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Temporal ablutions for Qalani learners-Kangra Coal

Learners at Qalani Primary School in Saul Mkhizeville of South Africa have joyously welcomed the temporal ablution facilities provided by Kangra Coal.


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Kangra Coal improves sanitary situation for local learners

Kangra Coal provides safe temporary ablution facilities at Qalani Primary School to ensure its students are able to learn in a safer and healthier schooling environment.


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Kangra Coal improves sanitary situation for local learners

Kangra Coal provides safe temporary ablution facilities at Qalani Primary School to ensure its students are able to learn in a safer and healthier schooling environment


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Kangra Coal solves sanitary situation for learners

Kangra Coal has provided safe temporary ablution facilities at Qalani Primary School to ensure its students are able to learn in a safer and healthier schooling environment.


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Canyon Coal Upgrades Beestepan Agricultural High School Facilities

Coal exploration and mining company Canyon Coal, a subsidiary of investment company Menar, officially handed over the R1.45-million renovated facilities at the Beestepan Agricultural High School on May 15, as part of its social and labour plan (SLP) initiative for Singani Colliery.


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Canyon Coal Upgrades Beestepan Agricultural High School

Coal exploration and mining company, Canyon Coal recently renovated facilities worth R1.45-million at the Beestepan Agricultural High School.


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Canyon Coal upgrades Beestepan Agricultural High School facilities

The Beestepan Agricultural High School located in Middelburg is approximately 34 km from Canyon’s Singani Colliery.


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Canyon Coal upgrades high school facilities

Canyon Coal handed over the R1.45-million renovated facilities at the Beestepan Agricultural High School as part of its SLP initiative for Singani Colliery.


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CANYON COAL UPGRADES BEESTEPAN AGRICULTURAL HIGH SCHOOL FACILITIES

Coal exploration and mining company Canyon Coal, a subsidiary of investment company Menar, officially handed over the R1.45-million renovated facilities at the Beestepan Agricultural High School on 15 May 2019, as part of its social and labour plan (SLP) initiative for Singani Colliery.


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Upgrades to Khanye colliery complete

Upgrades to private investment company Menar’s rail siding for its Khanye colliery, near Bronkhorstspruit, in Gauteng, are complete.


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Mkhondo coal mine gives 5% ownership to workers

The company made history in an environment where companies are notorious for operating in an area and thereafter leave communities languishing in poverty.


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Kangra to allocate unencumbered shares to workers and community in a historic first

Kangra Coal made history on 2 May 2019 when it hosted a celebration to announce plans to allocate free-carry (unencumbered) shares to workers and local communities for the first time since the mine was established in 1957. 


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Mining giant gives workers 5% share of the company

The look on their faces said it all.

You would smile from ear to ear too if you were told you own 5% of a mine in a country where mining giants are accused of shipping away all their profits, leaving local communities, who labour away to bring the minerals to surface, wallowing in poverty


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Kangra Coal Offers Free-carry Shares to Workers And Community in a Historic First

Kangra Coal on Thursday, 2 May 2019, made history when it hosted a celebration to announce plans to allocate free-carry (unencumbered) shares to workers and local communities for the first time since the mine was established in 1957.


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Kangra Offers Shares To Workers And Community

Kangra Coal, a subsidiary of investment company, Menar, recently made history by allocating free-carry shares to workers and local communities for the first time since its establishment in 1957.


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Kangra allocates shares to workers and community

Kangra Coal made history yesterday (2 May 2019) when it hosted a celebration to announce plans to allocate free-carry (unencumbered) shares to workers and local communities for the first time since the mine was established in 1957.


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Kangra Coal makes history on the back of Mining Charter 3

Kangra Coal made history when it hosted a celebration to announce plans to allocate free-carry shares to workers and local communities for the first time since the mine was established in 1957.


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Kangra Coal symbolically hands over community, employee shares

Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu on Thursday symbolically handed over 5% free carried shares to host communities and employees of Kangra Coal, at a ceremony which included the unveiling of the coal company's new logo and the handing over of a memorandum from the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM).


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Menar’s Canyon offers Eskom cheaper coal on open-book basis

Coal mining company Canyon Coal, a Menar group company, is prepared to offer coal to State-owned electricity utility Eskom at a cheaper price on an open-book basis from two new projects.


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COAL STILL IN HIGH DEMAND GLOBALLY

Although the world is switching to renewable energy there is still a big demand for coal around the globe.


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Coal and renewables don’t compete

Coal and renewable energy sources are not in competition with each other. Instead, they are complementary and should be treated as such, said Canyon Coal executive chairman Vuslat Bayoglu.


