Palapye to have two mines by 2021

Palapye village
Palapye village

SELEBI-PHIKWE: Shumba Energy is in the process of developing a 2.5 million tons per annum open cast coal mine in Palapye.

The coal development company intends to tap into 2.45 billion tons of coal resource south of Morupule mine, the country manager Comfort Molosiwa has said.

He said the next mining activity will be in Shalakwe, 30 km north of Morupule where they have discovered one billion tons of coal resource and intends to develop a 1.2 million tons per annum coal mine with a mine-mouth 300 MW power station.

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