The Manungu project is located circa 65km east of Johannesburg, in the Witbank coalfield in the Mpumalanga province. A coal supply agreement with Eskom has been signed and first coal is expected Q2 2015. The project is operated by Mbuyelo Coal.

Coal Resources

  • +460mt resource base

Mine Type

  • Opencast production


  • Single-product: Eskom quality thermal coal


  • Mbuyelo Coal


  • First coal expected in Q2 2015

Regulatory Approvals

  • Mining Right granted
  • Environmental Authorization in terms of NEMA granted
  • Integrated Water Use License (IWULA) granted
  • Coal Supply Agreement with Eskom in place