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Storms cause BHP to close coal mines

BHP Billiton has declared force majeure on some coal operations in Queensland's Bowen Basin.

Eskom’s Majuba silo collapse a ‘design fault’

The collapse of a coal silo at Majuba power station was judged to be a design fault with no negligence imputed to the either the engineers or constructors.

Miranda shares rise after reinstatement

Shares in Miranda Mineral Holdings have soared during early trade, after the JSE lifted the suspension of the company's shares.

South32 confirms plans to sell SAEC to Seriti, extends share buy-back...

SOUTH32 confirmed market speculation it had entered into exclusive negotiations with Seriti Resources for the sale of its South African Energy Coal (SAEC) business...

Boje returns to lead coal developer Minergy

Andre Boje, formerly of Wescoal Holdings, has joined unlisted coal development firm Minergy which is developing a prospect in Botswana's Mmamabula coalfields.

Shanduka seeks controlling stake in coal JV

Shanduka Group hopes to conclude a deal before the end of the year which will increase its stake in a coal venture with Glencore to a controlling one, reports Business Day.

Anglo swoops on Botswana’s Mmamabula coal

Anglo Thermal Coal was awarded the tender to prospect two properties in Botswana said to contain nearly 700 million tonnes of coal once owned by CIC Energy.

Unions, business in rare alliance against Eskom

It's not often a union like Numsa joins hands with the business community; but it is as it seeks to oppose common enemy Eskom.

Eskom always likely to face challenges: Dames

Brian Dames, outgoing CEO of Eskom, said the context in which the power utility operates means the group would always face stiff challenges.

Keaton granted debt facility for Vanggatfontein

Keaton Energy says it has successfully secured a credit-approved offer of R255m in project finance to complete its Vanggatfontein coal mining project near Delmas.