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PHOTOS: TOUR TO PHALANNDWA MINE, DELMAS

Bordering the Gauteng and Mpumalanga border, Canyon Coal’s Phalanndwa Mine is nestled between Eskom’s Kendal and Kusile Power Stations, surrounded by other coal mines and tiny communities – about 10km from Delmas and in the heart of a coal rich region of the Highveld.

By Yaseen Gaffar

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THE FUTURE OF COAL MINING IN SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa produces additional of 255 million tons of coal and consumes almost three-quarters of that domestically. South Africa is one of the seven largest coal-producing and one of the top five coal-exporting countries in the world.

By Nyiko Mahundla

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THE 2017 FREE MINING JOURNALISM TOUR TO PHALANNDWA COLLIERY MINE

On the 6th of September 2017, the Menar Academy and Canyon Company has done a great Job by offering 19 journalists across Gauteng province a trip to Phalanndwa operating mine in Delmas. This was done after the end of two-day workshops at Hyatt Regency in Rosebank.

By Julie Mahlase

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COLLIERY VISIT PROMOTES COAL INTEREST

Becoming better acquainted with the scorching South African sun, some first-time visitors – such as this journalist – to junior coal mining company Canyon Coal’s Phalanndwa Colliery, in Delmas, Mpumalanga, left with a renewed interest in the coal industry after investment company Menar facilitated a mine site visit to Phalanndwa, this month.

By Simone Liedtke  

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MINING AND MEDIA TOWARDS THE FUTURE OF CIVILIZATION

The South African mining industry is to this day some-what between 100 and 150 years of age since the discovery of diamond in the 1860s. For all these years, it’s worth noting that the (mining) industry has accounted for a better economic role in the country even on the rest of the world.

By Matimu Mahundla

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CANYON COAL’S PHALANNDWA COLLIERY

Reading or studying about mining is one thing, but being on the ground and experience the operation and watch all unfold right before your eyes, that, that is a thrill. Like an adrenaline junkie, Phalanndwa Colliery at that moment made me feel like I can sky dive without a parachute.

By Nhlanhla Cherrol Skosana

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THE COLOSSAL SPACE OF PHALANNDWA CANYON COAL

Phalanndwa Colliery is situated approximately 15km outside the town of Delmas. It has its own general safety such as "zero tolerance policy with regard to drugs and alcohol". All the tools and chemicals brought onto the site must be declared, checked and approved by responsible mine official. The speed limit around the site is 40km/hour.

By Abigail Masengana

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Is mining a place for women? Canyon Coal proves that it does.

170 years! This is the length of time that our society will take to put an end to the distance that separates men and women. The estimate of the latest Global Gender Gap Report of the World Economic Forum reveals that the labour market will undergo an intense transformation until the time comes when women can occupy the same positions as men.

By Vanessa da Rocha

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