Here are the five largest coal mines by production in South Africa, according to GlobalData’s mining database.

1. Grootegeluk Mine

The Grootegeluk Mine is a surface mine located in Limpopo. It is owned by Exxaro Resources and produced an estimated 28.864 MTPA of coal in 2020. The mine will operate until 2040.

2. New Vaal Mine

Located in Free State, the New Vaal Mine is owned by Seriti Resources Holdings. The surface mine produced an estimated 18.474 MTPA of coal in 2020. The mine will operate until 2039.

3. Wolvekrans Middelburg Complex Mine

How well do you really know your competitors?

Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.

Company Profile – free sample

Thank you!

Your download email will arrive shortly

Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample

We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below form

By GlobalData
Visit our Privacy Policy for more information about our services, how we may use, process and share your personal data, including information of your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.

The Wolvekrans Middelburg Complex Mine is located in Mpumalanga . It is owned by South32 and produced an estimated 10.686 MTPA of coal in 2020. The mine will operate until 2044.

4. Kriel Mine

The Kriel Mine, owned by Seriti Resources Holdings, is a surface and underground mine located in Mpumalanga . The mine produced an estimated 9.644 MTPA of coal in 2020. The mine will operate until 2029.

5. Syferfontein Mine

Owned by Sasol, the Syferfontein Mine is an underground mine located in Gauteng. It produced an estimated 9.1 MTPA of coal in 2020.

This information is drawn from GlobalData’s mines and projects database, which tracks all operating and developing mines and projects globally. Verdict’s parent company GlobalData provides business information to 4,000 of the world’s largest companies.