JV Coal Processing Project

OWNERSHIP
This project is a 50/50 Joint Venture between S&J Mining and Consortium (Pty) Ltd and Arlosource (Pty) Ltd

 

PROJECT LOCATION
This project is located in Witbank, Mpumalanga

 

RESOURCE
A Life of Mine Coal Supply agreement was entered into and between the Joint Venture and the Mine. The estimated remaining tonnages is estimated at 1,7 million MT which allows for a project life span of about 5-6 years

 

MINING METHOD
Opencast - Mining executed by the mine - The JV receives Run of Mine for coal Processing purposes

 

PRODUCT
The quality of the source coal allows for a simple preparation process of crushing and screening. The system has a capacity of 150 to 200 tons per hour. Coal is typically crushed to a nominal top size of 0-50mm and screened to produce product according to ESKOM specification

 

TARGET DEVELOPMENT
A Coal Supply Agreement (CSA) with the major South African power utility, Eskom will be finalized shortly. In agreement with the mine from which we source our coal for this project, the mine allows us to erect a coal processing site on the premises of the mine. 
SITE Establishment in February 2014 will entail the

  • Implementation of a Weighbridge
  • Establishment of a Truck Yard / Tarpaulin Area
  • Lay-out and establishment of a Coal Processing and Stock pile areas
  • Establishment of a Coal Sampling Storage Area
  • Establishment of Offices and Employee Facilities
  • Implementation of coal sampling and beneficiation processes and procedures
  • Purchasing / Renting of Coal Processing Equipment / yellow machines

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

  1. 50 000MT to 80 000MT of coal will be processed from this site
  2. Development of the site will commence February 2014, first production mid February 2014
  3. Coal Supply Agreement (CSA) with Eskom to be concluded
  4. Selection and Appointment of operational staff
  5. Site establishment