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South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company producing bauxite, alumina, aluminium, metallurgical coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc in Australia, Southern Africa and South America.

Life cycle environmental impact assessment of coupled ...

2019-12-1 · 1. Introduction. Coal currently accounts for 27% of global primary energy supply. It is estimated that global coal consumption will peak before 2020, and flatten at around 5500 Million tonnes of coal equivalent over the period from 2016 to 2040 ().The main driver of CO 2 emissions growth over 2000–2016 has been the use of coal for power generation and the power sector …

Effect of mine characteristics on life cycle impacts of US ...

2011-11-30 · Purpose This study''s aim was to understand the effect of mine characteristics on cradle-to-gate life cycle impacts of surface coal mining in the USA. Five bituminous coal strip mines were used as case studies. The study assessed the life cycle water use, land use, energy use, abiotic resource depletion, and climate change impacts. Methods The study employed the …

Financial Reporting in the Global Mining Industry

are CIM, JORC and SAMREC, developed by the mining industry in Canada, Australia and South Africa, respectively. (3) Not surprisingly, companies based in these countries used their own framework. In the United States, the SEC has developed its own definitions of reserves, which are contained in its Industry Guide 7. Unlike the other

IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and …

like in South Africa, Russia, Australia, Ukraine and Guinea. These countries have largest mineral and mining reserves. Similarly, China, USA, Mexico these countries are contributing as one of the largest metal producers. With 2.5 trillion-dollar worth mineral reserve, South Africa holds the largest resource

Sean Gilbertson | Gemfields Group

BSc (Mining Engineering) Sean Gilbertson graduated as a mining engineer from Wits University in South Africa having spent time in the country''s deep- level gold and platinum mines. Mr Gilbertson worked as project financier for Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt and London specialising in independent power projects and public/private partnerships.

CCS Global final report

2013-10-15 · Present Prices of Domestic South African Coal 75! 30.4.4!Price Difference between Domestic and Exported Coal 75! ... Environmental Implications of Coal Mining 98! 32.1!!Introduction 98! 32.2!!Life Cycle Assessment of CCS 98! ... LCI Life cycle inventory LCIA Life cycle impact assessment LCIA Levelised cost of electricity

Consol brings more coal tons to the market

2021-11-3 · The PMAC produced 5.3-million tons in the quarter under review, compared with 4.5-million tonnes in the third quarter of 2020. The improvement versus the prior year period was owing to increased ...

Identification of sources of environmental lead in South ...

2010-2-21 · As mentioned already, coal mining is an important anthropogenic source of environmental heavy metals such as Pb and Cd, and South Africa relies intensively on coal and coal-fired power stations as its primary source of energy. The locations of the most active coal mining activities, and the coal power stations, are highlighted in Fig. 5.

SOUTH AFRICAN COAL SECTOR REPORT

2018-5-25 · Approximately 51% of South African coal mining is done underground and about 49% is produced by open-cast techniques. There are three different mining methods that are commonly used in underground mines in South Africa. The most common technique is the ''bord and pillar'' method, which accounts for

A streamlined life cycle assessment of a coal-fired power ...

2019-5-2 · South Africa does not have 250 years of coal reserves but still has a good amount of coal to explore both for export and for local use. Consequently, 95% of the country''s electricity supply comes from non-renewable energy sources, which coal-fired power plants top the strata (Thopil and Pouris 2015 ).

A process systems approach to life cycle inventories for ...

The objective of this paper is the study of the life cycle inventory (LCI) for underground mining of small, clustered deposits of Dinaric Alps-type bauxites, mined in the mountains near Jajce, a ...

A life cycle inventory of coal used for electricity ...

2005-7-1 · 2.3.1.. Coal mining and preparationFig. 2 shows the various steps involved in coal mining and preparation. Coal is extracted by underground (40%) and surface (60%) mining from coal seams located in the Northern Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains, the Colorado Plateau, the Western Interior, the Illinois Basin, the Gulf Coast, and the Appalachian Basin areas of the …

MC Mining suspends Uitkomst restructuring to June ...

