Details on the biennial and other conferences related to the coal processing industry can be found here


Coaltech Colloquium

The annual Coaltech Colloquium will take place on 16 March from 08.30 to 15:00 at the Ridge Dome, corner N4 and Mandela Drive, Emalaheni. The purpose of the annual colloquium is to disseminate information about the association’s work to all stakeholders in the coal industry. Topics for the day will cover the environment, coal processing and mining. Entrance is free, if you are interested in attending Carmen Bergman-Ally on +27 11 358 0011 or +27 82 301 0419 or via email

Biennial Conference

A very successful SACPS conference took place at the Graceland Hotel and Casino, Secunda from 21 – 24 August 2017. The conference which takes place every two years showcases a variety of technical presentations concerning coal processing.

5th International Conference and Exhibition

The 5th international Coal Conference and Exhibition took place in New Delhi from 6 – 7 November 2017 with the theme “Coal washing – a sustainable approach towards a greener environment”.  Contact Johan de Korte for details on the conference at

19th International Coal Preparation Congress

The 19th International Coal Preparation Congress will take place in New Delhi, India from 13 – 15 November 2019.  Details of the conference and the call for papers can be downloaded here.

Call for Papers

17th Australian Coal Preparation Society Conference with the theme “Same Resource – Different World” which takes place in Brisbane, Queensland from 11-14 September 2018 is inviting authors to submit abstracts (maximum 500 words) on any aspect of coal preparation and utilisation to their technical committee.  More details can be found here


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