Who we are and what we do
The Southern Africa Coal Processing Society started in 1967 with three companies, namely Trans-Natal with Stan Lynch as representative, Rand Mines with Morris Milner as representative and Anglo with Tony Walters as representative.
Nominations were received for the prestigious SACPS annual award for Coal Person of the Year (CPOTY) for 2021. The aim of the award is to recognise an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the coal industry in the area of coal preparation.
The Coal Person of the Year (CPOTY) for 2021 is Roy Roche. Read more
News on SACPS activities
A summary of current and past activities
The IEA Clean Coal Centre’s 10th International Conference on Clean Coal Technologies will take place in June 2022 in Pittsburgh, USA.
Running biennially since 2003, the CCT conference series is well established as a leading international forum for innovation in the coal sector. The event typically welcomes over 250 delegates from around 30 countries, bringing together stakeholders representing industry, academia and government for four days of talks, panel discussions, site visits, and valuable knowledge sharing. Delegates obtain the latest insight into the new technologies which can meaningfully reduce the environmental impact of coal, as well as hearing expert perspectives on regional energy policy developments and the outlook for the coal sector worldwide.
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To register for the SACPS Biennial Conference which will be held at Graceland Casino and Country Club, Secunda from 12 to 14 October 2021. Please use this link.
The theme is “Coal Processing and our role in the drive for cleaner coal”. The full programme can be accessed here.
Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please view/download the details here.
The Sponsorship application form can be downloaded here.
Conference details can be viewed or downloaded here.
Conference registration details can be downloaded here.
The annual awards function and dinner dance for 2021 has been cancelled. More details on the date and venue for 2022 will be communicated at a later stage.
The companies listed below support coal processing in South Africa and this website.
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