Botswana Railways launches cross-border coal trains to South Africa | International Railway Journal | Aug 3, 2020 | Oliver Cuenca

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BOTSWANA Railways (BR) exported the first coal consignment from the Masama coal mine following a launch ceremony on July 17 attended by government ministers and officials from BR, mine owner Minergy and banking group Absa. The 2650-tonne…

Minergy and Botswana celebrate historic achievement as the first coal exports leave Botswana bound for South Africa

This collaborative achievement supports wins for rail infrastructure in Botswana and opens the rail line to support other sectors in the country, while ensuring that Botswana is recognised as an alternative supplier of high-quality coal. 24…

Botswana: Rail Critical to Coal Export | All Africa Online | 21 JULY 2020 | Botswana Daily News | Omphile Ntakhwana

Rasesa — Minister of Transport and Communications has emphasised the need for robust rail infrastructure to support evacuation of coal to international markets, particularly Asia, where there is evident demand. Speaking at the launch of…

South African, Botswana coal producers outline prospects for the industry | Engineering News | 3 February 2020 | Kim Cloete

CAPE TOWN (miningweekly.com) – Coal producers and market players have outlined risks and opportunities for the year ahead as more short-term contracts have been signed with Eskom, junior miners try to carve out a viable way forward and some…

Pre-Close Market Update and Announcement of Share Unlock Target Achievement

MINERGY Limited will enter a closed period at the end of December 2019 until the interim results for the six-month period ending 31 December 2019 are announced around March 2020. The Company would therefore like to take the opportunity to share…

Minergy makes good progress with Masama Coal Project

7 August 2019 – Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE)-listed Minergy Limited, the coal mining and trading company owning 100% of the 390-million tonne Masama Coal Project in the Mmambula Coalfield, today provided the market with an update on the status…

APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND UPDATE ON OTHER KEY APPROINTMENTS

Shareholders are advised that Mr. Morne du Plessis has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Minergy Limited, effective 1 August 2019. The Company conducted an extensive candidate generation and selection process led…

Botswana ready to light coal fires

Minergy says industrial users across the border in SA will get ‘consistent quality and guaranteed supply’ It ’s been known since the 1960s that Botswana has vast amounts of coal reserves, says explorer and geologist John Astrup. Under…

Minergy advancing Botswana’s Masama thermal coal project

MINERGY, a coal development firm listed in Botswana, said it had made advances in its Masama coal project having invested in infrastructure whilst contracts for site clearing, civil works, power reticulation and waste management were in…

Minergy's Botswana opencast coal mine project springs to life

BOTSWANA (miningweekly.com) – The first opencast coal mine in Botswana, Masama, which is located about 70 km outside Gaborone, has sprung to life following the awarding of the mining licence at the end of August. The first soil was dug on…