2 currently operational in the Witbank area producing 60kt of 28cv ROM (with a life of mine of 8 years) which is then sold to domestic buyers whom produce peas, nuts and duff for the domestic market end users and some of the ROM is exported as RB1 and RB2 through Richards bay coal terminal.
Another operations located in Hendrina is due to break ground in august and will produce about 100kt.
Coal is a significant energy source in South Africa providing 90% of the countries energy needs. Coal is an absolute necessity for the countries energy needs in its current crisis of load shedding. The coal industry is said to be a South African Lifeblood to the economy and plays a significant role in the countries economic growth.
Whc through its strategic partners has proven reserves of approximately 400m tonnes divided into different exploration rights which will soon be converted to mining rights to allow unlocking value and extraction of the mineral.
Whc has 9 granted chrome and pgm’s prospecting rights in the Northwest which our tasked team is still investigating to further quantify and qualify these reserves.
Who has been granted a diamond reserve located in Pretoria on the farm bynespoort historically belonging to De Beers to which is located adjacent the Cullinan mine which was sold to Petra diamonds by De Beers. Besides historical diamond extractions and working on this farm, Whc is still exploring the reserve to further quantify and qualify it.
Whc has been granted a historically explored and and proven uranium reserve located Northern Cape Province covering over 30 thousand hectares of land.
Whc is currently exploring and applying for tin reserves in the Limpopo province.
COBALT, NICKEL & MANGANESE
Whc is currently exploring and applying for these reserves.