Company profile

Exxaro is one of the largest South African-based diversified resources groups. It is listed on the JSE Limited where it is a constituent of the Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) index. The group’s current business interests span South Africa, Botswana, Republic of the Congo and Australia.

At present, Exxaro produces over 39 million tonnes of coal per annum (Mtpa). Completed expansion at our flagship Grootegeluk mine will increase this significantly.

At 31 December 2014, Exxaro had assets of R47,4 billion and a market capitalisation of R37,1 billion (US$3,2 billion). Although just eight years old, Exxaro’s pedigree and skills were built over decades as a company rooted in South Africa and respected by its peers for its innovation, ethics and integrity.

Based on a well-executed strategy, solid returns, access to funds and quality resources, Exxaro is a unique listed investment opportunity into its chosen commodities.

Exxaro's rhino relocation project

Exxaro has participated in a cross-border rhino relocation project for conservation in June 2014. Ten white rhinos were successfully relocated from Exxaro’s Manketti Game Reserve in Lephalale to Debswana’s Orapa Game Park in Botswana.

The initiative kicked off in 2012, when the Game Rangers’ Association of Africa (GRAA) embarked on a project to address rhino management through range expansion, genetic improvement and rhino security.

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A mining approach to sustainability

The prosperity of South Africa is inseparably linked to the sustainability of our world-class mining sector which contributes almost one fifth of the country’s GDP. Given the wealth of South Africa’s mineral resources, it is a sector that holds much promise, as well as the expectations of thousands of unemployed citizens. However it is also a sector facing enormous challenges. From environmental issues such as climate change and water, stricter regulatory environments, ageing infrastructure and new technological advancements to industrial relations unrest, social development demands and economic downturns, the challenges are vast. In any business or sector, short-term factors often grab the headlines. At Exxaro, we believe that it is the long-term trends that will produce a different world in 2030 and beyond. Hence, it is the long-term considerations that shape our thinking.