Coal in South Africa
South Africa produces in excess of 255 million tonnes of coal (2011 estimate) and consumes almost three quarters of that domestically. Around 77% of South Africa's energy needs are directly derived fr...
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Economy of South Africa
The economy of South Africa is the second largest in Africa, behind Nigeria, it accounts for 24% of its gross domestic product in terms of purchasing power parity, and is ranked as an upper-middle inc...
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List of power stations in South Africa
South Africa produces around 240,300 gigawatt-hours (865,000 TJ) electricity annually. Most of this electricity is consumed domestically, but around 12,000 gigawatt-hour is annually exported to S...
List of power stations in South Africa - Wikipedia
Coal liquefaction
Coal can be converted into higher value hydrocarbons: liquid fuels, methane and petrochemicals. Conversion industry is commonly referred to "coal conversion" or "Coal To X". "Coal to Liquid Fuels" is ...
Sasol
Sasol Limited is an integrated energy and chemical company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The company was formed in 1950 in Sasolburg, South Africa. It develops and commercialises technologies, ...
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Environmental effects of coal
The environmental impact of the coal industry includes issues such as land use, waste management, water and air pollution, caused by the coal mining, processing and the use of its products. In additi...
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Matla coal mine
The Matla Coal Mine is a coal mine located in the Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. The mine has coal reserves amounting to 297.3 million tonnes of coking coal, one of the largest coal reserves in Af...
Vele coal mine
The Vele Coal Mine is a coal mine located in Limpopo Province. The mine has coal reserves amounting to 721 million tonnes of coking coal, one of the largest coal reserves in Africa and the world. The ...
Komati Power Station
Komati Power Station, is a coal-fired power plant operated by Eskom. Its 300 metre tall chimney was built in 1979, and is one of the tallest structures in the country. Komati is one of power stations ...
Grootegeluk Coal Mine
The Grootegeluk Coal Mine is an open cast coal mine within the Waterberg Coalfield of the Limpopo province of South Africa.It is operated by Exxaro.The mine is 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Lephalal...
Mining industry of South Africa
Mining in South Africa has been the main driving force behind the history and development of Africa's most advanced and richest economy. Large scale and profitable mining started with the discovery o...
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Telecommunications in South Africa
Telecommunications infrastructure in South Africa provides modern and efficient service to urban areas, including cellular and internet services. In 1997, Telkom, the South African telecommunications...
Arnot coal mine
The Arnot Coal Mine is a coal mine located in the Mpumalanga Province. The mine has coal reserves amounting to 192 million tonnes of coking coal, one of the largest coal reserves in Africa and the wor...
Goedgevonden mine
The Goedgevonden Coal Mine is a coal mine located in north-western South Africa. The mine has coal reserves amounting to 200 million tonnes of coking coal, one of the largest coal reserves in Africa a...
Foreign trade of South Africa
Since the end of apartheid foreign trade in South Africa has increased, following the lifting of several sanctions and boycotts which were imposed as a means of ending apartheid.South Africa is the se...
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Leeuwpan coal mine
The Leeuwpan Coal Mine is a coal mine located in the Mpumalanga Province. The mine has coal reserves amounting to 160 million tonnes of coking coal, one of the largest coal reserves in Africa and the ...
Kendal Power Station
Kendal Power Station is a coal-fired power station in Mpumalanga, South Africa. It is sited in a coal-mining area; one of its sources is AEMFC's coal mine at Vlakfontein, near Ogies.
Kendal was bu...
Bergius process
The Bergius process is a method of production of liquid hydrocarbons for use as synthetic fuel by hydrogenation of high-volatile bituminous coal at high temperature and pressure. It was first develope...
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Immigration to South Africa
In South Africa the Rainbow Nation demography consequently plays a prominent role in public policy.Blacks compose about 79.6% (2007 est.) of the population and represent different ethnic groups, inclu...
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Kelvin Power Station
Kelvin Power Station is a coal-fired power station, located in Gauteng near OR Tambo International Airport.Kelvin is one of only a few power stations in South Africa not owned by Eskom. Until 2001 the...
Kelvin Power Station - Wikipedia
Fischer-Tropsch process
The Fischer–Tropsch process is a collection of chemical reactions that converts a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen into liquid hydrocarbons. It was first developed by Franz Fischer and Hans Tr...
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Economic history of South Africa
Prior to the arrival of European settlers in the 15th century the economy of what was to become South Africa was dominated by subsistence agriculture and hunting.In the north, central and east of the ...
JCI Limited
JCI or Johannesburg Consolidated Investment Co. Ltd. was founded in 1889 by the British entrepreneur Barney Barnato. JCI was a major force in South African mining for over 100 years. Using his investm...
Camden Power Station
Camden Power Station in Mpumalanga, South Africa, is a coal-fired power plant operated by Eskom.
Camden was commissioned in 1967. Between 1990 and 2006 the station was mothballed, but the South Af...
Athlone Power Station
Athlone Power Station was a coal-fired power station in Athlone, Cape Town, South Africa.The power station was commissioned in 1962 with 6 turbines with a nominal capacity of 180 megawatts, and operat...
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Duvha Power Station
Duvha Power Station in Mpumalanga, South Africa, is a coal-fired power plant operated by Eskom. The 300 metres (980 ft) tall chimneys at Duvha are the second and third tallest structures in Afric...
Waterberg Coalfield
The Waterberg Coalfield is an extensive deposit of coal in the Ellisras Basin in South Africa, lying mostly in the Waterberg District Municipality of the Limpopo province.Mining is increasing, both fo...