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Waterberg Coal Co Ltd (WCC) is planning to undertake the construction of a coal-handling and processing plant in Limpopo, South Africa.
The project involves the construction of a coal-handling and processing plant with a capacity of 22 million tonnes per annum (MTPA). It includes the construction of processing units, sorting units, a control room, storage units, access roads and related infrastructure, and the installation of machinery.
Firestone Energy Ltd has been appointed as associated developer and SRK Consulting as technical and economic feasibility study consultant.
In March 2012, WCC entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Eskom Holdings for the supply and delivery of 10 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of coal.
In February 2014, Ardbel, a joint venture between ELB Engineering Services and DRA Group, entered into a letter of intent (LoI) with WCC to undertake the preliminary design and basic engineering works on the project.
In July 2014, Ardbel was awarded the engineering, procurement, construction, management (EPCM) contractor.
Snowden Mining Industry Consultants (Proprietary) Ltd appointed as financial advisor and SMEC Holdings Limited as lead consultant.
In March 2015, WCC is in discussion with Eskom Holdings to resolve outstanding requirements to advance a coal supply agreement.
WCC is in the process of securing funds for the project.
The project involves the construction of a coal handling and processing plant with a capacity of 22MTPA at Waterberg Coalfield in Limpopo, South Africa.
The US$1,000 million project includes the following: