The three most advanced coal companies in the Waterberg region work with Sasol to develop the area’s coal resources THE three most advanced coal companies in the Waterberg region — Exxaro, Resource Generation (Resgen) and Waterberg Coal Company — are working together with Sasol to develop the area’s coal resources most efficiently and sustainably to avoid some of the problems that have evolved in the Mpumalanga coal fields, Exxaro executive for business development Ernst Venter said on Wednesday.Mr Venter, who was answering questions at Wednesday’s Fossil Fuel Foundation Waterberg coal conference in Lephalale, said he was confident the mines would together be producing about 30-million tons a year of coal for export within the next 20 years.Exxaro growth unit executive Jan Oberholzer said Grootegeluk was the biggest coal mine in the southern hemisphere with the world’s biggest coal beneficiation complex. It still had 4.7-billion tons of coal resources which would supply Medupi and M...

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