Ichor Coal

The Vlakvarkfontein Colliery is located circa 70km east of Johannesburg in the Delmas district. The opencast mine produces c. 100,000 tonnes of coal per month. The mine is operated by with Continental Coal (Ltd).

Coal Resources

  • +7mt resource base

Mine Type

  • Opencast production


  • Single-product: Eskom quality thermal coal


  • Continental Coal


  • Opencast producing commenced in 2010

Regulatory Approvals

  • Mining Right granted
  • Environmental Authorization in terms of NEMA granted
  • Integrated Water Use License (IWULA) granted
  • Coal Supply Agreement with Eskom in place
Ichor Coal