Bosjesspruit Coal

Werner Heenop

I started my career at Mining (PTY) Ltd, situated in Secunda, Mpumalanga. I completed my blasting certificate for underground coal mines, after which I was a miner at Bosjesspruit Mine, Irenedale shaft. I was appointed as a shiftboss in 2010 and in 2011 I was appointed as a Mine Overseer at Bosjesspruit''s South shaft.

Volatile material in coal: effect of inherent mineral ...

1991-3-1 · Abstract. Volatile decomposition products originating from the mineral phase of coal were found to contribute up to 45% of the total amount of volatile material in coal (as determined by ISO method 562). The magnitude of this contribution was found to be directly related to the maceral composition of coal. It was established that these minerals ...

South Africa | Becker Mining Systems AG

2021-8-6 · Becker Mining South Africa has recently delivered a flameproof transformer to ''s Bosjesspruit colliery in Secunda, Mpumalanga. "The Becker 1 250 kVA, 11 kV – 1 100 V, dry type flameproof transformer has been specially designed for efficient and safe use in hazardous environments," says Frikkie Quirk, managing director, EMIS, part of Becker Mining South Africa.

Project: Bosjesspruit Mine / Irenedale Coal Mine | L2B

2008-10-21 · PPA 1968 Expansion and upgrading of Bosjesspruit mine with the associated infrastructure to supply Eskom. Irenedale is the effective relocation of Bosjesspruit

Category:Coal mines in South Africa

2021-9-15 · Pages in category "Coal mines in South Africa" The following 102 pages are in this category, out of 102 total.

Secunda & burg Underground Mining Operations

Bosjesspruit colliery was opened in 1977 and has produced more than 250 million tons of coal in the last 40 years. Current coal production takes place at Irenedale with a 17.9km underground conveyor running past the South shaft to the Bosjesspruit Main shaft. Bosjesspruit mines between six and 6.5 million Mtpa and and has a life of mine to 2031.

Secunda | The Coetzee''s Website

As coal is the main ingredient for the industrial process, Two had to be developed around a coal field. The five coal mines, namely Brandspruit, Middelbult, Bosjesspruit, Twistdraai and Syferfontein, form the largest underground coal mining complex in South Africa and annually supply approximately 37,3 million tons of coal to ...

CORE

M.Phil.The study was undertaken at Bosjesspruit, one of the Collieries, to investigate aspects that contribute to the degradation of coal. Bosjesspruit is penalised with more than nine million rands per year for fine coal that exceeds the set limits. Compliance to quality is the main reason. The cost is directly deducted from the profit.

Bosjesspruit coal mine

2021-8-19 · Bosjesspruit coal mine. This article is part of the Global Coal Mine Tracker, a project of Global Energy Monitor. The Bosjesspruit coal mine is an underground mine in the Secunda Mining Complex, operated by Mining, producing between 6 and 6.5 million tonnes per annum, in Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa.

Graphical analysis of underground coal gasification ...

Characteristics of Bosjesspruit coal. The characteristics of the Bosjesspruit coal are provided in Table XII, from which the molecular formula is determined to be CH a75 O a16 (for coal as received), with the heat of formation being -212.6 KJ/mol (Pinheiro, 1999). It must be noted that the volatile matter and char analyses used here were not ...

The kinetics of steam gasification of South African coals.

The following principal results were obtained with Bosjesspruit coal-char : The rate of steam-char gasification is very sensitive to variations in the temperature of reaction in the range 840°C to 920°C. Neither the rate of steam-char gasification nor the product gas composition are affected by the steam partial pressure in the range 1.8 to 4 ...

Graphical Analysis of Underground Coal Gasification ...

2018-10-1 · The results also suggest that UCG with CRIP would be a preferred technology choice for Bosjesspruit coal where pyrolysis dynamics are important. Lastly, the use of CO2 as oxidant in the gasification process is shown to produce syngas with significant higher heating value. Introduction and literature surveyCoal is a commonly utilized fossil fuel ...

New Generation Coal Conveyor Belt Developed for Market ...

2016-8-18 · Bosjesspruit is one of five underground coal mines belonging to , and has 47 km of underground conveyor belting installed. Due the presence of methane gas in underground coal mines, equipment used needs to be flame retardant. With this is mind Coal Flo has been manufactured to comply with specifications contained in the SANS 968:2013 ...

Mining (Pty) Ltd

Mining extracts about 40Mt of saleable coal per annum, which is mainly used as gasification feedstock for Synfuels in Secunda and utilities coal for the burg Operations. Mining also exports some 2.8Mt of coal per annum …

Labour Research Service

This Mine Mapping tool has been created as a resource to assist in accessing the locations, owners and contact details for management and worker leaders on SADC mines. It holds the details for all the currently producing mines in the SADC region linked to the owner and worker details as these are captured. The drop down lists below allow you to ...

