Coal Mining Discards

Coal Department: Energy REPUBLIC OF SOUTH

2016-11-10  Discard coal is a major concern to the DME regarding the potential environmental impact in the future. It should also be seen as a major resource that could provide economic opportunities. In 2001, the Department of Energy commissioned a survey to establish an inventory of

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The application of coal discards for acid mine drainage ...

2020-10-20  The Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy VOLUME 120 SEPTEMBER 2020 531 The application of coal discards for acid mine drainage neutralization S. Mxinwa1, E.D. Deenanath1, S.W. Robertson1, S. Ndlovu2, and P. Basson1 Synopsis The neutralization of acid mine drainage (AMD) with coal discards in percolating columns was

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Desulphurising high sulphur coal discards using an ...

2020-11-1  The coal discards used to perform the leaching tests were obtained from the Emalahleni region of Mpumalanga, South Africa. The discards contained 10.4% sulphur by mass, determined using a LECO S632 sulphur analyzer conforming to the standard high temperature combustion method (ASTM D-4239, 2018).The coal discard mineralogy was analysed using X-ray diffraction and showed that pyrite

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KZN Coal Discards Programme - Fossil Fuel

2015-7-6  •Coal Discards Steering Committee –collaboration between DMR, EDTEA, DWS •Technical Study to assess commercial potential and prioritise ... years’ experience in the coal mining and exploration industry will be utilised to verify data. Phase 5: Final Report and Next Steps

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Somkhele Coal Discards Plant - LogiProc

Client: Tendele Coal (South Africa) Location: Richards bay Area, South Africa Commissioning Year: 2012/13 Industry: Mining and minerals Commodity: Coal. As a follow-on project to the successful completion of the Somkhele 2 coal processing plant, the discards treatment plant was designed to process 330 t/h of dense medium drum discards or tailings from older operations.

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THE INDUSTRY CoalTech Waste Coal Fines Plant

Coal fines or tailings are a wasteful by-product of the coal mining process that have a low market value, are generally expensive to dispose of, and are left in stockpiles or slurry ponds at or near mining sites. At present, vast amounts of coal discards lie in open-air lagoons as wasted by-products.

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Coal Mining - FWS

2020-12-16  Mountaintop coal mining is a type of surface mining that removes mountaintops to expose coal seams and discards the overburden in adjacent "valley fills." Valley fills occur in steep terrain where there are limited disposal alternatives. Abandoned mine lands are degraded lands and waters that are inadequately reclaimed after surface coal mining ...

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17 South African Coal Mining Industry Statistics,

More than 65 million tons of coal discards are produced by the mining industry each year. (RSA Department of Energy) #10. Total revenues generated by the coal mining industry in South Africa totaled R119 billion in 2019, which was R14 billion more than the year before. A majority of the increase in revenues came from pricing differences since ...

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16/12/2002 - Department of Energy

2011-3-9  Title: 16/12/2002 Author: COALWISE Subject: NATIONAL INVENTORY (UP-DATE) Created Date: 4/23/2004 6:31:37 AM

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The Present South African Coal Mining Industry

2012-7-27  The Present South African Coal Mining Industry . To understand the dominance of coal as an energy source in South Africa, it is important to take a look at its beginnings. Coal mining began in 1870 to supply energy to the recently discovered Kimberly diamond fields; this coal was exploited from the Molteno-Indwe coalfield.

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The characterization of weathered discard coals and

2008-7-1  The coals originated from different mining areas, different coal seams (No 2 and 4 seams), and experienced different beneficiation (hand-picked, pre-washing plants, and washed discards) and storage techniques (tipping and compacting), accounting for the variable coal qualities and weathering features observed.

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Fully explore coal discard use to improve security,

He states that an estimated 16-million tons of duff coal is produced yearly through the mining process itself, which is sufficient to feed a 4 000-MW power plant, depending on the CV of the coal ...

