Mining in Mpumalanga

Mining in Mpumalanga

Mining in Mpumalanga produces valuable quantities of minerals to South Africa's industry including chrome, coal, gold, industrial, iron ore, nickel and PGM (Platinum Group Metals). There are 141 projects currently listed on Africa Mining IQ, providing up-to-date data and key contact details for all listed mining in Mpumalanga projects. This pertinent verified data allows both potential investors and project suppliers to expand their business and gain a competitive edge.

The highest capital value project regarding mining in Mpumalanga, listed on Africa Mining IQ’s intelligence portal, is the Camden, Grootvlei and Komati power stations project valued at R340-billion. These 3 power stations, also known as the Simunye Project, have a combined nominal capacity of 3 800 MW, equivalent to one modern six-pack power station.

Camden power station, located near Ermelo in Mpumalanga, will be the first to be demothballed, followed by the Grootvlei power station situated near the town of Balfour, and, in turn, followed by the Komati plant, located between Middelburg and Bethal. Individually these power stations nominal capacity stands at 1 520 MW for Camden, 1 200 MW at Grootvlei and 1 000 MW at Komati. The combined operating life of these three power stations is 15 – 20 years.

With close to 2,000 projects and mines currently listed, including mining in Mpumalanga, Africa Mining IQ is Africa's largest online mining database. A subscription to Africa Mining IQ provides members with the ability to track, target and record these mining projects with updated, accurate, holistic information 24/7.

Mining in Mpumalanga accounts for 83% of South Africa's coal production. Current mining in Mpumalanga projects include 80 Coal, 19 Industrial, 16 Platinum Group Metals, 17 Gold, 4 Nickel, 3 Iron Ore and 1 Chrome. Africa Mining IQ categorises all projects for mining in Mpumalanga in terms of grassroots, pre-feasibility, feasibility, bankable, active, operational and dormant phases for an enhanced, easy-to-use information database offering.

With South Africa's Limpopo Province and Mozambique forming two of Mpumalanga’s borders, investors interested in mining in Mpumalanga projects are geographically placed for easy expansion.

As Africa's most comprehensive mining intelligence portal, Africa Mining IQ currently assists close to 170 companies grow their businesses by providing essential mining industry data for mines in all phases of operation. The extensive database contains information on everything from project location and capital, exploration values to key contact details on mining in Mpumalanga and throughout South Africa and Africa.

Contact Africa Mining IQ today on +27 11 830 2132 to discover more on mining in Mpumalanga and expand your business within the African mining sector.

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