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Coal still in high demand globally

Although the world is switching to renewable energy there is still a big demand for coal around the globe.


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SA can feed a coal-hungry world

Despite developing economies’ moving away from the fossil fuel, about 1,600 new coal-fired power stations are being planned in 62 countries.


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Vuslat Bayoglu shares his passion for the future

Vuslat Bayoglu, MD and co-founder of South Africa-focused mining investment business Menar, has proven himself an astute businessman.


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Canyon's new Khanye Colliery is in the "Top Performers in 2018" list of Mining Review Africa

A major step in building a significant coal production profile.


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Canyon Coal gets green light for Kangra deal

SA coal mining and exploration company Canyon Coal has completed its $40m acquisition of Kangra Coal and is looking to develop new projects. This could create more jobs at the Mpumalanga coal operations.


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South Africa regulators approve Canyon’s acquisition of Kangra Coal

Canyon Resources (Canyon) has completed the US$40 million purchase of Kangra Coal after South Africa’s regulatory authorities – the Competition Commission and the Department of Mineral Resources – approved the deal.


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First coal production due in 2020

Coal mining and exploration group of companies Canyon Coal is expecting first coal production at its Springfield coal project in the second quarter of 2020, with a targeted production rate of 600 000 t of run-of-mine coal a month.


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Canyon launches it's fifth mine

There are not too many mines coming on stream in South Africa these days so it was very satisfying for Modern Mining to recently attend the launch of Canyon Coal’s Khanye opencast mine near Bronkhorstspruit, which has cost R500 million to develop and which will produce at a rate of 200 000 tons per month once in full production.


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Canyon Coal opens Khanye

The Khanye colliery just east of Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa, officially opened for business on November 2 in a blast and detonation ceremony attended by mineral resources minister Gwede Mantashe.


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South Africa: Canyon Coal opens a new coal mine in Gauteng

The mining company Canyon Coal opened its new Khanye coal mine in Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng province on Friday, in the presence of South African Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe.


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Minister Mantashe launches Khanye colliery with a blast

On 2 November 2018, Canyon Coal (Canyon) successfully opened its Khanye colliery with a blast following a detonation procedure led by Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe in Bronkhorstspruit (South Africa).


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Canyon opens Bronkhorstspruit mine

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has urged the mining community to rally behind the industry in order to attract investment into the country.


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Rally behind SA's mining sector, urges Mantashe

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has urged the mining community to rally behind the industry in order to attract investment into the country.


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Rally behind SA's mining sector, urges Mantashe

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has urged the mining community to rally behind the industry in order to attract investment into the country.


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Canyon Coal, Mercuria Energy Open New Mine in South Africa, Expand Employment Opportunities in the Energy Sector

JOHANNESBURG, In a ceremony earlier today, South Africa's Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe officially opened Canyon Coal’s Khanye Colliery.


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Canyon Coal celebrates opening of new mine with Mantashe

On Friday, 2 November 2018, South African coal miner Canyon Coal successfully opened its Khanye colliery with a blast following a detonation procedure led by Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe in Bronkhorstspruit.


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Better to embrace the draft Mining Charter for employees – Bayoglu

South Africa’s mining companies ought to embrace the draft Mining Charter, released by mines minister, Gwede Mantashe in June, because its aim of improving the lot of employees would help head off much of the unrest currently taking place in the country’s mining regions, far and wide.


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‘We must embrace new mining charter'

Large mining companies should embrace the new Mining Charter, which was released in June, instead of resisting it, believes a junior coal mining company with operations and projects in Mpumalanga and Gauteng.


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‘We must embrace new mining charter’

Large mining companies should embrace the new Mining Charter, which was released in June, instead of resisting it, believes a junior coal mining company with operations and projects in Mpumalanga and Gauteng.


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Canyon Coal, Menar to spend R3bn expanding SA coal output

It's a great pity Vuslat Bayoglu’s Canyon Coal, or its shareholder Menar Holdings, a Luxemburg company in which the Bayoglu family wealth is invested, is unlikely to make a public debut so investors can participate.


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Canyon Coal's capacity drive

One privately-held company unlikely ever to go public will be Vuslat Bayoglu's Canyon Coal, or its shareholder Menar Holdings, a Luxembourg company in which the Bayoglu family wealth is invested.


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Canyon Coal advocates for female participation in mining industry

Canyon Coal, a coal exploration and mining company with operations and projects in Mpumalanga and Gauteng provinces, collaborated with a community organisation called When We Women Rise (WWWR) to inspire young women to pursue a mining career.


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Canyon Coal: Playing in the big league 

The development of Canyon Coal’s Khanye Colliery has elevated the company from a junior miner to a mid-tier producer, writes Leon Louw.


