Resgen – Boikarabelo Coal Mine Development – Limpopo - Project Profile

Resgen – Boikarabelo Coal Mine Development – Limpopo - Project Profile

  • March 2018 •
  • 9 pages •
  • Report ID: 4918084
Synopsis
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Summary
Resource Generation (Resgen), a subsidiary of Ledjadja Coal (Pty) Ltd, is undertaking the development of coal mine project in Limpopo province, South Africa.

The project involves the development of a coal mine and being developed in two phases.

The first phase includes the construction of a coal handling and preparation plant (CHPP) with a capacity of 14MMTPA of run-of-mine coal which is equal to 6MMTPA of product coal. The second phase is planned to increase production capacity to 20MMTPA of product coal.

The project also includes the construction of a 300MW power plant, 38km rail line connecting Boikarabelo mine to the existing Transnet Freight Rail network in the Waterberg and other infrastructure facilities, the installation of mining machinery and safety equipment, and the laying of a 132kV power line and a 13km long water pipeline for the treatment plant.

RSV ENCO Consulting (Pty) Ltd has been appointed as engineering procurement and construction management (EPCM) contractor, Transnet Freight Rail Rehabilitation, Maintenance and Emergency Services (RME), a division of. Transnet SOC Ltd. as EPC contractor for rail link, Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon Ltd as earthworks contractor, RCE Consultants (Pty) Ltdand Deswik Mining Consultants Pty Ltd as consulting engineer and Digby Wells Environmental as archaeological consultant for the project.

On March 23, 2012, Resgen received environmental approval from the Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism (LEDET).

On July 10, 2013, Resgen signed a 20-year coal export offtake deal with Valu Investments, a special purpose vehicle that will be jointly owned by a private developer (Jaimin Vyas) and IL&FS Energy Development Company.

Protech Khuthele Holdings Ltd was appointed as construction contractor for the railway line in the fourth quarter of 2013.

In February 2016, EHL Consulting Engineers erected power poles and laid transmission lines for the 132kV power supply.

On August 8, 2016, Resgen secured US$403 million funding approval from Rand Merchant Bank, a division of FirstRand Bank; Noble Resources International (Noble), a subsidiary of Noble Group; Public Investment Corp. SOC Ltd. and Industrial Development Corp. of South Africa Ltd.

On May 6, 2016, Sedgman Ltd was appointed as design, procurement, and construction contractor for CHPP facility with the contract value worth US$141 million.

In August 2016, a request for proposal (RFP) was issued for the mining contractor.

On October 4, 2016, Stefanutti Stocks Holdings Ltd was appointed as mining contractor for the project.

In November 2016, construction of roads, water & sewerage infrastructure, earthworks and power sub-station and laying of transmission lines completed.

Resgen is in the process of securing funds, which is scheduled to be finalized by end March 2018.

Scope
The project involves the development of a coal mine in Waterberg district, Limpopo province, South Africa.

The US$630 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of coal handling and preparation plant with a capacity of 14-million metric tonnes per annum (MMTPA) of run-of-mine coal
2. Construction of a 132kV power line
3. Construction of a 300MW power plant
4. Construction of 13km water pipeline
5. Construction of 38km rail line connecting Boikarabelo mine to the existing Transnet Freight Rail network
6. Installation of mining machinery and safety equipment

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Country=SouthAfrica Industry=Construction ParentIndustry=HeavyIndustry Date=201803 Publisher=Timetric Price=1000