Wescoal Holdings Limited 2

Wescoal mines, processes, supplies, and distributes coal and coal-related products. Wescoal is listed on the JSE.

In 2017, Wescoal acquired all of the shares in JSE-listed Keaton Energy Holdings Limited.

Operations

Khanyisa1

  • Location: 10km west of Ogies in Mpumalanga.
  • Type of mine: Opencast and underground operations.
  • Current status: Operational (previously on care and maintenance).2
  • Size: No publicly available information on the size of the mining right.
  • Life of mine: 5 years as at 1 March 2017.3

Elandspruit4

  • Location: 8km west of the town of Middleburg in Mpumalanga.
  • Type of mine: Opencast and underground operations.
  • Current status: Operational.
  • Size: Mining right covers 5.38km2.
  • Life of mine: 8 years at 1 March 2017.5

Intibane6

  • Location: 14km west of Ogies in Mpumalanga.
  • Type of mine: Opencast.
  • Current status: Operational.
  • Size: Mining right covers 1.68km2.
  • Life of mine: 2.5 years as at 1 March 2017.7

Vanggatfontein8

  • Location: 16km south-east of Delmas in Mpumalanga.
  • Type of mine: Opencast.
  • Current status: Operational.
  • Size: Mining right covers 3.56km2.
  • Life of mine: No publicly available information on life of mine.
  1. Wescoal Integrated Annual Report 2017, at page 9.
  2. Wescoal Integrated Annual Report 2017, at page 34. See also: http://www.miningweekly.com/article/wescoals-khanyisa-complex-produces-first-coal-2017-05-24/rep_id:3650
  3. Wescoal Integrated Annual Report 2017, at page 105.
  4. Wescoal Integrated Annual Report, 2017, at page 29.
  5. Wescoal Integrated Annual Report 2017, at page 105.
  6. Wescoal Integrated Annual Report 2017, at page 9 and 32.
  7. Wescoal Integrated Annual Report 2017, at page 105.
  8. http://www.wescoal.com/our-business/mining/#vanggatfontein