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KZN Coal Discards Programme - Fossil Fuel

2015-7-6  •Coal Discards Steering Committee –collaboration between DMR, EDTEA, DWS •Technical Study to assess commercial potential and prioritise •Motivation to Ministers to enable the programme •Presentation of Technical study results to interested companies •Selection of commercial service provider to manage reprocessing and

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Somkhele Coal Discards Plant - LogiProc

Client: Tendele Coal (South Africa) Location: Richards bay Area, South Africa Commissioning Year: 2012/13 Industry: Mining and minerals Commodity: Coal. As a follow-on project to the successful completion of the Somkhele 2 coal processing plant, the discards treatment plant was designed to process 330 t/h of dense medium drum discards or tailings from older operations.

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Coal Mining - FWS

2020-12-16  Mountaintop coal mining is a type of surface mining that removes mountaintops to expose coal seams and discards the overburden in adjacent "valley fills." Valley fills occur in steep terrain where there are limited disposal alternatives. Abandoned mine lands are degraded lands and waters that are inadequately reclaimed after surface coal mining ...

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Unconventional coal power generation using waste

Discard coal. In South Africa discard coal is produced at the rate of 50 Mt/annum, and the accumulated discard coal is estimated to be in excess of 1000 Mt [4]. Coal discards are a major environmental hazard. The sulphur results in acid leaching, contaminating soil and water as well as various metals such as iron, manganese, aluminium, etc.

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How Anthracite Coal Production Affected the Great ...

2019-11-15  Waste coal consists of low-energy discards from the coal mining industry (Ewall, 2007). It is referred to as “culm” in the Eastern Pennsylvania anthracite region and “gob” or “boney” in the bituminous coal mining regions, like Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia (Ewall, 2007).

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(PDF) Plan compliance process for underground coal

The design indicates that significant amounts of power station coal are present and suitable for extraction by room and pillar mining methods. The panel block indicates 401 625 tonnes of ROM coal.

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN COAL INDUSTRY - XMP Consulting

2012-7-27  COAL THE SOUTH AFRICAN COAL INDUSTRY he growth of coal mining in South Africa as a dominant source of energy has a long history. Coal production began in 1870 to supply energy to the Kimberly diamond fields; this coal was exploited from the Molteno-Indwe coalfield in the Eastern Cape. As a result of the discovery of the Witwatersrand gold ...

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The young Turks of SA’s emerging coal sector - Seriti

2021-1-26  The fact of the matter is that the increasingly unpredictable business environment regarding Eskom is proving catalytic for the mid-size to junior coal mining space. The other is the redraft of the Mining Charter, which has scattered what little regulatory certainty there was in South African mining

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The characterization of weathered discard coals and

2008-7-1  The coals originated from different mining areas, different coal seams (No 2 and 4 seams), and experienced different beneficiation (hand-picked, pre-washing plants, and washed discards) and storage techniques (tipping and compacting), accounting for the variable coal qualities and weathering features observed.

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Engineering News - Fully explore coal discard use to ...

He states that an estimated 16-million tons of duff coal is produced yearly through the mining process itself, which is sufficient to feed a 4 000-MW power plant, depending on the CV of the coal.

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In situ bioremediation of South African coal discard dumps

Coal mining companies are obliged by South African legislation governing mine closure to rehabilitate and return mined land to a viable post-mining state that caters to alternative land use and mitigates any deleterious environmental impact (Limpitlaw et al. 2005; Limpitlaw Briel 2015). The conventional

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Somkhele Coal Discards Plant - LogiProc

Client: Tendele Coal (South Africa) Location: Richards bay Area, South Africa Commissioning Year: 2012/13 Industry: Mining and minerals Commodity: Coal. As a follow-on project to the successful completion of the Somkhele 2 coal processing plant, the discards treatment plant was designed to process 330 t/h of dense medium drum discards or tailings from older operations.

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Coal Mining - FWS

2020-12-16  Mountaintop coal mining is a type of surface mining that removes mountaintops to expose coal seams and discards the overburden in adjacent "valley fills." Valley fills occur in steep terrain where there are limited disposal alternatives. Abandoned mine lands are degraded lands and waters that are inadequately reclaimed after surface coal mining ...

