Mbuyelo Coal mining areas

Ntshovelo Colliery

  • Development commenced in February 2010; first coal production May 2010
  • An opencast truck and shovel contract mining
  • 110,000tpm ROM average thermal coal production
  • Has been supplying Eskom since inception
  • Forecast 2014 – 1.3Mt at an FOT cost of ZAR152 (US$15.2) per tonne
  • Life of mine estimated at 6 years

Mavungwani Colliery

  • Wholly owned and run by Mbuyelo Coal (Pty) Ltd
  • Operational
  • Underground and Opencast; currently focusing on opencast
  • Production Possible: 1.2 mill romt per annum
  • Various coal seams available

Manungu Colliery

  • Asset 100% Mbuyelo Coal (Pty) Ltd
  • Operational
  • Life of mine – 30years
  • Mining operation – Opencast
  • Resource Tonnes: 410 Million

Welstand Colliery

  • Asset 100% Mbuyelo Coal
  • Mining Right executed
  • Historically mined by BHP(-and previously known as TNC Mine)
  • Mining operation will initially be opencast, with possible future expansion into underground mining operations
  • The coal resources on Welstand is effectively divided into to two divisions, namely: western resource and eastern resource
  • Resource Tonnes estimated at 65 319 930 romt excluding roads and wetlands


There are individuals (fraudsters) branding themselves as Mbuyelo Coal (Pty) Ltd and Mbuyelo Group (Pty) Ltd respectively. They disguise themselves under a different name, which we cannot mention at the moment until the investigations are complete. We are doing our best on the matter and will hold the necessary persons liable for this criminal offence. Should anyone hear about internships, vacancies or bursaries and need to verify them, please use the following contacts:


Moleboheng Moletsane at moleboheng@mbuyelo.com0118670836/0219

Or email


We do apologize for any inconvenience caused.