Tshikondeni coal mine

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm}} The Tshikondeni coal mine is located some 140 km east of Musina in Limpopo province.

On its website Exxaro coal states that "this underground mine employs 770 people and currently produces 414ktpa of premium hard coking coal. Conventional board and pillar extraction methods are used and coal is beneficiated using cyclones, spirals and froth flotation. The beneficiated product is trucked to Musina and railed to Mittal SA’s works at Vanderbijlpark under a long-term agreement at the cost of production plus a management fee of 3%. The mine has coal reserves of 6Mt and a resource of 36Mt."[1] The mine owned by Exxaro Coal, a wholly owned subsidiary of the South African mining company Exxaro.[2]

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  1. "Tshikondeni", Exxaro website, accessed May 2010.
  2. "Our Group structure", Exxaro website, may 2010.

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