H-COAL ® PROCESS FEATURES II HIGH YIELDS OF …

2019-5-18 · h-coal ® process features ii i q | i o high yields of distilled, low sulfur liquids from bituminous and sub-bituminous coals and lignites -typically 2,8 to 3,5 barrels/ton of dry coal catalyiic ebullated bed combines coal liquefaction, sol- vent hydrogenation and product upgrading in a single reactor

Mpumalanga | Department of Mineral Resources

farm: bosjesspruit 291 is sub 32, genadesfontein 334 is postal: private bag x1015 secunda 2302 14880 - brakfontein colliery . mine code: 14880 ... owner: anglo coal mine - div of anglo op ltd tel: (011) 638 2221 ...

Mining |

Bosjesspruit . Bosjesspruit was opened in 1977 and has produced more than 250 million tons of coal over the last 40 years. Current coal production takes place at Irenedale shaft, with a 17,9 km underground conveyor connecting to the Bosjesspruit Main shaft. Bosjesspruit colliery has a nominated capacity of 5,6 Mtpa.

Bosjesspruit Colliery

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secunda collieries

Sabinet Operational developments during the. Secunda Collieries forms part of Coal the coal division of the Group of companies and already produces 29 Mt of coal per annum from its four collieries Twistdraai Brandspruit Bosjesspruit and Middelbult The successful establishment of this mining complex was achieved only through a unique team spirit in which the central services …

leads gender transformation in South African mining

2020-8-4 · ''s role in gender transformation. Caroline Shirindza, general manager at ''s Bosjesspruit Colliery in Secunda, is one of the very few general managers in South Africa''s mining industry. Her journey to the top has …

34 KILLED IN S. AFRICA MINE BLAST

1987-4-11 · On Tuesday, 16 men were injured, three seriously, in another methane explosion at the Bosjesspruit Colliery in the same coal belt at Secunda, 65 miles east of Johannesburg. In September, 177 ...

(PDF) Coal Mining and Local Environment: A Study in ...

The study was undertaken by following experimental design where 450 s were taken from experimental, ie, mining villages, and 150. s have …

Research into the Chemical Removal of Sulphates …

2019-2-28 · TABLE 8 : Analysis of Bosjesspruit Coal 10 TABLE 9 : Products of Reaction of BaSO4/CaCO3 Mixtures with Constituents of Coal Ash 11 A. INTRODUCTION South Africa is a relatively arid country with an average rainfall of 497 mm compared to a world average of 860 mm. The rainfall is uneven and about one third of the

A methane gas explosion ripped through an underground …

1987-4-10 · On Tuesday, 16 men were injured, three seriously, in an explosion at the Bosjesspruit Colliery in the same coal belt east of Johannesburg. Methane is a …

v118n10a8 Graphical analysis of underground coal ...

2018-11-1 · that UCG with CRIP would be a preferred technology choice for Bosjesspruit coal where pyrolysis dynamics are important. Lastly, the use of CO2 as oxidant in the gasification process is shown to produce syngas with significant higher heating value. =-#>:37 Underground coal gasification, pyrolysis, char, thermal balance.

TheuseofcontinuousminersinSouth Africancoalmines

2009-8-27 · bituminous types of coal. The introduction of such machines into the harder, more abrasive, cleat-free South Mrican conditions has no doubt accounted for the varying degree of application of the machines. Indeed, the successful use of continuous miners in Transvaal coal seams has been demonstrated only within thelastfouryears.

The use of continuous miners in South African coal …

Continuous Miners at Bosjesspruit Colliery The continuous miners in operation at Bosjesspruit Colliery are Jeffrey 120-H2 Heliminers. The main specifications of the machines were originally as follows: Mass (approx.) 50000 kg Motors 2 X3300 V X205 kW Mining height (max.) 3,66 m Cutting width 3,30 m Cutting-head diameter 933 mm

110 Results found for "COAL"

Name Locality Country / Province Mineralisation Mine Type Operation Type Map; Arnot Colliery: Middelburg (-25.921944, 29.737222) South Africa: Mpumalanga

THE KINETICS OF STEAM GASIFICATION OF SOUTH …

2021-3-1 · Bosjesspruit coal-char : The rate of steam-char gasification is very sensitive to variations in the temperature of reaction in the range 840°C to 920°C. Neither the rate of steam-char gasification nor the product gas composition are affected by the steam partial pressure in the range 1.8 to 4.8 bar absolute; ...

Mining (Pty) Ltd

Mining extracts about 40Mt of saleable coal per annum, which is mainly used as gasification feedstock for Synfuels in Secunda and utilities coal for the …