Opencast Mining

Genet Mining specialises in opencast mining. The company’s ability to mine the small to medium size reserves efficiently puts it in a favourable position within the emerging mining sector.

Mining activities would typically include topsoil stripping, drilling and blasting of overburden and coal, dozer pushover, truck and excavator removal of overburden and coal, relevant pit services and the subsequent rehabilitation processes and activities.

Current Opencast Mining Project:

Kleinfontein Colliery (Eyethu Coal)

Completed Opencast Mining Projects:

Glisa Colliery (1 year) 337,500 BCMs/month
Kleinfontein Colliery (5 years) 100,000 ROM tons/month 405,000 BCMs/month
Klippan Colliery (3 years) 61,000 ROM tons/month 400,000 BCMs/month
Goedehoop Colliery (2 years) 80,000 ROM tons/month 600,000 BCMs/month
Middelkraal Colliery (5 years) 510,000 ROM tons/month 1,625,000 BCMs/month