WiseGuyReports announced addition of new report, titled "Coal Mining in South Africa to 2021 - Supply of Coal to get Strengthen as Domestic Coal Fired Power Capacity Expands".
The Coal Mining in South Africa report provides comprehensive information on historical and predictable data by the South African coal mining industry, coal storage, coal production, types and categories. The report also includes historical and forecasted data on the use of coal, exports and exports of the country.
The report study provide detailed analysis of the regulatory framework of the South African mining industry, at various stages of supply chain (active, exploration and development) are the factors that affect the demand of coal, competitive landscape, and mining projects.
Coal Mining has been an essential part for the growth and development of South Africa economy and major factor to make the economy strongest in this continent. The South Africa is well known for its one of the largest manpower in mining industry there are about more than 4 lakh employees and at same number for transport good and services.
South Africa, was among the world's seven largest coal consumers, consuming 182 mt of coal in 2016 - 88.1% of which was consumed by the domestic power sector and 11.9% by the other sectors including steel and cement manufacturing.
Most of the coal in the South Africa arises from Mpumalanga region. As report study in year 2016, 99.3% was a non-coking type of coal and 98.6% was of bituminous grade. Historically, during the review period of the South African coal production (2000-2015), there has been an increase of 11.8% due to the start of 35 operations.
As per expertise of industry, it is predicted that, the SA country's coal exports fell by 1.7 per cent compared to 2015. On the backdrop of expected export to India, coal exports are expected to drop by 73.7 million in 2021, South Africa's largest export partner.
Coal mining is one of the major source of income and development in many regions of South Africa, without mining, these provinces would be severely lame and leading to even higher unemployment plus a lower growth of more difficult conditions. To overcome any kind major breakdown in coal mining industry the South Africa is focusing on infrastructure they are encouraging so that industry can be competitive on domestics and international level.
Glencore plc, Anglo American plc, Exxaro Resources Ltd, and Sasol Ltd are the major players in the South African Coal industry.