised the importance of a ‘just transition’ to clean energy, finding miners alternative employment.

  • SOUTH AFRICA’S COAL INDUSTRY OVERVIEW, 2014

    SOUTH AFRICA’S COAL INDUSTRY OVERVIEW, 2014

    However, the future of coal mining in South Africa lies in the Waterberg coal basin. The study asserts that opening the Waterberg region for large scale mining is vital to the future of the South African coal mining industry. The carbon content in South Africa’s coals increases eastwards; with a decrease in the number of seams and their ...

  • what is the future of the coal industry in south africa

    what is the future of the coal industry in south africa

    The future development of the iron and steel industry in South Africa547 Кб. SYNOPSIS There is an ample supply of all the raw materials required for the future development of the industry, with the possible exception of coking coal.Resources of coking coal in South Africa …

  • The importance of coal | Statistics South Africa

    The importance of coal | Statistics South Africa

    Jun 11, 2015 In 2013, coal contributed R51 billion to South Africa’s economy, compared with gold’s R31 billion 1. Measured at current prices, coal is now king. The mineral’s contribution to overall mining value added rose to 22,5% in 2013 from 17,4% in 1993. Platinum group metals (PGMs) came a close second in 2013, at 21,0%.

  • SOUTH AFRICAN COAL SECTOR REPORT

    SOUTH AFRICAN COAL SECTOR REPORT

    South Africa’s coal green fields are mostly located in the Waterberg basin, which is reported to be the future of coal mining in the country. Some of the exploration projects recently conducted in this region includes the Waterberg Coal Joint project conducted by Sekoko Resources.

  • the future of coal industry in south africa

    the future of coal industry in south africa

    the future of coal industry in south africa. South Africa investing in a new era of rail - South Africa s railway system is set to flourish under a boost of record investment aimed at turning the country into a key player in the global freight industry. Free industry and industry reports from The .

  • Building a fairer, healthier world for everyone through coal?

    Building a fairer, healthier world for everyone through coal?

    Mar 30, 2021 Video archive: Coal’s future in the energy mix. Who is Eyethu Coal, and what is the significance of this deal? According to the Beryl Group’s website, Eyethu Coal “constantly explores the Mpumalanga region of South Africa for new coal reserves, thus ensuring the future sustainability and ability of the company to supply coal into ...

  • Nuclear Power in South Africa | South African Nuclear ...

    Nuclear Power in South Africa | South African Nuclear ...

    South Africa's main coal reserves are concentrated in Mpumalanga in the northeast, while much of the load is on the coast near Cape Town and Durban. Moving either coal or electricity long distance is inefficient, so it was decided in the mid-1970s to build some 1800 MWe of nuclear capacity at Koeberg near Cape Town.

  • The future of South Africa’s coal industry is not what it ...

    The future of South Africa’s coal industry is not what it ...

    Aug 12, 2020 The future of the once-booming South African coal industry is no longer what it used to be or, to use another well-known old saw, the ‘winds of change’ seem to have finally caught up with the sector that produced 259 million tons (Mt) of coal in 2019 and earned total revenues of R139.3bn.

  • Coal still a lifeline for SA as transition begins ...

    Coal still a lifeline for SA as transition begins ...

    Aug 20, 2021 Looking further ahead, there was a level of consensus among Coal Industry Day speakers that South Africa could still expect another 20 to 30 years of reliance on coal. “Between now and 2050, we have few options apart from coal for most of our energy generation,” she said.

  • What's the Future for Coal?

    What's the Future for Coal?

    Nov 02, 2017 The use and production of coal is on the decline, pressured by cheap natural gas and policies to promote cleaner sources of energy. In a recent article in The Regional Economist, Regional Economist Charles Gascon and Senior Research Associate Jonas Crews took a deeper look at the future of coal production as a source for both electricity and jobs in the U.S.

  • Coal transitions in South Africa

    Coal transitions in South Africa

    COAL TRANSITION IN SOUTH AFRICA 5 energy pathway for South Africa. This points that there is a need for planning for South Africa’s due to the rela-tive economics of new supply options alone. Even with limited implementation of climate change policy, coal is no longer South Africa’s future.

  • The future of coal in South Africa

    The future of coal in South Africa

    Aug 20, 2019 The South African government has a plan for energy projection up to 2030. The hope is that an additional generating capacity of 9.5 GW of wind, 6.8 GW of solar, 6.7 GW of coal, and 2.5 GW of hydropower will be available by that time. This would still mean that South Africa would still be acquiring 64% of its power from coal.

  • The end of coal? Planning a 'just transition' in South …

    The end of coal? Planning a 'just transition' in South …

    Coal in South Africa. South Africa today relies on coal to generate 92% of its electricity and to produce roughly 20% of its liquid . fuels (Department of Energy 2015). As a result, the public utility Eskom and chemical firm Sasol together account for more than 50% of South Africa’s greenhouse gas emissions and 85% of the coal used in the local

  • Coal Outlook 2021: Expected Rebound in Demand to Be …

    Coal Outlook 2021: Expected Rebound in Demand to Be …

    Jan 13, 2021 According to the IEA, the future of coal will largely be decided in Asia. Today, China and India account for 65 percent of global coal demand. With Japan, Korea, Taiwan and …

  • The impact of coal mining on the environment and …

    The impact of coal mining on the environment and …

    Coal is South Africa's major primary energy source, and plays a significant role in supplying the chemicals and steelmaking industries. The benefits of coal production are relevant in the light of South Africa's development priorities of job creation and economic growth.

  • South African coal industry to reach tipping point in 2025

    South African coal industry to reach tipping point in 2025

    Oct 21, 2020 The South African coal industry will likely reach a tipping point by 2025, when renewable energy should be cheaper, both in terms of capital and operational expenditure, than existing coal-fired ...

  • Exxaro: What is coal worth now in a de

    Exxaro: What is coal worth now in a de

    Exxaro’s growth strategy is to move away from coal production to become a cleaner alternative energy supplier. As long as it remains a key player in South Africa’s energy supply chain, it is obliged to continue coal production to support the country’s living conditions during the economy’s transition away from coal dependency. In Exxaro’s current valuation, investors are getting its ...

  • Coal Outlook 2021: Expected Rebound in Demand to Be …

    Coal Outlook 2021: Expected Rebound in Demand to Be …

    Jan 13, 2021 According to the IEA, the future of coal will largely be decided in Asia. Today, China and India account for 65 percent of global coal demand. With Japan, Korea, Taiwan and …

  • What the past decade can tell us about the future of coal ...

    What the past decade can tell us about the future of coal ...

    Dec 02, 2020 With its rapid decline in the United States and Europe, coal’s future will depend heavily on the small but significant group of countries – China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, the Philippines and Vietnam – that account for 70% of global coal consumption and most of the world’s new coal power projects.