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Mining Trucks High Resolution Stock Photography

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South African Coal Mining Holdings Limited (SACMH)

2016-9-10  The South African Coal Mining Holdings Limited’s (SACMH) coal resources are situated in the Ermelo ... Discard dumps were never included as a resource, as the limited processing of discards proved to be uneconomical due to the low yields achieved. The discards have no material impact on this resource and reserve update.

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Losses in the coal supply chain - United States Energy ...

2019-12-11  CIMFR Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research CFRI Central fuel Research Institute CIAB Coal Industry Advisory Board ... Not all discards are inert and value-free. Coal fines can provide a by-product, which may not be desirable to have present with the larger sized coal. Transportation costs

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The young Turks of SA’s emerging coal sector - Seriti

2021-1-26  The fact of the matter is that the increasingly unpredictable business environment regarding Eskom is proving catalytic for the mid-size to junior coal mining space. The other is the redraft of the Mining Charter, which has scattered what little regulatory certainty there was in South African mining

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In pictures: What coal is doing to the Mpumalanga

Coal trucks collecting their loads on the Mpumalanga Highveld, where most of South Africa’s coal is produced. Photo: Tracey Davies/CER Water seeps into coal pits and becomes toxic. The unrehabilitated discards of open-cast coal mining. Long-abandoned overburden dumps. Open-cast coal mining cuts a vast swathe through the grasslands.

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Fully explore coal discard use to improve security,

He states that an estimated 16-million tons of duff coal is produced yearly through the mining process itself, which is sufficient to feed a 4 000-MW power plant, depending on the CV of the coal ...

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Commissioning of GMEP and discards ... - Mining

The system was designed as a dual system with the GG8 system designed for run-of-mine (RoM) coal capacity of 6 000 t/h for beneficiation, and the GG7 system for RoM coal at 3 000 t/h for feed ...

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Waste Coal Energy Justice Network

2020-12-25  Waste coals are the low-energy-value discards of the coal mining industry. Waste coal is called "culm" in the eastern Pennsylvania anthracite coal region and "gob" or "boney" in the bitiminous coal mining regions (western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and elsewhere). Waste coal piles accumulated mostly between 1900 and 1970.

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Mining Trucks High Resolution Stock Photography

Find the perfect mining trucks stock photo. Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. No need to register, buy now!

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Sustainable coal mining - The Mail Guardian

The crop-growing project is one of the environmental research projects that coal mine research group Coaltech 2020 is driving in order to make coal mining more sustainable and to add value to ...

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South African Coal Mining Holdings Limited (SACMH)

2016-9-10  The South African Coal Mining Holdings Limited’s (SACMH) coal resources are situated in the Ermelo ... Discard dumps were never included as a resource, as the limited processing of discards proved to be uneconomical due to the low yields achieved. The discards have no material impact on this resource and reserve update.

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The potential of coal wastes in South Africa Journal

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Losses in the coal supply chain - United States Energy ...

2019-12-11  CIMFR Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research CFRI Central fuel Research Institute CIAB Coal Industry Advisory Board ... Not all discards are inert and value-free. Coal fines can provide a by-product, which may not be desirable to have present with the larger sized coal. Transportation costs

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Spoils Handling from Coal Mines in the Waterberg

2014-8-21  ©2014 China University of Mining and Technology Press, Xuzhou, ISBN 978-7-5646-2437-8 524 Spoils Handling from Coal Mines in the Waterberg Coalfield Area, South Africa P.D.Vermeulen, L-M Deysel, N. MacDonald and V. Aphane Institute for Groundwater Studies, University of the Free State, [email protected]

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The South African Coal industry - Fossil Fuel

2014-12-5  Relevance of Coal in South Africa South Africa is the –7th largest producer of coal in the world –5th largest exporter of coal –8% of world coal reserves (BP Statistical Review 2014) Coal in South Africa accounts for –1st highest foreign exchange earnings in the country –2nd largest mining income-earning commodity, beating gold –95% of SA energy production

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