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South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio-Economic Attributes

The socio-economic attributes of coal mining industry in South Africa can be chronicled from domestic to industrial applications. The social impacts range from home to

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2013-11-15  The five leading coal mining companies (Anglo Coal, BHP Billiton, Exxaro, Xstrata and Sasol) produce over 80% of the South African coal. The rest is produced by junior miners that comprise the...

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South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio-Economic ...

South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio-Economic Attributes. Ken Mathu, Richard Chinomona. Abstract. Coal has been an important commodity in South Africa for many years and it is one of the oldest mining enterprises in the country. Its role since 1923 as a primary source of energy has steered the economy and society to prosperity. The energy generated

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South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio-Economic ...

See discussions, stats, and author profiles for this publication at: South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio-Economic Attributes Article in Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences November 2013 DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n14p347 CITATIONS 4 READS 6,843 2 authors, including: Some of the authors of this publication are also working on these related projects:

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Social and Economic Benefits of Coal Mining

In South Africa the coal industry totals more than 12% of the mining workforce – more than 65,000 workers – and it is estimated that more than US$1 billion in wages are paid to its workforce each year. Even more importantly however, the impact that these jobs have is spread widely across communities at large.

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South African campaigners push for faster coal exit in ...

2021-01-26  In 2019, there were 51 deaths in South Africa’s mining industry which mining minister Gwede Mantashe described as a record low. “From coal to gold, it’s death,” Khambule said. Instead, he pointed to the US, where coal miners are learning to code and to Spain’s just transition plan and added that South Africa’s coal areas are also good for agriculture and

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South Africa's Mining Industry - South African Market Insights

And we know coal mining is currently the biggest contributor to South Africa's mining and quarrying industry. The image below shows the quarter on quarter seasonally adjusted and annualised growth rates of South Africa's primary sector. The growth rates of South Africa's primary sector (including agriculture and mining)

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The impact of coal mining on the environment and community ...

Abstract: Coal is South Africa's major primary energy source, and plays a significant role in supplying the chemicals and steelmaking industries. The benefits of coal production are relevant in the light of South Africa's development priorities of job creation and economic growth.

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South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio-Economic Attributes

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South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio-Economic ...

See discussions, stats, and author profiles for this publication at: South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio-Economic Attributes Article in Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences November 2013 DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n14p347 CITATIONS 4 READS 6,843 2 authors, including: Some of the authors of this publication are also working on these related projects:

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Mining industry of South Africa - Wikipedia

South Africa is the world's third largest coal exporter, and much of the country's coal is used for power production. (about 40%) 77% of South Africa's energy needs are provided by coal.

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17 South African Coal Mining Industry Statistics, Trends ...

The South African coal mining industry is responsible for 28% of the total mineral sales which occur during the average year, which leads the mining sector. Platinum follows in second, with 21% of all sales, followed by gold at 15% of total sales. Despite leading in total sales, the growth in production for coal in South Africa was just 0.5%.

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Social and Economic Benefits of Coal Mining

The presence of coal mining supports economies in many ways. At the most basic level coal mining provides employment for local communities. In South Africa the coal industry totals more than 12% of the mining workforce – more than 65,000 workers – and it is estimated that more than US$1 billion in wages are paid to its workforce each year.

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South African campaigners push for faster coal exit in ...

2021-01-26  South Africa currently produces 3.6% of the world’s coal, as much as Europe, and generates over 90% of its electricity from the fuel, mainly in Apartheid-era power stations in the country’s north-east.

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The impact of coal mining on the environment and community ...

Abstract: Coal is South Africa's major primary energy source, and plays a significant role in supplying the chemicals and steelmaking industries. The benefits of coal production are relevant in the light of South Africa's development priorities of job creation and economic growth.

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The Need for Public-Private Partnership Model in the South ...

The five leading coal-mining companies produce over 80% of the South African coal while the junior miners produce the other 20%. NERSA is the national energy regulatory body; the Chamber of Mines acts as the liaison between the private mining companies, labour

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South African Coal Mining Holdings Limited

South African Coal Mining Holdings Limited (SACMH) is a junior coal producer with operations in the Ermelo / Breyten district of the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa. Having developed a reputation as specialist in thin seam open cast and underground coal mining, SACMH produces and processes coal products for international markets.

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South Africa’s Mining Industry Is About to Come to a ...

2020-03-23  South Africa’s iconic mines, from the ever-deepening gold shafts on which the economy was founded to massive iron ore pits and rich platinum seams, are about to go silent.

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17 South African Coal Mining Industry Statistics, Trends ...

The South African coal mining industry is responsible for 28% of the total mineral sales which occur during the average year, which leads the mining sector. Platinum follows in second, with 21% of all sales, followed by gold at 15% of total sales. Despite leading in total sales, the growth in production for coal in South Africa was just 0.5%.

