|Location||South of Middelburg|
|Run of mine||1,44Mt|
|Life of mine||19 years|
|GPS co-ordinates||S25 55 39.5 E18.104.22.168|
Situated some 43 km from Middelburg in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province, this mine extracts coal using both underground and opencast operations, employs 1100 employees (with an additional 300 contract employees deployed in the opencast operation) with a run of mine of 1,44 Mt of thermal coal. Arnot uses mechanised mining methods and continuous mining processes. The mine is contracted to supply Eskom’s Arnot power station with coal on a “cost-plus” agreement in which there is a return on investment and a management fee. The mine has a coal reserve base of 54,2Mt and a resource of 250,3Mt.
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