Another CoAL setback


The water use license for the Makhado coal project has been suspended, halting the development of the 5.5 Mtpa coal scheme in Limpopo Provin...

…but bulk costs are questioned


Coal of Africa Ltd (CoAL) has called for a national debate on how to reduce the cost of transporting bulk commodities in South Africa. The m...

What’s next for Richards Bay?


With its coal volumes continuing to grow, the South African port of Richards Bay needs additional capacity but there is considerable controv...

More capacity for Matola


South African firm Grindrod is to launch a feasibility study into the expansion of Mozambique’s only existing coal export facility, Matola...

Fast track for rail upgrades


There has been a spate of news reports during the last few months concerning investment in rail freight infrastructure around the world as o...