Zimbabwe is rich in minerals such as coal, iron ore, gold, nickel, silver and copper. According to the BP Statistical Review of World Energy June 2015, the country held 502 million tonnes (Mt) of coal reserves at the end of 2014.
Ken Research ’s “Coal Mining in Zimbabwe to 2020” report comprehensively covers Zimbabwean reserves of coal, proximate analysis of coal by basins, the historic and forecast data on coal production, production by type and by major companies, domestic coal consumption vs. electricity generated from coal and coal exports.
The report also includes factors affecting demand for coal, profiles of major coal producing companies and information on the active, exploration and development coal projects.
The Fiscal Regime section provides information about the country’s regulatory, laws, licenses and other fiscal regime information such as taxes, rates and other changes applicable to the mining of the commodity in the country.
It is an essential tool for companies active in Zimbabwean mining and for new competitors considering entering the industry.
Zimbabwe produced 6.5Mt of coal in 2014, up by 30% over the previous year. Coal production over the forecast period 2015-2020 is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.4% to
wange Colliery Company Ltd (HCCL) plans to increase its production through capacity expansions at existing mines. Zimbabwe’s coal mining industry is dominated by HCCL and Makomo Resources (PVT) Ltd.
Simultaneously, 2.5Mt of coal was consumed in 2014, up by 4.2% over 2013. The domestic power-generation sector is the single largest consumer of coal in Zimbabwe and total consumption is expected to grow a CAGR of 31.4% over the forecast period to 9.8Mt in 2020, backed by rising demand from the power sector on account of upcoming new coal-fired power projects.
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Gain an understanding of the Zimbabwean coal mining industry, its reserves, proximate analysis of coal by basins, historic and forecast data on coal production (also by type and by major companies), domestic coal consumption and coal exports, demand driver, active, exploration and development coal projects, the competitive landscape and the country’s fiscal regime.