south africas eskom warns coal suppliers african mining
Coal is South Africas dominant energy source. 77% of South Africas energy needs are provided by coal, according to the Department of Energy6. Eskom produces 95% of electricity used in South Africa7, and its coal-fired stations produce about 90% of electricity produced by the utility8. Into Africa Mining, Izimbiwas majority shareholder, is a 100% black owned South African mining house producing excess of 5 million tons per annum of quality steam coal. Susan Buitendacht is a commercial lawyer by profession, applying her trade in the mining and commodity trading sector.