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Optimum coal mine

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Report summary

Optimum is a large complex located in the Witbank Coalfield, incorporating both surface and underground mining areas. The mine area covers the Pullenshope 155 IS and Optimum 480 IS farms. The complex is made up of five distinct mining areas: the Kwagga, Kwagga North, Pullenshope and Eikeboom surface pits, and the Boschmanspoort underground mine. Optimum supplies thermal coal to Eskom's Hendrina and Arnot power stations.

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    Asset Optimum.xls

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Table of contents

Tables and charts

This report includes 14 images and tables including:


  • Detailed map
  • Production
  • Costs: Image 1


  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Coal seams
  • Product quality
  • Economic assumptions
  • Participation: Table 1
  • Reserves and resources: Table 1
  • Production: Table 1
  • Operations: Table 1
  • Infrastructure: Table 1
  • Costs: Table 1
  • Costs: Table 2

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