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Mining sector reports 36% increase in year-to-date fatalities

By: Ilan Solomons     25th March 2016 This year has seen 15 mining-related deaths to date, up 36% from the 11 fatalities recorded between January 1 and March 7, 2015, according to Department of Mineral Resources Mpumalanga principal mines inspector Elliot Letsoko. Speaking at the South African Colliery Management Association's 2016... 

Glencore Coal shares its health and safety guidelines

By: Ilan Solomons     10th April 2015 Diversified mining major Glencore revealed the measures it had implemented to achieve improved health and safety standards at its coal mines in South Africa at the 2015 Coalsafe conference, which was held in Johannesburg last month. During his presentation, Glencore Coal GM Flip Kritzinger said... 

Exxaro confirms take-or-pay coal rail contract with Transnet

By: Martin Creamer     5th March 2015 Black-controlled coal mining company Exxaro on Thursday confirmed that it has signed a take-or-pay rail contract with the State-owned freight logistics group Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) for the railing of its coal to the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) in KwaZulu-Natal. This follows BHP... 

Atlatsa appoints new CFO

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th August 2014 Atlatsa Resources on Friday announced the appointment of Boipelo Lekubo as CFO, effective September 1. Lekubo, a chartered accountant, had previously held finance and accounting roles at Total Coal South Africa and Northam Platinum and currently served as alternate director of Trans Hex. 

Consent Granted To Transfer Prospecting Right For Vaalbank Project

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th September 2013 Continental Coal Limited (“Continental” or “the Company”) the South African thermal coal production, development and exploration company, is pleased to announce that the South African Department of Mineral Resources (“DMR”) has granted their consent for the transfer of the prospecting right... 

DMR consents to transfer of SA coal prospecting right

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th September 2013 South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources has given its consent for the transfer of the prospecting right that is required by dual-listed Continental Coal to start exploration at its Vaalbank project. The project is a 50:50 joint venture between Continental and Total Coal South Africa... 

Continental extends Ferreira mine life

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     29th May 2012 South Africa-focused coal miner Continental Coal has extended the mine life of its Ferreira coal mine with the acquisition of an adjacent prospecting right. The tenement area is located adjacent to and adjoining the current opencut mining operation at Ferreira, and Continental said on Tuesday... 

Company Announcement: Ferreira Coal Mine Extension - Additional Acquisition Of Adjacent Prospecting Right Vaalbank Coal Project

     29th May 2012 Continental Coal Limited, the South African thermal coal production and development company, is pleased to announce that through its South African subsidiary Mashala Resources (Pty) Limited has entered into an additional agreement that will allow the Company to further extend the operating mine... 

Continental Coal’s SA unit acquires adjoining exploration tenement

     11th May 2012 Aim-listed miner Continental Coal has, through its South African subsidiary Mashala Resources, entered into agreements that will enable the company to materially extend the operating mine life at its Ferreira coal mine, in Mpumalanga, as well as increase its production of high-quality thermal... 


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