KZN coal mining set for major revival

2008-09-16 00:00

Although a colliery near Dannhauser in northern KZN is poised to commence production later this year, the possible combination of several “farms” in Glencoe into a mine may mark the true revival of KZN coal mining.

“First and second phase drilling has been done. About 75% of it is high-grade coking coal. There could be about 100 million tons in total. That would justify the development of a mine. Now, the process is to do the environmental impact assessments and complying with all the department of Minerals and Energy’s requirements,” he said. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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