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Middelburg Wolvekrans coal mine

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Andy Roberts, Research Director, International Thermal Coal, discusses the precursors to peak coal and what the future looks like for coal markets.

This report includes:

• Detailed project maps
• Comprehensive economic and financial analysis and charts

16 September 2019

Middelburg Wolvekrans coal mine

Report summary

Middelburg Wolvekrans is the largest thermal coal mine in the Witbank Coalfield, located 20 kilometres southeast of Witbank. The mine merged Middelburg Mine Services (MMS) and Douglas colliery's assets, which included the Wolvekrans reserve. Middelburg Wolvekrans was previously known as Douglas Middelburg. Wood Mackenzie’s asset reports are built from the bottom up, incorporating a number of granular data metrics to ultimately produce our industry standard cash operating costs. This report contains a detailed asset note giving you a holistic view of the asset, including an operational overview through to a timeline of events from inception to now. This qualitative analysis is supplemented by the associated Excel download which enables interrogation of a whole series of cost and production metrics over the life of the asset.

Table of contents

  • Summary
  • Key issues

Tables and charts

This report includes 13 images and tables including:

  • Detailed map
  • Participation
  • Coal seams
  • Marketable reserves
  • Production
  • Production
  • Operations
  • Infrastructure
  • Cash costs
  • Cash costs
  • Capital costs
  • Product quality
  • Economic assumptions

What's included

This report contains:

  • Document

    Asset_Middelburg Wolvekrans.xls

    XLS 291.50 KB

  • Document

    Middelburg Wolvekrans-South Africa-BASE.XLS

    XLS 542.00 KB

  • Document

    Middelburg Wolvekrans coal mine

    PDF 1.15 MB

  • Document

    Middelburg Wolvekrans coal mine

    ZIP 1.28 MB

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