Anglo American is a globally diversified mining business.
The Anglo American Coal division produces both metallurgical coal (for steel manufacture) and thermal coal (for electricity generation). The company is the world's third largest exporter of metallurgical coal, operating in South Africa, Australia and Columbia.
In South Africa, the company supplies both export and domestic energy markets, exporting coal throughout the Atlantic, Mediterranean and Asia-Pacific regions from the Richards Bay Coal Terminal.
MC Mining Limited is an emerging coal exploration, development and mining company operating in South Africa.
MC Mining's key projects include the Vele Colliery (coking and thermal coal), the Greater Soutpansberg Project /MbeuYashu, including MC Mining's Makhado Project (coking and thermal coal). With good access to rail and port infrastructure, MC Mining can effectively service domestic and international markets; providing a much-needed resource for economic growth and development for the country and the provinces in which it operates.
Exxaro is a South African-based diversified resources company with a world-class coal resource portfolio consisting of fully-owned operations and projects and a number of jointly-owned operations and projects in South Africa and Australia.
Exxaro's coal operations and projects in South Africa are located in both the large and highly prospective Waterberg coalfield in Limpopo province and the more mature Highveld and Witbank coalfields in Mpumalanga province. The company produces thermal, metallurgical and coking coal.
Most of the thermal coal produced by the company is supplied to South Africa's national power utility, Eskom.
Glencore is a diversified natural resource commodity company.
The company's Goedgevonden Complex is situated in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. Goedgevonden is an open cut mine that produces thermal coal of which around half is exported. The mine is managed in a joint venture with ARM Coal.
Resource Generation (Resgen) is an emerging new generation coal producer.
Resgen's Boikarabelo Coal Mine in the Waterberg region of South Africa has a 6.4 billion tonnes resource, with probable reserves of 744.8 million tonnes on 35% of the tenements under the company's management. Resgen has developed a new mining plan that will maximise recovery of the coal deposit by mining all seams and minimise out-of-pit dumping of waste, resulting in increased productivity and reduced operating costs.
Export and domestic offtake contracts are in place for the mine's full production for its first seven years and for a significant proportion for the following 30 years.
Sasol is an international integrated chemicals and energy company.
Sasol Mining operates six coal mines that supply feedstock to the company's Secunda (Sasol Synfuels) and Sasolburg (Sasolburg Operations) complexes in South Africa. While the coal supplied to Sasol Synfuels is used mainly as gasification feedstock, some is used to generate electricity. Sasol mines approximately 40Mt of of coal a year for gasification and conversion into liquid fuels.
The company exports coal to international power generation customers from the Twistdraai Export Plant.
Seriti is a broad based, 84% black owned and controlled South African mining company co-owned by four black anchor shareholders, Masimong Group, Thebe Investments, Zungu Investments (Zico) and Community Investment Holdings (CIH).
Seriti was incorporated to acquire the New Vaal, New Denmark and Kriel mines from Anglo American, as well as various life extension coal resources and closed collieries. This acquisition positions Seriti as major South African mining company responsible for supplying approximately 24Mtpa of thermal coal to Eskom’s Lethabo, Tutuka and Kriel power stations, which collectively generate about 23% of the country’s electricity.
The acquisition effectively makes Seriti Eskom’s largest black controlled coal supplier, with a clear focus on providing Eskom with secure, long-term coal supply solutions to fuel its power station fleet.
South32 is a globally diversified metals and mining company.
The company owns 92% of South Africa Energy Coal. Its energy coal operations are located near the towns of eMalahleni (Witbank) and Middelburg in the coalfields of the Mpumalanga Province, South Africa.
South Africa Energy Coal is the third-largest exporter and fifth-largest domestic supplier of energy coal in South Africa.
Universal Coal is committed to building a sustainable mid-tier coal mining company providing investors with exposure to coal assets with the potential to develop into operations of regional significance.
Universal Coal's South African projects are located in the Witbank, Soutpansberg and Tuli coalfields.