2021-4-22 · MC Mining has suspended the restructuring of its Uitkomst metallurgical coal mine in KwaZulu-Natal province after a blockade by employees resulted in three lost production days, equal to 8,000 tons of run-of-mine coal.. …

GHG INVENTORY FOR SOUTH AFRICA

2020-3-17 · GHG INVENTORY FOR SOUTH AFRICA 2000 - 2010 environmental affairs Environmental Affairs Department: REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA . ... 3.4.1.1.1 1B1a Coal Mining and Handling [1B1a] 114 3.4.1.2 Overview of shares and trends in emissions 114 3.4.1.2.1 1B1a Coal Mining and Handling [1B1a] 114 ...

On the climate benefit of a coal-to-gas shift in Germany''s ...

2021-6-1 · Department for Mineral Resources - Republic of South Africa (DMR). South Africa´s Mineral Industry 2015/2016 -SAMI, 260 (2018). 71. Tarazanov, I. G. Russia''s coal industry performance for ...

Sustainable Recycling Industries Component A: Life Cycle ...

2019-10-14 · Table 1: Scope of required LCI data Geography South Africa Products/services* - coal mining, coal production, and coal processing (washing) in South Africa to produce high- and low-quality coal - current electricity generation using coal - future electricity generation in South Africa using High

In pursuit of environmentally friendly straws: a ...

2020-6-30 · In addition, coal is the primary energy source for electricity generation in South Africa (Stats SA 2018b). As a result, the production of polypropylene is significantly more carbon-intensive South African with climate change emissions of 9.67 kg CO 2 eq per kg PP (Russo and von Blottnitz 2018 ), in comparison with 1.97 kg CO 2 eq in Europe ...

Mining Chemicals — AECI

2021-11-24 · We employ 400 people and, in addition to South Africa, we''re in Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and the DRC. Our next target markets are in Ghana, Morocco and Tanzania as well as Australasia and South America. AECI Mining Chemicals adds value in the beneficiation of primarily PGMs, diamonds, coal, gold, uranium and base metal ores.

Gauteng Refinery – Gauteng Refinery

Gauteng Refinery is part of a group of companies which has been active for over 34 years in precious metals beneficiation throughout Africa. It is in the business of recovering and refining gold and silver, as well as the platinum group metals : platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium.

Assessing the sustainability of acid mine drainage (AMD ...

2018-9-1 · The environmental sustainability of a typical AMD treatment method was examined by means of the life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology. Actual life cycle inventory (LCI) data were directly sourced from a semi-industrial AMD system, treating real effluent collected from a coal mine in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa.

Comparative life-cycle assessment of maize cobs, maize ...

The mining of coal and generation of electricity in a coal power plant in South Africa contributes less towards agricultural land occupation and more towards all the other impact categories considered in this study, than the maize cobs system . The most significant impacts of using the conventional method of electricity generation are fossil ...

Application of a life cycle assessment to compare ...

2017-9-1 · Life cycle inventory (LCI) A life cycle inventory (LCI) considers the input and output of a product throughout its life cycle (ISO 14044). In this study, the product was fine coal concentrate slurry from flotation cells which also generates tailings as a by-product.

Welcome Eickhoff South Africa

Eickhoff - South Africa Underground Mining Equipment and Industrial Gearboxes. From Eickhoff''s humble beginnings in 1864, when the company was founded by Johann Heinrich Carl Eickhoff, it has evolved from a small mining supplier into a renowned multinational that is a market leader in the supply of high performance, superior quality coal mining machinery as well as other related …

Record Coal Prices Stall BHP''s Thermal Coal Exit ...

2021-11-2 · BHP''s thermal coal assets of New South Wales Energy Coal and Cerrejon "have further upside potential to be unlocked through productivity and growth, but are unlikely to compete for capital ...

Application of life cycle assessment in the mining ...

2010-12-7 · Mining provides most of the raw materials for industrial processes and products. Coal mining provides about half (48.5% in 2008) of the net electricity generated in the USA (US Energy Information Administration 2008) LCA studies, the mining system is often represented as a black box, not lending itself to the interpretation of the different processes used in coal and …

Supply Chain Africa | Super Group

In this way it supplies in the total demand of a coal mine''s coal haulage needs. Coupled with a staff compliment of excellent mechanics, driver trainers and other quality staff, SG Coal is a market leader in service delivery in the coal mining industry of South Africa. SG Coal is a major integrated haulier of coal and other minerals.