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Social and Economic Benefits of Coal Mining

In South Africa the coal industry totals more than 12% of the mining workforce – more than 65,000 workers – and it is estimated that more than US$1 billion in wages are paid to its workforce each year. Even more importantly however, the impact that these jobs have is spread widely across communities at

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South Africa to save coal IEA Clean Coal Centre

2019-06-19  In South Africa, as in many other parts of the world, the coal industry is – if not much maligned – then rarely promoted as a thriving contributor to socio-economic development. In South Africa, coal has been instrumental in the economy’s development, not only in the mining sector, but also playing a part in broader industrialisation.

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Coal - Minerals Council South Africa

Coal Mining in South Africa Coal mining’s advent in South Africa can best be traced to the start of gold mining in the late 19 th century, particularly on the Witwatersrand, with the first coal in appreciable tonnages being extracted on the Highveld coal field close to the nascent Witwatersrand gold mines.

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The Role of Mining in the South African Economy

Conventional wisdom views the mining sector ofthe South African economy as its quintessence. As contributor to aggregate output, as foreign exchange earner for the economy, as employer, and as a generator of tax revenues mining has often been viewed as the locomotive of

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South African Coal Mining Holdings Limited

South African Coal Mining Holdings Limited (SACMH) is a junior coal producer with operations in the Ermelo / Breyten district of the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa. Having developed a reputation as specialist in thin seam open cast and underground coal mining, SACMH produces and processes coal products for international markets.

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South Africa’s Mining Industry Is About to Come to a ...

2020-03-23  South Africa’s mining industry is labor intensive, and digging underground means workers regularly enter narrow elevators together to travel beneath the

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Outlook for the South African mining industry SAIIA

2018-02-07  South Africa’s mining industry remains a critical component of the economy; a potential flywheel for upstream manufacturing, downstream beneficiation, and horizontal spillovers. If we are to address the problems of youth unemployment, poverty and inequality, due attention must be paid to reviving the mining industry. Doing so will also have positive latent effects on the health of South ...

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The Impact Of Covid-19 On The Mining Sector - Africa

South Africa’s mining sector is particularly exposed to the spread of Covid-19. According to the Minerals Council of South Africa, the industry employs a workforce numbering almost 420,000, many of whom are underground on any given day. Some mines have thousands of men and women underground, descending into the depths in crowded “cages”.

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Social and Economic Benefits of Coal Mining

In South Africa the coal industry totals more than 12% of the mining workforce – more than 65,000 workers – and it is estimated that more than US$1 billion in wages are paid to its workforce each year. Even more importantly however, the impact that these jobs have is spread widely across communities at large.

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Corporate Social Responsibility in South Africa's Mining Industry

the global debate on socio-economic development for many decades. Countless claims have been made that CSR can contribute towards more inclusive development and the alleviation of poverty. This briefing examines the concept and role of CSR in the mining industry of South Africa. The mining case study reviewed here demonstrates that key implementation

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Socio-Economically Sustainable Communities Post Mine Closure ⎯ A Case Study of the South African Coal Mining Industry

Molefe, N, Molapo, MP Chunderdoojh, BP 2006, 'Socio-Economically Sustainable Communities Post Mine Closure ⎯ A Case Study of the South African Coal Mining Industry', in AB Fourie M Tibbett (eds), Proceedings of the First International Seminar on Mine Closure, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 819-827, https://doi.org/10.36487/ACG_repo/605_73

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Coal - Minerals Council South Africa

Coal Mining in South Africa Coal mining’s advent in South Africa can best be traced to the start of gold mining in the late 19 th century, particularly on the Witwatersrand, with the first coal in appreciable tonnages being extracted on the Highveld coal field close to the nascent Witwatersrand gold mines.

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SA’s mining industry returns to profitability in 2019

The total revenue generated by the South African mining industry for the year ended 30 June 2019 was R529 billion. This was largely driven by increased PGM, iron ore and manganese revenue. Gold revenue decreased as the higher rand

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The Role of Mining in the South African Economy

Conventional wisdom views the mining sector ofthe South African economy as its quintessence. As contributor to aggregate output, as foreign exchange earner for the economy, as employer, and as a generator of tax revenues mining has often been viewed as the locomotive of South Africa’s economic development.1

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South Africa’s Mining Industry Is About to Come to a Standstill - Bloomberg

2020-03-23  South Africa’s mining industry is labor intensive, and digging underground means workers regularly enter narrow elevators together to travel beneath the surface. Many of the thousands of workers...

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Outlook for the South African mining industry SAIIA

2018-02-07  South Africa’s mining industry remains a critical component of the economy; a potential flywheel for upstream manufacturing, downstream beneficiation, and horizontal spillovers. If we are to address the problems of youth unemployment, poverty and inequality, due attention must be paid to reviving the mining industry.

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The Impact Of Covid-19 On The Mining Sector - Africa

South Africa’s mining sector is particularly exposed to the spread of Covid-19. According to the Minerals Council of South Africa, the industry employs a workforce numbering almost 420,000, many of whom are underground on any given day. Some mines have thousands of men and women underground, descending into the depths in crowded “cages”.

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