ChemChina confirms expanding cross-investment with trader Mercuria

Mercuria Energy Trading has announced that it will further invest a minority stake in ChemChina’s onshore refining system, which will provide Mercuria with crude supply and greater access to the domestic refining market in China. ChemChina, one of China’s largest chemical companies, will increase Its strategic investment in Mercuria with a greater minority stake.

Further, Mercuria will increase its participation in ChemChina’s overseas trading operations. This transaction, once completed, will build upon the initial investment in Mercuria that ChemChina made in 2016.

Mercuria will release further details of the transaction within the upcoming months.

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CANYON COAL CONNECTS LOCAL COMMUNITY TO ELECTRICITY GRID

Mid-tier coal mining and exploration group Canyon Coal, which has operations and projects in Mpumalanga and Gauteng, connected families who live next its Phalanndwa colliery in Delmas, to its electricity grid.


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CANYON COAL CONNECTS LOCAL COMMUNITY TO ELECTRICITY GRID

Mid-tier coal mining and exploration group Canyon Coal, which has operations and projects in Mpumalanga and Gauteng, connected families who live next its Phalanndwa colliery in Delmas, to its electricity grid.


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Certificates handover at ABET Centre

Trainees have received their certificates from the Adult Basic Eductaion Training (ABET) Centre at Hakhano Colliery.


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Self-starters share secrets to success in the South African mining sector

There are many ways for entrepreneurs to enter the mining industry, including as project developers, service providers and product suppliers – all of which hold great opportunities and challenges, states mining investment advisory company MX Mining Capital Advisors director Dr Mike Seeger.


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Canyon Coal case Study

Established in 2006, Canyon Coal is a mid-scale coal exploration and mining company with operations and projects in the Mpumalanga and Gauteng provinces of South Africa. The company currently produces around 2.5 MT coal per year from various operations and employs over 300 people.


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Growth-focused Canyon Coal sees silver lining in tough mining sector

Despite clouds of policy uncertainty and a struggling South African economy hovering over the mining industry, Canyon Coal is buoyant about the future.


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Growth-focused Canyon Coal sees silver lining in tough mining sector

Despite clouds of policy uncertainty and a struggling South African economy hovering over the mining industry, Canyon Coal, a proudly South African junior mining company, is buoyant about the future.


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ADVERT IN BUSINESS DAY

Business Day profiled a preview of the Joburg Indaba taking place at the Inanda Club Johannesburg, on 4 and 5 October 2017. Canyon Coal is a proud sponsor of the Joburg Indaba and therefore was published in Business Day. 


Opening of Adult Basic Education Training (ABET) Center at Hakhano Colliery

Opening of Adult Basic Education Training (ABET) Center at Hakhano Colliery

Canyon Coal, which is a mining company who has operations and projects in Mpumalanga and Gauteng provinces, is opening a training centre for adult basic education.


Mining Personality  Interview with Vuslat Bayoğlu in Mining Weekly.

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Interview with Vuslat Bayoğlu in Mining Weekly.


Coal junior targets near-threefold output increase to 10Mt/y in two years

Coal junior targets near-threefold output increase to 10Mt/y in two years

Junior coal mining company Canyon Coal is producing 300 000 t/m of run-of-mine (RoM), which equates to 3.6-million tons of coal a year across all its operations. However, the company is aiming to increase this to ten-million tons a year over the next two years, thereby making it a midtier coal miner.


Canyon Coal build bridge for community

Canyon Coal build bridge for community

For years travelling to and from school, work or anywhere else has been a serious challenge for residents of Ematshotshombeni. Residents had to cross a river to enter Gomasakho or go to the location. It’s been an extreme challenge when it rains, the river will be overflowing making it hard to cross over.


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Why are disabled-friendly websites so important?

As a mining company, why would we require an accessible website? The answer is in fact a simple one: we are aware of the need in our society to care about people with disabilities.


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Canyon Coal launches the first accessible website of SA mining companies

Canyon Coal mining company updated its website and made it fully accessible to deaf, blind, colour-blind and partially-blind users, which is the first among the South African mining companies.


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Canyon Coal implements website for visually impaired users

Mining company Canyon Coal has introduced a remarkable update to its website and made it fully accessible to deaf, and visually impaired users – a first among the South African mining companies.


Canyon Coal build bridge for community

Canyon Coal build bridge for community

For years travelling to and from school, work or anywhere else has been a serious challenge for residents of Ematshotshombeni. Residents had to cross a river to enter Gomasakho or go to the location. It’s been an extreme challenge when it rains, the river will be overflowing making it hard to cross over.