The Brakfontein coal project is located in the Delmas district, 20km south of the Kangala mine. The project has already been awarded a NEMA Authorisation and Mining Right and has a Water Use License pending. The project is operated by Universal Coal.

Coal Resources

  • 76mt resource base

Mine Type

  • Opencast production


  • Multi-product: Export and Eskom quality thermal coal


  • Universal Coal


  • Production targeted for 2016

Regulatory Approvals

  • Mining Right granted
  • Environmental Authorization in terms of NEMA granted
  • Integrated Water Use License Application (IWULA) lodged